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Thanks to all who participated in the 2nd Annual Arizona Mead and Cider Festival Homebrew Competition.

There were 64 entries judged and 53 registered participants, judges, and stewards.

Best of Show Winners


Any standard or specialty cider (made from apple juice) or perry (made from pear juice)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNorman Clark
Co-Brewer: Derick Monroy
High and DryC2C: ApplewineMountain Top Mashers
2ndKurt SlocumTriple Apple CiderC1A: New World Cider 
3rdChris RepkaTour de FlagstaffC1A: New World Cider 

Traditional Mead

Mead of any strength, sweetness, and carbonation level, containing only honey, water, and yeast.

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKyle LarimerSweet TraditionalM1C: Sweet Mead 
2ndDave KiserSunset MeadM1C: Sweet Mead 
3rdRichard SchulmanElixir Of Draenic WisdomM1B: Semi-Sweet MeadTucson Homebrew Club

Other Mead

Any mead with added fruit, vegetables, herbs, and/or spices, or specialty meads such as braggots

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stTim WildenhainLychee MelomelM2E: MelomelArizona Society of Homebrewers
2ndTim WildenhainHopped StrawberryM3A: Fruit and Spice MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
3rdAllen MartinBlue MeadowM2C: Berry MeadArizona Society of Homebrewers
4thJoe MansellCampfire MeadM3B: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Mead