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Thank you to Kerry Kenemer for designing the 2023 poster!

Thanks again and can’t wait to see everyone for Just Brew It 2024!

Thank you to all of our brewers, sponsors, judges, volunteers, and attendees for making Just Brew It 2023 a success!

Congratulations to Just Brew It 2023 Winners!

  • People’s Choice Award: Josh Austin and Scott Patrick for “There’s Room on the Door, Rose”
  • MALT Award: David Maida for “Time is the Real Luxury”
  • MALT and Just Economics Award for Best Non-Beer: Mark and Daryl Locklear for “Cousin #2 Apple Cider”
  • J&N Construction Award for Best Beer to Crush After a Long Day of Manual Labor: Andy Ferko for “Vienna’s Nitro Maple Creamy”
  • Pisgah Brewing Award: Trey Smith for “After Work Special”
  • Hi-Wire Brewing Award for Best Sour: Faith Faw and Rich Keen for “Reformation Sour Blonde”
  • Burial Beer Award for Best Lager: Erich Seigler for “Czech Pils”
  • Asheville Brewers Supply Award: Kerry Kenemer for “Boudreaux O’Shea’s Cajun Shrimp Irish Stout”
  • Eurisko Collaborative Brewing Award for Best Dark Beer: Kerry Kenemer for “Boudreaux O’Shea’s Cajun Shrimp Irish Stout”
  • Ginger’s Revenge Award: Daniel McAllister for “Three Grain Saison”
  • Highland Brewing Award for Best IPA: Jim Cope for “KISS IPA”
  • Asheville Brewers Alliance Celebrity Judge Award: Brian Dorry for “Something in the Orange”
  • WLOS Celebrity Judge Award: Brian Bickel and Walter Bradley for “The Nut-Rocker (in memory of Keith Emerson)”
  • WLOS Celebrity Judge Award: Josh Austin and Scott Patrick “There’s Room on the Door, Rose”

About Just Brew It:

Just Brew It is a homebrew competition and tasting in Asheville benefiting the work of Just Economics. The festival features 75+ different beers and 30+ amazing homebrewers. The competing homebrewers are some of the finest specialty homebrewers in the region with classic brews from traditional IPAs, lagers, sours, and stouts to unique beers brewed with specialty items like coffee, chocolate, spices, and fruit.

Thank you to our prize sponsors!

  • Asheville Brewer Supply
  • Brewer Supply Group
  • Burial Beer Co.
  • Eurisko Beer Company
  • Ginger’s Revenge
  • Hi-Wire Brewing
  • Highland Brewing Company
  • New Belgium Brewing Company
  • Pisgah Brewing Company
  • Riverbend Malt House
  • Spike Brewing
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