Breweries H

Hackney Brewery
Hackney Brewery was established by Jon Swain and Peter Hills to bring top-quality, locally-produced beer to the thirsty drinkers of London. Experienced home brewers, we made the leap from pub manager and chef in July 2011 to register the first brewing company in Hackney since the mid-2000s.  The beers are going out to the East End, London and beyond.
Address: Arch 358, Laburnum Street, Hackney, London E2 8BB
Phone: 0203 489 9595
Web: hackneybrewery.co.uk/

Hadrian Border Brewery
Border Brewery was re-established in 1992 on the site of the original Border Brewery, which dated back to 1777. Andy and Shona Burrows bought the brewery in 1994 and expanded by buying the equipment of the closed Four Rivers Brewery in 2000. A move to the site of the original Hadrian Brewery prompted the name change. The brewery moved to its present site in 2011.
Address: Unit 5, The Preserving Works, Newburn Industrial Estate, Shelley Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE15 9RT
Phone: 0191 264 9000
Web: www.hadrian-border-brewery.co.uk/

Hafod Brewing Co
A North Wales brewery established in 2011, making a range of beer from finest quality ingredients.
Phone: 07901 386638
Web: www.welshbeer.com

Half Moon Brewery
A five-barrel brewery in the heart of Yorkshire, in a former blacksmith’s forge. It was set up by Jackie and Tony Rogers in November 2013.
Address: Half Moon Brewery, Forge House, Ellerton, York YO42 4PB
Phone: 01757 288977  / 07741 400508 / 07736 112399
Web: halfmoonbrewery.co.uk

Hall and Woodhouse
Famous for its Badger branded beers, Hall and Woodhouse is an independent, family0owned brewer being run by the fifth generation of the Woodhouse family to have the helm. As well as the brewery, there is a pub estate of some 250 properties in the south of England, with some 1,500 employees.
Address: The Brewery, Blandford St Mary , Dorset DT11 9LS
Web: www.hall-woodhouse.co.uk/

Hambleton Ales
A small family business on North Yorkshire, multi award winning, with a bottling line and kegging machine.
Address: Melmerby Green Road, Melmerby, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 5NB
Phone: 01765 640108
Web: www.hambletonales.co.uk/

Hamelsworde Brewery
A brewery set up in 2013 by Dan Jones, a home brewer with 15 years of experience. The brewery is just one barrel.
Address: 16 Longworth Road, Hemsworth, Pontefract, Yorkshire WF9 4SZ
Phone: 07530 669332
Web: www.hamelsworde.co.uk

Hammerton Brewery
A microbrewery in Islington making small batch beers. It is a re-opening of a family owned brewery which was established in 1868 but ceased trading in 1950. The brewery has been resurrected by a member of the Hammerton family.
Address: Unit 8 and 9, Roman Way Industrial Estate, 149 Roman Way, London N& 8XH
Phone: 0203 302 5880
Web: www.hammertonbrewery.co.uk

Hand Drawn Monkey
Hand Drawn Monkey is an award-winning, ambitious, progressive craft/ale brewing company based in that microbrewing capital of excellence, Huddersfield. Started in October 2012 by Rob Allen (former manager/brewer at El Rat and Ratchet, Huddersfield) and Tom Evans (senior brew monkey extraordinare at Blue Monkey Brewery, Nottingham, among others) these cheeky chappies wanted to brew beers they like and push the boundaries of convention. The two created a core range of three, as well as frequently making  often one-off specials — and they like to shout about.
Address: Plover Road Garage, Plover Road, Huddersfield, Yorkshire HD3 3PJ
Phone: 01484 655262 / 07739 754816
Web: www.hdmbeer.com

Handmade Beer Co
A small batch, artisan brewery in Carmarethenshire. “Crafted for the modern day connoisseur.”
Phone: 01559 371668
Web: handmadebeer.co.uk

Hanlons
Formerly O’Hanlon’s Brewery, the company has been under new ownership recently and is now based on a farm.Old favourites such as Port Stout and Yellow Hammer are still brewed.
Address: Hill Farm, Half Moon Village, Devon EX5 5AE
Phone: 01392 851 160
Web: www.hanlonsbrewery.com/

Happy Valley Brewery
Founders David and Nicola Hughes, who founded this brewery in 2010, use their own unique Lancashire milltown brewery yeast and have been picking up plenty of awards for their beers.
Address: 8 Hazelhurst Drive, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 5QT
Phone: 07758 512080
Web: www.happyvalleybrewery.co.uk

