James and Kirkman Brewery
A three-barrel plant acquired from the Hesket Newmarket Brewery at the rear of the Robin Hood pub in Pontefract. Brewing commenced in may 2013.
Address: 4 Wakefield Road, Pontecfract, Yorkshire WF8 4HN
Phone: 01977 702231
James Street Brewery
A brewery set in the Bath Brewhouse. It is owned by the City Pub Company (West).
Address: 14 James Street West, Bath BA1 2BX
Phone: 01225 805609
Launched in October 2002 at the Robin Hood pub, Jarrow, by Jess and Alison McConnell. Production moved to new plant at another of the couple’s pubs, The Maltings Brewery Tap in South Shields, in 2008. The brewery currently (September 2011) looking for larger premises. The beers have won a number of awards, including five in the Campaign for Real Ale’s Champion Beer of Britain contest.
Address: The Jarrow Brewery, Primrose Hill, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear NE32
Phone: 0191 483 6792
A new independent five-barrel craft brewery in Glasgow, utilising soft Scottish water and premium malt, hops and yeast. named after the brewer’s cottage.
Address: Unit 9, The Centre Point, 67B Montrose Avenue, Hillington Industrial Estate, Glasgow G52 4LA.
Phone: 0141 237 5840
Once an independent brewery, established in 1828, Jennings is now part of the nation Marston’s group. It is, however, largely left to its own devices and continues to produce its famous range of Lake District brews, such as Snecklifter.
Address: Jennings Brewery, Castle Brewery, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9NE
Phone: 0845 1297 185
Jo C’s Norfolk Ales
Jo C, the “bird who brews”, has a brewery with its own borehole for water, with Maris Otter grain from nearby Crisp Maltings.
Address: The Old Store, Walsingham Road, West Brasham, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 9NP
Phone: 01328 863854
Jones the Brewer
A Welsh brewer, from the valleys, inspired by the quest for the perfect pint.
Phone: 01497 831037
Joule’s beer has been brewed in Staffordshire since 1780 when Francis Joules established a brewery in Stone alongside the Trent and Mersey canal. The brand was discontinued after being bought out in 1974. However, it was resurrected in 2010 when The Co-operative provided financial support to back Steve Nuttall’s vision to build a new brewery in Market Drayton. The now flourishing company has grown its Tap House estate to 17 and is on the look out for new sites following further funding from the Co-Operative Bank.
Address: The Brewery, Great Hales Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 1JP
Phone: 01630 652602
Juggernaut Brew Co
Gypsy brewers based in Manchester
A new brewery in 2012.
Address: 1 Baildon Road, Baildon, West Yorkshire BD17 6AB
Phone: 01274 582009