Nick McCoy, left, and the Rev. Jeff Poirot won the 2017 Ninkasi Award for home brewers in June in Fort Worth, Texas. The Roman Catholic priest won a national award for his brewing, not his preaching. He and his brewing partner-in-suds, Nick McCoy, celebrate winning the coveted Ninkasi Award, which is like winning the home brewing world’s version of a James Beard Award, on June 17.
Nick McCoy, left, and the Rev. Jeff Poirot won the 2017 Ninkasi Award for home brewers in June in Fort Worth, Texas. The Roman Catholic priest won a national award for his brewing, not his preaching. He and his brewing partner-in-suds, Nick McCoy, celebrate winning the coveted Ninkasi Award, which is like winning the home brewing world’s version of a James Beard Award, on June 17. Matt Martinez AP
Nick McCoy, left, and the Rev. Jeff Poirot won the 2017 Ninkasi Award for home brewers in June in Fort Worth, Texas. The Roman Catholic priest won a national award for his brewing, not his preaching. He and his brewing partner-in-suds, Nick McCoy, celebrate winning the coveted Ninkasi Award, which is like winning the home brewing world’s version of a James Beard Award, on June 17. Matt Martinez AP

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