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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  • 8Dec

    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

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BeerX 2018

SIBA’s BeerX, the UK’s independent craft brewing trade show, has moved venue and will take place in Liverpool at the Exhibition Centre, 14th & 15th March 2018.

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An ‘Assured Independent British Craft Brewer’ is a brewery which has agreed to abide by SIBA’s Food Safety & Quality standard – meaning you get a beer of the highest quality, crafted with the utmost care.

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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.



SIBA Members’ Meetings

Midlands  Regional Meeting
05/12/2017 18:00
Loddon Brewery, Dunsden Green Farm, Dunsden, Near Reading,RG4 9QD. Arrive from 5pm

North West  Regional Meeting
05/01/2018 11:00
Moorhouses Brewery BB11 5EN Food at 1pm

East  Regional Meeting
10/01/2018 11:00
Drapers House Hotel, 53 High St, Earls Colne, Essex, CO6 2PB Meet from 10.30am

Scotland  Regional Meeting
11/01/2018 13:00
Edinburgh – venue tbc

South West  Regional Meeting
12/01/2018 13:00
St Austell Brewery, 63 Trevarthian Road, Cornwall, PL25 4BY. Meet for food 12.30pm

South East  Regional Meeting
17/01/2018 18:30
Hock Cellar, Fuller’s Brewery, Chiswick Lane South, W4 2QB Brewery Tour at 17.30pm

North East  Regional Meeting
18/01/2018 15:00
Adelphi, 3-5 Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ Meet @ 14.30pm

Wales & West  Regional Meeting
19/01/2018 13:00
Hillside Brewery, Hollybush Farm, Ross Road, Longhope, GL17 0NG Meet from noon

SIBA Regional Independent Beer Awards

Below are details of the SIBA Independent Beer Awards for each region.

To find out more or to enter your regional awards email beercompetitions@siba.co.uk

Scotland – Drygate Brewery, Glasgow – 7th September
North East – York Barbican – 18th August
North West – Macron Stadium, Bolton – 4th October
Midlands – Nottingham Rugby Club, Nottingham – 2nd November
East – Elgoods Brewery, Wisbech – 21st September
Wales & West – TBC
South East – TBC
South West – TBC