SIBA National

SIBA to showcase Brave Noise collaborations at British Guild of Beer Writers Awards 2023

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) will tomorrow present a ‘first of a kind’ beer showcase at the much-anticipated British Guild of Beer Writers Annual Awards Dinner 2023.  SIBA will be pouring beers from award-winning independent breweries and presenting a showcase of ‘Brave Noise’ beers, brewed in support of the project which describes itself as “A collaboration with a […]

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How my entry into the SIBA survey prize draw led to a subsidised place on an excellent training course

Guest post by Karl Stevens, Hwgga Brew, Wales In January of this year (2023) I received notification by email of SIBA’s annual survey for the Craft Beer Report. This Survey is a vital resource for SIBA in planning its activities but also forms the key basis of the SIBA Craft Beer Report launched at BeerX.  The email told me the survey had […]

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“The benefits are clear and tangible” – Society of Independent Brewers further expand benefits for brewery members

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) have further expanded the range of benefits they offer independent breweries, with a new accountancy and business advisory service launched to compliment the valuable legal advice service members already have access to. The new accountancy and business advisory service from Johnston Carmichael, an experienced firm in the brewing sector and which already […]

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SIBA Business Award 2024 open for entries today including new “Brewers’ Brewer of the Year” Award 

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) have today launched the SIBA Business Awards 2024, including three brand new categories for Best Collaboration, Best New Brewery, and a new SIBA member-voted Brewers’ Brewer of the Year award. The “Brewers’ Brewer of the Year” seeks to highlight the brewer who has had the biggest positive influence on […]

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SIBA partners with Bundobust Brewery, Lallemand and The Malt Miller to find UK’s best homebrewed wheat beer

SIBA have today announced a partnership with award-winning brewery and Indian streetfood aficionado’s Bundobust, yeast specialists Lallemand Brewing and The Malt Miller, to challenge homebrewers to brew the UK’s best tasting wheat beer.  The SIBA National Homebrew Beer Awards 2024, which open for entries today 1st November, will give one lucky homebrewer the chance to brew […]

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Licensees to get a taste of the Nation’s best independent craft beers at Great British Pub Awards 2023

In a partnership between the Morning Advertiser and the Society of Independent Brewers, licensees and pub industry professionals will get a chance to taste some of the UK’s best independent craft beers at the Great British Pub Awards 2023. The Great British Pub Awards, which are taking place this evening in Manchester, will include an […]

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New partnership announced to help independent breweries move to Net Zero

A new partnership which aims to help independent breweries move towards Net Zero has been announced. The Society of Independent Brewers, which is the voice of small and independent breweries in the UK, has partnered with Zevero to help breweries to measure and reduce their environmental impact. Zevero, a leading carbon measurement and reporting platform, […]


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Broughton Brewery’s ‘Old Jock’ Scotch Ale and Swannay Brewery’s ‘Orkney Porter’ named Scotland’s best independent craft beers

Broughton Brewery’s ‘Old Jock’ Scotch Ale has been named Scotland’s best cask beer at the SIBA Scotland Independent Beer Awards 2023, with Swannay Brewery’s Orkney Porter being named Overall Gold being named Scotland’s best in keg.  The awards, which judge beers from across Scotland in two separate cask and keg judging sessions, take place ahead […]

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