Bays Banter

Bays Banter

We are delighted to announce that we have become a major sponsor of this year’s Brixham Pirate Festival! Our involvement has helped reduce the funding shortfall, meaning that the fantastic local event can go ahead! Book it in the diary folks – 2nd – 5th May 2015 Ooooh Arrrrrrrrrr!!!!

This summer we once again teamed up with our friends at Paignton Zoo – this time to produce ‘Rhino ale’. 

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Topsail, Gold and Devon Dumpling all won top awards at the 2014 Taste of the West Awards., firmly establishing our beer as Devon’s Beer of Choice!

For the third year running we are delighted to have won another top award at the National SIBA Brewing Awards.   Judges praised our brewery for “it’s environmentally friendly approach to brewing – which includes a recent £30,000 investment into solar power, and it’s use of local suppliers which has helped the brewery to significantly reduce it’s carbon footprint”

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We are passionate about doing as much as we can to help our environment.  Our most recent commitment to reducing our carbon footprint has been to install over 30 kilowatts of solar panels on to the roof of our brewery

Three of our beers achieved Gold Star status in this year’s Great Taste Awards. Great Taste, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for speciality food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world!

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We teamed up with Paignton Zoo and brewed a limited edition ale to support gorilla conservation in Nigeria.  We are delighted to announce that the aptly named ‘Great Gorilla Ale’ was a huge success raising over £1000, which will go towards helping save the great species from extinction.

Bays Brewery is one of the few breweries both regionally and nationally to have achieved SALSA Accreditation.  This demonstrates that we are producing safe and legal produce to a standard that far exceeds the minimum standards expected by the enforcement authorities.

Summer has been and gone in a flash!

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For two weeks only we have launched ‘Poppy Bays’.

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