Domras Cup

Awards

Sponsors

Judges

Daniel Adams, John Atkins, Vincent Becker, Tom Chenock, Marshall Crews, Sherri Crews, John Dugue, Amanda Dunn, Gene Edwards, Jessica Edwards, Sonja Edwards, John Findeis, Blair Housley, Kenneth Jenkinson, Ken Jordan, Lucas Kluz, Tamara Kosoris, Gian Maleki, Chris Martin, Steve Matthews, Christopher McAlexander, Thomas Poore, Vicky Rowe, Andrew Schmidt, Henry Sims, Chris Stovall, Mike Tripka, Erik Weber, John Wilson

Stewards

Kyle Boatright, Meredith Burns, Ben Coffee, Tom Hadjin, Brian Kosoris, Kyle Powers, Summer Rogers, Michael Rossi, Chandler Thurlow

Staff

Kyle Boatright, Kyle Powers

By the Numbers

135 Entries 58 Entrants

29 Judges 9 Stewards 2 Staff

40 Placing Entries

Table 1: Stone Fruit/Historical

7 entries

Judges: Jessica Edwards, Andrew Schmidt, Chris Stovall

1st
Matthew Mead & 
Modern Mead Makers
Michigan U-Pick: Montmorency Vs. Balaton (M2D: Stone Fruit Mead)
2nd
Josh Holbrook & 
Blue Ox Brewers Society
Ever Date A Girl From Poland? (M4B: Historical Mead)
3rd
Jerzy Kasperski & 
Polski Miod Pitny
Sweet Sweter Kiss (M2D: Stone Fruit Mead)

Table 2: Sweet

10 entries

Judges: Vincent Becker, Tom Chenock, Chris Martin

1st
Josh Mahoney & 
Minnesota Home Brewers Association
This Mead Puts the Rad In Trad (M1C: Sweet Mead)
2nd
Jerzy Kasperski & 
Polski Miod Pitny
Dwójniak Gryczany 2015 (M1C: Sweet Mead)
3rd
Angela Costello & 
Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)
Orange Blossom Traditional Mead (M1C: Sweet Mead)

Table 3: Spice, Herb, Vegetable

9 entries

Judges: Gene Edwards, Sonja Edwards, John Wilson

1st
Nick Ferndino & 
Melted Gelato (M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead)
2nd
Matthew Faris & 
Sweet Potato Casserole (M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead)
3rd
Angela Costello & 
Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)
Ten Thai Hot Ghost Pepper-Turmeric Mead (M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead)
HM
Chris Martin & 
Savannah Brewers League
Gilligan's Movie Star (M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead)

Table 4: Semi-Sweet

7 entries

Judges: Mike Tripka

1st
Steve Fletty & 
Saint Paul Homebrewers Club
Big Sky (M1B: Semi-Sweet Mead)
2nd
Jeremy Klausing & 
Modern Mead Makers
Mahalo (M1B: Semi-Sweet Mead)
3rd
Robert Barnhardt & 
Michigan Mead Coalition
Dread Pirate Roberts (M1B: Semi-Sweet Mead)
HM
Josh Holbrook & 
Blue Ox Brewers Society
Jean-Louis (M1B: Semi-Sweet Mead)

Table 5: Cyser/Pyment

13 entries

Judges: Tom Chenock, Sonja Edwards, Chris Martin, Chris Stovall, John Wilson

1st
Matthew Weide & 
Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Mead With Grapes (M2B: Pyment)
2nd
Daryl Beck & 
Not My Granddaughters Apple Juice (M2A: Cyser)
3rd
Bill Boyer & 
Woodstock Malt Monkeys
Sir Lancelot the Brave (M2B: Pyment)
HM
Josh Mahoney & 
Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Wild Ferment Cyser (M2A: Cyser)

Table 6: Traditional - Dry

9 entries

Judges: John Atkins, Meredith Burns, John Dugue, Ken Jordan

1st
Ben Studer & Holly Studer Holly StuderHolly...
4 Mile Mead Emap2020 (M1A: Dry Mead)
2nd
Jackie Beavers & 
Bluebonnet (M1A: Dry Mead)
3rd
Allen Martin & 
Arizona Society of Homebrewers
Fireweed Trad 2 (M1A: Dry Mead)

Table 7: Berry

21 entries

Judges: Marshall Crews, Amanda Dunn, Sonja Edwards, Christopher McAlexander, Thomas Poore, Erik Weber

1st
Matthew Williamson & 
Kvasir Mead (M2C: Berry Mead)
2nd
Matthew Mead & 
Modern Mead Makers
You're My Boy Blue! - Batch 2! (M2C: Berry Mead)
3rd
Robert Barnhardt & 
Michigan Mead Coalition
Inigo Montoya (M2C: Berry Mead)

Table 8: Melomel

16 entries

Judges: Vincent Becker, Blair Housley, Lucas Kluz, Kyle Powers, Summer Rogers, Vicky Rowe

