Member Benefits

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Benefits of joining the Institute of Brewing & Distilling

All of our members receive these great benefits!


Industry news and technical innovations

Brewer & Distiller Magazine

Delivered to your door every month, The Brewer & Distiller International magazine is packed with the latest industry news and analysis and provides technical information on key innovations. The magazine will keep you up to date with developments in techniques and management in the world of brewing and distilling. You will also hear about the conferences, seminars and meetings the IBD organises.


Groundbreaking Scientific Research

The Journal of the Institute of Brewing

The quarterly Journal of the Institute of Brewing publishes original research from the malting, brewing, distilling and fermentation industries. The JiB receives an astonishing half a million hits a year on the web, which reflects the wealth of scientific papers relating to our industry.

Universities, research institutes and industrial labs from around the world submit papers, which are reviewed by our International Editorial Board before publication. You can view the Journal online or in print and discover more about brewing, distilling and fermentation techniques, as well as raw materials and by-products.


Online Educational Events

Online Educational Events

We provide qualifications for brewers, distillers, maltsters and packagers that are internationally recognised. Through your IBD membership, you can access our whole range of online events and help you develop your knowledge and expertise.


Events, Conferences and Symposia

Network and learn from your peers in the industry

Whether it is a plant visit, a technical meeting or a larger conference or international convention, the IBD has a wealth of opportunities for members to get together and share knowledge and expertise. You will benefit from special rates and will find that there are events planned that are specific to your region – with great opportunities to network.


Support and recognition for your learning

Scholarships and Awards

As a member, you can benefit from support with your learning and a range of awards that recognise achievement and innovation. For details of how to apply, please click below.


Exclusive Content

Exclusive Content

Exclusive content just for our members. Videos, podcasts and more to help with your education and continuing professional development.