Established in 1997, this Bath brewery has four tied pubs.
Address: The Abbey Brewery, Camden Row, Bath BA1 5LB
Phone: 01225 444437
Abbeydale Brewery was founded in 1996 by Patrick Morton and his father, Hugh. Abbeydale supplies more than 200 pubs directly. Beer is also supplied through wholesalers.
Address: Abbeydale Brewery Ltd, Unit 8, Aizlewood Road, Sheffield S8 0YX.
Phone: 0114 281 2712
A small-batch brewery overlooking the River Tay, in Perthshire
Address: South Latch Farm, Abernyte, Perthshire PH14 9SU
A brewery based at a garden centre, established in 2016.
Address: Buckingham Garden Centre, Tingewick Road, Buckingham MK18 4AE
Abstract Jungle Brewery
Abstract Jungle is a brewery project launched by Simon King in late 2015. Simon teamed up with Bexar County brewer Steve Saldana to upgrade and expand Bexar’s existing plant and use it to produce beers from each brewery.
Address: 8 Belgic Square, Peterborough PE1 5XF
Phone: 07481 849332
An eight-barrel brewery, established in 2017, using kit previously at the Black Cat Brewery.
Address: Unit 12, Squires Farm Industrial Estate, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5RB
A brewery and micropub is converted stable block.
Address: The Old Stables, Bulk Street, Lancaster LA1 1PU
Acorn produces more than 30,000 pints of real ale every week, including six permanent ales plus a range of seasonal IPAs and kegged beers. Established in 2003, the brewery employs 11. It also has a pub, the Old No 7, in Barnsley, showcasing its beers.
Address: Acorn Brewery Ltd, Unit 3, Aldham Industrial Estate, Mitchell Road, Wombwell, Barnsley S73 8HA
Phone: 01226 270734
Ad Hop Brewing
A small craft brewery headquartered in the 23 Club in Liverpool.
Address: 23 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BQ
A former hobby brewery, still a part-time operation, with a half-barrel plant.
Adnams claims to date back more than 650 years, to the time when it was the brewhouse for Southwold’s oldest inn, The Swan. George and Ernest Adnams gave their name to the business in 1872. These days the beers are brewed in a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient, 300-barrel brewery.
Address: Adnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery, East Green, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6JW
Phone: 01502 727200
A co-operative brewery, set up in 2011 when there was a danger of local brewing disappearing. The 5.5-barrel brewery is operated by te co-operative members.
Phone: 01903 867614
Affinity Brew Co
A brewery and tasting room set up by Steve Grae and Ben Duckworth.
Address: 39A Markfield Road, London N15 4QA
A former cuckoo brewery, now with its own premises in York. The brewery is owned by Andy Herrington, with Alan hardie as head brewer.
Address: Manor Farm, Acaster Malbis, York YO23 2UJ
Phone: 01904 703233
Aire Heads Brewery
A new brewery in 2017 set up by journalist Ben Pindar and music producer Craig Sanderson. The beers are being sold in local pubs.
Address: Unit 4D Lidice Road, Goole DN14 6XL
Phone: 07842 141584
A brewery set up in 2015 by Andy Dukes, who has previous experience with the Highgate and Blue Bear breweries.
Address: Unit 12, Long Acre Street, Walsall WS2 8QG
Aldwark Artisan Ales
A ten-barrel brewery in an old milking shed on a working farm.
Address: Lydgate Farm, Aldwark, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 4HW
Phone: 01629 540720
Actually two breweries in one, Alechemy has a main ten-barrel plant and a smaller half-barrel pilot kit. The directors are James and Adam Davies, James also being the brewer.
Address: Unit B, 1 Gregory Road, Livingston EH54 7DR
Phone: 01506 413634
Ales of Scilly
Established at Higher Trenoweth, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly in 2001, the brewery moved to industrial unit premises in 2007. It is the only brewery on the Isles of Scilly. Jennie Trevitchick became brewer and co-owner in 2016.
Address: 2B Porthmellon Industrial Estate, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly TR21 0JY
Phone: 01720 423233
Named after King Alfred, the brewery was set up by local man Steve Haigh. There is a brewery shop.
