SIBA – The Voice Of British Brewing


06/07/2018 09:00 PM
Bedlam & Hammerton Brewery named best in the South East at SIBA Independent Beer Awards

Bedlam Brewery’s ‘Phoenix’ and Hammerton Brewery’s ‘CRUNCH’ have been named the top beers in the SIBA South East Independent Beer Awards. Bedlam took home Overall Gold in the cask competition with their American hopped ‘Phoenix’ Pale Ale, whereas it was Hammerton’s ‘CRUNCH’ Peanut Butter milk stout that beat the competition to be named the Overall […]

The post Bedlam & Hammerton Brewery named best in the South East at SIBA Independent Beer Awards appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


28/06/2018 08:16 PM
Navigation & Thornbridge Brewery named best brewers in Midlands at Independent Beer Awards

Navigation Brewery in Nottingham and Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell have taken home the two top spots at the SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards, taking home overall Gold in the cask and small pack competitions respectively. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), held at Nottingham Rugby Club prior to their beer […]

The post Navigation & Thornbridge Brewery named best brewers in Midlands at Independent Beer Awards appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


26/06/2018 08:01 PM
SIBA publishes its proposals for Small Breweries’ Relief (SBR) reform and issues rallying cry for industry backing

Today, Wednesday 27th June the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) sets out its proposals for how Small Breweries’ Relief (SBR) can be enhanced to encourage job creation, investment and growth in British independent brewing whilst protecting our flourishing small craft brewers. SIBA is calling on brewers of all sizes, publicans, pub companies and lovers of […]

The post SIBA publishes its proposals for Small Breweries’ Relief (SBR) reform and issues rallying cry for industry backing appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


24/06/2018 09:17 PM
Ian Fozard of Rooster’s Brewery named SIBA National Chairman

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), have today announced Ian Fozard of Rooster’s Brewery as the organisations new National Chairman, with immediate effect. Ian, who has run Rooster’s brewery in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire  together with his sons Tom and Oliver since 2011,  has been a SIBA Board member for over 4 years.  Prior to purchasing […]

The post Ian Fozard of Rooster’s Brewery named SIBA National Chairman appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


14/06/2018 12:00 PM
Brentwood Brewing Co wins SIBA’s Brewers in the Community award as part of SIBA’s Brewers in the Community initiative

Brentwood Brewing wins SIBA ‘Brewers in the Community’ award 2018 Brentwood Brewing in Essex has won SIBA’s (Society of Independent Brewers) national ‘Brewers in the Community’ 2018 award. ‘Brewers in the Community’ is an initiative run by SIBA, a trade association represent 835 independent craft breweries. The aim of the campaign is to highlight the fantastic but often […]

The post Brentwood Brewing Co wins SIBA’s Brewers in the Community award as part of SIBA’s Brewers in the Community initiative appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


30/05/2018 10:26 PM
SIBA comments on threat to high gravity beers from Portman Group code review

Commenting on the proposed addition of guidance within the Portman Group code review which would limit beers to a maximum of 4 units per non-resealable container, James Calder, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) said; “This new proposed guidance is rightly designed to help capture the ‘problem products’ […]

The post SIBA comments on threat to high gravity beers from Portman Group code review appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


16/05/2018 10:30 PM
The Tap celebrate ten years with a Birthday Beer Festival 7th – 10th Jun

  Ten years ago The Royal Standard in Derwent Street faced the bulldozers. Luckily, help was at hand. Noted local brewer Trevor Harris had taken early retirement after 15 years of running The Brunswick Inn, but it wasn’t long before he felt the barley and hops calling again and in 2004 set up as Derby […]

The post The Tap celebrate ten years with a Birthday Beer Festival 7th – 10th Jun appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


11/05/2018 09:33 PM
Untapped Brewing Company & Stonehouse Brewery named best brewers in Wales & West at SIBA Independent Beer Awards

Untapped Brewing Company and Stonehouse Brewery took the top awards in SIBA’s Wales & West Independent Beer Awards with their excellent session IPAs, which took place at Ludlow Festival. “Whoosh” by Untapped Brewing Company based in Raglan, Monmouthshire took home the overall Gold medal in the cask beer competition. Whoosh is seasonal hoppy pale ale […]

