Certified judges from the Carolina BrewMasters homebrew club carefully analyzed and scored all 32 variants of Court Shoes Only beers from Charlotte area breweries. The judging competition’s top 3 placing breweries are as follows:

Best of Show – Lake Wylie Brewing Co.

Runner Up – Middle James Brewing

Honorable Mention – Lore Brewing

MAJOR thanks to the Carolina BrewMasters homebrew club for their expert analysis and contributions to the judging competition. Several volunteers canvassed the CLT region to bring 100% of Court Shoes Only variants to Divine Barrel Brewing for the judging. A true team effort! Lastly, special thanks to Divine Barrel for hosting us in their barrel room. The perfect venue for the occasion.

The top 10 placing breweries:

Amor Artis Brewing
Birdsong Brewing Company
Blue Blaze Brewing
Lake Wylie Brewing Co.
Lore Brewing
Lower Left Brewing Company
Middle James Brewing
Model A Brewing Co.
Suffolk Punch Brewing
Triple C Brewing Company (in collaboration with Lenny Boy Brewing Co.)

It’s last call for these Court Shoes Only beers and the Court Shoes Only challenge, powered by Hopp. Visit any (5) participating Court Shoes Only breweries by Sunday, May 8 for the chance to win a $50 gift card to your brewery of choice!