Address: 5b Scylla Industrial Estate, Winnall Valley Road, Winchester SO23 0LD
Phone: 01962 859999
All Day Brewing Co
A brewery which malts its own barley and wheat, grows its own hops and has its own borehole, as well as growing its own herbs and fruit for its beers.
Address: Salle Moor Farm, Wood Dalling Road, Salle, Norfolk NR10 4SB
Phone: 01603 327656
All Hallows Brewery
A brewery behind a pub in East Yorkshire. Landlady Abbie Logozzi started brewing in 2012 on a five-barrel plant.
Address: Main Street, Goodmanham, East Yorkshire YO43 3JA
Phone: 01430 873849
Founded in 1996 by Douglas Ross, brews range from the traditional to the experimental. There is a brewery bar.
Address: The Brewhouse, Queens Lane, Bridge of Allan FK9 4NY
Phone: 01786 834555
A previous Allendale Brewery closed in 1887, but this business was established in 2005. A ten-barrel plant has a capacity to produce 720 gallons of beer a week. Pubs across the North East and North West are supplied.
Address: Allendale Brewing Co Ltd, Allen Mill, Allendale, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 9EQ
Phone: 01434 618686
Almasty Brewing Company
A one-man, ten-barrel brewery,producing unfiltered beers. The Free Trade Inn, Byker, is the brewery tap.
Address: Unit 11, Algernon Industrial Estate, New York Road, Shiremoor NE27 0NB
A modern Kent brewery set up by brewer Jonathan Queally in 2012.
Address: The Heath, Horsmonden, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 8JE
A railway arch brewery which opened in 2014. A ten-barrel brewhouse makes manly unfiltered and unpasteurised keg beers.
Address: 99 Northern Western Street, Ardwick, Manchester M12 6JL
Phone: 07540 534350
A small-batch brewery and brewub at the Pittcue restaurant.
Address: 1 The Avenue, Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YP
Phone: 0207 324 7770
Alpha Delta Brewing
A North Easy brewery creating modern beers.
Amazing Brewing Co
A four-barrel brewery at the Ship Inn, Sandgate.
Address: The Ship Inn, 65 High Street, Sandgate, Kent CT20 3AH
Phone: 01303 248525
Described by The Independent as “one of the most exciting microbreweries in the country”, Amber Ales was launched in 2006 and produces beers on a five-barrel plant. It has a brewery tap, the Talbot Taphouse, in Ripley.
Address: Amber Ales Ltd, Unit A, Asher Lane Business Park, Pentrich, Ripley, Derbyshire DE5 3SW
Phone: 01773 512864
Whole leaf hops and Maris Otter malt go into Wies and John Nowacki’s beers. The brewery was set up in 2013. Later that year it acquired the Wyre Piddle Brewery, under which name some of the beers are brewed.
Address: 2A Priory Place, Priory Farm Lane, Inkberrow, Worcestershire WR7 4HT
Phone: 01386 792233
Amity Brew Co
Inspired by the US model of a brewpub, Amity makes fresh, modern interpretations of classic beer styles.
Address: Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds LS28 5UJ (from December 2020)
Ampersand Brew Co
A small brewery in South Norfolk brewing modern, seasonal beers. Started by father and son Adrian and Andy Hipwell, the brewhouse is on the family farm.
Address: Camphill Farm, Middle Road, Earsham, Bungay, Suffolk NR35 2AH
Phone: 07791 086689
Ampleforth Abbey Brewery
Ampleforth Abbey beer was launched in 2012, reigniting a tradition of monastic brewing which had been lost in Britain. Read all about the project in this Guardian article by the paper’s northern editor, Martin Wainwright.
Address: Ampleforth Abbey, York YO62 4EN
Phone: 01439 766000
A six-barrel brewery which opened in 2015.
Address: Unit D, The Sidings, Station Road Industrial Estate, Ampthill, Bedfordshire MK45 2QY
Phone: 07508 305754
Established in the summer of 2017, the brewery uses its own spring water to make “awesome craft beer”. The brewery has an on-site taproom.
Address: Westfield Farm House, Westfield Road, Cholsey, Oxfordshire OX10 9LS
Phone: 07812 396619
Anarchy Brew Co
A lifelong hobby became a reality in 2012 for Simon and Dawn Miles in Morpeth, Northumberland. Relocating to Newcastle upon Tyne in October 2018, the team are keen on developing and exploring different beer styles, while retaining some of the classics (all unfiltered).
