Meet Our Judges

The New York International Beer Competition is the only International Beverage Competition judged by trade buyers who assess the product by category as well as actual price. If you’re looking to break into the New York Market and have your products tasted by multiple trade buyers, this competition is for you. 

Below is our current roster of judges. Check back often for updates! 

Ryan Kubek
Craft Beer & Cider Buyer

Certifications, Awards & Credentials
Cicerone Level 1- Certified Beer Server

What was the last boozy gift you bought for someone you cared about?
Ommegang Brewery- "The Royal Reserve Collection"
Hand of the Queen- Barleywine Ale
Queen of the Seven Kingdoms- Sour Blonde Ale Blend
Mother of Dragons- Smoked Porter & Kriek Ale Blend
King in the North- Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

Anne Beccera
Buyer at Treadwell Park
Chris DeCicco
Buyer at DeCicco & Sons
James Tai
Beverage Director
Joe Vicidomini
Beverage Director
Sadaf Asmolova
Owner of "Beer Town"