January 23, 2021

Leeds’ Northern Monk donates 10,000 free cans of beer to front line workers

Last Sunday Northern Monk brewery in Leeds gave away 5,000 cans of its flagship beer, Faith, to NHS employees, front line care workers and educators across the UK as a thank you for continuing to care for, and teach, the country during the Covid-19 pandemic.

This is the second time that Northern Monk has completed a 5,000 can donation – the brewery did the same thing back in March, and wanted to repeat the process for the people keeping our communities safe, and informed, during the second national lockdown. 

The complimentary beer was available in packs of 4x330ml cans via Northern Monk’s online shop (www.northernmonkshop.com), and all cans were claimed. There was no proof required to claim the cans, Northern Monk put their faith in the community to join them in giving a gift to front line workers, and to help the brewery notify the relevant people about the free cans, rather than claiming the beer for themselves. 

This is one of several charitable initiatives, related to the impact of the pandemic, that Northern Monk has done since March. Aside from donating 10,000 free cans of Faith to front line workers, Northern Monk has also undertaken the following: