Free accreditation of Bottled or Canned Beers as Real Ale in a Bottle/Can (RAIB/RAIC)

The process for getting bottled or canned beers accredited as Real Ale in a Bottle/Can (RAIB/RAIC) is simple. Breweries seeking accreditation will need to send at least two bottles from the same batch to Brewlab in Sunderland (address below) immediately after bottling/canning, together with the present gravity figure at time of packaging. They will check for viable yeast cells on one at the start of conditioning and, if within range,