Mead Free or Die,
Amateur Competition
2015 Results

John TalkingtonSeaford, DE- Best of Show
Jason MeehanRockaway, NJ- Mead Maker of the Year

Dry Traditional Meads (22 Entries)
Zeb JohnstonNewport News, VASarah's Choice24A Dry Mead1st
Mike TripkaBluffton, SCBlackberry Hills Forever24A Dry Mead2nd
Jason MeehanRoackaway, NJMeadowfoam Honey Mead24A Dry Mead3rd

Semi-Sweet Traditional Meads (19 Entries)
Jason MeehanRockaway NJCarrot Honey Mead24B Semi-sweet Mead1st
Donald Boyle, Stephen BoyleColonia, NJBlueberry Mead24B Semi-sweet Mead2nd
Stephen Boyle, Donald BoyleColonia, NJClover Honey Mead24B Semi-Sweet Mead3rd

Sweet Traditional Meads (18 Entries)
Geoffrey McNallyTiverton, RIHawaiian Sunset24C Sweet Mead1st
Josh LathamNashua, NHTraditional Sweet Sack Mead24C Sweet Mead2nd
Eric & Casey ReeterPort Townsend, WACoquette24C Sweet Mead3rd

Cyser (8 Entries)
Stephen Boyle, Donald BoyleColonia, NJCyser25A Cyser1st
Tyler MillerBurlington, VTCyser25A Cyser2nd
Mike TripkaBluffton, SCFalls Bounty25A Cyser3rd

Pyment (5 Entries)
Scot SchaarDavenport, IAThirty Summers25B Pyment1st
John GoldenBedford, NHChateau du feet25B Pyment2nd
Jason MeehanRockaway, NJChambourcin Pyment25B Pyment3rd

Other Fruit (56 Entries)
Lyn HowardDurham, NHQuince Charming25C Other Fruit1st
Josh Paulson, Amanda Ruggles, Cooper PaulsonMount Vision, NYPrickly Pear Mead25C Other Fruit2nd
Cadwick ZomerleiHudsonville, MIBetter Daze Coming25C Other Fruit3rd

Metheglin (13 Entries)
Jeffrey CheskinWilmington, DEPucker Up Baby26A Metheglin1st
Jason MeehanRockaway, NJLavender Mead26A Metheglin2nd
Bill & Kelly ParkerJefferson, NYTriple H - Horton Hill Hopped26A Metheglin3rd

Braggot (10 Entries)
Vincent BeckerSavannah, GABavarian Beekeeper's Delight26B Braggot1st
Luke KostuPerth Amboy, NJMorse Mills Braggot26B Braggot2nd
Vincent BeckerSavannah, GADer Schanke Met (apologies for horrible German)  26B Braggot3rd

Open (37 Entries)
John TalkingtonSeaford, DECytherea26C Open 1st
Scot SchaarDavenport, IAGuilty By Association26C Open2nd
Marek LeczykiJelenia Gora, Poland  Trojniak Mix 201226C Open3rd