The post Untapped Brewing Company & Stonehouse Brewery named best brewers in Wales & West at SIBA Independent Beer Awards appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


26/04/2018 10:14 PM
Watchdog launches wide review of alcohol marketing rules

Banning marketing that causes serious or widespread offence and increasing protection for vulnerable people are two of the proposals being put forward in an ambitious new review of the industry’s marketing regulation code. The Portman Group, which regulates the promotion and packaging of alcoholic drinks sold or marketed in the UK, has launched a fifth […]

The post Watchdog launches wide review of alcohol marketing rules appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


19/04/2018 08:33 PM
Best Independent Craft Beers in the South West are a German Style ‘Dunkelweizen’ and American-Hopped ‘Session IPA’

A German-style dark wheat beer, traditionally known as a ‘Dunkelweizen’, and an American hopped ‘Session IPA’ have taken home the two top spots in the SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards, showing just how exciting and vibrant the brewing scene is in the South West in 2018. The awards took place prior to the famous […]

The post Best Independent Craft Beers in the South West are a German Style ‘Dunkelweizen’ and American-Hopped ‘Session IPA’ appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


17/04/2018 01:58 AM
Windsor & Eton Brewery granted Royal Warrant

Windsor & Eton Brewery has been granted a Royal Warrant of Appointment as Brewer to Her Majesty the Queen. The award allows it to display a designated Royal Coat of Arms on its products, stationery, premises and vehicles. To become a Royal Warrant Holder a business must have supplied goods or services to a Royal […]

The post Windsor & Eton Brewery granted Royal Warrant appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


16/04/2018 11:58 PM
Brewery taps into growing Far East markets

  A growing brewery is celebrating sending its first beer exports to the Far East, as it expands and explores new markets. Eden Brewery, in Penrith, Cumbria, sent its first consignments of beer to Japan and China this month. Eden, which produces a full range of contemporary, experimental and traditional beers, is exporting a combination […]

The post Brewery taps into growing Far East markets appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


12/04/2018 09:03 PM
SIBA respond to Cambridge University Study into the dangers of moderate alcohol consumption

Commenting on today’s Cambridge University Study into the dangers of moderate alcohol consumption, which asserts that as little as one alcoholic drink a day could shorten your life, James Calder, Head of Communications at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) said; “This study completely overlooks the well documented health benefits light to moderate enjoyment of […]

The post SIBA respond to Cambridge University Study into the dangers of moderate alcohol consumption appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


12/04/2018 08:59 PM
Ahoy! Purity Brewing Company barges into Birmingham

Midlands craft brewer, Purity Brewing Company, is barging into Birmingham, having purchased a canal boat to increase city centre beer deliveries. The good ship UBU, named after one of Purity’s top-selling beers, will arrive this month as the award-winning brewery takes advantage of the abundant canal routes to reach consumers faster. Purity MD, Paul Halsey, […]

The post Ahoy! Purity Brewing Company barges into Birmingham appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


12/04/2018 08:51 PM
Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery takes the reins at Kircabi Roasters Coffee Shop

Kirkby Lonsdale brewery has taken over a popular independent coffee shop and relocated it within its own premises. Kircabi Roasters, in Kirkby Lonsdale, is now based at Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery’s venue, The Royal Barn. Anthony Gatrell, owner of Kircabi Roasters, made the difficult decision to hand over the reins to owners of The Royal Barn […]

The post Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery takes the reins at Kircabi Roasters Coffee Shop appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


10/04/2018 09:06 PM
Wales and the west take on London at Imbibe Live in The Lager Challenge

Wales and the South West will take on London in the finals of The Lager Challenge on 2 July 2018, the first day of Imbibe Live at Olympia London. The five finalists – Geipel from North Wales and the Bristol outpost of Zero Degrees, plus Fourpure, Redchurch and Coalition from London – will pitch for […]

The post Wales and the west take on London at Imbibe Live in The Lager Challenge appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


27/03/2018 08:54 PM
SIBA comment on move to introduce a deposit scheme for plastic, aluminium and glass drinks containers

