National & Regional Beer Competitions

SIBA National Independent Beer Awards 2019 Winners

Gold winners from the SIBA Regional Independent Beer Awards 2018, held throughout 2018 in the SIBA regions, are entered into the SIBA National Independent Beer Awards 2019.

Judging took place on Wednesday 13th March at SIBA BeerX in Liverpool.

Overall Champion of the Cask Competition

Sponsored by Close Brothers Brewery Rentals   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Gloucester Brewery  Imperial Stout 9.0
Silver  Loch Lomond Brewery  Lost in Mosaic 5
Bronze  Shiny Brewery  Wrench 4.4

Cask British Dark Beers (up to 4.4%)

Sponsored by IC Filling Systems Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Shiny Brewery  Wrench 4.4
Silver  West Berkshire Brewery  Maggs’ Magnificent Mild 3.8
Bronze  Brewster’s Brewery  Aromatic Porter 4.4

Cask British Dark Beers (4.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Rankin Bros & Sons   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Weal Ales Brewery  Centwealial Milk Stout 4.9
Silver  Windswept Brewing Co Ltd  Wolf 6
Bronze  Green-Jack Brewing Co.  lurcher 4.8

Cask British Bitters (up to 4.4%)

Sponsored by Murphy & Son Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Fyne Ales Ltd  Hurricane Jack 4.4
Silver  The Earl Soham Brewery Ltd  Albert Ale 4.4
Bronze  Prescott Ales  Hill Climb 3.8

Cask Premium Bitters (4.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Charles Faram & Co Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Great Oakley Brewery  Gobble 4.5
Silver  Whitstable Brewery  Pearl of Kent 4.5
Bronze  Milton Brewery  Minerva 4.6

Cask Session IPA (up to 4.3%)

Sponsored by Thomas Fawcett & Sons Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Quantock Brewery  QPA 4.0
Silver  Loch Lomond Brewery  Southern Summit 4
Bronze  Great Oakley Brewery  Tiffield Thunderbolt 4.2

Cask Premium PAs (4.4 to 5.4%)

Sponsored by Crisp Malting Group   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Loch Lomond Brewery  Lost in Mosaic 5
Silver  Ainsty Ales  Cool Citra 4.4
Bronze  Bedlam Brewery  Bedlam Amagansett 5.0

Cask IPA (5.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Rankin Bros & Sons   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Oakham Ales  Green Devil IPA 6.0
Silver  Loch Lomond Brewery  Bravehop 6
Bronze  Saltaire Brewery  Unity 6

Cask Speciality Light Beers

Sponsored by Rankin Bros & Sons   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Avid Brewing Co Limited  Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream Pale 4.6
Silver  Moor Beer Company  Do It Together 5.2
Bronze  Ferry Ales Brewery Ltd  Farmhouse Ale 5.0

Cask Speciality Mid to Dark Beers

Sponsored by NFU Mutual   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Gloucester Brewery  Imperial Stout 9.0
Silver  Hammerton Brewery  CRUNCH 5.4
Bronze  RedWillow Brewery Ltd  Smokeless 5.7

Cask Strong Beers 6.5% and over

Sponsored by Bulk Storage & Process Systems Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Loch Lomond Brewery  Outlander 6.5
Silver  Exmoor Ales  Exmoor Beast 6.6
Bronze  Bowland Brewery  Dragonglass 7.4

 

 

 

Overall Champion of the Bottle/Can Beers

Sponsored by Schoeller Allibert Limited   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Wibblers Brewery (Farms) Ltd  Port infused Imperial Stoat. 9.0
Silver  The Sheffield Brewery Company  Berlin Black 5.7
Bronze  Sonnet 43 Brew House  Miss Scarlets Revolver Toasted Coconut Mocha Porter 6.8

Bottle/Can British Dark Beers (up to 4.4%)

Sponsored by Norriq Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Wolf Brewery  Sirius Dog Star 4.4
Silver  Stonehouse Brewery Limited  Ballast 4.4
Bronze  Cullercoats Brewery Limited  Polly Donkin 4.3


