November, 2018

SIBA comments on new Scottish Alcohol Strategy

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s new alcohol strategy, ‘Alcohol Framework 2018: Preventing Harm – next steps on changing our relationship with alcohol’ Stuart Cail, Chairman of the Scotland Region at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), said: “All independent brewers in Scotland want to work with the Scottish Government to ensure the continued reduction of harmful consumption […]

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Sinclair & Drygate named best independent craft brewers in Scotland

Sinclair Breweries and Drygate have been named the best independent craft brewers in Scotland after taking home the two top spots in SIBA Scotland Independent Beer Awards. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) at the Drygate Brewery and Taproom in Glasgow, are judged by brewers and beer experts and seen […]

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Search launched for UK’s Best Independent Craft Beer Businesses

The SIBA Business Awards 2019 today opens for entries, seeking to highlight the UK’s best independent craft beer businesses, retailers, pubs and restaurants across a broad range of categories. The prestigious awards will take place during the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) flagship event ‘BeerX UK’, at Exhibition Centre Liverpool in March 2019. The awards, […]

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How does Budget 2018 impact on independent brewers?

On Monday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond delivered his Autumn Budget. The brewers, drinkers and publicans who emailed their MPs in the weeks before the Budget made a huge difference to the outcome. A big thanks to all SIBA members who got engaged and lobbied their MPs Small Breweries Relief The Treasury announced […]

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