A cuckoo brewer, making beer in various locations across Essex and London.
The oldest brewery in Flintshire.
Address: Unit A8 Ashmount Enterprise Park, Aber Road, Flint CH6 5YL
Phone: 07713 566370
Fairy Glen Brewery
A Welsh craft brewery, established in 2018.
Address: 5 The Corn Store, Heol Ty Gwyn, Maesteg CF34 0BG
Phone: 07968 847878
A brewery set up in 2018 by a pair of chemistry teachers.
Address: 227-229 High Street, Prestonpans, East Lothian EH32 9BE
Fallen Brewing Company
A brewery based in an old railway station, brewing modern interpretations of classic styles. Keg and bottle products are keg and vegetarian friendly.
Address: Station House, Kippen, Stirlingshire FK8 3JA
Phone: 07507 862167
Fallen Acorn Brewing Co
Resurrected from the ashes of Oakleaf Brewing in 2015.
Address: Unit 7 Clarence Wharf Industrial Estate, Mumby Road, Gosport PO12 1AJ
Phone: 02393 079927
Fallen Angel Brewing
Established in 2004, the brewery makes small-batch real ales. It incorporates Broxbourne Brewery.
Address: 21C Reeds Farm Estate, Roxwell Road, Writtle, Essex CM1 3ST
Phone: 01245 767220
A former Allied Breweries premises, the Falstaff brewpub has been free of tie since 1995 and is a Good Beer Guide regular. The first brew from the current plant was produced in 2003.
Address: 74 Silverhill Road, Nomanton, Derby DE23 6UJ
Phone: 01332 342902
Established in 2010, there had been a period of closure before a re-opening in 2019.
Address: The Swan Inn, 1 Park Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 7BP
Phone: 01367 241480
Farm Yard Ales
A ten-barrel brewery on a family farm.
Address: Moss Edge Farm, Gulf Lane, Cockerham, Lancaster LA2 0ER
Phone: 01253 799988
A craft beer brewery established in 2013, with a strong core range and several limited edition beers. The co-operative’s beers are suitable for vegans.
Address: 25 Ballykeigle Road, Comber, Newtownards, Northern Ireland BT23 5SD
Phone: 07885 442307
Founded in 2014 by Nick Farr, he was soon joined by Matt Elvidge as sales director. The ten-barrel brewery is ecologically and environmentally friendly.
Address: Samuels Farm — The Courtyard, Coleman Green Lane, Wheathampstead AL4 8ER
Phone: 07967 998820
A brewpub owned by villagers.
Address: The Forstal, Mersham, Kent TN25 6NU
Phone: 01233 720444
Fat Cat Brewery
A brewery founded by the owner of the famous Fat Cat freehouse in Norwich. Brewing takes place at the sister pub, the Brewery Tap in the city.
Address: Fat Cat Brewery Co, Fat Cat Brewery Tap, 98-100 Lawson Road, Norwich NR3 4LF
Phone: 01603 788508
Fat Pig Brewery
A brewery launched in 2013, attached to the Fat Pig pub in Exeter. “We refer to ourselves as an experimental brewery,” says the owners.
Address: 2 John Street, Exeter, Devon EX1 1BL
Phone: 01392 437217
Originally brewed in a pub, the brewery now has a 10-barrel plant at a nearby industrial unit.
Address: Unit 8 Commercial Point, Mullacott Cross Industrial Estate, Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 8PL
Phone: 01598 753496
A small brewery at the Black Dog Beer House, Brentford.
Address: 17 Albany Road, Brentford TW8 0NF
Phone: 0208 568 5688
A brewery in a former working men’s club.
Address: The Con Club, 48 Greenwood Street, Altrincham WA14 1RZ
Phone: 0161 696 6870
Established in 2017, the brewery is next to a pub car park. Most of the beer goes to the pub.
Address: Royal Oak, Village Green, Felday Glade, Holmbury St Mary, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6PF
Phone: 01306 730654
The oldest brewery in Wales, founded in the 1830s.
