SIBA Independent Beer Awards section

SIBA's Independent Beer Awards between April 2019 and March 2020. Each of SIBA's 8 regions hosts its own regional beer competitions to find the very best independently brewed cask, craft keg and small pack (bottles and cans) beer.

The Gold winners of each category qualify for the national finals, which are judged at BeerX UK.



Here are the Regional Gold Winners:

Category South West Wales & West Scotland North East North West Midlands East South East
Overall Champion of the Cask Beer Awards Palmers Brewery - Tally Ho! - 5.5% Iron & Fire - St Annes Brewery - 7.5% Wolf - Windswept - 6.0% Polly Donkin Oatmeal Stout - Cullercoats Brewery - 4.2% West Coast - Blackedge - 4.1% Raspberry Wheat Beer - Milestone Brewery - 5.6% Minerva - Milton Brewery - 4.6% Roadie - Signature Brew Ltd - 4.3%
Cask British Dark Beers up to 4.4% Padstow Brewing Co - Padstow Pilot - 4.0% Ballast - Stonehouse Brewery Limited - 4.4% Black Galloway - Sulwath - 4.4% Polly Donkin Oatmeal Stout - Cullercoats Brewery - 4.2% Old Wavertonian - Spitting Feathers - 4.4% Lock Prop & Barrel - Milestone Brewery - 4.0% Woody's Bark - Billericay Brewing - 4.3% Old Man - Long Man Brewery - 4.3%
Cask British Dark Beers 4.5 to 6.4% Palmers Brewery - Tally Ho! - 5.5% Boss Black - Boss Brewing Company - 5.0% Windswept - Wolf - 6.0% Dark Necessities - BAD Co - 5.5% Porteresque - Hophurst Brewery - 5.5% Tuck - Lincoln Green - 4.7% Black Adder Stout - Mauldons Brewery - 5.3% Railway Porter - Five Points Brewing Co - 4.8%
Cask British Bitter (up to 4.4%) Otter Brewery - Otter Amber - 4.0% Cwrw Gorslas - Glamorgan Brewing Co - 4.0% Stag - Cairngorm - 4.1% Barnsley Bitter - Acorn Brewery - 3.8% West Coast - Blackedge - 4.1% Pure Gold - Purity Brewing Company - 3.8% Albert Ale - Earl Soham Brewery - 4.4% Progress - Pilgrim Brewery - 4.0%
Cask British Premium Bitter (4.5% to 6.4%) Noss Beer Works - Ebb Rock - 4.9% Hoodwinked - Mantle Brewery - 5.0% Claverhouse - Strathaven - 4.5% Monkey Wrench - Daleside Brewery Ltd - 5.3% Keswick Special Bitter - Keswick - 4.8% Gold - Backyard Brewhouse - 4.5% Trawlerboys - Green Jack Brewing - 4.6% Audit Ale - Westerham - 6.2%
Cask Session IPA (up to 4.3%) Eight Arch Brewing Co. - Square Logic - 4.2% Leviathan - Brew Monster - 4.0% Banyan - Swannay - 3.9% Social Lubricant - Hambleton Brewery - 3.9% Hinkypunk - Big Bog Brewing - 4.1% Marmoset - Blue Monkey Brewery - 3.6% Citra - Oakham - 4.2% Roadie - Signature Brew Ltd - 4.3%
Cask Premium PAs (4.4% to 5.4%) Quantock Brewery - Titanium - 5.1% Super 6 No 1 - Prescott Ales - 4.5% Hurricane - Windswept - 4.5% Hopnicity - Great North Eastern Brewing Co - 5.0% APA - Hophurst Brewery - 5.2% Pow Pow - Magpie Brewery - 4.6% Minerva - Milton Brewery - 4.6% Bedlam Amagansett American Pale Ale - Bedlam Brewery - 5.0%
Cask IPA (5.5% to 6.4%) Brewhouse and Kitchen - Prince Ranji - 6.0% Bulletproof - Salopian Brewery - 5.8% Orkney Blast - Swannay - 6.0% Lotus - Ilkley Brewery - 5.9% Shameless - RedWillow - 5.9% Infinity Plus 1 - Blue Monkey Brewery - 5.6% White IPA - Tring Brewery - 5.5% IPA - Tap East - 6.0%
