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Beer writer of the Year Emma Inch to deliver keynote speech at SIBA BeerX UK

The current British Guild of Beer Writers’ “Beer Writer of the Year” and creator of award-winning Fermentation Radio Emma Inch has been announced as the keynote speaker for BeerX UK 2019. Organised by the Society of Independent Brewers, BeerX UK is the UK’s biggest beer and brewing trade event, attracting thousands of visitors and featuring a packed […]

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Wellhopped World Series 2019 at BeerX

  The Wellhopped World Series is Charles Faram’s new industry competition with some exciting twists. The annual three phase competition is set to establish the best sample of new and commercial varieties from the Worldwide Charles Faram Hop Development Programme. Phase one, the Wellhopped World Series AromaFest, is to give growers of Charles Faram Hop […]

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Entry deadline extended for SIBA Business Awards 2019

The entry deadline for the SIBA Business Awards 2019 has today been extended to the 15h February 2019 to allow the maximum amount of entries from businesses across the beer and brewing industry. The SIBA Business Awards 2019 seek to highlight the UK’s best independent craft beer businesses, retailers, pubs and restaurants across a broad […]

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SIBA teams up with Kegstar for UK’s biggest beer & brewing trade event

BeerX UK 2019, 13th/14th March, Liverpool The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) have today announced they are partnering with tech-based keg and cask specialists Kegstar (UKI) as headline sponsor of the UK’s biggest beer and brewing trade event, BeerX UK 2019. The event, set to take place on the 13th and 14th of March at […]

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Sinclair & Drygate named best independent craft brewers in Scotland

Sinclair Breweries and Drygate have been named the best independent craft brewers in Scotland after taking home the two top spots in SIBA Scotland Independent Beer Awards. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) at the Drygate Brewery and Taproom in Glasgow, are judged by brewers and beer experts and seen […]

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Search launched for UK’s Best Independent Craft Beer Businesses

The SIBA Business Awards 2019 today opens for entries, seeking to highlight the UK’s best independent craft beer businesses, retailers, pubs and restaurants across a broad range of categories. The prestigious awards will take place during the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) flagship event ‘BeerX UK’, at Exhibition Centre Liverpool in March 2019. The awards, […]

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SIBA Response to Chancellor’s October Budget 2018

Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) reacts to the Chancellor’s Budget Commenting on the Chancellor’s October Budget, Mike Benner, Chief Executive of SIBA which represents the UK’s independent craft brewers said; On beer duty “A freeze in beer duty is good news for UK brewers, publicans and beer drinkers. A planned rise in line with inflation […]

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Blackedge Brewing Co and Redwillow named best brewers in the North West at SIBA Independent Beer Awards

Blackedge Brewing Co and Redwillow Brewery have been named the best independent craft breweries in the North West, taking home the two top spots at the coveted SIBA North West Independent Beer Awards 2018. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and held at the Macron stadium in Bolton, are judged […]

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Earl Soham Brewery & Elgoods named top Independent Craft Brewers in East of England

Earl Soham Brewery in Suffolk and Elgoods Brewery in Cambridgeshire have taken home the two top spots at the SIBA East Independent Beer Awards, taking home overall Gold in the “cask” and “bottled & canned” beer competitions respectively. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), and held at Elgood’s Brewery in […]

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