SIBA Northern Ireland

Independent Brewers welcome step forward for opening of brewery taprooms in NI

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has welcomed changes to the Licensing Bill which would allow the opening of brewery taprooms as a ‘positive step forward’ for NI’s craft brewers. Currently NI’s 30 small and independent brewers are not permitted to open onsite taprooms to sell their beer directly to consumers, unlike breweries in GB […]

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SIBA respond to Northern Ireland Executive announcement on reform of liquor licensing laws

Responding to the announcement by the Northern Ireland Executive today of their proposals to reform liquor licensing laws, SIBA Head of Policy and Public Affairs Barry Watts said: “Small independent brewers in Northern Ireland want the freedom to sell their local beers directly to the public, to open taprooms and sell online. Sadly today’s proposals […]

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