National & Regional Beer Competitions

SIBA National Independent Beer Awards 2018

SIBA National Independent Beer Awards 2018

Date of Judging – 14th March

Date of Announcements – 15th March

Finalists

Cask

Standard Milds & Brown Ales

East Cask Wolf Brewery Sirius Dog Star 4.4 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
Midlands Cask The Grainstore Brewery Rutland Panther 3.4 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
North East Cask Rudgate Brewery Ltd Ruby Mild 4.4 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
North West Cask The Borough Brewery Summertime Dark 4.0 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
Scotland Cask Jaw Brew Fathom 4.0 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
South East Cask Langham Brewery Triple XXX 4.4 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
South West Cask CountryLife brewery ltd Reef break 4.0 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
Wales & West Cask Corvedale Brewery Katie’s Pride 4.3 Cask Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)

Standard Bitters & Pale Ales

East Cask Lacons Brewery Encore 3.8 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)
Midlands Cask Purity Brewing Company Bunny Hop 3.5 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)
North East Cask Settle Brewing Company Ltd Mainline Bitter 3.8 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)
North West Cask Hawkshead Brewery Windermere Pale 3.5 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)
Scotland Cask Fyne Ales Jarl 3.8 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)
South East Cask White’s Franklins English Garden 3.8 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)
South West Cask CountryLife brewery ltd Old Appledore 3.7 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)
Wales & West Cask Wye Valley Brewery The Hopfather 3.9 Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 3.9%)

Best Bitters & Pale Ales

East Cask Grain Brewery Redwood 4.3 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)
Midlands Cask Purity Brewing Company Mad Goose 4.2 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)
North East Cask Brew York Ltd Keras 4.1 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)
North West Cask Spitting Feathers Brainstorm 4.0 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)
Scotland Cask Strathaven Ales Old Mortality 4.2 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)
South East Cask Truman’s Brewery Lazarus 4.2 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)
South West Cask Forge Brewery Litehouse 4.3 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)
Wales & West Cask Ludlow Brewing Company Blonde 4.0 Cask Best Bitters & Pale Ales (4.0 to 4.4%)

Premium Bitters & Pale Ales

East Cask Brentwood Brewery Hope & Glory 4.5 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
Midlands Cask The Backyard Brewhouse Gold 4.5 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
North East Cask Wold Top Brewery Wold Gold 4.8 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
North West Cask Hooded Ram Brewing Company Conrod Hoppy Pale 4.8 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
Scotland Cask Swannay Brewery Pale Ale 4.7 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
South East Cask Dark Star Brewing Co Ltd American Pale Ale 4.7 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
South West Cask Coastal Brewery Poseidon Extra 4.5 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
Wales & West Cask Big Hand Brewing Co Ltd Appaloosa 4.5 Cask Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)

Strong Bitters & Pale Ales

East Cask Oakham Ales Green Devil IPA 6.0 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
Midlands Cask Intrepid Brewing Company Ltd Myrce IPA 5.3 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
North East Cask Rooster’s Brewery Ltd Baby-Faced Assassin 6.1 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
North West Cask Prospect Brewery Ltd Big Adventure 5.5 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
Scotland Cask Cairngorm Brewery Wildcat 5.1 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
South East Cask Hammerton Brewery N7 5.2 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
South West Cask Stonehenge Ales Ltd Danish Dynamite 5.0 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
Wales & West Cask Grey Trees Independent Craft Brewers Afghan Pale Ale 5.4 Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)

Premium Strong Beers

East Cask Grain Brewery Lignum Vitae 6.5 Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
Midlands Cask The Loose Cannon Brewing Co ltd Double IPA 7.5 Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
North East Cask Cullercoats Brewery Ltd Fortification 7.3 Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and Over)
North West Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
Scotland Cask Loch Lomond Brewery Outlander 6.5 Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
South East Cask Big Smoke Brew Co The Judge DIPA 8.5 Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
South West Cask Dawkins Ales Ultra 6.6 Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
Wales & West Cask Brecon Brewing Mind Bleach 10.0 Cask Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)

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

East Cask Turpin’s Brewery Cambridge Cambridge Black 4.6 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
Midlands Cask The Backyard Brewhouse 1898 4.9 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
North East Cask Settle Brewing Company Ltd Nine Standards No.3 Porter 4.7 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
North West Cask Northern Monkey Brew Co Underdog 6.0 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
Scotland Cask Windswept Brewing Co Wolf 6.0 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
South East Cask Bedlam Brewery Ltd Porter 5.0 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
South West Cask Moor Beer Company Stout 5.0 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
Wales & West Cask Cwrw Ial Community Brew Co Imperial Tan Halen 7.0 Cask Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)

