Bays Banter

Bays Banter

Happy Birthday Bays Brewery!! 
10 years ago today we did our very first delivery! Thank you to everyone - to our great team, to our customers, to our suppliers and of course to our drinkers! 
We have been overwhelmed by your support over the last decade. Here's to the next 10! 

We are delighted to announce that Devon Rock has won Silver at the National SIBA Independent Beer Awards in the premium lager category! The SIBA Independent Beer Awards represent the very best beer from the UK’s independent brewers and are judged by fellow brewers and industry experts making these awards the “Brewers’ Choice” awards in the UK.

A local business has boosted the cause of rhino conservation by doing what it does best – selling great beer.

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We absolutely thrilled to announce that 'Devon Rock Craft Lager' & 'Bays Gold' both won GOLD at the prestigious Food & Drink Devon Awards! Topsail & Devon Dumpling also took silver. The valued Food & Drink Devon Awards celebrate the very best Devon has to offer by recognising the most respected and influential artisan food and drink producers in the county. 

Paignton-based Bays Brewery is blazing a trail in the craft lager revolution with the launch of Devon Rock. This latest addition is fast becoming a firm favourite among discerning drinkers in Torbay, stocked in select local restaurants, bars and pubs.  Described as a crisp, flavoursome lager brewed for the 21st century, Devon Rock craft lager is created from specially selected hops and local malt. 

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Paignton Zoo and Bays Brewery have teamed up once again to launch a brand new ale to help raise money for Rhino conservation.

Since 2013 nearly £10,000 have been raised for conservation of Rhinos, Giraffes and Gorillas.

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DEVON ROCK, our new craft lager has had fantastic feedback since we launched it in bottles in the summer of 2015…. We are thrilled & excited to announce we will be launching it in keg later this year! Watch this space! #craft #lager #keepingitlocal #devon

We have brewed a one off beer for the Rugby World Cup, aptly named ‘Nice Try’. The name was derived via a competition on social media!

We have teamed up with our friends at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park to brew a one off ale, aptly named ”Tall Order” whereby we are donating 10p per bottle sold to Wildlife Conservation!

We are pleased to say we raised over £3,000 for rhino’s last year and hope to raise event more this time around!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have won 3 top awards from Taste of the West – including GOLD for our multiple award winning ale Topsail!