It’s Better Down the Pub: your support needed!

It’s Better Down the Pub is a new consumer campaign to celebrate Britain’s passion for pubs. SIBA was one of the original industry supporters of It’s Better Down the Pub; indeed the inspiration for the video at the heart of the campaign was our ‘Proud of British Beer’ film –  view it at: http://itsbetterdownthepub.com/video Our […]

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Local brewers show support for duty cut

Two SIBA members are showing their gratitude for the ‘penny off the pint’ announced in the Budget with brews to thank the Chancellor George Osborne and Sajid Javid, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, for making the historic decision. Tatton Brewery in the Chancellor’s Tatton constituency has produced a beer called ‘Pennies From 11’, while Bird’s […]

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Budget responses from members & more

I nearly crashed my car. Congratulations Keith on yesterday’s announcement your hard work and optimism paid off. Cheers alex Beer Duty DOWN. The news we needed, congratulations to the campaingers and lobbyists. SUPERB RESULT. SPAsoftSytem A HUGE well done!!! Thank you. Liz Andrew L Bevington all the hard work paid off!!!! Steve McDonald Well done […]

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‘Time to get off the escalator’ says SIBA chairman

Speaking to delegates at SIBA BeerX in Sheffield, chairman Keith Bott hailed the campaign to end the beer duty escalator as the “best in all my time in this industry”. He said, “The campaign, in which SIBA has been a partner along with the BBPA and CAMRA, has been incredibly effective in winning support from […]

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