In 2013 SOBA began an awards programme that includes honours for individual SOBA members who have done great service for either SOBA or the wider beer community.
SOBA’s Honoured Members:
- Denise Garland for services to SOBA
- David Wood for services to SOBA
- Ted and Frances Verrity for service to the beer industry and community
- Paul Wicksteed for service to home brewing
- Martin Bridges for service to SOBA
- Greig McGill for services to SOBA
- Alex McGill for services to SOBA
- Stephanie Coutts for services to SOBA
- Charles Swettenham for service to Canterbury SOBA
- Geoff Griggs for service to SOBA & Beer Writing
- Jonathan Day for service to SOBA & Beer Education
- Richard Emerson for Craft Beer Leadership
Edit: For an updated list with the year of award please view the Honoured Members Page.