Harbour Brewing Co
Harbour Brewing Company was launched in 2012 on a farm site a couple of miles outside of Bodmin, in Cornwall, operating on ten-barrel, American-designed plant. Business partners Eddie Lofthouse and brewer Rhys Powell hatched their plan to open a new brewery having met in a pub in Padstow. Rhys has now left the brewery, but there is a new brewing team in place. A new 30-barrel brewery is being installed in January 2016.
Address: Trekillick, Kirland, Cornwall PL30 5BB
Phone: 01208 832131
Web: www.harbourbrewing.com/

Hardknott Brewery
Dave Bailey began brewing at the Woolpack Inn, Boot, in 2005, moving to Millom in 2010. He creates a diverse range of sometimes throught-provoking beers, and has a bottling line:
Address: Unit 10, Devonshire Road Industrial Estate, Millom, Cumbria LA18 4JS
Phone: 01229 779309
Web: www.hardknott.com/

Haresfoot Brewery
The first brewery in Berkhamsted for 100 years, established in 2014. The brewery has been set up by eight friends and businessmen living around the town.
Address: 2 River Park, Billet Lane, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 1HL
Phone: 01442 862878
Web: www.haresfoot.com

Harrogate Brewing Co
A modern microbrewery in the famous spa town brewing “traditional cask conditioned beers with a nod to the past and an eye to the future”.
Address: The Coach House, 31-35 West Lea Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0AT
Phone: 07774 891664
Web: harrogatebrewery.co.uk

Harveys
Harveys’ brewery with its Victorian Gothic tower is a landmark in the Sussex town of Lewes. The brewery has been established more than 200 years, with the eighth generation of the Harvey family at the helm. See its website for a detailed history. Beer is made using spring water from a well below the brewery.
Address: The Bridge Wharf Brewery, 6 Cliffe High Street, Lewes, Sussex BN7 2AH
Phone: 01273 480209
Web: www.harveys.org.uk

Harviestoun Brewery
Established in 1985 in Dollar, Scotland, on a five-barrel plant, Harviestoun is one of the most famous of the new breed of microbreweries, now established as a 60-barrel brewery in Alva. Beers are produced in cask and keg, although Harviestoun still refers to itself as a small-batch brewer. Session blond beer Bitter & Twisted was CAMRA’s champion beer of Britain in 2003.
Address: Harviestoun Brewery Ltd, Alva, Clackmannanshire FK12 5DQ
Phone: 01259 769100
Web: harviestoun.com

Harwich Town Brewing Company
A five-barrel brewery, established in 2007, combining traditional and modern brewing styles, with locally sourced ingredients where possible.
Address: Station Approach, Harwich, Essex CO12 3NA Phone: 01255 551155
Web: www.harwichtown.co.uk/

Hastings Brewery
Established in 2010 in tiny premises, Hastings Brewery made its first move a year later to a larger site with plant acquired from the Stroud Brewery. Beer is sold to pubs within 15 miles of the brewery and are vegetarian and vegan friendly. The brewery is powered by renewable energy.
Address: Hastings Brewery, 12 Moorhouse Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex TN38 9NB
Phone: 01424 850961 / 07708 259342
Web: hastingsbrewery.co.uk

Hawkshead Brewery
Founded in 2002 by former BBC journalist Alex Brodie, the brewery moved from its original premises in 2006 to a bigger site at Staveley. Capacity was increased in 2010  and there is potential to produce 180 barrels a week. Head brewer Matt Clarke leads a team of six. Also on the brewery site is The Beer Hall — ” a showcase for proper beer” — not only the brewery tap but also a popular function venue.
Address: Hawkshead Brewery, The Mill Yard, Staveley, Cumbria LA8 9LR
Phone: 01539 822644
Web: www.hawksheadbrewery.co.uk

Healey’s
A microbrewery within the Wellington Inn, visible to pub visitors.
Address: Main Street, Loppergarth, Cumbria LA12 0JL
Phone: 01229 582388

Heathen Brewers
A new brewery for 2014, based at the Grape and Grain wine merchant and delicatessen in Haywards Heath. There are five partners in the venture.
Address: Grape & Grain, 51 The Broadway, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3AS
Phone: 01444 456217
Web: www.heathenbrewers.co.uk

Heavy Industry Brewing
Former scaffolder, female impersonator and rock band manager Tom McNeill took a Brewlab course in 2009 then did some digging out at Purple Moose Brewery before starting Heavy Industry on a ten-barrel brewkit in 2012. (01-07-15)
Address: The Old Slaughter House, Bryn Llyfanen, Henllan, Denbighshire LL16 5AR
Phone: 01745 814655
Web: www.heavyindustrybrewing.com/

Hedgehog Brewing
Marc and Andrew Sage started brewing “beers we wanted to drink above all other brands” in 2013, moving to new premises a year later. (01-07-15)
Web: www.hedgedog.co.uk/

Hell Yeah Brew Co
A homebrew project / small brewery near Truro, in Cornwall. Quite experimental in its approach.

