The next era of the brewery that was Charles Wells, sold to Marston’s in 2017.
Address: Havelock Brewery, Bedford MK40 4LU
Phone: 01234 272766
Eagle’s Crag Brewery
Set up in 2017, the brewery’s founders have more than 30 years of experience in the business.
Address: Unit 21, Robinwood Hill, Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JA
Phone: 01706 810394
Traditional beers with a modern edge.
Address: Unit 2, The Ham, Brentford TW8 8EX
Phone: 0208 586 9906
Earl Soham Brewery
Established in 1984, the brewery owns two pubs.
Address: Meadow Works, Cross Green, Debenham, Suffolk IP14 6RP
Phone: 01728 861213
Formerly grypsy brewers, the team now have their own brewery and make use of foraged ingregients. There is a tap bus!
Address: Blue House Yard, 5 River Park Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TB
East London Brewing Co
One of London’s new breed of distinctive micros, launched in 2011 by husband and wife team Stuart Lascelles and Claire Ashbridge-Thomlinson. Beers are brewed on a 25-barrel plant.
Address: Unit 45, Fairways Business Centre, Lammas Road, London E10 7QB
Phone: 0208 539 0805
Former Beavertown head brewer Jenn Merrick, with colleague Sarah Elkins and Gravity Systems, are starting brewing in 2018, making world-class beers while also developing a skills hub at the Royal Docks, London.
East Yorkshire Beer
A family brewery with a strong environmental ethos. It has its own spring water.
Address: 2A Tokenspire Business Park, Hull Road, Woodmansey HU17 0TB
Phone: 07456 063670
Eden River Brew Co
A five-barrel brewery on an historic site, established in 2011. “We make beers that force you to sit up and take notice, beers that make you smile and beers that make you think.”
Address: Hawksdale House, Hartness Road, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 9DB
Phone: 01768 210565
A 5.5-barrel brewery opened in 2015.
Address: Unit 5 Knightsridge East Industrial Estate, Livingstone EH54 8RA
Edinburgh Beer Factory
A brewery founded in 2015 by John Dunsmore, former chief executive of the Scottish & Newcastle and C&C Group. Housed in a converted industrial unit in the west of the city, Edinburgh Beer Factory is an unashamedly modern, urban microbrewery.
Address: Unit 15 Bankhead Industrial Estate, 32 Bankhead Drive, Edinburgh EH11 4EQ
Phone: 0131 442 4562
Eel Pie Brewing Company
Primarily a brewing school, but occasionally commercial brews are made.
Address: Ricardo’s Cellar, 44-45 Church Street, Twickenham TW1 3NR
Eight Arch Brewing Co
A five-barrel brewery opened in 2015 with its own taproom.
Address: Unit 3A, Stone Lane Industrial Estate, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1HB
Phone: 01202 889254
Electric Bear Brewing Co
A modern, experimental craft brewery, the name being a nod to the former Bear Brewery in Bath. There is a range of core beers, but also small-batch nanobrews.
Address: Unit 12, The Maltings, Brassmill Lane, Bath BA1 3JL
Phone: 01225 424088
Elements Brewing Company
Small-batch, hop-forward beers.
Address: Upton Downs Farm, Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4LY
Phone: 07984 308670
A long-established family brewery, one of the only regional brewers in the UK able to brew a lambic-style beer, due to owning a unique pair of open cooling trays, known as ‘coolship trays’, encouraging spontaneous fermentation.
Address: North Brink Brewery,Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 1LW
Phone: 01945 583160
Elixir Brew Co
An experimental cuckoo brewery.
Address: Unit 2 Brucefield Industry Park, Livingston EH54 9BX
Formed in 2002 as Eastwood and Sanders,following the merger of the Barge & Barrel and West Yorkshire Breweries, the firm was renamed Elland four years later to reinforce its links with its home town of Elland. The brewery has a capacity of 50 barrels a week. Six regular beers are brewed, plus seasonal specials and a monthly head brewer’s reserve.
Address: 3-5 Heathfield Industrial Estate, Heathfield Street, Elland, West Yorkshire, HX5 9AE, UK
Phone: 01422 377677
A 5.5-barrel brewery founded in 2013.
Address: Unit 3 South Ways Industrial Estate, Coventry Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 0NJ
Phone: 01455 635239
Elmsthorpe Brewery Co
Established in 2017, the brewery makes four flagship brews and various seasonal beers.
Address: Church Farm, Station Road, Elmsthorpe, Leicestershire LE9 7SG
Phone: 07754 321283
A small real ale brewery producing core beers and occasional speciality and celebration brews.
Address: Unit 10, Oakwood Industrial Estate, Harling Road, Snetterton NR16 2JU
Phone: 01953 887065
A five-barrel microbrewery opened by former homebrewer Andy Parker in spring 2016.
