NY State Craft Beer Competition presented by Ultimate Brew Services

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 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.

Distiller - Lockhouse Distillery - Buffalo, NY

Owner - Lockhouse Distillery & Bar in Buffalo, NY. President - New York State Ditillers Guild. Likes: Beer made with care, cocktails (shaken & stirred), words, short walks on the beach. Dislikes: Ding dongs, lazy punctuation, being told what to think