Meet the 5 finalists in Samuel Adams’ Brewing the American Dream craft brewers competition

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American beer maker Samuel Adams has kicked off its 11th annual Brewer Experienceship craft brewers competition — and there are only five contestants remaining.

The brewers who are left standing are from all over the nation — and know how to brew seriously delicious beer.

The contestants traveled to New York City so that their beers could be taste-tested and voted on at the first annual Samuel Adams Crafting Dreams Beer Bash in New York City’s Soho on Sept. 7, 2022.


The winner, who will be announced at a later date, will be awarded a full mentorship under Sam Adams as part of the company’s Brewing the American Dream philanthropy.

In an interview with Fox News Digital, the finalists indicated that — while the opportunity to win the competition would be immense — just being able to collaborate with their fellow brewers was a victory in itself.

Here’s a little more about this year’s final five.

RiSean Tinsley-Duffey and Denzel Jackson of Brewing with Brothas have big dreams for their company.

The two brewers, who’ve been in this business for about three years, brought their signature Black Belgian Tripel beer to the Wednesday event.

Tinsley-Duffy said that winning the competition would provide “much-needed mentorship.”

They also said they’d like to show others in their community that they can “start something f