Helm Bar Brewery
A small pilot brewery on the edge of the North Pennines. Strong, well flavoured beers are produce in cask, keg and bottle.
Web: helmbarbrews.wordpress.com/

Hermitage Brewery
Richard Marshall originally brewed just for family and friends, but these days offers them more widely.
Phone: 01635 200907
Web: www.hermitagebrewery.co.uk/

Hesket Newmarket Brewery
A new brewery for 2014, based at the Grape and Grain wine merchant and delicatessen in Haywards Heath. There are five partners in the venture.
Address: Grape & Grain, 51 The Broadway, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 3AS
Phone: 01444 456217
Web: www.heathenbrewers.co.uk

Hetton Law Brewery
In the heart of North Northumberland, the brewery produces hand-crafted beers using local spring water.
Address: Hetton Law Farm, Lowick, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 2UL
Phone: 01289 388558
Web: www.hettonlawbrewery.co.uk/

High Peak Brew Co
Brewing unfined, unfiltered and unpasteurised beers in the Peak District. The beers are small batch — about 600 litres is brewed at a time.
Address: 41A Market Street, Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire SK23 0HP
Phone: 07936 174364
Web: www.highpeakbrewco.com/

High Weald Brewery
A brewery in East Grinstead, Sussex, established in 2012 by Andy Somerville.
Address: Unit 8, Bulrushes Business Park, Coombe Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4LZ
Phone: 07836 291430
Web: www.highwealdbrewery.co.uk/

Highgate Brewery
The brewery was founded in 1898 and was purchased by Mitchells and Butlers in 1939. It became independent following a management buyout in 1995, and was purchased by Aston Manor Brewery in 2000. It was subsequently acquired by pub company Global Star in 1997 then sold to property developers in 2010. Later the same year, however, it was re-opened as the Highgate and Walsall Brewery Co. Highgate and Davenports brands are brewed, as are Smiles beers under contract.
Address: Highgate and Walsall Brewery Co, Sandymount Road, Walsall, West Midlands SW1 3AP
Phone: 01922 644453
Web: davenportsbeer.co.uk

Highland Brewing Co
This Orkney brewry makes use of two plants — its original five-barrel equipment plus a 20-barrel kit.
Address: Swannay Brewery, By Evie, Orkney KW17 2NP
Phone: 01856 721700
Web: www.highlandbrewingcompany.co.uk

Hilden Brewery
A family-run microbrewery, the longest established in Ireland. There is an attached tap room.
Address: Hilden House, Grand Street, Hilden, Lisburn BT27 4TY
Phone: 02892 660800
Web: www.hildenbrewery.com/

Hillside Brewery
High quality, small batch beers, using the finest ingredients from around the world.
Address: Holly Bush Farm, Ross Road, Longhope, Gloucestershire GL17 0NG
Phone: 01452 830222
Web: www.hillsidebrewery.com

Hillstown Brewery
A new brewery in Randalstown, Northern Ireland.
Address: Hillstown Farm, 128 Glebe Road, Randalstown, Antrim, Northern Ireland BT41 3DT
Phone: 02894 478662
Web: hillstownbrewery.com

Hobsons Brewery
Hobsons prides itself on being Shropshire’s sustainable brewer, teaming locally sourced ingredients with sustainable technologies. Established in 1993, it has grown rapidly in recent years and won many awards, including the coveted champion beer of Britain for Hobsons Mild.
Address: Hobsons Brewery, Newhouse Farm, Tenbury Road, Worcestershire DY14 8RD
Phone: 01299 270837
Web: www.hobsons-brewery.co.uk

Hoggley’s Brewery
Enthusiastic home brewer Roy Crutchley took the next step in starting this microbrewery in 2003. Assisted by his partner, Julie Hogg, Roy operates an eight-barrel plant — a big step forward from the original half-barrel set-up.
Address: Unit 12 Litchborough Trading Estate, Nothrampton Road, Litchborough, near Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 8JB
Phone: 01327 831308
Web: www.hoggleys.co.uk

Hogs Back Brewery
Hogs Back Brewery was founded in 1992 in Tongham, Surrey, in the heart of the traditional Surrey hop growing area, and bought by current owner Rupert Thompson in 2012. In 2014, Hogs Back planted its own hop field on land adjacent to the brewery, bringing the traditional but near-extinct White Bine hop variety back to its Surrey home.
Address: Hogs Back Brewery Ltd, Manor Farm, The Street, Tongham, Surrey GU10 1DE
Phone: 01252 783000
Web: www.hogsback.co.uk

