World Beer Idol 2018 Jury

The entries will be assessed by a tasting committee made up of beer critics, independent brewers, beer journalists and representatives of educational brewing organizations.
  • Evan Rail / USA / beer writer (Why Beer Matters, Triplebock)
  • Stephan Hilbrandt / Germany / Doemens Beer Sommelier World Champion 2017
  • Joe Stange / USA / beer writer (Around Brussels in 80 Beers, contributing editor DRAFT magazi magazine)
  • Max Bahnson / Argentina / beer writer, blogger (The Unbearable Nonsense of Craft Beer)
  • Marek Mahut / Slovakia / craft brewer, BJCP certified judge
  • Ruslan Shishmintsev / Russia / beergeek.cz, wholesaler, brewer, BJCP certified judge
  • Olga Romanova / Russia / beerhub.cz, wholesaler, brewer
  • Arnaud Effantin Dit Toussaint / France / BJCP certified judge
  • Adrian Tierney-Jones / United Kingdom / beer writer (West Country Ales, Great British Pubs, Britain’s Beer Revolution)
  • Ivan Chramosil / Czech Republic / brewer emeritus (U Fleků)
  • Jan Šuráň / Czech Republic / president of the Czech craft brewers association
  • Antone Kom / USA / BJCP certified judge
  • Lukáš Provazník / Czech Republic / beer historian
  • Chris Baerwaldt / USA / brewer
  • Filip Miller / Australia / brewer
  • Casey Wellman / USA / BJCP exam administrator
  • Giorgio Marconi / Italy / beer judge
  • Hervé Loux / France / beer journalist
  • Ondřej Husák / Czech Republic / brewing director, Zichovec
  • Aleš Dvořák / Czech Republic / beer judge, quality manager
  • Kirsten Rhein / USA / brewer
  • Mattias Ulin / Sweden / beer wholesaler, Crafts by BiFrost
  • Martin Slabý / Czech Republic / Beer research VUPS
  • Tomáš Vrzal / Czech Republic / Beer research VUPS
  • Karolína Chroustovská / Czech Republic / brewer
  • Nigel Robinson / New Zealand / brewer
  • Ronald Siemsglüß / Germany / brausturm.de, beer wholesaler, dipl. brewer
  • Michaela Dovjaková / Slovakia / brewer
  • Zdeněk Rosa / Czech Republic / Bohemia Hop, Chmelarstvi Zatec, chairman
  • Omar Apud / Mexico / Doemens beer sommelier