Speciality Light Beers

East Cask Green Jack Brewing Co. Ltd. Orange Wheat 4.2 Cask Speciality Light Beers
Midlands Cask Dancing Duck Wot the Duck? Duck a l’orange 6.4 Cask Speciality Light Beers
North East Cask Mordue Brewery Blood Orange IPA 4.9 Cask Speciality Light Beers
North West Cask Fool Hardy Ales Riptide 5.0 Cask Speciality Light Beers
Scotland Cask Loch Lomond Brewery Out of Range 5.9 Cask Speciality Light Beers
South East Cask Red Cat Brewing Tellicherry Wit 5.4 Cask Speciality Light Beers
South West Cask Gyle 59 Caribbean Cocktail 4.5 Cask Speciality Light Beers
Wales & West Cask Mumbles Brewery Mumbles Weiss 5.8 Cask Speciality Light Beers

Speciality Mid to Dark Beers

East Cask Nethergate Brewery Umbel Magna 5.0 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
Midlands Cask Blue Monkey Brewery Guerrilla Chocolate Amaretto 4.9 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
North East Cask Revolutions Brewing Company Ltd Swoon Chocolate Fudge Milk Stout 4.5 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
North West Cask RedWillow Brewery Smokeless 5.7 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
Scotland Cask Orkney Brewery Dark Island Reserve 10.0 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
South East Cask Big Smoke Brew Co Underworld Vanilla Milk Stout 5.0 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
South West Cask Dawkins Ales Foresters Black 4.8 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
Wales & West Cask Mantle Brewery Dark Heart 5.2 Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers

Small Pack

Standard Milds & Brown Ales

East Small Pack Wolf Brewery Sirius Dog Star 4.4 Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
Midlands Small Pack Brampton Brewery Impy Dark 4.3 Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
North East Small Pack The Sheffield Brewery Company Brunswick Black 3.5 Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
North West Small Pack Brimstage Brewery Scarecrow 4.2 Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
Scotland Small Pack Inner Bay Brewery Jasper 3.9 Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
South East Small Pack Wantsum Brewery Black Prince 3.9 Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
South West Small Pack Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)
Wales & West Small Pack Hillside Brewery Over The Hill 3.5 Small Pack Standard Mild & Brown Ales (up to 4.4%)

Standard Bitters & Pale Ales

East Small Pack Elmtree Beers Ltd Best Bitter 4.2 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)
Midlands Small Pack Ashover Brewery Littlemoor Citra 4.1 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)
North East Small Pack Black Sheep Brewery Velo 4.2 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)
North West Small Pack Wily Fox Brewery Karma Citra 4.3 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)
Scotland Small Pack Loch Lomond Brewery Southern Summit 4.0 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)
South East Small Pack The Crafty Brewing Company Hop Tipple 4.2 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)
South West Small Pack Glastonbury Ales American Pale 4.2 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)
Wales & West Small Pack Hobsons Brewery Old Prickly 4.2 Small Pack Standard Bitters & Pale Ales (up to 4.4%)

Premium Bitters & Pale Ales

East Small Pack Tring Brewery Pale Four 4.6 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
Midlands Small Pack Thornbridge Brewery AM:PM 4.5 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
North East Small Pack Rooster’s Brewery Ltd Twenty-Four Seven (24/7) 4.7 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
North West Small Pack Wily Fox Brewery Black Pearl Black IPA 4.9 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
Scotland Small Pack Strathaven Ales Claverhouse 4.5 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
South East Small Pack Brick Brewery Peckham Pale 4.5 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
South West Small Pack Exeter Brewery County Best 4.6 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)
Wales & West Small Pack Bewdley Brewery Sir Keith Park 4.5 Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales (4.5 to 4.9%)

Strong Bitters & Pale Ales

East Small Pack Elgood & sons Ltd Warrior Ale 5.5 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
Midlands Small Pack The Chiltern Brewery 300’s Old Ale 5 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
North East Small Pack Maxim Brewery Maximus 6.0 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
North West Small Pack Brightside Brewing Company Amarillo Single Hop IPA 5.0 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
Scotland Small Pack Loch Lomond Brewery Bravehop Amber 6.0 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
South East Small Pack Windsor and Eton Uprising’s Treason 5.8 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
South West Small Pack St Austell Brewery Proper Job 5.5 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)
Wales & West Small Pack Bewdley Brewery Worcestershire Sway 5.0 Small Pack Strong Bitters & Pale Ales (5.0 to 6.4%)

