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 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.

Marketing and Events Manager-NYSBA

Jen Meyers

Jen’s love of craft beer began in 2005.   After graduating with a degree in Fine Arts from University of Buffalo, she set out to follow her passion. In no time, Jen landed a position as a Craft Beer Specialist with Wright Beverage Distributing in Rochester, NY. Her determination helped her to land a marketing position with CB Craft Brewers in Honeoye Falls, NY.  Her next job was with Naked Dove..  During her five years with Naked Dove, Jen worked the front of the house, held a cellerman positon, was involved in the brewing process, did on-premise sales, as well as many other things in-between.  Jen had earned herself a reputation for being dedicated and hardworking and was offered a Head Brewer position with Bottomless Brewing in Geneva, NY.   The next and most recent position she accepted was at War Horse Brewing as the Co-Head Brewer  During the thirteen years Jen has been immersed in the craft beer industry, one thing has remained the same: her love for the craft beer in all aspects.  Her goal is and has been to put NYS craft beer on the map and help bring awareness to the NYS Craft beer industry.   With all the various types of roles Jen has played thus far in her career, she most certainly has a unique approach and understanding of the craft beer world and is honored to help promote the amazing craft beer produce in this awesome state!