Nathan 2 Smith

Beer Expert

Homebrewer in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1998.  Brewing Network radio show contributor since 2007. BJCP National judge since 2010.  Four final round US National Homebrew Competition medals since 2009 in diverse categories such as Dortmunder Export, Imperial IPA, Scottish 60/- and  Belgian Specialty Ale.  5 best-of-show awards in various San Francisco Bay Area homebrew competitions since 2008.  Commercial collaboration with 7 different Bay Area breweries across more than 10 different recipes since 2008.  Frequently sought out as a resource for hops, IPA and Belgian Style brewing on the Brewing Network and on Twitter as @nathanhomebrew.


Meet our 2021 Judges

Nicole Erny

Master Cicerone & Quality, Sensory and Education Projects Coordinator at Alvarado Street Brewery

Herlinda Heras

CoHost of the Craft Beer Radio Brew HaHa KSRO, Sonoma State Univ Beer Education Coordinator