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SIBA National Beer Competition 2015 Winners

SIBA National Cask, Bottle, Keg Beer Competition 2015 DATE OF JUDGING 17th March 2015 ANNOUNCEMENT 18th March 2015 National Cask Beer Competition 2015 – Supreme Champion Sponsored by Close Brewery Rentals Brewery Product ABV Gold Brass Castle Brewery Burnout 5.8 Silver Shiny Brewing Company Ltd Affinity 4.6 Bronze Salopian Brewery Darwin’s Origin 4.3 National Bottled […]

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BeerX passes 1,000 delegate mark

SIBA’s celebration of British beer established as a ‘must attend’   BeerX, the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA)’s annual celebration of British Beer, has signed up more than 1,000 delegates to visit over its three days in Sheffield, starting this Wednesday, 18 March. “Passing the 1,000 mark is a great achievement,” said SIBA managing director […]

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SIBA calls on the Chancellor to make it a hat-trick for beer in next week’s Budget

Preliminary results from SIBA’s British Beer report present compelling case for third duty cut Two consecutive cuts in beer duty in the last two Budgets and the end of the Beer Duty Escalator have helped fuel sales growth, boosted employment and encouraged investment in the independent brewing sector as confidence rises. According to an analysis […]

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SIBA publishes ‘Manifesto for British Beer’

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) is launching its ‘Manifesto for British Beer’ today (9 March), calling on prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) to pledge their backing for the thriving local brewing sector and the thousands of jobs it supports. SIBA’s manifesto sets out four key areas: supporting local brewers; backing community pubs; making beer tax […]

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Drygate poised for successful first year

DRYGATE Brewing Company has revealed it is on track to turn over more than £700,000 in its first year of trading. Scott Williams, the co-founder of Williams Bros who launched Drygate as a joint venture with Tennent Caledonian owner C&C Group, highlighted the progress as the company prepares to toast its first anniversary in April. […]

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SIBA ramps up marketing support for BeerX

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) is ramping up its support for BeerX 2015 ahead of the event’s start in Sheffield on 18 March.  Advertising on poster sites and in local and regional newspapers and magazines, leaflets distributed across the city’s tram network, and branded beer mats are set to build awareness of the BeerX […]

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SIBA calls on the Chancellor to keep up the winning formula on beer tax

Third cut would secure growth, investment and jobs by backing Britain’s independent brewers A third cut in beer duty in next month’s Budget would be a further boost to growth,  employment and investment in British brewing, while increasing tax revenue to the Treasury, claims the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) in its submission to the […]

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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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