February, 2020

Independent Brewers welcome support of MPs following report which highlights pubs as ‘the solution not the problem’

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) are today backing a report published by the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group which highlights ‘pubs’ potential in spearheading high street revival and delivering wide-ranging policy initiatives’, details of which can be found in the embargoed press release below. SIBA Chief Executive James Calder commented: “Quality community pubs and […]

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Obituary: Pete Martin 1963 – 2020

Pete (Fluffy) Martin, 1963 – 2020 Driftwood Spars Brewery & SIBA South West Regional Director Pete sadly passed away on 10th January after a brief stay in hospital; all are very shocked at his untimely death.  Our thoughts and condolences go out to Sarah his partner, his siblings Irene, Andrew and Isabel, his many friends and […]

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Founder of New England’s Trillium Brewing JC Tetreault named as BeerX UK 2020 Keynote speaker

The founder of one of America’s most influential breweries of the last ten years, and a front-runner of the craze for hazy New England IPAs, will deliver the Keynote speech at the UK’s biggest beer & brewing trade event – BeerX UK 2020. Jean-Claude Tetreault (‘JC’) founded the Massachusetts-based Trillium Brewing Co with wife Esther Tetreault in […]

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SIBA Business Awards 2020 entry deadline extended to 14th February

The entry deadline for the SIBA Business Awards 2020 has been extended to the 14th February 2020. The prestigious industry awards are open to entries from breweries, retailers, pubs, bars, restaurants and suppliers, and this year feature a new category for the UK’s Best Independent Craft Brewery Taproom following huge growth in the number of breweries opening their doors […]

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