The Best Florida Beer 2022 Awards Ceremony took place on January 7, 2023. There were 479 entries judged in 37 Medal Categories.

The big winners of this competition were:
Jason Wiggs – 3rd Place Best of Show – Historical Beer
James P Walsh – 2nd Place Best of Show – Foreign Extra Stout
Buddy Greer – 1st Place Best of Show – Belgian Blond Ale

David M James – Honorable Mention Best of Show – Weizenbock
Brian Vencill – 3rd Place Best of Show – Specialty Wood-Aged Beer
Buddy Greer – 2nd Place Best of Show – Belgian Pale Ale
Andrew Palumbo – 1st Place Best of Show – Historical Beer

Paul Sorice – 3rd Place Best of Show – Cider with Other Fruit
Daniel Short – 2nd Place Best of Show – Spice/Herb/Vegetable Mead
Keith Link – 1st Place Best of Show – Stone Fruit Mead

Buddy Greer – 3rd Place Heavy Medal Brewer
Jesse Johnson – tied 2nd Place Heavy Medal Brewer
Paul Sorice – 1st Place Heavy Medal Brewer

Pinellas Urban Brewers Guild – 3rd Place Heavy Medal Club
Miami Area Sociery of Homebrewers – 2nd Place Heavy Medal Club
Cowford Ale Sharing Klub – 1st Place Heavy Medal Club

Along with the Heavy Medal Club winners, other clubs earning points in this competition were:

Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK) (Jacksonville, FL)
Miami Area Society of Homebrewers (MASH) (Miami, FL)
Pinellas Urban Brewers Guild (Seminole, FL)
Brewers Anonymous (Orlando, FL)
Special Hoperations (Tampa, FL)
Jacksonville Ale eXchange (JAX) (Jacksonville, FL)
Space Coast Assoc. For the Advancement of Zymurgy (SAAZ) (Melbourne, FL)
Brew Club of Seminole County (Lake Mary, FL)
St. Pete Brew Club (Saint Petersburg, FL)
Palm Beach Draughtsmen (Boynton Beach, FL)
Brandon Bootleggers Homebrew Club, Inc. (Brandon, FL)
Hogtown Brewers (Gainesville, FL)
Treasure Coast Brewmasters (Port Saint Lucie, FL)
Tampa Bay BEERS (Tampa, FL)
Central Florida Homebrewers (Orlando, FL)
Nassau Homebrewers (Fernandina Beach, FL)

To see all the winners from Best Florida Beer, please visit:

Congratulations to all the medal award-winning brewers.

This concludes the 2022 Florida Circuit season. To see the 2022 Homebrewers of the Year and 2022 Homebrew clubs of the year, visit: