Platform 5 Brewing started making beer under one of the disused platforms of Newton Abbot railway station (hence the name) in the spring of 2013 .
The family had been in the pub industry in Devon since 1980 and shared a passion for well kept real ale.
Several pints and discussions later, Platform 5 was born and we have been happily creating and selling our fine ales ever since….
Torquay’s only brewery:
The pandemic created an opportunity to move the brewery to Torquay in 2021 and we took up our new residency in one of the historic Victorian hay lofts overlooking Lymington park.
It’s like coming full circle, a couple of hundred yards from the hotel the family ran when they first made the move from Yorkshire to Devon in 1974 and just down the steps from the first pub that they ran back in 1980 (Was the Globe, now the Printers Elbow II)
We always use the finest ingredients available, combine them using traditional methods and a twist of creativity to create unique flavoursome ales.
We put a lot of love into designing and making our beers and we believe that you can taste that. We hope that you enjoy drinking them as much as we enjoy making them-Cheers ☺