Bottle/Can British Dark Beers (4.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Cask Brewing Systems Inc   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  The Sheffield Brewery Company  Berlin Black 5.7
Silver  Electric Bear Brewing Company  Inspector Remorse 4.7
Bronze  East London Brewing Company Ltd.  Quadrant Oatmeal Stout 5.8

Bottle/Can British Bitters (up to 4.4%)

Sponsored by Napthens   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Liberation Brewery  Liberation Ale 4.0
Silver  Loddon Brewery  Night Of The Stag 4.4
Bronze  Acorn Brewery of Barnsley Ltd  Yorkshire Pride 3.7

Bottle/Can Premium Bitters (4.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Beatson Clark   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Wold Top Brewery  Wold Gold 4.8
Silver  Cheddar Ales Ltd  Karst 4.9
Bronze  Fyne Ales Ltd  Highlander 4.8

Bottle/Can Session IPA (up to 4.3%)

Sponsored by Rastal GmbH X Co KG   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  RedWillow Brewery Ltd  Weightless 4.2
Silver  Gun Dog Ales  Jack’s Spaniels 3.8
Bronze  Calvors Brewery Limited  Calvors Session ipa 4.2

Bottle/Can Premium PAs (4.4 to 5.4%)

Sponsored by Core Equipment Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Zerodegrees Cardiff  Downtown Pale Ale 4.6
Silver  Brewhouse and Kitchen Ltd Bournemouth  Yankee Hack 4.8
Bronze  north brewing  Sputnik 5

Bottle/Can IPA (5.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Vigo Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Eight Arch Brewing Co.  Corbel 5.5
Silver  Wye Valley Brewery Ltd  Glorious IPA 6.0
Bronze  Dhillons Brewery  Red IPA 6.2

Bottle/Can ImperialIPA (6.5% & Over)

Sponsored by Saxon Packaging Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Allendale Brewery  Wilderness 6.5
Silver  Swannay Brewery  Muckle 6.6
Bronze  The Loose Cannon Brewing Company Ltd  Double IPA 7.5

Bottle/Can Session Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by Premier Systems Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Beer Monkey Brew Co.  Evolution Pilsner 4.3
Silver  Thornbridge Brewery  Lukas 4.2
Bronze  By The Horns Brewing Co.  Lager 4.0

Bottle/Can Premium Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by Makro Labelling UK Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Harbour Brewing Company  Pilsner Lager 5.0
Silver  Calvors Brewery Limited  Calvors Premium Pilsner 5.0
Bronze  Hawkshead Brewery  Hawkshead Lager 5.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bottle/Can Speciality Light Beers

Sponsored by Vale Labels Ltd

 

  Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Inner Bay Brewery Ltd  Pearl 6
Silver  Elgood & Sons Ltd  Cherry Wheat Beer 3.6
Bronze  Stonehouse Brewery Limited  Witbier 4.2

Bottle/Can Speciality Mid to Dark Beers

Sponsored by Rastal GmbH & Co KG   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Wibblers Brewery (Farms) Ltd  Port infused Imperial Stoat. 9.0
Silver  Hawkshead Brewery  Tiramisu Imperial Stout 10.0
Bronze  Thornbridge Brewery  Coco Cocoa 5.5

Bottle/CanSours/Spontaneous

    Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Elgood & Sons Ltd  Coolship Mango 5.0
Silver  Brew York  Goose Willis 5.3
Bronze  Thornbridge Brewery  Tart 6.0

Bottle/Can Strong Beers 6.5% and over

    Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Sonnet 43 Brew House  Miss Scarlets Revolver Toasted Coconut Mocha Porter 6.8
Silver  Fyne Ales Ltd  Mills & Hills 9.5
Bronze  Moor Beer Company  Old Freddy Walker 7.3

 

