The SIBA Business Awards were judged at the beginning of February. Many thanks to all who took the time and trouble to enter; a good amount of entries which we enjoyed judging.

The judging panel were very impressed with the standard of entries and the thought that had gone in to their presentation for the judging.

In the Design Awards it was interesting to see some very traditional concepts which still worked alongside some ground breaking concepts which seemed to reflect the more modern face of the beers that were being promoted.

Whilst a few entries were stand out winners, most categories had very many high standard entries which took the judges time to separate; indeed we would have liked to give an award to all in some of the categories, but we did have to identify winners and in some cases have also awarded ‘highly commended’.

I look forward to announcing the winners and handing out the awards on the evening of 19th March at BeerX in Sheffield


Guy Sheppard
Chairman of SIBA
Society of Independent Brewers