April, 2016

Wheat Beer Challenge open for entries

Calling all creative brewers, Imbibe Live’s Wheat Beer Challenge is open for entries at live.imbibe.com/beer-challenge. Entrants have until 20 May to register their entry, with delivery of samples between 13-17 June to Fuller’s in Chiswick. The winner will not only score a seasonal listing with a selection of Mitchells & Butlers’ leading pubs, but also […]

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Are restaurants missing out on the craft-brewed beer boom?

New research shows 1 in 3 people would visit restaurants more often if they served a range of independent craft brewed beer New independent research released by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) shows that more than 1 in 3 people would visit restaurants more often if they served a range of craft brewed […]

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Scottish Independent Brewers Gather at Clachaig Inn

If a gathering of lions is referred to as a pride, and a group of baboons is a flange, what then do you think is the collective noun when a collective of Scottish Independent Brewers all find themselves in the same bar? It would have been handy to know on Thursday (14th April), as that […]

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St Austell and Moor Beer Co beers named best in the South West in SIBA’s Independent Beer Awards

SIBA’s South West Independent Beer Awards 2016, Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival 14th April 2016 SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, has today announced the South West region’s best beers following last night’s intensive judging at the SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards 2016. The competition took place at the Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival, Newton Abbot, […]

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SIBA’s New 'Independent Beer Awards 2016' launched – South West Region to hold first of the ‘new look’ competitions

SIBA’s South West Independent Beer Awards 2016, Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival, Teign Road, Newton Abbott, 14th – 16th 2016 The South West will be the first to host SIBA’s new-look beer awards taking place in 2016, with the region’s best beers judged this Thursday at the ‘SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards 2016′, taking place […]

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SIBA launches new logo to reflect changes in the industry

SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, have officially launched their new look logo following a re-brand designed to reflect the changing face of British brewing. SIBA unveiled its new logo at BeerX earlier in March, designed to reflect the direction of the association’s strategic plan and the exciting developments in the independent craft brewing industry. […]

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£200,000 Investment in Black Wolf Brewery

An investment of £200,000 is being made in Black Wolf Brewery to provide the brewery with a new state of the art bottling line. The brewery is buying the line from Cime Careddu, a long established Italian manufacturer, through Willis European Limited (www.williseuropean.com) who are their sole UK agents. The new bottling facility will have […]

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Special beer raises funds for Chilterns

Cheers! Special brew helps Chiltern conservation groups Beer drinkers have made a £700 contribution to preserving the Chiltern countryside simply by enjoying their tipple. A special brew – Chiltern Double Fifty – was developed by The Chiltern Brewery last autumn to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of the conservation charity, the Chiltern Society, and the Chilterns […]

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