56 beers from the 7 SIBA regions will vie for the accolade of being the SIBA Supreme Champion as well as compete for the 7 categories that form the basis of the judging.
The regional heats have taken place throughout the country since April 2011 with the judging taking place at The Canalhouse on the 9th of February. The various beers are then available for the general public to appreciate as part of the SIBA Champion Beers Festival until the pumps run dry!! The winners will be announced at the SIBA Conference held in Stratford Upon Avon on the 7th and 8th of March.
Russell Scanlan have sponsered the Bottled Beer Category at this years awards in support of their Masterbrew insurance policy, the market leading policy for breweries throughout the UK.