An ever-expanding Yorkshire Brewery that is now under different ownership than it was originally. There is a 2,600 sq ft brewery on Ashlands Road in the heart of Ilkley where the company has the capacity to brew 23,000 pints a week — almost five times the amount it was making when it was set up in 2009.
Address: The Ilkley Brewery Co Ltd, Ashlands Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8JT
Phone: 01943 604604
Address: Imperial Club and Brewery, Arcadia Hall, Cliff Street, Mexborough, South Yorkshire S64 9HU
Phone: 07428 422703
Inspired by the craft brewing scene in London, Jaspal Purewal set up the brewery in 2014 with a family team, brewing in small batches.
Address: Redhouse Farm, Nuneaton Road, Nuneaton CV10 0QU
Phone: 02477 673210
Indian Summer Brewing Co
Address: Unit 3, Commercial Centre, Ashdon Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 2NQ
Phone: 07986 637826
Innis & Gunn
Established in 2003, Innis & Gunn has won many awards for its unique range of oak-aged beers and its recently-launched unoaked Scottish lager. It had a turnover of £11.8 million in 2014 and 30% average annual growth over the last two years.
Address: PO Box 17426, Edinburgh EH11 1YR
Phone: 0131 337 4420
Instant Karma Brewery
A five-barrel brewery making beer mostly for its tap, The Rykneld Turnpyke, in Clay Cross, Derbyshire.
Address: 4 John Street. Clay Cross, Derbyshire S45 9NQ
Phone: 01246 250366
Intrepid Brewing Co
Four core beers brewed, with occasional specials, such as a Belgian saison or American red.
Address: Vincent Works, Brough, Bradwell, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 9HG
Phone: 01433 621851
Local mineral spring provide the water that makes Inveralmond brews unqiue. The award-winning brewery was established in 1997 and over the years has grown from a 10-barrel to a 30-barrel plant. It has some 250 trade customers.
Address: The Inveralmond Brewery Ltd, 22 Inveralmond Place, Perth PH1 3TS
Phone: 01738 449448
Irving & Co Brewers
Brewer and director Malcolm Irving oversaw the return of brewing to Portsmouth with this business. He was himself a brewer at the now closed Gale’s brewery and employs former colleagues. There is a 15-barrel plant.
Address: Unit G1, Railway Triangle, Walton Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 1TQ
Phone: 02392 389988
Irwell Works Brewery
Established in the former Irwell Steam, Tin, Copper and Ironworks, in Ramsbottom, Lancashire, there is a six-barrel brewery in a building that is currently undergoing restoration.
Address: Irwell Works Brewery Ltd, Irwell Works, Irwell Street, Ramsbottom, Lancashire BL0 9YQ
Phone: 01706 825019
Cask and bottled beers from South Devon, suitable for vegetarians.
Address: Court Farm, Holcome Village, Dawlish, Devon EX7 0JT
Phone: 07773 444501
The Isle of Wight’s newest brewery, owned by Tom Minshull with Chris Coleman the brewer. They endeavour to use island businesses where possible.
Address: Dinglers Farm, Yarmouth Road, Shalfleet, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 4LZ
Phone: 01983 821731
Isle of Avalon
Established in 2009, Isle of Avalon makes use of spare capacity at the Wessex Brewery, Warminster.
Address: Isle of Avalon Brewery, c/o Stagman Lane, Ashcott, Somerset TA7 9QW
Phone: 01458 210050
Isle of Skye Brewing
A brewery set up by some school teacher friends in 1995. Brewers Pam and Mags are both trained chefs, and so far the brewery has picked up more than 60 awards.
Address: The Pier, Uig, Isle of Skye IV51 9XP
Phone: 01470 542477
Itchen Valley Brewery
Established in 1997 by two businessmen, the brewery moved to new premises in 2006 and operates on a 20-barrel plant. The brewery has a gift shop.
Address: Unit D, Prospect Commercial Park, New Alresford, Hampshire SO24 9QF
Phone: 01962 735111