Holdens
A fourth generation family brewery that started with a brewpub in the 1920s. The estate now comprises 20 tied pubs and many outlets are supplied. There are pans for an expansion of the brewery.
Address: Holden’s Brewery Ltd, Hopden Brewery, George Street, Woodsetton, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4LN
Phone: 01902 880051
Web: www.holdensbrewery.co.uk

Holsworthy Ales
Traditional methods and no additives for this Devon brewery, launched in 2011. (01-07-15)
Address: Unit 5, Circuit Business Park, Clawton, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6RR
Phone: 07879 401073
Web: www.holsworthyales.co.uk/

Holywell Brewing
A Bolton-based nanobrewery trading at farmers’ markets in Lancashire.
Phone: 07949 179338

Honest Brew
A small batch brewery founded by New Zealander Andrew Reeve, also selling beers from other interesting breweries. The Honest Brew plant is based at the Late Knights Brewery, in Penge, London. The website offers drinkers to suggest beers for the brewery to create.
Phone: 0203 239 4553
Web: honestbrew.co.uk

Hooded Ram Brewery
Established in 2013 on the Isle of Man, the brewery is owned by former compliance officer and local CAMRA secretary Robert Storey.
Address: The Hooded Ram Brewing Co, Hills Meadow, Douglas, Isle of Man
Phone: 01624 612464
Web: www.hoodedram.com

Hook Norton
Established in the village of Hook Norton more than 150 years ago by farmer and maltster John Harris, this now regional sized brewery is still run today by a member of his family, great, great grandson James Clarke. As well as a popular range of permanent and seasonal beers, the brewery has a large pub estate in central southern England.
Address: Brewery Lane, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire OC15 5NY
Phone: 01608 737210
Web: www.hooky.co.uk

Hop and Stagger Brewery
Set up to the rear of the White Lion pub, in Bridgnorth, in 2012, the brewery moved to the Apsley estate in 2015. Traditional English varieties of malt and hops are used in the 2.5-barrel brewplant.
Address: 3 West Castle Street, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4AB
Phone: 01746 763962
Web: www.hopandstaggerbrewery.co.uk/

Hop Back Brewery
Hop Back Brewery was born in 1986 when John and Julie Gilbert bought the Wyndham Arms in Salisbury and John utilised the cellar to make beers for the pub. Hop Back Brewery became a company in its own right and moved to factory premises in nearby Downton. Since then growth has been dramatic and the business has a small estate of pubs in the West of England.
Address: Units 22-24, Batten Road Industrial Estate, Downton, Wiltshire SP5 3HU
Phone: 01725 513116
Web: www.hopback.co.uk

Hop Fuzz Brewery
A small time hobby that grew into a full sized microbrewery. Its eco credentials are exemplary, with solar power for the brewing pumps and recycled plastic for the casks, with vehicles running on bio-diesel. Only the finest ingredients are sourced for the beers, which are sold across Kent and Sussex and into Surrey and London.
Address: Hop Fuzz Brewery, Unit 8, Riverside Industrial Estate, West Hythe, Hythe CT21 4NB
Phone: 01303 230304
Web: www.hopfuzz.co.uk/

Hop Kettle Brewery
This Wiltshire Brewery comes up with some innovative twists on classic beer styles, using “responsibly sourced and locally foraged ingredients”. The brewery is part of the Red Lion pub.
Address: 74 High Street, Cricklade, Wiltshire SN6 6DD
Phone: 01793 750776
Web: hopkettlebrewery.co.uk

Hop King
A modern, whole leaf hop brewery, launched in 2014, putting beers in kegs and bottles from a 1.25-barrel brewkit. (01-07-15)
Address: Eastern Avenue, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5SF

Hop Studio
A small batch brewery set up in 2012. “We love beer. We hate rules. We don’t mandate facial hair.” (01-07-15)
Address: 3 Handley Park, Elvington, York YO41 4AR
Phone: 01904 608029
Web: thehopstudio.com/

Hop Stuff Brewery
A crowdfunded new London brewery, based on the historic Royal Arsenal at Woolwich. 22 beer loving brewers creating all styles of beer.
Address: Unit 7, Gunnery Terrace, Royal Arsenal, London SE18 6SW
Web: www.hopstuffbrewery.com/

Hopcraft Brewing
A new brewery in South Wales formed in 2012 by Gazza Prescott of Steel City Brewing and Tom Barlow and Steve Lewis of Pixie Spring Brewery. Pixie Spring and Hopcraft beers are brewed side by side.
Web: blog.hopcraftbrewing.co.uk/