Address: Unit A1, Benfield Business Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NQ
Phone: 0191 389 7580
Anchor House Brewery
A commercial home-based brewer.
Address: 3 Osmand Gardens, Plymouth PL7 1AA.
Andwell Brewing Company
Established by Adam Komrower in 2008, he and head brewer Tim Collins operate from a brewhouse with a 20-barrel plant made by Bavarian Brewing Technologies. Ingredients include water from beneath the brewery. In July 2011 the brewery relocated to the riverside hamlet of Andwell.
Address: Andwell Brewing Company, Andwell, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9PA
Phone: 01256 761044
A Nottingham microbrewery, fired up in 2017.
Address: 7 Stoney Street, Nottingham NG1 1LG
Phone: 0115 948 3343
A brewery established in 2011, set up by Nick Pritchard and Andy Kirk and based in a former chapel of rest.
Address: Angel Ales Ltd, Furlong Lane, Halesowen, West Midland B63 2TA
Phone: 07847 300350
Angels and Demons
Established in 2016, there are two beer ranges. McCann’s are traditional, and Angels & Demon more experimental.
Address: Great Cauldham Farm, Cauldham Lane, Capel-le-Ferne, Kent CT18 7HQ
Phone: 01303 255666
Traditional beers and lagers made by a microbiologist and an exciseman.
Address: Unit 54, Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6WA
Phone: 07555 962195
A former home brewer scaled up to launch this microbrewery in 2017.
Address: Unit 12, Pen Yr Orsedd, Industrial Estate Road, Parc Bryn Cefni, Llangefni LL77 7AW
Phone: 01248 345506
Established in 2014, the brewery took on its new name, and moved to new premises, in 2017.
Address: Chwaen Ddu, Carmel, Llannerch-y-Medd LL71 7DE
Phone: 01248 717734
A collaboration between partners from England and Oregon.
Address: 3 Traston Lane, Newport NP19 4RR
Phone: 07854 194966
A small brewery, mostly packaging its beer in bottles. Specialising in old European recipes.
Address: 59 Glebe Gardens, New Malden KT3 5RU
Anspach & Hobday
Paul (Anspach) and Jack (Hobday), two London graduates, founded the brewery in 2012 and have been guided by the contemporary craft brewing scene. The Brewery and Tap is based in an archway in Bermondsey, London.
Address: 118 Druid Street, Bermondsey, London SE1 2HH
Phone: 0208 617 9510
Anstey Ale Brewery
A 2.5-barrel brewery with on-site taproom.
Address: 40 Derby Road, Anstey, Leicestershire LE7 7DJ
Phone: 07960 776843
Anthology Brewing Company
Small-batch beer made in Leeds. The beers are described as “flavour forward”.
A nanonbrewery on the Somerset/Dorset border, set up by an experienced and proficient home brewer.
Phone: 07817 806730
A Cumbrian microbrewery which started brewing in March 2015. In 2018 it was taken over and now shares premises with Bowness Bay Brewery.
Address: Unit 10, Castle Mills, Aynam Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7DE
Phone: 07855 171210
Arbor Ales was established in 2007 and, since then, has moved twice, upgraded from a 2.5-barrel to 5.5-barrel plant, then to 12-barrel kit. It owns two pubs, purchased in 2009 and 2010.
Address: 181 Easton Road, Easton, Bristol BS5 0HQ
Phone: 0117 329 2711
Home brewers who have taken their passion to the next level. Lots of seasonal and experimental small-batch brews.
Address: The Bridge Studios, 454 Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 3BL
Ards Brewing Co
A five-barrel brewery supplying mainly local customers.
Address: 34B Carrowdore Road, Reyabbey, Newtownards, County Down BT22 2LX
The brewery was formed in 2010 following the merger of the Oban Bay and Isle of Mull breweries. It continues to trade under these two names.
Address: Unit 8A, Baliscate Industrial Estate, Tobermory, Isle of Mull PA75 6QA
Phone: 01688 302821
Websites: obanbaybrewery.co.uk/ facebook.com/
A long-established brewery established in 1843 as an offshoot to the family farm. Set up to quench the thirst of workers in Great Western Railway shed, it survived the closure of the GWR works in the 1980s and is now one of just a few family breweries left in the UK.
