2024 Mead Crafters Competition

The National Honey Board is in search of the best meads for its 2024 Mead Crafters Competition.

Online Registration Due: 2024 dates TBA

Shipments Due: 2024 dates TBA

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The Mead Crafters Competition is a free competition hosted by the National Honey Board, open to all commercial mead makers in the United States.

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Here’s What You Need to Know

Each entry consists of two 750ml bottles, or the equivalent of.

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Entries

Meaderies may submit multiple entries per category, but each mead may only be entered in one category. Meaderies will be limited to 3 entries. Meaderies may not enter from multiple locations.

Registration

Fill out the registration form on this website.

Availability

The mead must be commercially available in the United States.


2024 Categories

Bracket or Braggot

Cyser

Dessert Mead 

Other Fruit/Vegetable Melomel

Metheglin

Pyment

Session Mead

Specialty

Traditional

Varietal

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