Craft Beer Rising gets new partner

L R Chris Moriarty Drygate Brand Ambassador

Craft Beer Rising has a new partner in the shape of The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). The event, which takes place at Drygate Brewery in Glasgow on 4-5 September, brings together beer, music and street food under one roof.

Taking place across three sessions, festivalgoers can look forward to sampling up to 150 beers from 30 local and international breweries, including Williams Bros, Harviestoun, Innis & Gunn, West, Stewart Brewing, Oakham Ales, Wooha, Belhaven and Drygate.

Tony Jerome, SIBA’s director of communications & membership, said, “We’re delighted to have agreed this partnership, which will raise SIBA’s profile, deliver benefits for our members, and help us achieve our vision of becoming the ‘voice of British brewing’.

“Our 825 independent craft brewer members produce quality, innovative beers – in cask, keg, bottle and cans – that put them at the forefront of the exciting British craft brewing scene. We hope that our partnership with Craft Beer Rising will encourage brewers outside SIBA to realise the benefits we can offer them and become members, to make us a more representative organisation.”

Daniel Rowntree, organiser of Craft Beer Rising said, “Our partnership with SIBA is a perfect alliance. It is important we organise an event that encompasses small and large breweries so that we represent the exciting range of British craft brewing. Craft Beer Rising will also give the exhibiting breweries a chance to market their quality products to both the trade and consumers.”

Craft Beer Rising, Drygate Brewery, Glasgow.