20 East of England beers make it through to SIBA’s National Beer Competition Final
A total of 20 beers from the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) East 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, 9 ‘small pack’ (bottled and canned) beers, and 3 craft keg 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 The Blackadder brewery, Calvors Brewery, Earl Soham Brewery, Elgood & Sons, Green Jack Brewing Co., Oldershaw Brewery, Red Squirrel Brewing, Tring Brewery, Woodforde’s, Brewster’s Brewery, Briarbank Brewing Company, Grain Brewery, Tydd Steam, and Adnams.
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 email@example.com 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 East region through to the National beer competition final at BeerX:
Location Brewery Name Beer Name ABV
Suffolk Adnams PLC Blackshore Stout 4.2
Lincolnshire Brewster’s Brewery Hophead 3.8
Lincolnshire Brewster’s Brewery Helles 4.0
Suffolk Briarbank Brewing Company Briar Cobnut 4.2
Suffolk Calvors Brewery Ltd Amber Lager 4.0
Suffolk Earl Soham Brewery Ltd Sir Rogers porter 4.2
Cambridgeshire Elgood & Sons ltd Q E Cherry Wheat 3.6
Cambridgeshire Elgood & Sons ltd Coolship Fruit 5.0
Norfolk Grain Brewery Blonde Ash 4.0
Norfolk Grain Brewery IPA 6.5
Norfolk Grain Brewery Redwood 4.8
Suffolk Green Jack Brewing Co. Ltd. Baltic Trader 10.5
Suffolk Mauldons The Blackadder brewery Blackadder Stout 5.3
Lincolnshire Oldershaw Brewery American Hopquad IPA 5.5
Hertfordshire Red Squirrel Brewing company Mad Squirrel Czech 4.9
Hertfordshire Red Squirrel Brewing company Mad Squirrel Range Milk Stout 4.0
Hertfordshire Tring Brewery Co. Ltd Pale +Four 4.6
Hertfordshire Tring Brewery Co. Ltd Moongazing 4.2
Cambridgeshire Tydd Steam Mind Bomb 5.5
Norfolk Woodforde’s Bure Gold 4.3