Address: Farmers Row, Felinfoel, Llanelli SA14 8LB
Phone: 01554 773357
Founded by Tim Bloomer and Andrew Carter in 2012, their beers are inspired by US and Belgian recipes.
Address: 27 Moor Lane, Flookburgh, Cumbria LA11 7NG
Phone: 01539 558980
A small-match cask beer brewery established in 2009.
Address: Cambridge CB24 8XS
Phone: 01954 250262
A real ale brewery established in 2019.
Address: 23 Fengate, Marsham NR10 5PT
Fermanagh Beer Company
Carrying on a tradition established by ancient monks who began brewing beer at Inishmacsaint more than 900 years ago.
Address: 75-77 Main Street, Enniskillen BT93 6HW
A Yorkshire brewpub purchased by Ossett Brewery in 2007. Brewer Steve Hutchinson operates a two-and-a-half-barrel plant. Most beers are consumed on the premises, but some escape to beer festivals and the free trade.
Address: 5 Avison Yard, Wakefield, WF1 1UA
Phone: 01924 291709
Ferry Ales Brewery
A five-barrel brewery established in 2016.
Address: Ferry Hill Farm, Fiskerton, Lincoln LN3 4HU
Phone: 0800 999 3226
Traditional recipes with a modern twist from this 2016 brewery. It has an on-site taproom.
Address: Bankhead Road, South Queensferry EH30 9TF
A development of a home-brewing operation, launched in Dyce, Aberdeen, in 2016.
Address: Unit 46, Howe Moss Avenue, Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0GP
Phone: 01224 729131
Fierce & Noble
An eight-barrel microbrewery with an on-site taproom.
Address: 25 Mina Road, St Werburgh’s, Bristol BS2 9TA
Phone: 0117 955 6666
The brewery began life in the First In Last Out pub, then relocated close by. It supplies South East pubs.
Address: The Old Town Brewery, Torfield Cottage, 8 Old London Road, Hastings TN34 3HA
Phone: 01424 420212
Fine Tuned Brewery
Brewed in the heart of the Somerset Levels.
Address: Unit 16 Wessex Park, Bancombe Trading Estate, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6SB
Phone: 01458 897273
A small brewery set up by retired maths teacher Ken Finney.
Address: 51 Wrockwardine Road, Wellington, Shropshire TF1 3DA
Phone: 01952 412224
Fintry Brewing Company
A brewpub with a brewery created by four members of its community.
Address: Fintry Inn, 23 Main Street, Fintry G63 0XA
Firebird Brewing Co
Former King & Barnes and WJ King & Co brewer Bill King and licensed trade management and wholesaling expert Richard Peters launched Firebird in 2013. There is an on-site bar.
Address: Firebird Brewing Company, Old Rudgwick Brickworks, Lynwick Street, Rudgwick, West Sussex RH12 3DH
Phone: 01403 823180
Firebrand Brewing Co
Craft beer brewed at the Penpont Brewery in North Cornwall. Penpont beers are still made, under the Altarnun company umbrella.
Address: Inner Trenarrett, Altarnun, Cornwall PL15 7SY
Phone: 01872 484013 / 07933 510461
A small North East brewery producing core and seasonal ranges in cask, keg and bottle.
Address: Units 10 and 11, Blaydon Business Centre, Cowen Road, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 5TW
Phone: 0191 447 6543
A 2-5-barrel plant owned and operated by Jason Allen and Louise Darbon. In 2016 they purchased Fulstow Brewery and makes those ales, too.
Address: 13 Thames Street, Louth LN11 7AD
Phone: 01507 608202
FireRock Brewing Company
A microbrewery and craft beer bar, specialising in hop-forward beers.
Address: 20-24 Outram Street, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire MG17 4FS
Phone: 07875 331898
First and Last Brewery
An award-winning family-run microbrewery making small-batch cask-conditioned and bottled beers.
