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Llanelian-Yn-Rhos, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8YA

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Covid Update

We are updating our serving times to relation to the current rules and regulations set my the government. Our last orders for drinks are 10:00pm with a drinking up time of 20 minutes. Our last food bookings are 8:00pm, you'll be glad to know we are now serving food from 5:00pm Tuesday - Thursday and…

Seen at GBBF at Olympia on Tuesday

Simon and Kevin, his father in law, had an interesting day on Tuesday at the Great British Beer Festival in Olympia. They also visited some historic pubs starting with the Blackfriars, a historic Art Nouveau Grade II masterpiece built in 1905 on the site of a Dominican friary. Jolly friars appear everywhere in the pub in sculptures, mosaics…

New Lager & Cider at White Lion Inn

We are pleased to announce a refreshing or our draught range which will now include Warsteiner Lager and Symonds Founders Reserve Cider.  Founded in 1753 Warsteiner is one of the largest privately owned breweries in Germany. Its history of unparalleled rise from a mere regional beer to an International Premium brand is rooted in its…

Thatchers Gold at White Lion Inn, Llanelian

The White Lion is now offering Thatchers Gold Cider on Draught. Foundered on the family farm in Somerset in 1904 by William John Thatcher, Thatchers is still run by the family, including a John who looks after the orchards. The company have won numerous awards over the years including the Silver and Bronze awards (bottled & Keg)…

Theakstons comes to North Wales

Simon was amazed a few weeks ago when who should walk through the door of the White Lion but no other than Simon Theakston of the famous family brewing company that bears his name. It was founded in 1827 by Simon's great great grandfather, Robert Theakston, in the Yorkshire Dales market town of Masham, North Yorkshire. …

Purple Moose wins CAMRA GBBF award

Purple Moose Brewery's Snowdonia Ale has won a Gold Award in the Bitters category at the CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain 2012 Competition at Olympia. This was the only award for a welsh beer. The beer has previously won a Bronze award at the GBBF in 2010 and was Champion Beer of Wales in 2009. The White Lion…

Wrexham Lager now at White Lion

Wrexham Lager is back. Since the sad day it was closed down in 2000 by Carling, a lot of people have missed the great taste of Wrexham Lager; now it is back and available at the White Lion. Wrexham Lager is Britain's oldest lager, the brewery being originally founded in 1882 by German immigrants who were trying…

White Lion party enjoy CAMRA GBBF 2012

Simon and Esme and a party from the White Lion had a great day at the CAMRA's Great British Beer Festival at Olympia two weeks ago. In addition to sampling various Real Ales and Ciders at the exhibition the party, as part of their research, also visited The Old Ship, a Youngs Pub on the river…

GBBF 2012 Olympia

The Great British Beer Festival 2012 is taking place next week August 7th - 11th at Olympia in London. Simon and Esme will be visiting on Tuesday. We strongly recommend anyone who loves their Beer or Cider to go along and sample the largest selection you will ever get the opportunity to find under one roof. Over…