Address: Unit 5, Marino Way, Finchampstead, Berkshire RG40 4RF
Phone: 0118 973 2153
A 12-barrel brewery in a mill on the banks of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.
Address: The old Boiler House, Unit 33, Upper Mills, Slathwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD75 5HA
Phone: 01484 847343
Run by a husband and wife team who are also involved in hospitality, events, and coffee sales.
Address: 10 Hogsbrook Units, Woodbury, Salterton, Devon EX5 1PY
Phone: 07988 849644
Beers with a distinctly Biblical theme.
Address: 70 Cromwell Street, Sheffield S6 3RN
A 12-barrel brewery that started out in a garage.
Address: The Old Boiler House, Unit 33 Upper Mills, Slaithwiate, Huddersfield HD7 5HA
Phone: 01484 847343
The former Oban Ales plant, now located behind an Emsworth antiques shop.
Address: 16 West Street, Emsworth, Hampshire PO10 7DY
A nanobrewery with limited edition barrel-aged beers, as well as a core range.
Address: Unit 45 Basepoint Business Centre, Harts Farm Way, Havant, Hampshire PO9 1HS
AKA Enfield Brewery — it’s a Saxon spelling. It utilises fresh mineral water from deep beneath the Lea Valley.
Address: 17A Eley Road, London N18 3BB
Phone: 0208 807 1533
A very small brewery supplying local outlets.
Address: Russetts, Burnt Oak Road, High Hurstwood, East Sussex TN22 4AE
A ten-barrel brewery in one of the most inaccessible valleys of the Lake District.
Address: Chapel Row, Frizington, Cumbria CA26 3XS
Phone: 01946 862977
Enville Ales brews a distinctive range of beers, ales and stouts in South Staffordshire, using an age-old honey recipe, together with specialist ales.
Address: Hollies Lane, Cox Green, Staffordshire DY7 5LG
Phone: 01384 873278
Formed in 2017 from the ashes of RCH Brewery, there are two brands. Pitchfork Ales is the more traditional brews, while modern styles are produced under the 3D Beers label.
Address: The Brewery, West Huish BS24 6RR
Phone: 01934 384044
Landlords turned brewers, making beer on a 3,000-litre brewkit.
Phone: 0161 468 2666
A new brewery (2015) in a Victorian railway arch in the heart of Newcastle. A partnership between and brewer and a media and PR specialist.
Address: Pottery Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3TQ
Essex Street Brewery
Located within the Temple Brew House pub, said to be the most central brewery in London.
Address: 46 Essex Street, London WC2R 3JF
Phone: 0207 936 2536
Chilled keg beers from Scottish barleys, British hops, and pure and natural Ayrshire water.
Address: The Brewery, Roddenloft, Mauchline KA5 5AH
A long-established Welsh family brewery which also brews beers under the Archers brand. It also makes ciders.
Address: 1 Rhosmaen Street, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire SA19 6LU
Phone: 01558 824455
Established in 1849, Everards remains a family business today, with an estate of 170 pubs within a 70-mile radius. It is due to move to a new site, so core beers are being contract brewed at the moment.
Address: Devana Avenue, Optimus Point, Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8JS
Phone: 0116 201 4100
Evolution Beer Co
An independent craft brewery producing beers across a wide range of styles.
Address: Harlescott Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 3AH
Phone: 01743 465000
A brewery that, among other things, forages in nearby Epping Forest and works with local coffee roasters and chefs.
Address: Unit 2C Uplands Business Park, London E17 5QJ
Exe Valley Brewery
A well established West Country brewery, owned by former accountant Guy Sheppard. The brewery is capable of producing 17,000 pints per week.
Address: Land Farm, Silverton, Devon EX5 4HF
Phone: 01392 860406
Formerly the Topsham and Exminster Brewery, this brewery is within an RSPB nature reserve. Established in 2003, the name change took place in 2008 and production has been steadily growing since.
Address: Unit 1 Cowley Bridge Road, Exeter EX4 4NX
Phone: 01392 259059
Exit 33 Brewing
A small, independent, but not too traditional brewery, established in Sheffield in 2008. The beer is made in small batches and is unfiltered and unpasteurised.
Address: Unit 7, 106 Fitzwalter Road, Sheffield S2 2SP
Phone: 0114 270 9991
Exmoor was one of the first wave of modern microbreweries, founded in 1980. Several of the brews are multi award winners. Jonathan Price became owner and managing director in 2006.
Address: Golden Hill Brewery, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset TA4 2NY
Phone: 01984 623798
A brewery founded in 2017 and making keg and bottle-conditoned beers.
Address: Eyam Hall Craft Centre, Main Road, Eyam, Derbyshire S32 5QW