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.

Cicerone / BJCP Certified

Ethan Cox

Ethan Cox is the President and co-founder of Community Beer Works in Buffalo, N.Y. He is also a Certified Beer Judge (BJCP Program), Certified Cicerone (Cicerone.org), and Board Member of the NYS Brewer's Association. Ethan has been involved in home beer brewing and the Beer industry for over 20 years prior to starting a brewery. He regularly conducts structured tastings, beer-pairing dinners, server education and draft system maintenance as one of the co-owners of BeerPros, Inc, a beer-service and education consulting company. In 2015, he also co-authored a book, Buffalo Beer: The History Of Brewing In The Nickel City. He lives in Buffalo with his wife Jennifer and two sons, Aleister & Phineas.