October, 2018

SIBA Response to Chancellor’s October Budget 2018

Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) reacts to the Chancellor’s Budget Commenting on the Chancellor’s October Budget, Mike Benner, Chief Executive of SIBA which represents the UK’s independent craft brewers said; On beer duty “A freeze in beer duty is good news for UK brewers, publicans and beer drinkers. A planned rise in line with inflation […]

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Will we be raising a beery cheer to the Chancellor next week? Or looking at a pint glass half empty?

The Society of Independent Brewers, which represents the UK’s independent breweries has urged the Chancellor to think of the millions of people who brew, serve and enjoy the UK’s national drink when he delivers next week’s Budget. UK independent brewers are at the forefront of the ‘craft beer revolution’ making over 500 million pints of the best […]

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Blackedge Brewing Co and Redwillow named best brewers in the North West at SIBA Independent Beer Awards

Blackedge Brewing Co and Redwillow Brewery have been named the best independent craft breweries in the North West, taking home the two top spots at the coveted SIBA North West Independent Beer Awards 2018. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and held at the Macron stadium in Bolton, are judged […]

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The Independent Brewers of Europe

The independent craft brewing associations of nine European countries have announced successful discussions towards the formation of a new body, the Independent Brewers of Europe (IBE), whose aim is to work together to promote and advance the mutual interests of their members with the European institutions and media. Bodies from France, Italy, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, […]

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