Cask Speciality Light Beers Keystone Brewery - Gold Spice - 4.0% Lighthouse Lager - Gower Brewery Co Ltd - 4.5% Weizen - Windswept - 5.2% Off Tempo 05-18 Milkshake IPA - BAD Co - 5.8% Milkshake IPA - Hophurst Brewery - 4.5% Raspberry Wheat Porter - Milestone Brewery - 5.6% Ginja Ninja - Tydd Steam Brewery - 4.3% Romsey Gold - Flack Manor Brewery - 4.0%
Cask Speciality Medium to Dark Beers Plain Ales Brewery - Inncognito - 4.8% Iron & Fire - St Annes Brewery - 7.5% Vienna Lager - Merchant City - 5.0% Raspberry Porter - Maxim Brewery - 5.0% Black Port - Blackedge - 4.6% Caramel Stout - Grafton Brewery - 4.8% Blackberry Porter - Mauldons Brewery - 4.8% Black Prince Rum Porter - Bexley Brewery - 5.0%
Cask Strong Beers 6.5% and over Isle of Avalon Brewery - Arthurs Ale - 6.6% Majors Stout - St Annes Brewery - 7.0% Tropical DIPA - Ride - 7.4% Annexation - Brass Castle Brewery - 8.3% Nuclear - Blackedge - 7.2% Nip - Grainstore Brewery Ltd - 7.3% Lignum Vitae - Grain Brewery - 6.5% Zamzama - Gun Brewery - 6.5%
Overall Champion of the Bottle/Can Beer Awards Yeovil Ales - YPA - 7.3% Welsh Cake Stout - Glamorgan Brewing Co - 4.3% Black Gold - Cairngorm - 4.4% Alpaca - Ossett Brewing Company - 6.6% Route 590 - Hawskhead - 5.6% Oxford Dark Blue - White Horse Brewery - 4.3% Pale Ale - Calverleys Brewery - 4.2% India Session Ale - West Berkshire Brewery - 4.2%
Bottle/Can British Dark Beers (up to 4.4%) Black Tor Brewery - Raven - 4.2% Welsh Cake Stout - Glamorgan Brewing Co - 4.3% Black Gold - Cairngorm - 4.4% Black Dub - Wensleydale Brewery - 4.4% Black - Blackedge - 4.0% Oxford Dark Blue - White Horse Brewery - 4.3% Sirius Dog Star - Wolf Brewery - 4.4% Parabellum - Gun Brewery - 4.1%
Bottle/Can British Dark Beers (4.5% to 6.4%) Salcombe Brewery Co - Island Street Porter - 5.9% Lifesaver - Mumbles Brewery Ltd - 4.9% Stout Keith - Consolidated Craft Breweries - 5.0% Ouseburn Porter - Hadrian Border Brewery - 5.2% Porteresque - Hophurst Brewery - 5.5% Centwealial Milk Stout - Weal Ales Brewery - 4.9% Hopmonster Mad Dog Mild - Georges Brewery - 4.9% Entire - Cronx Brewery - 5.2%
Bottle/Can British Bitters (up to 4.4%) Stonehenge Ales Ltd - Heel Stone - 4.3% Eyton Gold - Magic Dragon Brewing - 4.0% Old Mortality - Strathaven - 4.2% Yorkshire Pride - Acorn Brewery - 3.7% Loweswater Gold - Cumbrian Legendary Ales - 4.3% 22 - Dancing Duck Brewery - 4.3% Best Bitter - Elmtree Beers - 4.2% Gold Muddler - Andwell Brewing Co - 4.2%
Bottle/Can British Premium Bitters (4.5% to 6.4%) Country Life Brewery - Golden Pig - 4.7% White Knight - Goffs Brewery - 4.7% Avalanche - Fyne Ales - 4.5% Grainger Ale - Hadrian Border Brewery - 4.6% Oregon Pale - Weetwood Ales - 5.0% Ravenstone - Tunnel Brewery - 5.0% 49 Sqaudron - Ferry Ales Brewery - 4.9% Hopspur - Redemption Brewing Co - 4.5%
Bottle/Can Session IPA (up to 4.3%) Eight Arch Brewing Co. - Square Logic - 4.2% Oracle - Salopian Brewery - 4.0% Southern Summit - Loch Lomond - 4.0% Velo - Black Sheep Brewery - 4.2% Southern Cross - Weetwood Ales - 3.6% 1 Hop - Slaters Ales - 4.0% Pale Ale - Calverleys Brewery - 4.2% India Session Ale - West Berkshire Brewery - 4.2%
