Open Letter to the Minister for Communities regarding the Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill

Regarding the Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill This open letter is to draw attention to uncertainties arising from the draft Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill and to ask for clarification as to how our businesses will be impacted. The creation of a new category of licence (the ‘Producer’s Licence’) which will enable us to provide tours and sell our produce directly to the public is very

Craft Beer NI message for MLAs

The Brewers of Northern Ireland and CAMRA NI have a message for you. If you’d like to help your local brewer, consider emailing or tweeting your MLAs regarding #LicenceReform and let them know what the industry needs! For more information, including other ways to get in touch with your local MLA, please visit

Press Release – Small brewers campaign group calls for changes to outdated alcohol laws

Small brewers from across Northern Ireland have come together to call for changes to outdated and unfair alcohol laws which prevent them selling beer directly to the public. Meeting in Belfast on Monday (27 January 2020) the 11 brewers attending discussed forming a new campaign group to make the case for independent beer in Northern Ireland. They are being backed by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) and the Campaign