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SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, was established in 1980 to represent the interests of the growing number of independent breweries in Britain.

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  • 28Jun

    SIBA welcomes Brewers Association's independent craft brewers seal

    "We are aligned with the Brewers' Association that independence is a hallmark of craft brewing with our own 'Assured Independent British Craft Brewer' seal and welcome their commitment to driving forward beer from independent craft brewers with this new certification. Now, whether beer drinkers are in the UK or the

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ANNUAL REPORT 2017

The launch of SIBA’s first ever strategic plan in 2015 set a road map for the Society for the next three years. The primary objective of this annual report is to set out the impact of the many projects and activities we have carried out in the last twelve months to give members a clear view of the work we have been doing on their behalf.

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ASSURED INDEPENDENT BRITISH CRAFT BREWERS

An ‘Assured Independent British Craft Brewer’ is a brewery which has agreed to abide by SIBA’s Manual of Good Brewing Practice – meaning you get a beer of the highest quality, crafted with the utmost care.

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SIBA Membership


SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, was founded in 1980 and represents more than 850 British brewers. Approximately 300 suppliers are also Supplier Associate members of SIBA. Our vision is to deliver the future of British beer and become the voice of British brewing.

Membership Benefits
SIBA membership offers brewers and suppliers a variety of benefits. Find out more here –

Brewer Membership

Not Yet Brewing Membership

Supplier Associate Membership

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It is possible for brewers, those about to commence brewing, suppliers to brewers and retailers to join SIBA. Application for membership is exclusive and is by the discretion of the SIBA Board. All applications are formal through our Membership Application Form and also incur an annual fee. Please choose the type of membership relevant to you.


Subscription Rates

Brewer Membership

For each band there is a flat-rate fee plus a charge per hectolitre above the base level. This ensures an equitable spread of subscriptions according to brewery size, and a smooth progression of subs between bands. Membership bands and charges for Oct 2016 to Sept 2017 will be as follows:

LEVEL HL PRODUCTION BASE £ + PER HL £
1 0-999 115.00 0.08566
2 1,000 – 4,999 200.66 0.03594
3 5,000 – 29,999 344.43 0.02296
4 30,000 – 59,999 918.50 0.00765
5 60,000 – 200,000 1,148.07 0.00822
ASSOCIATE > 200,000 2,300.00

Supplier Associate Membership

Annual subscription payments can be made only by direct debit. The subscription charge is £350.00 + VAT per year.

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