Address: Elsdon, Northumberland NE19 1AA
Phone: 07757 286357
Established in 2012 as First Chop Brewing Arm, a fire destroyed the original railway arch brewery. A new site and a third moved to in 2017. A gluten-free beer specialist.
Address: B2 Barton Hall Business Park, Hardy Street, Eccles M30 7NB
Phone: 07970 241398
Fishkey Brewing Co
Originally a Cornish brewery, it has relocated now to the Woodlark Inn, Lambley, Nottinghamshire.
Address: Woodlark Inn, Church Street, Lambley, Nottinghamshire NG4 4QB
Phone: 0115 931 2535
A brewery established in 2018, attached to a pub.
Address: 539 Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3AF
Five Kingdoms Brewery
The 2.5 barrel brewery, established in 2015, takes its name from the facts that England, Ireland, The Isle of Man, Wales, and Scotland can all be seen on a clear day.
Address: The Steam Packet Inn, Harbour Row, Isle of Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire DG8 8LL
Phone: 01988 500334
Five Points Brewing Co
A ten-barrel brewery established in 2013 in the heart of Hackney, East London. The brewery is producing beers in cask, keg and bottle. It also owns the famous Penbury Tavern. The name comes from a local five-way junction.
Address: 3 Institute Place, Hackney, London E8 1JE
Phone: 0208 533 7746
Five Towns Brewery
A 2.5-barrel brewery set up in 2008. Producing cask-conditoned and bottle-conditioned beers.
Phone: 07934 474180
Fiveclouds Brewing Co
A gypsy brewery based in Macclesfield focusing on modern seasonal beer in keg, can and cask.
Fixed Wheel Brewery
A brewery created by cycling and brewing enthusiasts, making hop-forward and full-flavoured beers.
Address: Unit 9, Long Lane Trading Estate, Long Lane, Blackheath, West Midlands B62 9LD
Phone: 07766 162794
Fizzy Moon Brew House
A bar and mircobrewery, making a selection of small-batch beers.
Address: 35 Regent Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 5EE
Phone: 01926 888715
Flack Manor Brewery
Once, Romsey in Hampshire was ‘Strong’s Country’. Now it has a modern brewery in the shape of Flack Manor, but using the traditional method of double dropping in its brewing.
Address: 8 Romsey Industrial Estate, Greatbridge Road, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0HR
Phone: 01794 518520
Originally the Ship & Mitre Brewing Co when it was founded in 2016, it supplies the pub of that name, with outside sales, too.
Address: 133 Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2JH
Beers made traditionally — “not because we can, but because we have to and want to” — in the highest village in England.
Flash House Brewing
A five-barrel brewery on a hill overlooking the River Tyne. There is a tap room.
Address: Unit 1A, Northumberland Street, North Shields NE30 1DS
Phone: 07481 901875
Named in honour of the head brewer’s coin collecting hobby, Flipside beers also have a currency theme running through their names. There is a tap, the Old Volunteer, Carlton.
Phone: 0115 987 7500
A brewery next to a pub of the same name. The ten-barrel plant makes three regular brews, plus specials.
Address: Brandy Mount, Cheriton, Hampshire SO24 0QQ
Phone: 01962 771534
Flying Monk Brewery
Producer of award-winning beers and “ground-breaking, refreshing” ciders. It operates the Flying Monk Tavern in Chippenham.
Address: Unit 1, Bradfield Manor Farm, Hullavington, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN14 6EU
Phone: 01666 838415
A small-batch brewery in a pub.
Address: The George, 29 Mounth Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8AA
Phone: 01892 539492
Fool Hardy Ales
An award-winning microbrewery, set in the cellar of a pub.
Address: 118 Wellington Road North, Stockport SK4 2LL
Phone: 0161 637 6191
A brewery established in 2015 utilising wild ingredients.
