March, 2023

UK’s best beers revealed: The craft breweries who are taking home the silverware from the SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2023

Grainstore Brewery’s ‘Nip’ and North Brewing Co’s ‘Triple Fruited Gose – Mango Guava Guava’ have taken home Overall Champion Gold in the Cask and Keg Awards at the SIBA Independent Beer Awards 2023, with Abbeydale being named the best bottled or canned beer with their ‘Black Mass’ black IPA  – making their three beers officially the […]

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New report shows hugely positive effect of independent breweries felt by communities across the UK

Eight out of ten people in the UK believe that a well-run independent brewery has a positive effect on its local community, according to a new report published today. The SIBA Craft Beer Report 2023 – which features new brewery survey data, industry analysis and commentary, as well specially commissioned consumer research via YouGov – shows […]

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Scottish alcohol advertising ban could threaten small independent breweries

The ability for small Scottish breweries to start up, innovate and create a brand is under threat under the Scottish Government’s plans to restrict alcohol advertising and promotion. The far-reaching Scottish ban could end up preventing popular beer festivals from going ahead and even end tap takeovers or meet the brewer events. Whilst restricting alcohol […]

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