National & Regional Beer Competitions

2017 National Winners

SIBA National Independent Beer Awards 2017

Date of Judging – 15th March

Date of Announcements – 17th Marcb

Overall Champion of the Competition

Sponsored by Close Brothers Brewery Rentals

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Williams Bros Brewing Co Williams Black 4.2
Silver Swannay Brewery Island Hopping 3.9
Bronze Eight Arch Brewing Co. Corbel 5.5

Standard Mild Ales & Brown Ales

Sponsored by Murphy & Son Ltd

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Williams Bros Brewing Co Williams Black 4.2
Silver Earl Soham brewery Ltd Sir Rogers porter 4.2
Bronze Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Dark Mild 3.9

Standard Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Premier Systems Ltd

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Swannay Brewery Island Hopping 3.9
Silver York Brewery Ltd Blonde 3.9
Bronze Combined Brewers Ltd Nibley Ale 3.8

Best Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Charles Faram & Co. Ltd

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Wantsum Brewery Ltd Montgomery 4.0
Silver Barngates Brewery Tag Lag 4.4
Bronze Black Sheep Brewery Special Ale 4.4

Premium Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Thomas Fawcett & Sons Ltd

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Alechemy Brewing Ltd Bad Day At The Office/td> 4.5
Silver Salopian Brewery Hoptwister 4.5
Bronze Cullercoats Brewery Ltd Pilot 4.8

Strong Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Napthens Solicitors

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Eight Arch Brewing Co. Corbel 5.5
Silver Slater’s Ales Haka 5.2
Bronze Daleside Brewery Monkey Wrench 5.3

Premium Strong Beers

Sponsored by SPAsoft

Brewery Product ABV
Gold St Austell Brewery Big Job 7.2
Silver Harrogate Brewing Company Kursaal Imperial Stout 7.5
Bronze Black Cat Brewery Tzar Imperial Stout 6.8

 

Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales

Sponsored by Muntons PLC

Brewery Product ABV
Gold New Lion Brewery Totnes Stout 4.4
Silver Great Newsome Brewery Liquorice Lads Stout 4.3
Bronze Bespoke Brewing Co Ltd Money for Old Rope 4.8

Speciality Beers

Sponsored by Crisp Malting Group

Brewery Product ABV
Gold RCH Brewery Chocolate Slug 4.5
Silver Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Ginger 4.8
Bronze Plain Ales Brewery Ltd Inncognito 4.5

Supreme Champion of the Small Pack Competition

Sponsored by Croxsons

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Fyne Ales Mills & Hills 9.5/td>
Silver Loch Lomond Brewery Silkie Stout 5.0
Bronze Hawkshead Brewery Lakeland Lager 5.0

Small Pack Standard Mild Ales & Brown Ales
Sponsored by British Glass

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Strathaven Ales Craigmill Mild 3.5
Silver The Loose Cannon Brewing Company Abingdon Bridge 4.1
Bronze Wolf Brewery Sirius Dog Star 4.4

 

Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Croxsons

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Idle Valley Brewery Ltd Vacant gesture 3.8
Silver Gloucester Brewery Ltd Gloucester Gold 4.1
Bronze Hawkshead Brewery Windermere Pale 4.0

 

Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by NFU Mutual

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Thornbridge Brewery AM:PM 4.5
Silver Woodfordes Nelsons Revenge 4.5
Bronze Liberation Brewery Liberation IPA 4.8

 

Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Beatson Clark

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Purity Brewing Company Longhorn IPA 5.0
Silver Irwell Works Brewery Mad Dogs & Englishmen 5.5
Bronze Hambleton Ales LLP Thoroughbred Pale Ale 5.0

 

Small Pack Premium Strong Beers

Sponsored by Brewers Select Ltd

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Fyne Ales Mills & Hills 9.5/td>
Silver Lacons Brewery Audit 8.0
Bronze Windsor and Eton Brewery Uprising’s Treason 6.0

 

Small Pack Standard Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by Saxon Packaging

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Brass Castle Brewery Helles Lager 4.4
Silver The Norfolk Brewhouse DewHopper Norfolk Lager 4.0
Bronze Charnwood Brewery Liska 4.0

Small Pack Premium Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by IC Filling

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Hawkshead Brewery Lakeland Lager 5.0
Silver The Norfolk Brewhouse StubbleStag 5.0
Bronze Edinburgh Beer Factory Paolozzi 5.2

Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales

Sponsored by Russell Scanlan

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Loch Lomond Brewery Silkie Stout 5.0
Silver Salopian Brewery Midnight Express 5.2
Bronze Bristol Beer Factory Milk Stout 4.5

Small Pack Speciality Beers

Sponsored by Vale Labels

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Swannay Brewery Barrel Aged Orkney Porter (2014 Arran Ed) 10.5
Silver Elgood & Sons Ltd Q E Cherry Wheat 3.6
Bronze The Five Points Brewing Company London Smoke 7.8

Supreme Champion of the Keg Competition

Sponsored by Close Brothers Brewery Rentals

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Burning Sky Brewery Limited Easy Answers 6.0
Silver Grain Brewery Slate
Bronze Grain Brewery Weizen 5.0

Keg Standard Mild & Brown Ales

Sponsored by Kegstar

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Arran Brewery Arran Dark 4.3
Silver Everards Brewery Tiger 4.2
Bronze Elgoods Brewery Ltd Black Dog 3.6

 

Keg Standard Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Schafer

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Stewart Brewing Jack Back 3.7
Silver Red Squirrel Brewing Company Hopfest 3.8
Bronze Acorn Brewery Barnsley Bitter 3.8

 

Keg Premium Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Norriq

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Charnwood Brewery American Pale Ale 4.8
Silver New Lion Brewery Pandit 4.9
Bronze The Dark Star Brewing Co Ltd American Pale Ale 4.7

 

Keg Strong Bitters & Pale Ales

Sponsored by Anton Paar

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Charnwood Brewery India Pale ale 5.8
Silver Salopian Brewery Kashmir 5.5
Bronze Grain Brewery Pale 5.0

 

Keg Premium Strong Beers

Sponsored by Pentair

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Burning Sky Brewery Limited Easy Answers 6.0
Silver Saltaire Brewery Ltd Kala Black IPA 6.2
Bronze St. Peter’s Brewery Black IPA 7.0

 

Keg Standard Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by Close Brothers Brewery Rentals

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Coniston Brewery Oliver’s Lager 3.4
Silver Williams Bros Brewing Co Caesar Augustus 4.1
Bronze Daleside Brewery Daleside Larger 4.0

 

Keg Premium Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by Brewfit

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Barngates Brewery Vienna 5.2
Silver Calvors Brewery Limited Calvors Premium Pilsner Lager 5.0
Bronze St Austell Brewery Co Ltd Korev 4.8

Keg Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales

Sponsored by MGT

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Grain Brewery Slate
Silver Thornbridge Brewery Baizet 6.0
Bronze Hardknott Brewery Dark Energy 4.9

Keg Speciality Beers

Sponsored by Festival Glass

Brewery Product ABV
Gold Grain Brewery Weizen 5.0
Silver The London Beer Factory Fruit Loop 4.1
Bronze Purple Moose Brewery Chocolate Moose 4.5
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