Commenting on the Government announcement to introduce a deposit scheme for plastic, aluminium and glass drinks containers, James Calder, SIBA Head of Public Affairs & Comms said: “Small brewers are conscious of their environmental impact and moves to encourage recycling, reduce waste and pollution are welcome. But SIBA members, as relatively small businesses when compared […]

The post SIBA comment on move to introduce a deposit scheme for plastic, aluminium and glass drinks containers appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


27/03/2018 08:45 PM
Beyond the Pales: How the UK’s independent craft brewers are embracing the thirst for hazy IPAs and Sour Beers

The consumer thirst for craft beer is showing no signs of wavering, with hazy New England style IPAs and tart, sour beers in the style of Belgian brews becoming commonplace not only in specialist craft beer bars, but pubs and even supermarkets across the UK. The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) represent around 830 independent […]

The post Beyond the Pales: How the UK’s independent craft brewers are embracing the thirst for hazy IPAs and Sour Beers appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


21/03/2018 09:19 PM
Beviale Family – SIBA’s BeerX: Here’s to a great partnership!

·       BeerX becomes part of the Beviale Family network ·       Collaboration now in place SIBA’s BeerX, Britain’s largest trade fair for all aspects of beer and brewing, is now an official partner of the Beviale Family. After five successful events in Sheffield, BeerX took place in Liverpool for the first time on 14 and 15 […]

The post Beviale Family – SIBA’s BeerX: Here’s to a great partnership! appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


19/03/2018 03:16 AM
John Keeling of Fuller’s awarded SIBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Fuller’s Brewery’s John Keeling has been awarded SIBA’s ‘Silver Tankard’ Lifetime Achievement Award at the organisation’s flagship event, BeerX in Liverpool. The former Head Brewer and now Global Ambassador at the much-loved Chiswick brewery was presented the award by Buster Grant, Chairman of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). Introducing the award he was full […]

The post John Keeling of Fuller’s awarded SIBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


17/03/2018 06:08 AM
UK’s best craft keg beers named in the SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2018

  A string of brewers have taken home Golds in the craft keg competition in the SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2018. Judged by brewers and industry experts and organised by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) at their flagship BeerX event in Liverpool earlier this week, the awards run across a huge range of beer […]

The post UK’s best craft keg beers named in the SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2018 appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


15/03/2018 09:17 PM
Wolf Brewery, North Brewing Co and Tring Brewery named best in the UK at SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2018

Wolf Brewery and North Brewing Co have taken home Overall Champion Gold in the Cask and Keg Awards at the SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2018, with Tring Brewery being named the best bottled or canned beer. Judged by brewers and industry experts and organised by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) at their flagship BeerX […]

The post Wolf Brewery, North Brewing Co and Tring Brewery named best in the UK at SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2018 appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


14/03/2018 09:19 PM
‘Brewing with Music’ strikes a chord with judges as Signature Brew named SIBA Brewery Business of the Year 2018

The UK’s top craft beer and brewing businesses have been revealed at the SIBA Business Awards 2018, with East London’s Signature Brew taking the coveted top spot and being named SIBA Brewery Business of the Year 2018. Signature Brew, who’s tagline is ‘Brewing with Music’ and specialise in collaboration beers with musical artists, impressed judges […]

The post ‘Brewing with Music’ strikes a chord with judges as Signature Brew named SIBA Brewery Business of the Year 2018 appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


05/03/2018 10:18 PM
Craft Brewing’s Best: SIBA Business Awards 2018 Finalists revealed

The UK’s top craft beer and brewing businesses have been named as Finalists in the SIBA Business Awards 2018, with winners due to be announced on the 14th March at BeerX in Liverpool. The prestigious awards received a huge 60% increase in entries this year and include a wide range of categories across Marketing Implementation, […]

The post Craft Brewing’s Best: SIBA Business Awards 2018 Finalists revealed appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


26/02/2018 10:11 PM
SIBA moves forward with code of practice for offensive beer marketing

