IMG_2650Welcome to New Lion Brewery!  We are a community craft brewery based in the fantastic Devon town of Totnes.  On this website you’ll find information about the brewery,  our beers, a bit about who we are, events, why becoming a New Lion member could be the best thing you ever did, and something about why we’re called New Lion Brewery (it’s a historical thing).

You could think of us as being Totnes, in a bottle.

Totnes Stout wins national Gold

The original Lion Brewery, which ran for decades in Totnes before closing in 1921, was renowned, according to posters from the time, for its ‘celebrated Totnes Stout’.  The town’s New Lion Brewery, which opened […]

An American visits New Lion Brewery

We just thought we would share this rather lovely email we had from Bobby O’Donnell of Halifax, MA, in the US.  Thanks Bobby!  He wrote:

“To Whom it May Concern:

Last month I visited your brewery […]

‘T3’: our latest, and rather special, White Label Series release

To celebrate 10 years of Transition in Totnes, we have created a very special White Label, one that represents a real departure for us.  We have added 10 grams per litre of incredible Equinox […]

We’re seeking the Hop Club farmers of 2017…

Last year, we invited the people of Totnes to become hop farmers.  45 people stepped forward, and planted hop plants in their gardens, on their balconies and patios, and on allotments.  The variety they grew, […]

Our latest White Label Series release: ‘Berries on Brett’

Today we launch our latest White Label Series release, it’s called Berries on Brett.  It is a beer brewed in collaboration with Hannahs at Seale-Hayne which uses their Chuckleberries and blackberries in Pandit fermented […]