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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’ […]

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Cullercoats Brewery champion British Hops at SIBA awards

Cullercoats Brewery has brought home an armful of awards from the regional SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers) competition in York, adding to their already impressive collection. The awards, often cited as ‘the brewers’ choice’ in the industry, are based on blind tastings by a large panel of judges, made up of brewers and other industry […]

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York beer drinkers to be the first to try the region’s best independent craft beers

A new beer festival organised in partnership between York’s Barbican Centre and the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) will give thirsty locals the first chance to try the official best independent craft beers in the region. The “B-Fest” Beer, Blues & Folk Festival will feature 200 of the region’s best independent beers, served through 40 […]

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Supplier Associate Case Study: Fileder offers rough filtration solution for kegged beer

Fileder Filter Systems, one of the UK’s leading filtration and water treatment supplier, has provided Navigation Brewery with a solution that has assisted their process of filtering their keg beer. Navigation Brewery, based in Nottingham, produce a wide range of cask ales and craft keg beers. The brewery opened in 2012 and now has a […]

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Thornbridge: Brewing Up Expansion Plans

Thornbridge brewery is continuing to pursue further investment in expansion as it draws up plans for the next stage of development at its site in Bakewell. Thornbridge CEO, Simon Webster, explains, “Late last summer we made a substantial investment of £1.6 million in a new bottling line from market leaders, KHS, and new fermentation vessels […]

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Going with the Flo! Purity Brewing Company’s Flo Vialan named Brewer of the Year

Purity Brewing Company’s director of brewing Flo Vialan has been named ‘Brewer of the Year’ at the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group Beer Awards. The highly-prized and prestigious award is one of only a small number handed out annually by the government-related All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group. The fantastic Frenchman, who hails from Lyon and has been […]

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