January, 2017

SIBA MD Mike Benner to speak at Brewers’ Association ‘Craft Brewers Conference’

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Mike Benner, the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) MD, has been invited to speak at the Brewers Association ‘Craft Brewers Conference & BevExpo’ in Washington DC. Focusing on SIBA as the UK’s independent craft brewing trade association, Mr Benner will be discussing his vision for the future of British beer and the challenges facing the […]

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SIBA responds to calls from the Small Brewers’ Duty Reform Coalition for a review of Small Breweries’ Relief

Ensuring Access to Market for small brewers is a key factor SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, which represents 830 independent brewers, the majority of which are beneficiaries of Small Breweries’ Relief (SBR), has voiced concerns about calls from the newly formed Small Brewers’ Duty Reform Coalition for a review of SBR and called for […]

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Charity ale is back as a proven life saver

It’s back, after last year’s charity beer Tobi’s Tipple Special Edition really did save a life … Alan Pickering enjoyed a pint and whilst reading a bit about testicular cancer in the pub, it dawned on him that he was suffering from some of the symptoms. Last summer, Alan contacted the Norfolk Brewhouse and literally […]

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South West brewery brings laughter to the streets of Bristol on ‘Blue Monday’

Blue Monday – the ‘most miserable day of the year’ – is now an annual event, and was forecast for Monday, 16 January 2017. But relief was at hand, courtesy of Box Steam Brewery. The award-winning independent brewery, based in the jolly village of Holt, near Bradford-on-Avon, hosted a pop-up comedy festival on the streets […]

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Nethergate Brewery Acquisition

Nethergate, the brewer of Old Growler, Stour Valley Gold and Suffolk County ales, is toasting completion on the purchase of a new site at Long Melford, Suffolk, within two miles of its current location in Pentlow. The new acquisition , which is being funded by the companies’ shareholders, will incorporate a new-build brewery, shop and […]

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Beer and movies… surely the perfect mix? Well, Robinsons Brewery certainly think so. The 179-year-old Stockport-based brewer has revealed six new seasonal ales for 2017; each inspired by TV and the big screen. Brewers are notorious for ‘pun-y’ beer names and these often appeal to history buffs, space fanatics, scientists, avid bookworms, and national sporting […]

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Same great beer, fresh new look for Abbeydale Brewery

Abbeydale Brewery are this week launching a rebrand for their renowned core range of cask ales. With the previous artwork having been in use since the brewery’s formation in 1996, the new look is intended to refresh the range whilst paying homage to Abbeydale’s rich history and ensuring that the familiarity with their most popular […]

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2016 marks an award-winning year for Red Rock Brewery!

Established in 2006 by father and son John and Lewis Parkes, Red Rock Brewery has built a reputation over the last decade for producing some of the most innovative beers in the South West region. One of only two Devon breweries in the prestigious Cask Marque national award scheme, 2016 welcomed a SALSA accreditation to […]

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