NY State Craft Beer Competition

To make a great craft beer you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the most respected judges from the industry to the other side of that table.

OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR BREWERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT BEER!

 

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. Our judges include the most influential people in the NY beer industry, including Brewmasters, Cicerones, BJCP judges, educators, retailers, and industry writers and consultants.

Judges

Name Title
Adam Kugler BJCP
Alex Placito BJCP
Bill Metzger Brewery Owner
Bill Newman Albany Brewmaster
Bruce Lish Brewer, Rochester
Bruce Lish Head Brewer/Director of Brewing Operations
Dan Beaudoin
Dan Syracuse Retailer
Daniel Cassetta BJCP National Judge
David Gardell Retailer- The Ruck, Troy NY/ Certified Cicerone
Dawn Schulz Brewery Owner
Dean Jones Brewer
Deron Weet Certified Cicerone Beer Server/Certified BJCP / Industry
Doug Miller Lecturer in Beverages
Ethan Cox Cicerone / BJCP Certified
Henry W. Jones, IV BHCP
Hutch Kugeman
Hutch Kugeman Head Brewer
Jeff O'Neil Brewer/Garnerville
Joe Bustos Brewing Quality, NAB
Joe McBane Retailer, Tap & Mallet, Rochester
John Fischer Professor
Kate Amos Assistant General Manager- Blue Smoke/ Cicerone
Keith Fry BJCP Certified
Kim Broadwell BJCP National
Kira Barnes BJCP
Matt Conyer Co-founder of DraughtLab
Michael Sandor Brewer Glenmere Brewing Company
Micheal Coons Head Brewer/Academic Administrator
Robbie Cunningham
Robin Le Blanc Beer Writer, Toronto
Ryan Demler Brewer, Buffalo
Stephen Wilson BJCP Certified
Steven Landgren BJCP
Terry Felton BJCP National Judge
Thomas Barnes BJCP
Tim Belczak BJCP National Judge
Tim Butler Brewer, Syracuse/Cazenovia
Will Cleveland Beer writer/columnist