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
Brendan Palfreyman
Chris Groves
Craig Gravina
David Gardell Retailer- The Ruck, Troy NY/ Certified Cicerone
David Schlosser Brewer, Canandaigua
Dawn Schulz Brewery Owner
Deron Weet Certified Cicerone Beer Server/Certified BJCP / Industry
Doug Miller Lecturer in Beverages
Ethan Cerne Brewer
Henry W. Jones, IV BHCP
Hutch Kugeman Head Brewer/ The Brewery at CIA
Jen Meyers Marketing and Events Manager-NYSBA
Joe McBane Retailer, Tap & Mallet, Rochester
John Fischer Professor
Kaylyn Kirkpatrick Brewing Specialist
Keith Fry BJCP Certified
Matt Conyer Co-founder of DraughtLab
Matthew Ducey Head Brewer
Michael Sandor Brewer Glenmere Brewing Company
Micheal Coons Adjunct Faculty
Paul Guarracini Brewer/BJCP, Fairport
Rich Michaels Brewer / Partner Frog Alley Brewing
Richard J DeTommaso BJCP National
Robbie Cunningham
Ryan Brady Brewer
Ryan Demler Brewer, Buffalo
Stefan Fleming Director of Industry Development
Steven Landgren BJCP
Tim Belczak BJCP National Judge
Tim Garman
Will Cleveland Beer writer/columnist