The NJSFHC is thankful to all of the businesses who provide a treasure trove of prizes for our winners, judges, and volunteers.  Take a look at our list of sponsors and be sure to say thanks by patronizing their businesses

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!


Special Awards:

JerseyGirlJersey Pride! The Jersey Pride (beer) winner will be invited to brew the winning recipe with Jersey Girl Brewing in Hackettstown.

angryErikAngry 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:NJSF Logo Large Text

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:



microMatic.jpgTwo Deluxe and two Standard Primary CO2 Regulators, a 3 Stage Secondary Regulator, two Nitro Faucets, three Deluxe Faucets, and Chrome Taphandles! from Micromatic (






angryErik.jpg12 Pounds of Hops, a Stainless Insulated Growler, and $10 Gift Cards from Angry Erik Brewing (Lafayette, NJ)








Blichmann.jpgAn Anvil Performance Burner, a Beer Gun, Weldless Kettle Thermometer, Digital Scale, Brewery Gloves, Quick Connects, and Glassware. from Blichmann Engineering (






FiveStar.png27 containers of PBW brewery cleaner and 27 containers of Starsan sanitizer. from Five Star Chemicals (




North Jersey HomeBrew.jpg50lb Sack Marris Otter Malt, 5lb CO2 Cylinder, 5-gallon Big Mouth Bubbler, 2 Cases of Bombers from North Jersey Homebrew (Sparta, NJ)





brewersApprentice.jpgTwo $50 Gift Cards from Brewer's Apprentice (Freehold, NJ)








thirstyQuaker.pngFour $20 Gift Cards from Thirsty Quaker (Jersey City, NJ)









aha_logo.png4 books, 12 tasting glasses, 14 shirts, and Swag from American Homebrewers Association (Boulder, CO)











$50, $25, and $15 Gift Cards from Vault (Yardley, PA)











BrewHardware.jpeg$50 and $25 Gift Cards from (Whitehouse Station, NJ)





love2brewhomebrewsupply.jpgThree $20 Gift Cards from love2brew (Paterson and New Brunswick, NJ)







flyingfish.jpg$50 Gift Card from Flying Fish (Somerdale, NJ)











climax.pngShadow Brewday for 2nd BOS Beer, Two Tours and Tastings from Climax Brewing (Roselle Park, NJ)










weyerbacher.jpg55 gallon Oak Barrel from Weyerbacher (Easton, PA)







MidwestSupplies.jpgFive $10 gift cards from Midwest Supplies (







beerSmith.jpg5 Licenses for BeerSmith Brewing Software from BeerSmith Brewing Software (











northerBrewer.jpgOne $20, Two $10, and Three $5 Gift Cards from Northern Brewer (






whiteLabs.png5 Yeast Gift Cards and Swag from White Labs (









Scuba30 etched SCUBA glasses from SCUBA Homebrew Club (Sussex County, NJ)










ramstein.png1 Men's T-shirt, 1 Woman's tank, two $15 gift certificates from Ramstein (High Point Brewing) (Butler)






Briess.jpgBriess T-Shirt, Baseball Cap and Malt Analysis Posters from Briess Malting (






FastRack.pngOne Fast Rack Bottle Tray from Fast Rack ()






grogTag2.jpg$40 Gift Card, T-Shirt, Keg Label and Swag from Grogtags (






NJ Craft Beer Card1 NJCB Membership from New Jersey Craft Beer (Club) (












BarleyCreekGrowler, 2 Pint Glasses, $20 Gift Certificate, 1 Growler Fill from Barley Creek (Tannersville, PA)









manSkirt$25 Gift Card and a Pint Glass from Man Skirt Brewing (Hackettstown, NJ)








sixpoint.pngTwo T-Shirts, a Hat, Glassware and Product Samples from Sixpoint Craft Ales (Brooklyn, NY)






LittleDog.jpgTwo Tasting Flights, Priming Sugar, a Mug and Hat from Little Dog Brewing (Neptune City, NJ)











riverHorse.jpgTwo Tours & Tastings and Swag from River Horse (Ewing, NJ)






beachHaus.pngT-Shirt and Beach Bag from Beach Haus Brewing (Belmar, NJ)










wyeast.JPG4 T-Shirts, a Hat and Swag from Wyeast (











mistucky_creek.jpgGift Card and Stainless Steel Growler from Mistucky Creek (Pine Island, NY)







bentleyBHops.jpgT-shirt and Growler Carrier from Bentley B Hops (Newton, NJ)











Alchemist.jpgHeady Topper T-shirt, Glassware, and Swag from The Alchemist (Waterbury, VT)











TwoRoads.pngTwo Glasses, four Cozies, three T-shirts and Swag from Two Roads Brewing (Stratford, CT)







SierraNevada.jpgTwo T-Shirts, a Hat, and Swag from Sierra Nevada (Mills River, NC)






Alementary.pngTBA from Alementary Brewing (Hackensack, NJ)














Lagunitas.jpgSwag 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.