Industry News

NFU Mutual agrees to sponsor craft beer ‘fest’

Insurer signs agreement with BeerX host Society of Independent Brewers March craft beer ‘fest’ to showcase more than 250 beers Sheffield arena to host signature event for UK independent brewers NFU Mutual today (26th January) announced it has signed an agreement with the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), which counts many of Britain’s 1,400 plus […]

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New Courses from the Brilliant Beer Company

Diploma Programme 2016 Are you wanting to study for the IBD exams? The Brilliant Beer Company, through the IBD accredited training scheme, is pleased to offer training for the for candidates wishing to sit the IBD examinations for the Diploma 1 in brewing for June 2016 and the GCB in May & November 2016. Diploma […]

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Budget 2016 – Trade bodies urge MPs to back Beer Duty cut and sign Early Day Motion 919

CAMRA/BBPA/SIBA JOINT NEWS RELEASE Friday, 15th January 2016 The chief executives of the campaign coalition calling for a cut in beer duty this year (CAMRA, SIBA, and the BBPA), have written jointly to Members of Parliament this week, urging them to support a new Parliamentary motion calling for a one penny cut in beer duty […]

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SIBA named as ‘Official Partner’ of Craft Beer Rising London

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), has today been named as the Official Partner of the Craft Beer Rising beer festival in London. The highly successful craft beer festival is now in its third year and has partnered with trade organisation SIBA, who represent Britain’s independent craft brewers, to deliver another fantastic event in the […]

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SIBA Members Invited to Enter Imbibe Live's Wheat Beer Challenge

Following its successful debut in 2015, Imbibe Live’s beer competition will return in June 2016 with a Wheat Beer Challenge competition. Imbibe Live’s beer ambassador, Mark Dorber, founder of Boudica Inns, is inviting brewers large and small to enter for their chance to win a seasonal listing at a selection of Mitchells & Butlers’ leading […]

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Beavertown’s Jenn Merrick wins British Guild of Beer Writer’s ‘Brewer of the Year’

Photo: Logan Plant (Founder) and Jenn Merrick (Head Brewer) of Beavertown Brewery. Jenn Merrick the head brewer of Beavertown Brewery, based in Tottenham Hale, North London, last night walked away with the prestigious British Guild of Beer Writer’s ‘Brewer of the Year’. The award, chosen by a panel of judges from the British Guild of […]

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