2015 Texas Mead Fest Competition Results  
             
  1A - Dry Traditional        
1 Terry Norseworthy 1 A 2013 Huajillo Dry Traditional huajillo honey
2 Mark Schoppe 1 A Mark's Tupelo Mead tupelo honey
3 Craig Loerwald 1 A Mead Me In The Oaken Middle wildflower honey / oak aged
             
  1B - Semisweet Traditional        
1 Cindy Oberlin 1 B Grumpy orange blossom honey
2 Jeff Oberlin 1 B Dastardly Curious orange blossom honey
3 Terry Norseworthy 1 B 2013 Huajillo Semi-Sweet Traditional huajillo honey
             
  1C - Sweet Traditional        
1 Scot Schaar 1 C Wookin' Pa Nub buckwheat honey
2 Jeff Oberlin 1 C Madness orange blossom honey
3 Stephen Johnson 1 C Big Yellow Moon snowberry honey
             
  2A - Cyser        
1 James Lallande 2 A Buffalo Cyser  
2 Craig Loerwald 2 A Apple Bottom Mead wildflower honey / apple cider
3 Robert Clingan 2 A Marks Magical Mystical Mead honey / mix berry, apple juice
             
  2B - Pyment        
1 Terry Norseworthy 2 B 2014 PVM Pyment wildflower honey / pinot gris, muscat, viognier
2 Scot Schaar 2 B Little Dark Heart wildflower honey / pinot noir
3 Stephen Gawenis 2 B Riesling Pyment honey / riesling
             
  2C - Berry Melomel        
1 Jeff Oberlin 2 C Hidden Dragon orange blossom honey / blackberries & raspberries
2 Darren Flynt 2 C Velvet Glove - Strong Sweet Berry Mead wildflower honey / triple berry
3 Cindy Oberlin 2 C Happy orange blossom honey / raspberries & blackberries
             
  2D/2E - Stone Fruit/ Other Melomel        
1 Ted Gisske 2 E Aronia Cyser purple loosestrife honey / aronia berries, apples
2 DeAnne Ienna 2 E Autumnal Equinox Prickly Pear wildflower honey / prickly pear
3 Jeff Oberlin 2 E Precious orange blossom honey / cherries, blackberries, raspberries
             
  3A - Fruit and Spice        
1 Jeff Oberlin 3 A Vengeance orange blossom honey / berries, mulling spices
2 Anthony Buonomo 3 A Mead-Jito wildflower honey / orange, lemon, lime, mint
3 Scot Schaar 3 A Guilty By Association wildflower honey / raspberries, chipotle peppers
             
  3B - Spice, Herb, Vegetable        
1 Billy Beltz 3 B Chipotell Mead wildflower honey / chipotle peppers
2 Scott Anderson 3 B Ginger Pretty wildflower honey / ginger, black peppercorn
3 Mark Schoppe 3 B Mark's Elderflower Metheglin yaupon holly honey / elderflowers
             
  4A - Braggot        
1 Craig Loerwald 4 A Craig's Braggot Barleywine wildflower honey / english barleywine
2 Bill Manning 4 A Beerknurd Braggot orange blossom honey / honey malt ,hops, orange zest, cranberries
3 Mark Schoppe 4 A Mark's Tripel Braggot huajillo honey / belgian-style tripel
             
  4B/4C - Historical/Experimental        
1 Ted Gisske 4 C Jacked Aronia Cyser purple loosestrife honey / aronia berries, apples // iced to 22.5%
2 Mark Todd 4 C Bees In A Barrel oak aged bochet
3 Jonathan Barrows 4 C Mead Kurt Tins wildflower honey // caramelized
             
  Best of Show        
  Jeff Oberlin 2 C Hidden Dragon orange blossom honey / blackberries & raspberries