Greek Beer Awards


This year’s judging team

Maurizio Maestrelli

Head Judge


Journalist and author. Responsible for the Italian magazine “Il Barman”. Judge and table leader in various international competitions for beers and spirits, such as Brussels Beer Challenge and World Beer Awards.  Author of beer and bar books. Member of the Greek Beer Awards judges in 2018 and 2021.

William Simmons



Bill has worked in the brewing industry for 38 years with some of Britain’s leading regional brewers.  Around ten years ago he set up his own consultancy business, mainly to help small craft brewers. He has judged at World Beer Cup, GABF, China Craft Beer, Brazil Craft Beer as well as all home competitions World Beer Awards, and IBC.

Tibor Kantor



A Doemens/Kisbye Beersommelier, and an international judge having participated as a table captain in some of them. The list includes World Beer Cup, African Beer Cup, Birra Dell’Anno, and European Beer Star for which he acts as a Global Ambassador. Tibor has participated in various speaker panels including Braukunst Live and Bar Convent Berlin.

Giorgio Marconi



Holding tastings and beer events since early 2000. Unionbirrai Beer Taster. Consultant for many breweries in Italy. Tutor and lecturer in Unionbirrai’s tasting courses. International judge involved in the most important worldwide competitions such as World Beer Cup, Great American Beer Festival, Birra dell’Anno, Brussels Beer Challenge, International Beer Cup, and many others.

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