1st
Matthew Williamson & 
Freya's Mead (M2E: Melomel)
2nd
Josh Holbrook & 
Blue Ox Brewers Society
Estate Pear (M2E: Melomel)
3rd
Adam Bystrom & 
Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Kiddie Kocktail (M2E: Melomel)
HM
Matthew Williamson & 
Floki's Laughter (M2E: Melomel)

Table 9: Fruit & Spice

22 entries

Judges: Tamara Kosoris, Steve Matthews, Michael Rossi, Henry Sims, Chandler Thurlow, John Wilson

1st
Matthew Faris & 
Bananas Foster Bochet (M3A: Fruit and Spice Mead)
2nd
Anthony Plummer & Kyle ChaseKyle ChaseKyle...
Savannah Brewers League
Fruit and Spice (M3A: Fruit and Spice Mead)
3rd
Andrzej Kozak & 
Polski Miod Pitny
Morning Sunshine (M3A: Fruit and Spice Mead)
HM
Michael Jenkins & 
Tampa Bay Mead Makers
Peach Cobbler (M3A: Fruit and Spice Mead)

Table 10: Braggot

11 entries

Judges: Daniel Adams, Ben Coffee, Gian Maleki

1st
Nathan Steigman & 
Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Patriae Fumus Igni Dulce (M4A: Braggot)
2nd
Andrew Schmidt & 
Savannah Brewers League
Orange Tripel Braggot (M4A: Braggot)
3rd
Adam Bystrom & 
Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Downtown Braggot Brown (M4A: Braggot)
HM
Michael Lentz & 
Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)
Brexit (M4A: Braggot)

Table 11: Experimental

13 entries

Judges: Kyle Boatright, Tom Chenock, Sherri Crews, John Findeis, Tom Hadjin, Chris Stovall

1st
Michał Wawszczak & 
Polski Miod Pitny
The Spear of Azet (M4C: Experimental Mead)
2nd
Nick Ferndino & 
Che' Put the Lime In the Coconut (M4C: Experimental Mead)
3rd
Nathan Steigman & 
Minnesota Home Brewers Association
Quendam Amplexum (M4C: Experimental Mead)
HM
Chris Martin & 
Savannah Brewers League
Bourbon and Pancakes (M4C: Experimental Mead)

Best of Show

Mead

1st
Matthew Williamson & 
Freya's Mead (M2E: Melomel)
2nd
Matthew Williamson & 
Kvasir Mead (M2C: Berry Mead)
3rd
Matthew Faris & 
Bananas Foster Bochet (M3A: Fruit and Spice Mead)
HM
Matthew Mead & 
Modern Mead Makers
Michigan U-Pick: Montmorency Vs. Balaton (M2D: Stone Fruit Mead)

Heavy Medal

58 Participating Brewers [Scoring Methodology]

PlaceBrewer1st2nd3rdHMScoreClub
1stMatthew Williamson
** Best of Show Participant **
310112.040000
2ndMatthew Faris
** Best of Show Participant **
11106.030000
3rdJosh Holbrook02015.020000Blue Ox Brewers Society
Matthew Mead
** Best of Show Participant **
11005.020000Modern Mead Makers
Nick Ferndino11005.020000
6thNathan Steigman10104.020000Minnesota Home Brewers...
7thJosh Mahoney10014.010000Minnesota Home Brewers...
8thJerzy Kasperski01103.020000Polski Miod Pitny
9thMatthew Weide10003.010000Minnesota Home Brewers...
Michał Wawszczak10003.010000Polski Miod Pitny
Steve Fletty10003.010000Saint Paul Homebrewers...
Ben Studer10003.010000
13thRobert Barnhardt00202.020000Michigan Mead Coalition
Angela Costello00202.020000Cowford Ale Sharing Klub...
Adam Bystrom00202.020000Minnesota Home Brewers...
16thAnthony Plummer01002.010000Savannah Brewers League
Andrew Schmidt01002.010000Savannah Brewers League
Daryl Beck01002.010000
Jeremy Klausing01002.010000Modern Mead Makers
Jackie Beavers01002.010000
21stChris Martin00022.000000Savannah Brewers League
22ndAndrzej Kozak00101.010000Polski Miod Pitny
Bill Boyer00101.010000Woodstock Malt Monkeys
Allen Martin00101.010000Arizona Society of Homebrewers
25thMichael Lentz00011.000000Cowford Ale Sharing Klub...
Michael Jenkins00011.000000Tampa Bay Mead Makers

Best Homebrew Club

25 Participating Clubs [Scoring Methodology]

PlaceClub1st2nd3rdHMScore
1stMinnesota Home Brewers Association303113.060000
2ndPolski Miod Pitny11207.040000
3rdModern Mead Makers12007.030000
4thSavannah Brewers League02026.020000
5thBlue Ox Brewers Society02015.020000
6thCowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK)00213.020000
7thSaint Paul Homebrewers Club10003.010000
8thMichigan Mead Coalition 00202.020000
9thWoodstock Malt Monkeys00101.010000
Arizona Society of Homebrewers00101.010000
11thTampa Bay Mead Makers00011.000000

Thank You

Congratulations to All Medal Winners