Following a recent Board meeting of independent brewers in Burton on Trent, the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) is moving forward with plans to create a marketing ‘Code of Practice’ for its members. SIBA members and a panel of experts will be discussing the issues around offensive marketing and the best way to develop the code with an […]

The post SIBA moves forward with code of practice for offensive beer marketing appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


18/02/2018 10:08 PM
Beer writer Pete Brown & Radio 2 presenter Nigel Barden lined up for BeerX UK 2018

BeerX UK 2018 (Liverpool) Keynote Speaker & Award Presenters revealed BeerX UK organiser, the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), has today announced that BBC Radio 2 presenter Nigel Barden and famed beer writer Pete Brown will both play important roles at this year’s prestigious event, which will be hosted at their new venue, Liverpool’s Exhibition […]

The post Beer writer Pete Brown & Radio 2 presenter Nigel Barden lined up for BeerX UK 2018 appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


13/02/2018 04:50 AM
Want to put your beer in cans? Here’s how

Canned beers are hot stuff right now. They are loved by consumers everywhere, they are trendy, convenient and their bold designs make them stand out on the shelf. The latest research from Nielsen shows that sales of canned craft beer increased by 327% from January to August 2017 alone – and now already account for […]

The post Want to put your beer in cans? Here’s how appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


12/02/2018 10:40 PM
Call for brewers to join in with ‘Independents Day’

The Cheshire Brewhouse, led by brewer and SIBA North West Director Shane Swindells, will this February 24th be running ‘Independents Day’ at the brewery and is encouraging other independent craft brewers across the UK to join in with the event by running brewery tours and open days. The Cheshire Brewhouse will be running an open day […]

The post Call for brewers to join in with ‘Independents Day’ appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


09/02/2018 12:19 AM
The Imbibe Live Lager Challenge in association with SIBA is open for entries

To help unearth Britain’s best lager, Imbibe Live is teaming up with the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) to launch The Lager Challenge. Lager in Britain is having its turn in the spotlight. For generations a speciality of our European neighbours and cousins across the Atlantic, today British brewers are just as likely to be […]

The post The Imbibe Live Lager Challenge in association with SIBA is open for entries appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


07/02/2018 11:45 PM
SIBA’s Mike Benner comments on Q4 beer sale figures from BBPA

Commenting on the Q4 beer figures from the BBPA, SIBA Chief Executive Mike Benner said: “The 0.7% increase in overall beer sales is good news for the craft beer sector. Bottles and cans continue to be strong and these figures are a timely reminder to our members who are considering canning and bottling. But the […]

The post SIBA’s Mike Benner comments on Q4 beer sale figures from BBPA appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


31/01/2018 02:30 AM
Entry deadline extended for SIBA Business Awards 2018

The entry deadline for the SIBA Business Awards 2018 has been extended in an effort to allow as many businesses as possible to enter the prestigious awards. The awards, which were due to close for entries today 31st January but will now be open until the 16th February, seek to congratulate excellence in the brewing […]

The post Entry deadline extended for SIBA Business Awards 2018 appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


24/01/2018 12:15 AM
‘Kegstar’ and ‘Star Pubs & Bars’ announced as BeerX UK 2018 Main Headline Sponsors

The UK’s biggest craft brewing trade show, SIBA BeerX UK 2018, has today announced their Main Headline Sponsors as smart keg and cask rental company Kegstar and pub and bar company Star Pubs & Bars. Organised by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), the event last year recorded its biggest attendance ever and will this […]

The post ‘Kegstar’ and ‘Star Pubs & Bars’ announced as BeerX UK 2018 Main Headline Sponsors appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


23/01/2018 09:33 PM
SIBA comments on the proposed merger of ALMR and BHA to form UKHospitality

Mike Benner, Chief Executive of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) said:  “The proposed merger of these two bodies to create UKHospitality will create an immensely powerful voice for the hospitality sector.  UK craft beer plays an important role in the hospitality sector and we know retailers that offer it to consumers are often more profitable […]

The post SIBA comments on the proposed merger of ALMR and BHA to form UKHospitality appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


