August, 2016

New Beer Now Conference to Locate at BeerX in 2017

Beer Now is an Evolution of the European Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and Zephyr Conferences announced today the first-ever Beer Now Conference will take place next March 17-19 in Sheffield, England. The conference is focused on “marketing, tourism, and communications” in the modern beer industry. The conference will […]

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Ordered and Delivered Within a Week

Emmerald now have a warehousing facility in the UK, ensuring that all cask orders can be received, processed and delivered within a one week turnaround. Responding to customer feedback, Emmerald identified a more flexible approach when supplying casks, both in quantity and lead times. Our new UK facility will enable us to take orders and […]

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Promoting independent craft brewers is vital for the future of the industry by Mike Benner

by Mike Benner, SIBA Managing Director For a good few years, some in the British beer industry have been somewhat distracted by a desire to define craft beer – whether it should be from a new brewery that did keg beer, whether it should be associated with certain styles or flavour attributes, whether more traditional […]

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Independent Brewers take back Craft Beer

Independence, provenance and quality are key to the future of British beer SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, has today launched an initiative to promote ‘Assured Independent British Craft Breweries’ in an effort to provide greater clarity for consumers looking to purchase beer from genuinely independent craft breweries in the UK. With over 850 brewing […]

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Local Beer could beat Brexit Blues for Britain’s pubs and bars

As consumer confidence falls and experts predict negative consumer effects following the Brexit vote a glimmer of positivity is coming from an unexpected source. SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, is predicting a boost in consumer passion for local beers from Britain’s craft breweries as past experience shows consumers opt to ‘trade-up on treats’. Mike […]

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