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Little Creatures Brewery Grand Opening Today

Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 11:35 am | Lion Breweries

Pioneering craft beer brand Little Creatures has spread its cherubic wings to land in Hobsonville Point’s sun-drenched Catalina Bay, where it is opening its first New Zealand brewery. To celebrate the opening, the brewery will host a free-to-the-public ... More >>

Standard Drink Knowledge Lacking in New Zealand

Monday, 4 February 2019, 12:58 pm | Lion Breweries

New research commissioned by Lion’s Alcohol&Me* programme has identified that most Kiwis don’t know what a standard drink is, and even those that think they do, can’t accurately communicate what it means. More >>

Lion NZ Wins Gold at YWCA Equal Pay Awards

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:14 am | Lion Breweries

Lion NZ was named as the Gold – Champion winner at the YWCA Equal Pay Awards held in Auckland last night, recognising the work Lion has undertaken in the area of equal pay. More >>

Success for Lion at Inaugural Awards

Monday, 10 November 2014, 10:56 am | Lion Breweries

Lion is proud to announce that two of its beers were given top accolades at the inaugural New World Beer & Cider Awards. Steinlager Classic was named Best in Class in the New Zealand Lager category, while Mac’s Great White was named Best in Class ... More >>

Prime Minister Opens Redeveloped Speight’s Brewery

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 4:18 pm | Lion Breweries

The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key, has today officially opened Lion’s refurbished Speight’s Brewery in Dunedin following a three year, $40m upgrade project. More >>

New Limited Edition Waikato Local Brew

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 4:48 pm | Lion Breweries

You can’t beat a summer in the Waikato; surfing at Raglan, wakeboarding on the Karapiro, backyard cricket with the lads and a few beers at the end of the day. Yip, we’ve got it pretty good here. More >>

Lion recalls Speight's Cider

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 9:02 am | Lion Breweries

The product being recalled is the Speight’s Cider 568mL glass bottle sold in six-packs and single bottles with any best before date between 9/6/13 and 16/1/2014. More >>

How to Find the Perfect Match

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 4:24 pm | Lion Breweries

Now there’s Made to Match – a series presented by Al Brown that provides a simple guide to different styles of beer and how they match with food. More >>

A Crafty Trifecta for Lion

Friday, 1 March 2013, 12:33 pm | Lion Breweries

Lion has scooped three medals at the prestigious International Brewing Awards across two categories for three of its craft beers. The International Brewing Awards are often dubbed the Oscars of the brewing industry and with good reason. More >>

Three Crafty New Brews

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 5:07 pm | Lion Breweries

James Squire, the convict father of Australian craft beer (and 11 children!), has released three delicious new drops for NZ to enjoy (not literally of course, he would be 258 years old if he were still alive!). More >>

Roaring Success For Lion With Eight Medals At Brewers Guild

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 10:07 am | Lion Breweries

Media Release 22 Aug ust 2012 Roaring Success For Lion With Eight Medals At Brewers Guild Awards The Sutton Group Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards have been announced with Lion scooping one gold, four silver and three bronze medals across its Steinlager, ... More >>

Put a White Can on the Mantelpiece

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 12:49 pm | Lion Breweries

Steinlager has created a virtual mantelpiece on Facebook, where people can upload photos of their white can as a pledge of unconditional support and belief in the All Blacks. More >>

Lion Red - Rocking Through Summer

Monday, 17 October 2005, 10:58 am | Lion Breweries

The Big Day Out will have a new flavour in 2006 with Lion Red taking over as the "official beer" of the event for the first time ever! More >>

Speight's Ale House Opens in Albany

Monday, 21 February 2005, 1:27 pm | Lion Breweries

This week, the new Speight's Ale House opened its doors to the public offering a taste of southern hospitality over in the North Shore. More >>

Auck Bartender To Represent NZ At Stella Artois®

Thursday, 2 September 2004, 10:06 am | Lion Breweries

The New Zealand champion Belgian beer pourer from De Fontein in Mission Bay, Auckland, is on his way to Brussels to demonstrate his expertise in the Belgian beer pouring ritual. Today Suhardi Wisata (32) won the New Zealand round of the Stella Artois® ... More >>

The Battle Of The Bartenders Is Set For The South

Tuesday, 24 August 2004, 12:11 am | Lion Breweries

The title of New Zealand's best pourer and server of Belgian Beer will be fought out on 1st September 2004. Bartenders from around the country will congregate for the annual Stella Artois Draught Masters competition at Torenhof, the new Belgian ... More >>

Images: Speight's Perfect Woman Found

Thursday, 30 October 2003, 1:46 pm | Lion Breweries

Jodie Ruddenklau has been named as the 2003 New Zealand's Speight's Perfect Woman, after a competition down at the Bullock Bar in Wanaka over Labour Day weekend. More >>

Regional Round-Up

Wednesday, 12 September 2001, 1:52 pm | Lion Breweries

It’s crunch time as bands all over the country prepare for the regional semi-finals of the Lion Red RAW Battle of the Bands. More >>

Regional Round-Up - Lion RAW Battle of the Bands

Wednesday, 22 August 2001, 10:56 am | Lion Breweries

It’s crunch time as bands all over the country prepare for the regional semi-finals of the Lion Red RAW Battle of the Bands. More >>