Hopdaemon Brewery
Established in 2000, the brewery takes pride in its Kent base and supplies some 70 outlets throughout the county. Tonie Prins from New Zealand, is the brewer. (01-07-15)
Address: Unit 1, Parsonage Farm, Seed Road, Newnham, Kent ME9 0NA
Phone: 01795 892078
Web: www.hopdaemon.com/

Hopshackle Brewery
Established in 2006 using plant created at the Charles Wells Brewery in the 1980s.
Address: Unit F, Bentley Business Park, Blenheim Way, Northfields Industrial Estate, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire PE6 8LD
Phone: 01778 348542
Web: www.hopshacklebrewery.co.uk/

Hope Brewery
Opened by experienced home brewer Phil Evans in 2013, it is currently the smallest brewery in Essex, but popularity means bigger kit may soon be on the way. (01-07-15)
Address: Corringham Road, Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Phone: 07903 793223
Web: www.hopebrewery.co.uk/

Hopping Mad Brewery
Established in 2010, Hopping Mad makes beer on an 11-barrel plant. “It’s all about the flavour,” says the brewer.
Address: 42 Yardley Road, Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 5ED
Phone: 01234 240880
Web: www.hoppingmad.com

Hops and Glory
A brewery within an Islington, London, pub and bottle shop.
Address: 382 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 3PF
Phone: 0207 226 2277
Web: www.hopsandglory.co.uk

Hoptimists Brewery
Address: Unit 6, Ground Floor, Coopers Place Business Park, Combe Lane, Witley, Godalming, Surrey GU8 5SZ
Phone: 01428 684121
Web: www.hoptimists.co.uk

Horncastle Ales
Beers created by Ross and Sally Ellis and their daughter, Elizabeth, on the premises of Old Nick’s Tavern.
Address: 8 North Street, Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 5DX
Phone: 01507 526862
Web: www.oldnickstavern.co.uk/

Houston Brewing Co
This brewery is attached to the Fox and Hounds in Houston and was opened in 1997. Head brewer Carl Wengel and his team have won a number of awards, including CAMRA champion best bitter of Britain in 2011. Brewery tours are available.
Address: The Fox and Hounds, South Street, Houston, Renfrewshire PA6 7EN
Phone: 01505 612620
Web: www.houston-brewing.co.uk

Howard Town Brewery
A Peak District brewery now owned by Emma and Stuart Swann, but established in 2005 by two other husband and wife teams.
Address: Hawkshead Mill, Hope Street, Glossop, Derbyshire SK13 7SS.
Phone: 01457 869800
Web: www.howardtownbrewery.co.uk/

Hoxne Brewery
Established in 2013, this Co-Operative of East Anglian Brewers member is committed to using local malts. The brewery has developed from several years of home brewing.
Address: Larch House, Heckfield Green, Hoxne, Suffolk IP21 5AA
Web: www.didymus.org.uk/hoxne/index.php

Humpty Dumpty Brewery
The brewery was founded in 1998 and takes its name from the GER Class T-19R steam locomotives that operated on the Norwich o Lowestoft line in the early 20th century.
Address: Church Road, Reedham, Norfolk NR13 3TZ
Phone: 01493 701818
Web: humptydumptybrewery.com/

Hunter’s Brewery
A brewery on a farm in the heart of the Devon countryside, established in 2008, but expanded since then. Most beers stay in the south west, with regular deliveries to Exeter and Plymouth. Huge emphasis is placed on customer service.
Address: Bulleigh Barton Farm, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 5UA
Phone: 01803 873509
Web: www.thehuntersbrewery.co.uk

Hurst Brewery
A revival, in 2012, of a brewery that dates back to 1862. The four-barrel plant is behind brewery tap the White Horse Inn.
Address: Western Road, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 9FH
Phone: 07866 438953
Web: hurstbrewery.co.uk/

Husk Brewing
A small brewery in Docklands, East London, making traditional beers with a modern twist.
Address: Unit 58A, North Woolwich Road, London E16 2AA.
Phone: 0207 474 3827
Web: www.huskbrewing.com/

Hydes
A family-owned regional brewer established in 1863 that has operated from a grade II listed brewery for more than 120 years. There is a high level of production of not only Hydes beers but also contract brews. The brewery has an estate of nearly 70 pubs and also supplies a lot of other houses.
Address: Hydes Brewery Ltd, 46 Moss Lane West, Manchester M15 5PH
Phone: 0161 226 1317
Web: www.hydesbrewery.co.uk