16 Wales & West England beers make it through to SIBA’s National Beer Competition Final
A total of 16 beers from the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) Wales and West region have been selected for a place in the National finals taking place at BeerX, SIBA’s flagship event.
There will be a total of 8 cask beers and 8 ‘small pack’ (bottled and canned) beers in the competition, with the overall Gold Champion winners being announced at the evening awards ceremony on the 16th of March.
“SIBA’s beer competition represents the very best in British brewing across all formats, from traditional cask and bottled beer to the growing number of craft canned and kegged beers. Having made it to the top of their regional competitions these beers are already winners, but the final National judging which takes place at BeerX is designed to find the very best of the best.” Mike Benner, SIBA Managing Director.
The BeerX ‘Festival of Beer’, where the beers in the competition along with many more can be enjoyed by the public, will feature over 300 different beers this year including 20 brand new brewery bars serving craft keg, bottled and canned beer.
Breweries from the region in the running are Bespoke Brewing Co, Combined Brewers, Gloucester Brewery, Heavy Industry Brewing, Hillside Brewery, Kite Brewery, Salopian Brewery, Stroud Brewery Ltd, The Celt Experience, The Waen Brewery, and Wickwar Brewing Co.
BeerX takes place at iceSheffield in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, from the 16th-19th March, for more information visit beerx.org
For further information contact SIBA Press Manager Neil Walker via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07493 883273
Representatives from many of the breweries below will be available to speak at BeerX, please call the number above for further information.
Beers from the region through to the National beer competition final at BeerX:
Location Brewery Name Beer Name ABV
Gloucestershire Bespoke Brewing Co Ltd Kings Shilling 4.2
Gloucestershire Bespoke Brewing Co Ltd Over a Barrel 5.0
Gloucestershire Combined Brewers Ltd Aviator 5.0
Gloucestershire Combined Brewers Ltd Guv’nor 4.6
Gloucestershire Combined Brewers Ltd OSM 3.9
Gloucestershire Gloucester Brewery Chinook 6.6
North Wales Heavy Industry Brewing Ltd 77 4.9
Gloucestershire Hillside Brewery Compatriot 4.9
Camarthenshire Kite Brewery Jemima’s Pitchfork 4.4
Shropshire Salopian Brewery Automaton 7.0
Shropshire Salopian Brewery Kashmir 5.5
Gloucestershire Stroud Brewery Ltd Five Valleys Organic Strong Ale 5.0
Caerphilly The Celt Experience Brigid Fire 6.3
Montgomeryshire The Waen Brewery Snow Ball 7.0
Montgomeryshire The Waen Brewery Lemon Drizzle 3.7
Gloucestershire Wickwar Brewing Co BOB 4.0