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The AMMA is pleased to announce the results of the first-ever National Mead Maker of the Year competition!

The purpose of this competition is not only to help spur even more participation in mead competitions, but to also motivate higher standards of mead making practices from amateur mead makers around the country.

The big announcement and awarding of prizes to the MeadMaker of the Year and the 1st and 2nd runners up will happen at the 2019 AMMA Annual Meeting at MeadCon in Broomfield, March 12, 2019. Winners will be contacted to arrange receipt of prizes.

Here are the top ten mead makers by points for 2018.

Congratulations to the winners, and to all of those who put your all into competing for the ultimate bragging rights in the mead world.

Details for the 2019 NMMY season will be updated on the AMMA website at a later time.



National Meadmaker of the Year 2018 Tom Repas 117 points

First Runner-Up Ryan Carlson 78 points

Second Runner-Up Carvin Wilson 68 points

4th Michael Wilcox 66 points
5th Steve Patik 43 points
6th Matthew Weide 33 points
7th Joe Leigh 28 points
8th Jeremy Goehring 26 points
9th Marek Leczycki 23 points
10th Scott Behrens 21 points


HOW WERE THE WINNERS DETERMINED?

We include medals won in participating competitions. A mead competition must have more than 100 entries to be included in MeadMaker of the Year.

Points are awarded as follows:

Gold medals awarded 6 points
Silver medals awarded 4 points
Bronze medals awarded 2 points
1st Place BOS awarded 4 points
2nd Place BOS awarded 3 points
3rd Place BOS awarded 2 points
Honorable mentions awarded 1 point


* Entrants must be an active AMMA member at the time of each competition in order for those points to qualify towards the NMMY award


QUALIFYING COMPETITIONS

Mazer Cup International
Mead Free of Die
Domras Cup
Orpheus Cup
Texas Mead Cup
Michigan Mead Cup
 
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darigoni

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Congrats Ryan! You may be disapointed in where you ended up, but you're in pretty lofty company and it shows that you indeed do know what you are talking about! :)
 

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Congrats Ryan! You may be disapointed in where you ended up, but you're in pretty lofty company and it shows that you indeed do know what you are talking about! :)
Thanks for the support, my friend..
 
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Devin Petry-Johnson

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Congrats! Thanks for sharing the results and the criteria.
 
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