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Founder of New England’s Trillium Brewing JC Tetreault named as BeerX UK 2020 Keynote speaker

The founder of one of America’s most influential breweries of the last ten years, and a front-runner of the craze for hazy New England IPAs, will deliver the Keynote speech at the UK’s biggest beer & brewing trade event – BeerX UK 2020. Jean-Claude Tetreault (‘JC’) founded the Massachusetts-based Trillium Brewing Co with wife Esther Tetreault in […]

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SIBA Business Awards 2020 entry deadline extended to 14th February

The entry deadline for the SIBA Business Awards 2020 has been extended to the 14th February 2020. The prestigious industry awards are open to entries from breweries, retailers, pubs, bars, restaurants and suppliers, and this year feature a new category for the UK’s Best Independent Craft Brewery Taproom following huge growth in the number of breweries opening their doors […]

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Get involved with resilience beer for Australian bushfire relief

As part of the local and international beer community’s ongoing support for bushfire relief efforts in Australia, brewers the world over are invited to join in a fundraising brew. Any brewing company that wants to take part in brewing the Resilience Beer is asked to register their interest now at resilience.beer. Resilience Beer is a […]

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SIBA respond to Portman Group’s second ruling on Tiny Rebel’s Cwtch

“It is frustrating to see the Portman Group complaints panel force Welsh brewer Tiny Rebel through this process again, given that the brewery consulted with the standards body and made recommended changes to their flagship Cwtch beer two years ago. Self-regulation of the industry is important and in most cases works very well, but this episode highlights […]

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Love Beer London: A new craft beer festival aiming to be a force for good in the capital

A new beer festival in London King’s Cross is setting out to ‘Brew good and do good’, bringing together beer donated from over a hundred of the best breweries in London and the South East, being staffed entirely by volunteers, and with proceeds going entirely to charity. ‘Love Beer London’ is a first time ever collaboration between […]

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SIBA Business Awards 2020 to include “UK’s Best Independent Craft Brewery Taproom” Award

The SIBA Business Awards 2020 will for the first time ever feature an award for theUK’s Best Independent Craft Beer Taproom, following huge growth in the number of breweries opening their doors and serving beer on-site. Over a quarter of independent craft breweries* now have Taprooms on-site, serving the freshest possible beer and engaging with […]

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Our independent craft brewers need certainty on deposit returns

SIBA Chief Executive James Calder writes in BusinessGreen on the proposed Deposit Return Schemes. Britain has stood at the forefront of the craft revolution in beer. Our country’s independent craft brewers constantly innovate to bring drinkers new, exciting and refreshing beer styles from fruity saisons to Double IPAs to our bars, pubs and bottle shops. […]

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Making independent brewers’ voices heard in Brussels

Campaigns update from Barry Watts, SIBA Head of Public Affairs and Policy (above left) With our attention totally focused on Brexit, it often appears to me that we are less alert to changes in Brussels which continue to affect our industry and our lives. One recent example is the announcement by the Brewers of Europe […]

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Preparing brewers for a no deal Brexit

The Government has said that the UK will be leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. They have produced an online guide on how to get ready for Brexit, which provides advice on how you and your business can prepare. There is still a good chance that the UK could leave the EU […]

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SIBA to give Michelin Star Chefs a taste for independent craft beer

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) is partnering with the Michelin Guide to bring an exciting range of independent craft beers to the exclusive Michelin Star Revelation event next month. SIBA, which was invited to partner on the event by Michelin, will be pouring twenty-five different craft beers to the some five-hundred chefs and restaurant […]

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