Thanks to all who participated in the 2019 Domras Cup Mead Competition.

There were 193 entries judged and 126 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners

Best of Show – Mead

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyle
1stNathan SteigmanFogweaverM1C: Sweet Mead
2ndRyan CarlsonCoffee BlossomM4C: Experimental Mead
3rdCarvin WilsonLing-OnM2C: Berry Mead
HMSteve PatikPilsmeerM4A: Braggot

Winning Entries

Table 1: M1A Dry Traditional (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJeremy OlsenCotton BlossomM1A: Dry Mead
2ndMichael TrainerDeuteronomyM1A: Dry Mead
3rdScott Behrens DryM1A: Dry Mead

Table 2: M1B Semi-Sweet (15 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stArn OlsonYggceptional Tree 2018M1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
2ndJosh HolbrookTrads On Trads On TradsM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
3rdFrank RussoSummer LiteM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead
HMRyan CarlsonTupeloM1B: Semi-Sweet Mead

Table 3: M1C Sweet (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stNathan SteigmanFogweaverM1C: Sweet Mead
2ndKrzysztof PlizgaBuckwheat TrójniakM1C: Sweet Mead
3rdRoger KelsoTexas Sweet M1C: Sweet Mead
HMDustin Deisher
Co-Brewer: Jeremy Goehring
Jiggly Puff And StuffM1C: Sweet Mead

Table 4: M2A Cyser (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stScott Behrens Rye CyserM2A: Cyser
2ndChris StovallDie ScheisseM2A: Cyser
3rdMatthew ChrispenWindfallM2A: Cyser

Table 5: M2B Pyment (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stKristopher Pruitt
Co-Brewer: Karen Pruitt
HeiðrúnM2B: Pyment
2ndRyan RichardChardonnay PymentM2B: Pyment
3rdAndrew SchmidtGrape DrankM2B: Pyment
HMKrzysztof PlizgaSultana PymentM2B: Pyment

Table 6: M2C Berry Melomel (26 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stCarvin WilsonLing-OnM2C: Berry Mead
2ndJeremy OlsenBlack CurrantM2C: Berry Mead
3rdJoe LeighNostalgia For Infinity M2C: Berry Mead
HMWarren EarleBlue In the FaceM2C: Berry Mead

Table 7: M2D Stone Melomel (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteve PatikBcM2D: Stone Fruit Mead
2ndMarek LeczyckiWisniak Gryczany 2017M2D: Stone Fruit Mead
3rdNeil DohertyBingin' In The RainM2D: Stone Fruit Mead

Table 8: M2E Other Melomel (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stCarvin WilsonOtayM2E: Melomel
2ndMarek LeczyckiSofia 2.0M2E: Melomel
3rdJared Ayo
Co-Brewer: Sean Callahan
This Is BananasM2E: Melomel
HMScott MonroeKey Lime MeadM2E: Melomel

Table 9: M3A Fruit/Spice (26 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stCarvin WilsonOde To RepasM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
2ndRyan HoltschneiderStrawberry CalypsoM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
3rdJared Ayo
Co-Brewer: Sean Callahan
StrawbejilloM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead
HMBen Gilmore
Co-Brewer: Danae Gilmore
Fall Bounty CyserM3A: Fruit and Spice Mead

Table 10: M3B Spice/Herb/Veg (23 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stJosh MahoneySuburban Forage M3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
2ndWarren EarleAngel Of DeathM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
3rdLee LindSpiced PumpkinM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead
HMMark MajkowskiCuppajeoM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead

Table 11: M4A Braggot, M4B Historical (10 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stSteve PatikPilsmeerM4A: Braggot
2ndScott Behrens DwojniakM4B: Historical Mead
3rdKrzysztof PlizgaStrawberry TrójniakM4B: Historical Mead
HMMarek LeczyckiDwojniak Gryczany 2016M4B: Historical Mead

Table 12: M4C Experimental (23 entries)

PlaceBrewerNameStyle
1stRyan CarlsonCoffee BlossomM4C: Experimental Mead
2ndAllen MartinCarab-Ean CruiseM4C: Experimental Mead
3rdBert MayerQuarter BochetM4C: Experimental Mead
HMMichael TrainerGenesisM4C: Experimental Mead