March, 2016

Scotland and Wales edge out England in the UK’s National beer awards as husband and wife team take Gold

Scottish and Welsh breweries have beaten out England in SIBA’s National Beer Awards competition. Loch Lomond Brewery’s Southern Summit took home Gold in the cask Supreme champion category of the competition, seen by many as the pinnacle of brewing excellence in these ‘brewers choice’ awards, with Wales’ The Waen Brewery Lemon Drizzle winning Silver and […]

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Global interest in UK Independent Craft Beer at an all-time high

British independent craft beer is in high demand on the global market according to UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Yorkshire and the Humber and the Society for Independent Brewers (SIBA). UKTI, the government department that helps UK companies succeed abroad and supports overseas companies wanting to invest in Britain, has organised fully-booked ‘Meet the Buyer’ […]

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SIBA Responds to Beer Duty Freeze in Budget 2016

Press Statement For immediate release “It’s very good news for the UK’s independent craft brewers that the Chancellor has frozen beer duty. The end of the duty escalator and three cuts in beer duty since 2013 have helped to revitalise British beer and around 300 new craft breweries have opened since 2013 bringing thousands of […]

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