The 2023 Florida Homebrew Competition Circuit Season continues with the results of the 2023 First Coast Cup released.

The 2023 First Coast Cup from the Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK) Homebrew Club took place on July 29th, 2023.

There were 382 entries judged in 39 medal categories.

The big winners of this competition were:

Kevin True, CoBrewer Ralph Rice – 1st place Best of Show – British Strong Ale
Alex McTammany – 2nd place Best of Show – Cream Ale
Randall Merideth – 3rd place Best of Show – Weizenbock

Buddy Greer – 1st place Best of Show – English Cider
Matthew White – 2nd place Best of Show – Cider with Other Fruit
Paul Sorice – 3rd place Best of Show – Semi-Sweet Mead

Jesse Johnson – 1st Heavy Medal Brewer
TIE: Ron Minkoff, Lucas Kluz, Alex McTammany, and Kevin True – 2nd Heavy Medal Brewer

Cowford Ale Sharing Klub (CASK), Jacksonville, FL – 1st Heavy Medal Club
Brewers Anonymous, Orlando, FL – 2nd Heavy Medal Club
Hogtown Brewers, Gainesville, FL – 3rd Heavy Medal Club

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

Hogtown Brewers (Gainesville, FL)
Miami Area Society of Homebrewers (MASH) (Miami, FL)
Pinellas Urban Brewers Guild (Seminole, FL)
Jacksonville Ale eXchange (JAX) (Jacksonville, FL)
Special Hoperations (Tampa, FL)
Brew Club of Seminole County (Lake Mary, FL)
North Georgia Malt Monkeys (Woodstock, GA)
Seven City Brewers (Chesapeake, VA)
Savannah Brewers League (Savannah, GA)
Space Coast Assoc. For the Advancement of Zymurgy (SAAZ) (Melbourne, FL)
Palm Beach Draughtsmen (Boynton Beach, FL)
Central Florida Homebrewers (Orlando, FL)
The Bru Club (Fresno, CA)
Metro South Homebrew League (MASH HOLES) (Weymouth, MA)
Redstick Brewmasters (Baton Rouge, LA)
Congratulations to all the medal award-winning brewers, and now on to the Commander SAAZ!

For a full list of winners from the 2023 First Coast Cup please visit: