On 20th August , Stuart Haggar, our Business Development Manager attended this year’s SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards. ‘The SIBA Independent Awards are run across SIBA’s eight geographical regions, with the champions from each region moving forwards to the National Competition at Beer X.’ – SIBA It is said that these awards represent the very best beer from the UK’s independent brewers and are judged by fellow brewers and industry experts.
Stuart had a great time meeting many fellow SIBA members & brewers alike, and enjoyed conversing with many about their packaging needs and solutions. As we (Saxon Packaging), had sponsored the awards category of Bottle/Can Lager & Pilsner (4.5 to 6.4%), Stuart took part in the judging for the category and later in the awards ceremony, by presenting the category winners with their trophies.
The winners of our sponsored category were:
Gold – Purity Brewing Company, for their 5% Pure Helles
Silver – Milestone Brewery for their 4.7% Helles Lager
Bronze – The Loose Cannon Brewing Company for their 5% Oxford PILS
Click here to view the full list of winners.
“It was great to see some familiar faces and fantastic to see so many quality beers being presented. It was a thoroughly enjoyable event and I look forward to attending again. I would like to congratulate Purity Brewing Company, Milestone Brewery & The Loose Cannon Brewing Company for their success in winning our sponsored award category and all those who also took part in the awards.” – Stuart Haggar
With an ever growing SIBA customer base, we are very proud of the beer packaging solutions we manufacture for the brewing industry and look forward to providing services to even more SIBA members in the future. As a fellow member of SIBA we are able to offer great packaging rates and tried & tested packaging solutions including gift packs, mail-order and transit packs.
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