Thanks to all who participated in the Michigan Mead Cup.

There were 142 entries judged and 93 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stMatthew WeideBochetM4C: Experimental Mead

Best of Show (43 Participating Brewers)

Steve Patik01010.00
Amy Olsen00100.00
Tom Repas02000.00
Joe Leigh10000.00
Tina Poquette
Co-Brewer: Ryan Funk
Joseph Orlando
Co-Brewer: Kory Lorenzon
Charles Pantoja10000.00
Keith Kintigh01000.00
Scott Aufderheide01000.00
Adam Lynch00020.00
Ryan Carlson10100.00
Matthew Weide
** Best of Show Participant **
Angie Colwell00100.00
Jason Wiser10000.00

Scores and tie-breakers have been applied in accordance with the scoring methodology. Numbers reflected are rounded to the hundredth place. Hover over or tap the question mark icon () for the actual calculated value.

Winning Entries

Category 35: MICHIGAN ONLY (Custom Style) (6 entries)

1stCharles PantojaPure Michigan: Jaclyn35A: MICHIGAN ONLY
2ndKeith KintighThe Midnight Bell35A: MICHIGAN ONLY
3rdAngie ColwellSweet Sault35A: MICHIGAN ONLY

Category M1: Traditional Mead (20 entries)

1stRyan CarlsonOld TupeloM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
2ndTom RepasSparkling Dandelion BlossomM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
3rdAmy OlsenSweet SurrenderM1C: Sweet Mead
HMSteve PatikCoffee Blossom M1B: Semi-Sweet Mead

Category M2: Fruit Mead (56 entries)

1stJoe LeighN.F.I. Triple BerryM2C: Berry Mead
2ndTom RepasSparkling LycheeM2E: Melomel
3rdRyan CarlsonMoscato HydromelM2B: Pyment
HMAdam LynchWeekday BenderM2E: Melomel

Category M3: Spiced Mead (33 entries)

1stJason WiserAutumn Harvest 2016M3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
2ndScott AufderheideZahm BloodM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
3rdTina Poquette
Co-Brewer: Ryan Funk
Pineapple DreamM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
HMAdam Lynch41414M3A: Fruit and Spice Mead

Category M4: Specialty Mead (27 entries)

1stMatthew WeideBochetM4C: Experimental Mead
2ndSteve PatikBraggotM4A: Braggot
3rdJoseph Orlando
Co-Brewer: Kory Lorenzon
Blueberry VanillaM4C: Experimental Mead