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Thanks to all who participated in the Domras Cup.

There were 138 entries judged and 106 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMatthew WilliamsonFreya's MeadM2E: Melomel
2ndMatthew WilliamsonKvasir MeadM2C: Berry Mead
3rdMatthew FarisBananas Foster BochetM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
HMMatthew MeadMichigan U-Pick: Montmorency Vs. BalatonM2D: Stone Fruit MeadModern Mead Makers

Heavy Medal (58 Participating Brewers)

1stMatthew Williamson
** Best of Show Participant **
2ndMatthew Faris
** Best of Show Participant **
3rdJosh Holbrook02015.02 Blue Ox Brewers Society
Matthew Mead
** Best of Show Participant **
11005.02 Modern Mead Makers
Nick Ferndino11005.02
6thNathan Steigman10104.02 Minnesota Home Brewers Association
7thJosh Mahoney10014.01 Minnesota Home Brewers Association
8thJerzy Kasperski01103.02 Polski Miod Pitny
9thMatthew Weide10003.01 Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Michał Wawszczak10003.01 Polski Miod Pitny
Steve Fletty10003.01 Saint Paul Homebrewers Club
Ben Studer10003.01
13thRobert Barnhardt00202.02 Michigan Mead Coalition
Angela Costello00202.02 Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)
Adam Bystrom00202.02 Minnesota Home Brewers Association
16thAnthony Plummer01002.01 Savannah Brewers League
Andrew Schmidt01002.01 Savannah Brewers League
Daryl Beck01002.01
Jeremy Klausing01002.01 Modern Mead Makers
Jackie Beavers01002.01
21stChris Martin00022.00 Savannah Brewers League
22ndAndrzej Kozak00101.01 Polski Miod Pitny
Bill Boyer00101.01 Woodstock Malt Monkeys
Allen Martin00101.01 Arizona Society of Homebrewers
25thMichael Lentz00011.00 Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)
Michael Jenkins00011.00 Tampa Bay Mead Makers

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.

Best Homebrew Club (25 Participating Clubs)

1stMinnesota Home Brewers Association303113.06
2ndPolski Miod Pitny11207.04
3rdModern Mead Makers12007.03
4thSavannah Brewers League02026.02
5thBlue Ox Brewers Society02015.02
6thCowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)00213.02
7thSaint Paul Homebrewers Club10003.01
8thMichigan Mead Coalition 00202.02
9thWoodstock Malt Monkeys00101.01
Arizona Society of Homebrewers00101.01
11thTampa Bay Mead Makers00011.00

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

Table 1: Stone Fruit/Historical (7 entries)

1stMatthew MeadMichigan U-Pick: Montmorency Vs. BalatonM2D: Stone Fruit Mead Modern Mead Makers
2ndJosh HolbrookEver Date A Girl From Poland?M4B: Historical Mead Blue Ox Brewers Society
3rdJerzy KasperskiSweet Sweter KissM2D: Stone Fruit Mead Polski Miod Pitny

Table 2: Sweet (10 entries)

1stJosh MahoneyThis Mead Puts the Rad In Trad M1C: Sweet MeadMinnesota Home Brewers Association
2ndJerzy KasperskiDwójniak Gryczany 2015M1C: Sweet MeadPolski Miod Pitny
3rdAngela CostelloOrange Blossom Traditional MeadM1C: Sweet MeadCowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)

Table 3: Spice, Herb, Vegetable (9 entries)

1stNick FerndinoMelted GelatoM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
2ndMatthew FarisSweet Potato CasseroleM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
3rdAngela CostelloTen Thai Hot Ghost Pepper-Turmeric MeadM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)
HMChris MartinGilligan's Movie StarM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead Savannah Brewers League

Table 4: Semi-Sweet (7 entries)

1stSteve FlettyBig SkyM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadSaint Paul Homebrewers Club
2ndJeremy KlausingMahaloM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadModern Mead Makers
3rdRobert BarnhardtDread Pirate RobertsM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadMichigan Mead Coalition
HMJosh HolbrookJean-LouisM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadBlue Ox Brewers Society

Table 5: Cyser/Pyment (13 entries)

1stMatthew WeideMead With GrapesM2B: PymentMinnesota Home Brewers Association
2ndDaryl BeckNot My Granddaughters Apple JuiceM2A: Cyser
3rdBill BoyerSir Lancelot the BraveM2B: PymentWoodstock Malt Monkeys
HMJosh MahoneyWild Ferment CyserM2A: CyserMinnesota Home Brewers Association

Table 6: Traditional - Dry (9 entries)

1stBen Studer
Co-Brewer: Holly Studer Holly StuderHolly Studer Holly Studer
4 Mile Mead Emap2020M1A: Dry Mead
2ndJackie BeaversBluebonnetM1A: Dry Mead
3rdAllen MartinFireweed Trad 2M1A: Dry MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers

Table 7: Berry (21 entries)

1stMatthew WilliamsonKvasir MeadM2C: Berry Mead
2ndMatthew MeadYou're My Boy Blue! - Batch 2!M2C: Berry Mead Modern Mead Makers
3rdRobert BarnhardtInigo Montoya M2C: Berry Mead Michigan Mead Coalition

Table 8: Melomel (16 entries)

1stMatthew WilliamsonFreya's MeadM2E: Melomel
2ndJosh HolbrookEstate PearM2E: Melomel Blue Ox Brewers Society
3rdAdam BystromKiddie KocktailM2E: Melomel Minnesota Home Brewers Association
HMMatthew WilliamsonFloki's LaughterM2E: Melomel

Table 9: Fruit & Spice (22 entries)

1stMatthew FarisBananas Foster BochetM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
2ndAnthony Plummer
Co-Brewer: Kyle ChaseKyle ChaseKyle ChaseKyle Chase
Fruit and SpiceM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead Savannah Brewers League
3rdAndrzej KozakMorning SunshineM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead Polski Miod Pitny
HMMichael JenkinsPeach CobblerM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead Tampa Bay Mead Makers

Table 10: Braggot (11 entries)

1stNathan SteigmanPatriae Fumus Igni DulceM4A: BraggotMinnesota Home Brewers Association
2ndAndrew SchmidtOrange Tripel BraggotM4A: BraggotSavannah Brewers League
3rdAdam BystromDowntown Braggot BrownM4A: BraggotMinnesota Home Brewers Association
HMMichael LentzBrexitM4A: BraggotCowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)

Table 11: Experimental (13 entries)

1stMichał WawszczakThe Spear of AzetM4C: Experimental Mead Polski Miod Pitny
2ndNick FerndinoChe' Put the Lime In the CoconutM4C: Experimental Mead
3rdNathan SteigmanQuendam AmplexumM4C: Experimental Mead Minnesota Home Brewers Association
HMChris MartinBourbon and PancakesM4C: Experimental Mead Savannah Brewers League