Address: Arkell’s Brewery Ltd, Kingsdown Brewery, Swindon SN2 7RU
Phone: 01793 823026
A five-barrel brewery to the rear of a pub.
Address: The Wine Vaults, 37 High Streer, Kington, Herefordshire HR5 3BJ
Phone: 01544 230685
A five-barrel brewery which started in Dorset and moved to Devon at the end of 2015.
Address: Brightwater Farm, Sutcombe, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 7QE
Phone: 07881 783626
Run by a former software engineer turned award-winning brewer.
Address: Building 1A, Aston Down Business Park, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL6 8GA
Phone: 07780 449102
Established in 1992, the brewery was the first in the town for more than 70 years. The beers have won awards and are available in Waitrose, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Majestic Wine Warehouse stores.
Address: Unit C7, Ford Airfield Estate, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0HY
Phone: 01903 733111
Established in 2007, the brewery had new owners in 2017. Several pubs are supplied and the beers are often seen at festivals, including food festivals. Beers are bottled and also available in 5-litre minicasks.
Adddress: Unit 4 Lawrence Way, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3DL
Phone: 01276 686696
Ashley Down Brewery
Currently a cuckoo brewery.
Phone: 0117 983 6567
Established in 2007, the brewery mainly caters for a few local pubs, although beer festivals are supplied. in 2015, it took over the former Brown Ales Brewery, in Clay Cross, where the beers are now brewed.
Address: Unit 1, Derby Road, Clay Cross, Chesterfield S45 9AG
Phone: 07803 708526
A Soil Association certified brewery established in 2005, with brews suitable for vegetarians and vegans. The focus is on bottles conditioned beers, although occasion brews escape in cask.
Address: Treisaac Farm,Treisaac, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4DX
Phone: 01637 880326
Atlas Brewing Co
Part of Sinclair Breweries, owner of Orkney Brewery.
Address: Nairn IV12 5QW
A science themed brewery created by Allan Rice and Sarah Thackray in early 2014. They have their own beer school, too, passing on their knowledge and enthusiasm.
Address: Unit 4, Food & Tech Park, Malmo Road, Sutton Fields Industrial Estate (West), Hull HU7 0YF
Phone: 07908 737769
A brewery in the outbuildings of a pub.
Address: The Alexandra Arms, 72-73 James Street, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2SL
Phone: 01788 578660
Attic Brew Co
Address: 29B Mary Vale Road, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2DA
Phone: 07470 643758
Traditional small-batch beers made by friends Mark Derbyshire and Trevor Bishop using a modern ten-barrel plant. The brewery has its own micropub, The Ilson Tap.
Address: 6 Gallows Industrial Park, Furnace Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5EP
Phone: 07926 512003 / 07768 976999
A seven-barrel brewery with its own micropub, The Prior’s Oven, Spalding
Address: The Beeches, Austendyke Road, Weston Hills, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12 6BZ
Autumn Brewing Company
Maker of a range of premium craft brews using naturally gluten-free malts and ingredients. Brews range from traditional Bavarian-style Pilsner to a dark roasty stout.
Address: 8 East Cliff Road, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham SR7 7PS
Avid Brewing Co
Phone: 07976 275672
Axholme Brewing Company
Founded in 2012 and run by brewer Mike Richards and his wife, Jules, Axholme has enjoyed great success. A new, bigger brewery was opened in Grimsby in 2018, called Docks Beers.
Address: 7 Lakes Country Park, Crowle, North Lincolnshire DN17 4JS
Phone: 01724 781804
An offshoot of Vale Brewing Company. When the brewery bought the Hop Pole in Aylesbury it installed its former plant there to create a brewpub. Brewer Simon is the second brewer at Vale. The brewery was opened in December 2011. Limited edition beers are a speciality.
Address: The Hop Pole, 83 Bicester Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP19 9AZ
Phone: 01296 291194
Ayr Brewing Company
Established in 2009 by Anthony Valenti and his brother-in-law Paul Rossi, the brewery operates from the Glenpark Hotel. There are four regular beers and summer and winter specials.
Address: Ayr Brewing Company Ltd, 5 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2DG
Phone: 01292 263891