Premium Strong Beers

East Small Pack Tring Brewery Death or Glory Ale 7.2 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
Midlands Small Pack Ashover Brewery Victorian Ruby Mild 7.0 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
North East Small Pack Hambleton Ales Nightmare Legend 6.5 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
North West Small Pack Hawkshead Brewery Brodie’s Prime Export 8.5 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
Scotland Small Pack Knops Beer Company Black Cork 6.5 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
South East Small Pack Old Dairy Brewery Dark Side of the Moo 7.0 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
Wales & West Small Pack Geipel Brewing Zoiglator Bock 6.7 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)
South West Small Pack Exmoor Ales Exmoor Beast 6.6 Small Pack Premium Strong Beers (6.5% and over)

Standard Lager & Pilsners

East Small Pack The Norfolk Brewhouse DewHopper lager 4.0 Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)
Midlands Small Pack Charnwood Brewery Liska 4.0 Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)
North East Small Pack Daleside Brewery Daleside Lager 4.3 Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)
North West Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)
Scotland Small Pack Stewart Brewing Franz 4.0 Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)
South East Small Pack Whitstable Brewery Co Ltd Kentish Lager 4.1 Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)
South West Small Pack Red Rock Brewery Ltd Pilsner 4.1 Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)
Wales & West Small Pack Mumbles Brewery Murmelt 4.4 Small Pack Standard Lagers & Pilsners (Up to 4.4%)

Premium Lager & Pilsners

East Small Pack Calvors Brewery Premium Pilsner 5.0 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)
Midlands Small Pack Purity Brewing Company Lawless Lager 4.5 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)
North East Small Pack Yorkshire Heart Brewery Liberty lager 5.0 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)
North West Small Pack Hawkshead Brewery Hawkshead Lager 5.0 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)
Scotland Small Pack Harviestoun Schiehallion 4.8 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)
South East Small Pack Whitstable Brewery Co Ltd Whitstable Pilsner 4.9 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)
South West Small Pack Powderkeg Brewery Ltd Cut Loose 4.7 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)
Wales & West Small Pack Stroud Brewery Premium Organic Lager 4.9 Small Pack Premium Lagers & Pilsners (4.5 to 5.9%)

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

East Small Pack Nethergate Brewery Old Growler 5.5 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
Midlands Small Pack Ashover Brewery Milk Stout 6.0 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
North East Small Pack Black Sheep Brewery Glug M’Glug 6.2 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
North West Small Pack Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Black Stout 4.0 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
Scotland Small Pack Loch Lomond Brewery SilkieStout 5.0 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
South East Small Pack Big Smoke Brew Co Underworld Milk Stout 5.2 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
South West Small Pack Kettlesmith Brewing Company Ridgeline 5.0 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (typically 4.5 to 6.4%)
Wales & West Small Pack Stonehouse Brewery Off The Rails 4.8 Small Pack Porters, Stouts, Old Ales, Strong Milds & Strong Brown Ales (Typically 4.5 to 6.4%)

Speciality Light Beers

East Small Pack Green Jack Brewing Co. Ltd. Flower Power 6.0 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers
Midlands Small Pack Lymestone Brewery Cherry Stone 5.2 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers
North East Small Pack Three Brothers Brewing Company Limited Honeysuckle smash 4.0 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers
North West Small Pack Coach House Brewing Co Ltd Blueberry Classic Bitter 5.0 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers
Scotland Small Pack Strathaven Ales Duchess Anne 3.9 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers
South East Small Pack Flack Manor Brewery Ltd Romsey Gold 4.5 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers
South West Small Pack Skinner’s Brewing Co Ltd Hops ‘n’ Honey 4.0 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers
Wales & West Small Pack Salopian Brewery lemon dream 4.5 Small Pack Speciality Light Beers

Speciality Mid to Dark Beers

East Small Pack Mauldons Blackberry Porter 4.8 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
Midlands Small Pack Thornbridge Brewery Cocoa Wonderland 6.8 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
North East Small Pack Brew York Ltd Tonkoko 4.3 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
North West Small Pack Prospect Brewery Ltd Clementine 5.0 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
Scotland Small Pack Windswept Brewing co Bear 10.5 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
South East Small Pack Gun Brewery Imperial Whisky Stout 7.4 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
South West Small Pack Electric Bear Brewing Co. Cherry Blackout 8.0 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers
Wales & West Small Pack Purple Moose Brewery Ltd Chocolate Moose 4.5 Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers

Keg

The Regional Keg Beer Awards will be taking place on Sunday 11th & Monday 12th March, before BeerX.

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