Thanks to all who participated in the Michigan Mead Cup.

There were 157 entries judged and 115 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stDustin Deisher
Co-Brewer: Jeremy Goehring
Mr. Anderson El Hefes El PogoM2E: Melomel

Best of Show (49 Participating Brewers)

PlaceBrewer1st2nd3rdHMScore
Rob Barnhardt 00100.00
Allen Martin20100.00
Steve Patik11100.00
Michael Spears01000.00
Ann Miller01100.00
Angie Colwell00010.00
Scott Behrens02000.00
Nicholas Haag00100.00
Nathan Steigman01000.00
Kim Walbridge00200.00
Ryan Richard10100.00
Amy Olsen10100.00
Brent Becker01000.00
Annie Zipser
Co-Brewer: Matt Goebel
10000.00
Warren Earle03000.00
Dustin Deisher
Co-Brewer: Jeremy Goehring
** Best of Show Participant **
30100.00
Clint Larrison10000.00
Josh Mahoney11100.00
Krzysztof Plizga11000.00
Joe Leigh11100.00
Pat Stier00100.00
Adam Bystrom10000.00
Braden Christopher01000.00
Carvin Wilson10110.00

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) (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAmy OlsenMorat35A: MICHIGAN ONLY
2ndAnn MillerStrawmi35A: MICHIGAN ONLY
3rdAnn MillerBlue Mitten35A: MICHIGAN ONLY

Category M1: Traditional Mead (32 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stClint LarrisonMarmeleiroM1C: Sweet Mead
1stCarvin WilsonChestyM1A: Dry Mead
1stAdam BystromQuinceM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
2ndWarren EarleSweet Clover of MineM1C: Sweet Mead
2ndWarren EarleTrad This On For SizeM1A: Dry Mead
2ndBraden ChristopherKingkillerM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
3rdDustin Deisher
Co-Brewer: Jeremy Goehring
Jiggly Puff And StuffM1C: Sweet Mead
3rdPat StierCherry WitchM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
3rdRyan RichardBlueberry TraditionalM1A: Dry Mead
HMCarvin WilsonTexas Walker Orange BlossomM1C: Sweet Mead

Category M2: Fruit Mead (58 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAllen MartinBlue MeadowM2C: Berry Mead
1stDustin Deisher
Co-Brewer: Jeremy Goehring
Mr. Anderson El Hefes El PogoM2E: Melomel
1stAllen MartinCyser1M2A: Cyser
1stDustin Deisher
Co-Brewer: Jeremy Goehring
Star ManM2B: Pyment
1stSteve PatikBuck Tart M2D: Stone Fruit Mead
2ndBrent BeckerLutowka Cherry Cuvée M2D: Stone Fruit Mead
2ndJoe LeighDark RitualM2C: Berry Mead
2ndScott BehrensPrimarily PineapplesM2E: Melomel
2ndJosh MahoneyCyserM2A: Cyser
2ndScott BehrensDeep PurpleM2B: Pyment
3rdJoe LeighMangoM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
3rdRob Barnhardt Cliffs Of Insanity M2E: Melomel
3rdAmy OlsenRaspberry TarteM2C: Berry Mead
3rdKim WalbridgeSaucy CyserM2A: Cyser
3rdCarvin WilsonMoons Over MourverdeM2B: Pyment

Category M3: Spiced Mead (26 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJoe LeighCerberusM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
1stRyan RichardRosemary CranberryM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
2ndMichael SpearsHazelnut MeadM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
2ndWarren EarleSunrise On A Bloody BattlefieldM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
3rdSteve PatikBlack MagicM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
3rdAllen MartinCranwhitechocM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
HMAngie ColwellFireside WarmerM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

Category M4: Specialty Mead (31 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stAnnie Zipser
Co-Brewer: Matt Goebel
Orange Belgian DarkM4C: Experimental Mead
1stKrzysztof PlizgaTart Cherry Buckwheat TrójniakM4B: Historical Mead
1stJosh MahoneyBraggot M4A: Braggot
2ndKrzysztof PlizgaTart Cherry BochetM4C: Experimental Mead
2ndNathan SteigmanDiabełekM4B: Historical Mead
2ndSteve PatikBlackberry CreamM4A: Braggot
3rdJosh MahoneyAji PancaM4C: Experimental Mead
3rdKim WalbridgeDigby's Meath With RaisinsM4B: Historical Mead
3rdNicholas HaagOld Ale Buckwheat BraggotM4A: Braggot