Winners - Valkyries Horn Amateur Mead competition: 2024

Table 1: Dry Trads (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteven PhillipsRich City DryDry MeadDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
2ndJosh MahoneySkeet Skeet Skeet SkeetDry MeadMinnesota Home Brewers Association
3rdSteve FlettyChateau Fletty Clover Blossom SelectDry MeadSaint Paul Homebrewers Club

Table 2: Semi-Sweet Trads (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteven PhillipsMeadowfoamSemi-Sweet MeadDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
2ndJosh MahoneyMahaloSemi-Sweet MeadMinnesota Home Brewers Association
3rdAmy OlsenSweet CloverSemi-Sweet MeadMichigan Mead Coalition

Table 3: Sweet Trads (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael HarperHigh Plains DrifterSweet Mead 
2ndPaweł Knap#102 TrojniakSweet MeadPolski Miód Pitny
3rdAmy OlsenLemon Tree Sweet MeadMichigan Mead Coalition

Table 4: Cyser (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMatthew MeadHusted's Orchards Semi-Sweet English CyserSEMI-SWEET CYSERPrimeTime Brewers
2ndSteve FlettyApple SaucedSEMI-SWEET CYSERSaint Paul Homebrewers Club
3rdJosh MahoneyLet's Take A 5 Minute Break Before I Announce ThisSEMI-SWEET CYSERMinnesota Home Brewers Association

Table 5: Pyment (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteve FlettyChateau FlettySEMI-SWEET PymentSaint Paul Homebrewers Club
2ndStephen WilsonPymentSWEET Pyment 
3rdNathan SteigmanDominus SeditSWEET PymentMinnesota Home Brewers Association

Table 6: Dry Berry (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stGarrett FreemanNo More Sugar BerryDRY BerryRed Earth Brewers
2ndJohn JacobDry Blueberry DRY BerryHellgate Homebrewers
3rdJeremy OlsenRaspberry Beret DRY BerrySaint Paul Homebrewers Club

Table 7: Berry: Semi-Sweet (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRenea ClarkStrawberry PunchSEMI-SWEET BerryNorthern Washington Homebrewers Guild
2ndJohn JacobSemi Sweet Sparkling BlueberrySEMI-SWEET BerryHellgate Homebrewers
3rdDerek ColemanSprinklesSEMI-SWEET BerryDoin' The Most Discord

Table 8: Berry: Sweet (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin HudsonKing Crimson RequiemSWEET BerryKeystone Hops
2ndMichael HarperThrill? Found!SWEET Berry 
3rdJacob ThillBlackcurrant BFMSWEET Berry 

Table 9: Stone Fruit (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteve FlettyCherry TupeloSEMI-SWEET Stone FruitSaint Paul Homebrewers Club
2ndMatthew MeadMichigan U-Pick: Montmorency Vs. Balaton Vs. DanubeSWEET Stone FruitPrimeTime Brewers
3rdJordan WillefordPeachy Keen SWEET Stone FruitBurnt Barrel Homebrew Club

Table 10: Melomel: Dry and Semi-Sweet (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteve FlettyMo Passion Mo ProblemsSEMI-SWEET MelomelSaint Paul Homebrewers Club
2ndSteven PhillipsPeach PymentSEMI-SWEET MelomelDiablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE)
3rdMark SimpsonMulti Fruit MelomelDRY MelomelAmes Brewers League

Table 11: Melomel: Sweet (11 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stKevin HudsonKiwi BlueberrySWEET MelomelKeystone Hops
2ndPaul JohnsonZeeeee Lingonberry OBSWEET MelomelRiver City Brewers [MN]

Table 12: Fruit & Spice: Dry and Semi-Sweet (19 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stJohn JacobCinnamon Blueberry SEMI-SWEET Fruit and SpiceHellgate Homebrewers
2ndMatt LagueuxI'll B-BACSEMI-SWEET Fruit and SpiceBig Fruit Mafia
3rdMelissa GreenfieldChocolate Raspberry BochetSEMI-SWEET Fruit and SpiceQUAFF

Table 13: Fruit & Spice: Sweet (8 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael HarperWyoming WassailSWEET Fruit and Spice 
2ndJosh MahoneySloppy TinctureSWEET Fruit and SpiceMinnesota Home Brewers Association

Table 14: SHV: Dry (4 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMelissa GreenfieldCoffeemelDRY Spice/Herb/VegetableQUAFF
2ndMatt LagueuxPrickle SurpriseDRY Spice/Herb/VegetableBig Fruit Mafia
3rdAndre LexYmbYrDRY Spice/Herb/VegetableFredericks Original Ale Makers (FOAM)

Table 15: SHV: Semi-Sweet (12 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMark SimpsonSweet And WarmSEMI-SWEET Spice/Herb/VegetableAmes Brewers League
2ndMichael HarperBleu BasilSEMI-SWEET Spice/Herb/Vegetable 
3rdAmy OlsenMack The KnifeSEMI-SWEET Spice/Herb/VegetableMichigan Mead Coalition

Table 16: SHV: Sweet (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stSteven KellerGarden Pepper SWEET Spice/Herb/VegetableMadison Homebrewers & Tasters
2ndMark SimpsonChocolate Mint MeadSWEET Spice/Herb/VegetableAmes Brewers League
3rdDaniel KukukLa Flama De ChocolateSWEET Spice/Herb/VegetableMotor City Mashers

Table 17: Braggot (13 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stBill BoyerFortuna Imperatrix Mundi BraggotNorth Georgia Malt Monkeys
2ndJosh MahoneyArrow To The KneeBraggotMinnesota Home Brewers Association
3rdJosh Mahoney2 LegitBraggotMinnesota Home Brewers Association

Table 18: Historical (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stNathan SteigmanObsesyjno-KompulsyjneHistorical MeadMinnesota Home Brewers Association
2ndKyle DucharmeAronia Cerise Historical MeadGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdKyle SarlesLet's Try AgainHistorical Mead 

Table 19: Experimental: Dry (5 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDylan FeltzMead-A-RitaDRY Experimental 
2ndKyle DucharmeMead-Fashion DRY ExperimentalGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdKyle DucharmePear-Burana DRY ExperimentalGreen Mountain Mashers

Table 20: Experimental: Semi-Sweet (14 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stMichael HarperSmoking JacketSEMI-SWEET Experimental 
2ndGarrett FreemanPeach Pie MeadSEMI-SWEET ExperimentalRed Earth Brewers
3rdKyle SarlesDarkness Everybody DarknessSEMI-SWEET Experimental 

Table 21: Experimental: Sweet (7 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stRenea ClarkSpiced Brownie BochetSWEET ExperimentalNorthern Washington Homebrewers Guild
2ndCharlotte SkeltonYou Said I Could...SWEET Experimental 
3rdAmy OlsenBlame It On The RumSWEET ExperimentalMichigan Mead Coalition

Table 22: Hoppy Meads (9 entries)

PlaceBrewerEntry NameStyleClub
1stDaniel KukukHive HoppinHOPPYMotor City Mashers
2ndKyle DucharmeTropic ThiolsHOPPYGreen Mountain Mashers
3rdRenea ClarkCitrus Hopped Hydromel HOPPYNorthern Washington Homebrewers Guild