“Mead Free or Die” is an international mead-only competition for both amateur and professional mead makers. The “Mead Free or Die” competition is registered with the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) and we will be judged using the BJCP style guidelines.
The home competition is structured to award medals for each of the BJCP Mead subcategories, including best of show and a club of the year. A total of 29 awards will be issued. The professional competition is geared in a similar fashion, but will award “Meadery of the Year”, to the commercial meadery earning the most medals.
The proceeds from this competition are going to help fund the American Mead Makers Association efforts to improve the rules around the formulations, and labeling requirements.
This year’s competition will be held at the: Moonlight Meadery, Londonderry NH.
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