Bottle/Can Premium PAs (4.4% to 5.4%) Firebrand Brewing - West Coast Session IPA - 4.5% Coracle - Wood Brewery Ltd - 5.2% Nimbus - Atlas Brewing - 5.0% Northern Frontier - Twice Brewed Brew House - 5.3% Palomino Rising - Bank Top Brewery - 5.0% 24 Carat - Rebellion Beer Co - 5.0% Mandarina - Ferry Ales Brewery - 5.0% NEIPA - Wild Card Brewery - 5.4%
Bottle/Can IPA (5.5% to 6.4%) Eight Arch Brewing Co. - Corbel - 5.5% Galilale Galilei - Lab Culture Brewery - 6.0% Workbench - Fyne Ales - 5.5% Baby Faced Assassin - Roosters Brewing Co - 6.1% Route 590 - Hawkshead - 5.6% Speciale - Brampton Brewery - 5.8% White IPA - Tring Brewery - 5.5% Wimbledon IPA - Wimbledon Brewery Co - 6.2%
Bottle/Can Imperial IPA (6.5% and over) Yeovil Ales - YPA - 7.3% Mind Bleach - Brecon Brewing - 10.0% Split the Tree - Dog Falls - 6.8% Alpaca - Ossett Brewing Co Ltd - 6.6% Unfashionably Late - Hawkshead - 7.4% Pecsaetan IPA - Intrepid Brewing Co - 6.5% Mayflower Gold - Billericay Brewing - 6.5% DDH IPA - Wild Card Brewery - 7.5%
Bottle/Can Session Lager & Pilsners (up to 4.4%) Cheddar Ales - Bedstraw - 4.4% Welsh Lager - Glamorgan Brewing Co - 4.3% Pilsner - Merchant City - 4.0% Lager - Daleside Brewery Ltd - 4.3% Kuhl Lager - Weetwood Ales - 4.2% Lager - Rebellion Beer Company - 4.4% Dry Hopped Lager - Adnams - 4.2% Lager - By The Horns Brewing Co - 4.0%
Bottle/Can Premium Lager & Pilsners (4.5% to 6.4%) Powderkeg Brewery - Cut Loose - 4.7% The Bohemian Czech Pilsner - Zerodegrees Cardiff - 4.8% Larger Keith - Consolidated Craft Breweries - 4.5% 54 Degrees North - Black Sheep Brewery - 4.5% Diamond - Joseph Holt - 5.0% Pure Helles - Purity Brewing Company - 5.0% Lincoln Lager - Ferry Ales Brewery - 4.5% Whitstable Pilsner - Whitstable Brewery Co - 4.9%
Bottle/Can Speciality Light Beers South Hams Brewery - Cloch Point - 6.8% Slipstream - Salopian Brewery - 5.1% Come on Pilgrim - Loch Lomond - 5.0% Pineapple IPA - Black Sheep Brewery - 5.3% Humdinger - Joseph Holt - 4.1% White - Rebellion Beer Company - 5.0% Jackalope - Norfolk Brewhouse - 4.2% Uprisings Caught By The Fuzz - Windsor & Eton Brewery - 5.0%
Bottle/Can Speciality Mid to Dark Beers Hop Kettle Brewery - Flapjack Marmalade - 7.7% Boss Black - Chocolate Orange Edition - Boss Brewing Co - 5.0% Not Your Buddy, Guy! - Stewart - 6.8% Choc & Orange Stout - Black Sheep Brewery - 6.1% Breakfast Stout - RedWillow - 5.6% Plum Porter - Titanic Brewery - 4.9% Plum Porter - Elgood & Sons - 4.5% Wally Winkers Death By Chocolate - Westerham - 4.5%
Bottle/Can Sours/Spontaneous New Lion Brewery - Fruit Sour - 5.5% Wild Rose - Tomos & Lilford - 4.9% Origins Acres - Fyne Ales - 7.0% Limoncello Sour - Black Sheep Brewery - 3.8% Key Lime Tau - Hawkshead - 6.3% Sourlero - Castle Rock Brewery - 4.0% Coolship Fruit - Elgood & Sons - 5.0% Lemon Sour IPA - Park Brewery - 5.8%
Bottle/Can Strong Beers (6.5% and over) Firebrand Brewing - Imperial Stout - 9.5% Cico Buff - Salopian Brewery - 6.9% Old Engine Oil Engineers Reserve - Harviestoun - 9.0% Royal Sovereign Barley Wine - Cullercoats Brewery - 11.0% Herkules White Walker - Bank Top - 6.5% Menin Gate - Brampton Brewery - 7.4% Audit Ale - Lacons Brewery - 8.0% Anthology - Signature Brew Ltd - 10.0%