Overall Champion of the Keg Beers

Sponsored by Kegstar   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Swannay Brewery  Muckle IPA 6.6
Silver  Otter Brewery  Tarka Four 4.0
Bronze  Orkney Brewery  Skullsplitter 8.5

Keg British Dark Beers (up to 4.4%)

Sponsored by Muntons plc   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Neckstamper Brewing  Bonebox Cooler London Porter 4.4
Silver  Stonehouse Brewery  Ballast 4.4
Bronze  Joseph Holt Ltd  Black 3.4


Keg British Dark Beers (4.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Pentair Food & Beverage Solutions   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Padstow Brewing Co  The Smoke 5.5
Silver  Dovedale Brewing Company  Stout 4.6
Bronze  Windswept Brewing Co  Wolf 6.0

Keg British Bitters (up to 4.4%)

Sponsored by Schafer Container Systems   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Rooster’s Brewing Co.  Yankee 4.3
Silver  Gloucester Brewery  Gloucester Gold 3.9
Bronze  Wily Fox Brewery  Fox Hat 4.2

Keg Premium Bitters (4.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Anton Paar Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  RedWillow Brewery  Wreckless 4.8
Silver  Signature Brew  Progressive Bitter 4.7
Bronze  Butcombe Brewing Co.  Original 4.5

Keg Session IPA (up to 4.3%)

Sponsored by Zoedale   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  salopian  Auric 4.0
Silver  Leigh on Sea Brewery  Legra Pale 3.8
Bronze  Barngates Brewery  Pale 3.3

Keg Premium PAs (4.4 to 5.4%)

Sponsored by Close Brothers Brewery Rentals   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Quantock Brewery  Titanium 5.1
Silver  Keith Brewery Ltd.  Pale Keith 5.0
Bronze  Love Lane Brewery  Love Lane Pale Ale 4.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

KegIPA (5.5 to 6.4%)

Sponsored by Close Brothers Brewery Rentals   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Love Lane Brewery  Love Lane Double Dry Hopped IPA 6.1
Silver  Rooster’s Brewing Co.  Baby-Faced Assassin 6.1
Bronze  Tap East  IPA 6.0

Keg Imperial IPA (6.5% and over)

Sponsored by Flextech Hose Solutions   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Swannay Brewery  Muckle IPA 6.6
Silver  Brecon Brewing  Mind Bleach 10.0
Bronze  Blackedge Brewing Co Ltd  DIPA 8.0

Keg Session Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by SPAsoft Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Otter Brewery  Tarka Four 4.0
Silver  The Norfolk Brewhouse  DewHopper 4.0
Bronze  Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd.  Lager 4.4

Keg Premium Lager & Pilsners

Sponsored by Keg Logistics UK Ltd   Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Wye Valley Brewery 1985 4.5
Silver  Woodforde’s Brewery  Conquest 4.5
Bronze  Barngates Brewery  Vienna 5.2

Keg Speciality Light Beers

Sponsored by Festival Glass Ltd

 

  Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Big Smoke Brew Co  Cold Spark 3.6
Silver  Stonehouse Brewery  Witbier 4.2
Bronze  Tring Brewery  Earl Grey Pale Ale 4.5

Keg Speciality Mid to Dark Beers

Sponsored by Muntons plc

 

  Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Hammerton Brewery London  Crunch 5.4
Silver  Elgood & Sons Ltd  Cherry Wheat 3.6
Bronze  Wily Fox Brewery  Dark  flagon 5.0

Keg Sours/Spontaneous

Sponsored by Lallemand UK

 

  Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Hawkshead Brewery  Solar Sour 3.3
Silver  Elgood & Sons Ltd  Coolship Mango 5.0
Bronze  Purity Brewing Company  Farmhouse Ale 6.0

Keg Strong Beers 6.5% and over

Sponsored by Napthens

 

  Brewery Product ABV
Gold  Orkney Brewery  Skullsplitter 8.5
Silver  salopian  polygraph 7.4
Bronze  Signature Brew  Anthology 10.0
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