22/01/2018 11:00 PM
Castle Rock Brewery re-brands Elsie Mo

Nottingham-based Castle Rock Brewery is to re-brand Elsie Mo, one of its longest-standing ales and its second biggest-selling core brew. After extensive discussion, the need for change was agreed in January and the new design presents a homage to the women pilots of World War II, and the war effort at large. First brewed in […]

The post Castle Rock Brewery re-brands Elsie Mo appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


19/01/2018 12:00 AM
Wild Card Brewery’s Jaega Wise joins SIBA as Director

Brewer Jaega Wise of Wild Card Brewery in East London has been made a SIBA South East Elected Director, for the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), following an election at the organisations South East AGM. The SIBA South East Region, which includes Greater London and has around 150 brewery members, voted Jaega in as a […]

The post Wild Card Brewery’s Jaega Wise joins SIBA as Director appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


03/01/2018 09:44 PM
SIBA Business Awards 2018 to take place in Liverpool during BeerX

Entry deadline: 31st January 2018 The SIBA Business Awards 2018 will take place during the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) flagship event ‘BeerX UK’, which will for the first time take place at the ‘Exhibition Centre Liverpool’ in March 2018. The awards, which have a fast approaching entry deadline of the 31st January, seek to […]

The post SIBA Business Awards 2018 to take place in Liverpool during BeerX appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


21/12/2017 02:37 AM
SIBA congratulate Brewers Association (US) on securing ‘Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act’

“SIBA would like to congratulate the Brewers Association for their achievement in securing tax relief for Americas independent craft brewers. The positive effects of Small Brewers Relief are still evident in the UK some 15 years after it was enacted and it is excellent to see the Government, on both sides of the Atlantic, supporting […]

The post SIBA congratulate Brewers Association (US) on securing ‘Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act’ appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


20/12/2017 11:50 PM
Atlas Packaging help to facilitate St.Austell Brewery re-brand

St Austell Brewery have recently unveiled new bottle designs and logos for its Tribute, Korev and Proper Job beers in the UK. Atlas Packaging has helped to facilitate this by developing bespoke packaging suitable for the new range of bottles. Mark Leverton, Sales Director and Key Account Manager for St. Austell Brewery said: “Re-visiting the […]

The post Atlas Packaging help to facilitate St.Austell Brewery re-brand appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


15/12/2017 12:09 AM
(US) Brewers Association: 2017 Craft Beer in Review

Strong brewery growth, increased beer tourism and the launch of the independent craft brewer seal—with more than 2,700 craft brewers signed on—were all part of a watershed year for craft beer in 2017. The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—looks back on the defining beer moments of the […]

The post (US) Brewers Association: 2017 Craft Beer in Review appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


15/12/2017 12:01 AM
Fierce Beer, Aberdeen Brewery, Launch £60,000 Crowdfunding Campaign To Open Aberdeen’s Home Town Brewery Bar.

Fierce Beer have launched a crowdfunding drive to open a bar in their home town of Aberdeen, the campaign went live at 10 am this morning, Friday 15th December 2017. A target of £60,000 has been sent to raise money for the project, which see will the local business to fit out and open their 20 tap craft […]

The post Fierce Beer, Aberdeen Brewery, Launch £60,000 Crowdfunding Campaign To Open Aberdeen’s Home Town Brewery Bar. appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


07/12/2017 09:58 PM
Joule’s Brewery Announcement: Crown Wharf Stone Purchased

Joule’s Brewery is pleased to confirm today that it has now acquired land adjacent to the Trent and Mersey canal as it passes through Stone town centre.  The plot is known as Crown Wharf and was a part of the original Joule’s Brewery warehouse operation when the company exported Stone Ales from Liverpool docks around […]

The post Joule’s Brewery Announcement: Crown Wharf Stone Purchased appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


07/12/2017 09:49 PM
Dartmoor Brewery Launches Online Shop for Craft Ale Fans

Leading South West craft ale producer Dartmoor Brewery has launched a new online shop to cater for the Christmas shopping rush. The new online shop has been launched in response to demand from craft ale fans across the country, who have discovered Dartmoor Brewery ales as the Devon brewery increasingly markets its craft ales to […]

The post Dartmoor Brewery Launches Online Shop for Craft Ale Fans appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


07/12/2017 09:43 PM
Pimping up the Pump Clips – York Brewery is in Great Shape for the New Year!

