2020 – Garden State Homebrewers
2019 – Sussex County United Brewers and Alchemists
2018 – Sussex County United Brewers and Alchemists
2017 – Morris Area Society of Homebrewers
2016 – Morris Area Society of Homebrewers
Currently there are (3) BJCP/AHA sanctioned homebrew competitions in New Jersey:
The NJ HCOTY is awared annually at the NJ State Faire Homebrew competition to the club that has earned the most points in qualifying competitions according to the rules.