2017 Best of Show Prize:
The Best of Show Gold winner receives a Tap Handle Trophy from local artist Dave Pasake (you can find his unique taphandles at North Jersey Homebrew). 2nd and 3rd place BOS winners will receive additional great prizes!
The BOS (beer) brewer wins the opportunity to brew the winning recipe with Krogh's Brewpub in Sparta. Your beer will be released commercially in the pub in Summer 2018! See below for prizes for best Mead and Cider.
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Winners in each Category:
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in all categories receive a medal, as well as possible additional prizes from the list below, especially if you attend the Awards Ceremony!
Jersey Pride! The Jersey Pride (beer) winner will be invited to brew the winning recipe with Jersey Girl Brewing in Hackettstown.
Angry Erik Brewers Choice - Heide and Erik will choose their favorite beer from select categories and will invite the winner to brew the recipe at the brewery in Lafayette!
Judges and Volunteers:
ALL volunteers will receive prizes from the list below during a free raffle on judging day. Volunteers will receive admission to the Awards Ceremony at the NJ State Fair (tickets will be distributed at the judging session).
Hot Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner will be provided to all volunteers on Judging Day.
Raffle Prizes for Winners and Volunteers:
To see the amazing trove of prizes that were donated and awarded by our generous sponsors last year, check out the Prizes for NJSF Competition Winners and Volunteers - 2016.
2017 sponsorships are still rolling in and will continue to be updated:
Two Deluxe and two Standard Primary CO2 Regulators, a 3 Stage Secondary Regulator, two Nitro Faucets, three Deluxe Faucets, and Chrome Taphandles! from Micromatic (micromatic.com)
12 Pounds of Hops, a Stainless Insulated Growler, and $10 Gift Cards from Angry Erik Brewing (Lafayette, NJ)
An Anvil Performance Burner, a Beer Gun, Weldless Kettle Thermometer, Digital Scale, Brewery Gloves, Quick Connects, and Glassware. from Blichmann Engineering (blichmannengineering.com)
27 containers of PBW brewery cleaner and 27 containers of Starsan sanitizer. from Five Star Chemicals (fivestarchemicals.com)
50lb Sack Marris Otter Malt, 5lb CO2 Cylinder, 5-gallon Big Mouth Bubbler, 2 Cases of Bombers from North Jersey Homebrew (Sparta, NJ)
Two $50 Gift Cards from Brewer's Apprentice (Freehold, NJ)
Four $20 Gift Cards from Thirsty Quaker (Jersey City, NJ)
4 books, 12 tasting glasses, 14 shirts, and Swag from American Homebrewers Association (Boulder, CO)
$50, $25, and $15 Gift Cards from Vault (Yardley, PA)
$50 and $25 Gift Cards from Brewhardware.com (Whitehouse Station, NJ)
Three $20 Gift Cards from love2brew (Paterson and New Brunswick, NJ)
$50 Gift Card from Flying Fish (Somerdale, NJ)
Shadow Brewday for 2nd BOS Beer, Two Tours and Tastings from Climax Brewing (Roselle Park, NJ)
55 gallon Oak Barrel from Weyerbacher (Easton, PA)
Five $10 gift cards from Midwest Supplies (midwestsupplies.com)
5 Licenses for BeerSmith Brewing Software from BeerSmith Brewing Software (beersmith.com)
One $20, Two $10, and Three $5 Gift Cards from Northern Brewer (northernbrewer.com)
5 Yeast Gift Cards and Swag from White Labs (whitelabs.com)
30 etched SCUBA glasses from SCUBA Homebrew Club (Sussex County, NJ)
1 Men's T-shirt, 1 Woman's tank, two $15 gift certificates from Ramstein (High Point Brewing) (Butler)
Briess T-Shirt, Baseball Cap and Malt Analysis Posters from Briess Malting (briess.com)
One Fast Rack Bottle Tray from Fast Rack ()
$40 Gift Card, T-Shirt, Keg Label and Swag from Grogtags (grogtag.com)
1 NJCB Membership from New Jersey Craft Beer (Club) (newjerseycraftbeer.com)
Growler, 2 Pint Glasses, $20 Gift Certificate, 1 Growler Fill from Barley Creek (Tannersville, PA)
$25 Gift Card and a Pint Glass from Man Skirt Brewing (Hackettstown, NJ)
Two T-Shirts, a Hat, Glassware and Product Samples from Sixpoint Craft Ales (Brooklyn, NY)
Two Tasting Flights, Priming Sugar, a Mug and Hat from Little Dog Brewing (Neptune City, NJ)
Two Tours & Tastings and Swag from River Horse (Ewing, NJ)
T-Shirt and Beach Bag from Beach Haus Brewing (Belmar, NJ)
4 T-Shirts, a Hat and Swag from Wyeast (wyeastlabs.com)
Gift Card and Stainless Steel Growler from Mistucky Creek (Pine Island, NY)
T-shirt and Growler Carrier from Bentley B Hops (Newton, NJ)
Heady Topper T-shirt, Glassware, and Swag from The Alchemist (Waterbury, VT)
Two Glasses, four Cozies, three T-shirts and Swag from Two Roads Brewing (Stratford, CT)
Two T-Shirts, a Hat, and Swag from Sierra Nevada (Mills River, NC)
TBA from Alementary Brewing (Hackensack, NJ)
Swag from Lagunitas (Petaluma, CA)
Thanks also to Dave Pasake, for donating two hand carved Tap Handles and several Faucet ID's. You can find Dave's work at North Jersey Homebrew in Sparta, NJ.