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SIBA unveils BeerX speaker programme

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has unveiled speakers for BeerX, its celebration of British beer taking place in Sheffield this March. Speakers addressing delegates on BeerX Industry Day, Thursday 19 March, are: Bob Pease, chief executive officer of the American Brewers Association; Katherine Smart, group chief brewer at SAB Miller and David Cunningham, director […]

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SIBA Tankard Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

SIBA is looking for worthy recipients within the brewing industry to be presented with the 2015 award at BeerX. SIBA Vice Chairman, Jim Kenyon, who is co-ordinating the award says “This is a great opportunity to celebrate those who have gone the extra mile for the industry.”   Each nomination must be supported by a […]

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SIBA supports Tryanuary

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) is supporting Tryanuary, the new initiative that encourages drinkers to seek out new independent breweries, beers, bars and bottle shops during January. SIBA has contacted all its members – brewers, suppliers and pubs – to enlist their support for Tryanuary.  A number of SIBA brewers are already among the […]

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SIBA export drive continues at BrauBeviale

A team from SIBA is heading to leading beverage industry exhibition BrauBeviale in Nürnberg, Germany, this November, as part of the association’s ongoing campaign to help its member brewers develop their export business. BrauBeviale is established as one of the most important events on the international drinks trade calendar. Over three days, some 33,000 visitors […]

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SIBA South West Beer Competition 2014 Results

SIBA South West Region Beer Competition 2014 DATE   OF JUDGING & ANNOUNCEMENT      24th April 2014 Overall Champion of the Competition Sponsored by:   GOLD Tuckers Maltings – SILVER Jim Laker Memorial – BRONZE SIBA Brewery Product ABV Gold Quantock Brewery Wills Neck 4.3 Silver Tavy Ales Porter 5.2 Bronze Dawkins Ales Bristol Blonde 3.8 For the […]

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BeerX presentations give SIBA brewers a head start into export

BeerX, SIBA’s celebration of British beer held in Sheffield, concluded on Friday with a ‘meet the buyers’ event bringing together brewers with buyers, importers and experts from a dozen foreign markets. The session, organised in conjunction with UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), was designed to offer practical advice to brewers looking to start exporting, or […]

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SIBA unveils ‘the best of the best’ beers at BeerX

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has announced three Supreme Champions and 60 medal winners in its National Beer Competition 2014. The winners were unveiled at the organisation’s BeerX event in Sheffield. Top honours and the Supreme Champion titles went to: OSM (Old Sodbury Mild) from Cotswold Spring Brewery in the cask category; Fuller’s London […]

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SIBA names new chairman, unveils new structure

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has today named Guy Sheppard of Exe Valley Brewery as its new chairman, succeeding Keith Bott. At its AGM in Sheffield, members also voted for a change in SIBA’s structure which will merge the management of the trade association and the commercial arm, until now run as a separate […]

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