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New Lion Brewery goes to the movies.

Here at New Lion Brewery we were delighted to recently create a bespoke ale, Half Cut Reel Ale, for the Plymouth Film Festival which took place May 16th – 17th.  Plymouth Film Festival was founded in 2013 by William Jenkins and Ben Hancock and this year’s, at Plymouth Arts Centre, was their second.  It offers an amazing opportunity for people to immerse themselves in local, national and international short films as well as for filmmakers to talk about their work.  As well as being film lovers, Will and Ben are also huge fans of our Pandit IPA (“our favourite […]

‘Black Oat Mild’ celebrates local economy at LEF4

New Lion Brewery celebrated the wonderful fourth Totnes Local Entrepreneurs’ Forum with a specially brewed ‘Black Oat Mild’, brewed to support Grown in Totnes’ crowdfunding appeal.  Grown in Totnes pitched at 2014’s LEF, and NLB pledged to help launch the project by creating a collaborative brew with them and supporting a fundraising event with them.  Always good to our word, ‘Black Oat Mild’ was a hit at the event, and showed our ongoing commitment to the exciting work underway in Totnes to reimagine and rebuild the local economy.

Grown in Totnes want to put in place the infrastructure needed to […]

New Lion Brewery celebrates Living Wage commitment

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that New Lion Brewery, has today been accredited as a Living Wage employer. 

The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at New Lion Brewery, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers; receive a minimum hourly wage of £7.85 – significantly higher than the national minimum wage of £6.50.  […]

Korean delegation drops by

Earlier this week, New Lion Brewery had a visit from 22 representatives from the Korean Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. It appears that Totnes truly has an international reputation when it comes to issues of localism and local economics, and it’s our efforts in that area that were of interest.
Mat Henney, our Head Brewer, reports that “judging from the queue to the toilet on their arrival, lunch had been well lubricated with a few pints at the Bay Horse.  We had a chat about the Grown in Totnes oats project (please support their crowdfunding appeal!) and GroCycle who launched […]