York Brewery unveils new heptagonal beer badges. Quirky, eye-catching contours of a rounded heptagon were chosen to represent the seven ingredients of brewing; Water, Barley, Hops, Yeast, Knowledge, Passion, and Fortune. Sitting pretty on the bar, the unique shape of the pump clips and bold type style were designed to make York Brewery beers easily […]

The post Pimping up the Pump Clips – York Brewery is in Great Shape for the New Year! appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


04/12/2017 03:16 AM
SIBA purchases majority shareholding in Flying Firkin Distribution Ltd

The Society of independent Brewers (SIBA) has purchased a majority shareholding in Flying Firkin Distribution Ltd (FFD) as part of its commercial strategy to develop routes to market opportunities for its 850 craft brewery members. FFD has been a specialist distributor of craft cask ale for over 25 years, based in Colne (Lancashire), and has been instrumental in creating and sustaining […]

The post SIBA purchases majority shareholding in Flying Firkin Distribution Ltd appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


30/11/2017 11:16 PM
Photo Gallery: ‘Craft Beer Experience’ by SIBA at the European Pizza & Pasta Show 2017

This year for the first time ever the European Pizza & Pasta Show included ‘The Craft Beer Experience’ in association with the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). As well as an exciting craft beer bar where delegates could try award-winning beers by independent brewers from across the UK, SIBA also curated the content for the ‘Craft Beer Experience Live’ theatre, which featured […]

The post Photo Gallery: ‘Craft Beer Experience’ by SIBA at the European Pizza & Pasta Show 2017 appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


29/11/2017 10:36 PM
Justin Hawke named British Guild of Beer Writers’ ‘Brewer of the Year 2017’

Justin Hawke, Head Brewer at Moor Beer Co in Bristol, was last night named the British Guild of Beer Writers’ ‘Brewer of the Year 2017’. SIBA Chief Executive Mike Benner attended the annual awards dinner in London and had this to say on Justin’s win, “On behalf of SIBA I would like to offer huge congratulations […]

The post Justin Hawke named British Guild of Beer Writers’ ‘Brewer of the Year 2017’ appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


22/11/2017 01:53 AM
Good news for independent brewers in Autumn Budget 2017

“SIBA’s 850 brewery members will be delighted by the Chancellor’s announcement that he will freeze beer duty in this Budget, recognising the important role of the Great British pub. This is great news for brewers, pubs and consumers alike. We’d now like to see the Chancellor go further and commit to a freeze in beer […]

The post Good news for independent brewers in Autumn Budget 2017 appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


10/11/2017 01:34 AM
‘Craft Beer Experience’ schedule for the European Pizza & Pasta Show 2018 revealed

Craft beer is the most exciting and value adding development within the drinks industry in decades, but are restaurants making the most of the consumer trend towards independent craft-brewed beers? This year for the first time ever the European Pizza & Pasta Show will include ‘The Craft Beer Experience’ in association with the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). As well as an […]

The post ‘Craft Beer Experience’ schedule for the European Pizza & Pasta Show 2018 revealed appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


02/11/2017 11:24 PM
Backyard Brewhouse & Thornbridge named best brewers in Midlands at SIBA Independent Beer Awards

Backyard Brewhouse in Walsall and Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell have taken home the two top spots at the SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards, taking home overall Gold in the cask and small pack competitions respectively. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), held at Nottingham Rugby Club prior to their beer […]

The post Backyard Brewhouse & Thornbridge named best brewers in Midlands at SIBA Independent Beer Awards appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.


27/10/2017 03:33 AM
Robinsons win 20 prestigious beer awards

2017 has been a remarkably successful year for independent family brewers, Robinsons Brewery, who have recently won no less than 20 esteemed awards for their range of excellent quality beers. From the liquids to the branding and design, Robinsons’ ales have created quite an impression in the drinks industry. Gill Yates, Brands Manager for Robinsons […]

The post Robinsons win 20 prestigious beer awards appeared first on SIBA - The Voice Of British Brewing.