SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, was established in 1980 to represent the interests of the growing number of independent breweries in Britain.

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An ‘Assured Independent British Craft Brewer’ is a brewery which has agreed to abide by SIBA’s Food Safety & Quality standard – meaning you get a beer of the highest quality, crafted with the utmost care.

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SIBA Membership

SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, was founded in 1980 and represents around 830 British brewers. Approximately 300 suppliers are also Supplier Associate members of SIBA. Our vision is to deliver the future of British beer and become the voice of British brewing.

Membership Benefits
SIBA membership offers brewers and suppliers a variety of benefits. Find out more here –

Brewer Membership

Not Yet Brewing Membership

Supplier Associate Membership


It is possible for brewers, those about to commence brewing, suppliers to brewers and retailers to join SIBA. Application for membership is exclusive and is by the discretion of the SIBA Board. All applications are formal through our Membership Application Form and also incur an annual fee. Please choose the type of membership relevant to you.

Subscription Rates:

SIBA Brewing & Not Yet Brewing Membership

For each level, there is a flat-rate fee plus a charge per hectolitre above the base level. This ensures an equitable spread of subscriptions according to brewery size, and a smooth progression of subs between bands.

Membership bands and charges for Oct 2018 to Sept 2019 will be as follows:

Level HL Production Base Per HL
1 0 – 999 £122.00 £0.09100
2 1,000 – 4,999 £213.00 £0.03800
3 5,000 – 29,999 £365.00 £0.02432
4 30,000 – 59,999 £973.00 £0.00810
5 60,000 – 200,000 £1216.00 £0.008707
6 > 200,000 £2435.00 £0.008707
Not Yet Brewing 0 £122.00 n/a

**A registration fee of £30.00 is applicable for Brewing & Not Yet Brewing membership categories

Supplier Standard Associate Membership

Annual subscription payments can be made only by direct debit. The subscription charge is £387.00 + VAT per year.