Address: The Verulam Arms, 41 Lower Dagnall Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4QE
Phone: 01727 836004
A multi-award-winning brewery established in North Devon in 2008 and now just over the border in Cornwall.
Address: Wilderland Herb Fam, Woolley, Bude, Cornwall
Phone: 01288 331669
Fosse Way Brewing Company
A five-barrel brewery which has previously gone under the names Long Itch and Lemming.
Address: 5A Manor Farm, Hunningham Road, Offchurch CV33 9AG
Phone: 07956 179999
The Four Candles
The smallest brewpub in Britain.
Address: 1 Sowell Street, St Peter’s, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 2AT
Four Kings Brewery
Named after its four founders, who each brought a different skillset to the project.
Address: Newton Moor Industrial Estate, Lodge Street, Hyde, Cheshire SK14 4LD
Fourpure Brewing Co
One of the new breed of London craft brewers. In 2018 it was purchased by Lion, of Australia, part of the Kirin group.
Address: 22 Bermondsey Trading Estate, Rotherhithe New Road, London SE16 3LL
The brewery was opened by friends Dom and Geoff in 2016. Beers are named after some of their favourite places along the River Fowey.
Address: Unit 3F, 3-4 Restormel Industrial Estate, Liddicoat Road, Loswithiel, Cornwall PL22 0HG
Phone: 07443 504644
Fowey River Brewing Company
Making beers using a mixture of traditional and state-of-the-art techniques and equipment.
Address: Mill Hill, Lostwithiel PL22 0BH
Phone: 07815 060102
Fownes Brewing Co
Founded in early 2012 by brothers James and Thomas Fownes. Each beer has a story behind it that expands on the dwarfen fantasy realm they have created.
Address: The Jolly Crispin, 25 Clarence Street, Gornal, Dudley, DY3 1UL
Established in 2002, this brewery is next to a pub and has a hop garden.
Address: 22 Station Road, Heacham, Norfolk PE31 7EX
Phone: 01485 570345
A new brewery for 2017, in the centre of Leicester, specialising in beers made with new world hops. The brews are vegan friendly. There is a brewery tap.
Address: The Old City Depot, 72-74 Friday Street, Leicester LE1 3BW
Phone: 0116 262 4037
In a converted milk shed “with the music turned up to 11” traditional brewing methods are used to make a range of beers.
Address: Highfield Farm, The Broyle, Ringmer, East Sussex BN8 5AR
Phone: 01273 814447
A lager specialist, making authentic brews and with a keen interest in sustainability. Challenging the popular myth that lager is a bland, tasteless style.
Address: Bagots Park, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire WS15 3ER
Phone: 01283 840721
Beers sold largely through the Griffin Inn, Shustoke, where the brewery originated.
Address: Church Road, Shustoke, Warwickshire B46 2LB
Freetime Beer Company
A small-batch brewery, previously known as West by Three.
Address: 19 St Lukes Court, Swansea SA1 7ER
Phone: 01792 713731
Beers and lagers created by a community-owned brewery in the Scottish borders.
Address: Peebles Hydro, Innerleithen Road, Peebles EH45 8LX
Phone: 07802 175826
Friday Brewing Company
A range of bottle-conditioned ales from the Malvern Hills. The company was set up by three scientists in 2011 and uses local and British ingredients.
Address: Unit 4, Link Business Centre, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 1UQ
Phone: 01684 572648
Making “refreshing, sessionable beer”.
Address: Unit 1P Clapham North Business Centre, Voltaire Road, London SW4 6DH
Frisk Bear Brewery
A one-barrel brewery based in a bar. There’s an ever-changing beer range.
Address: Unit 1 Vantage Point, Howley Park Road East, Morley LS27 0SU
From the Notebook
The brewery was formed in 2012 by friends Graeme Denton, of Nottingham, and Colin Bowler, from Derby, who are passionate about craft beers and British wildlife. The company name is derived from Northumberland wildlife enthusiast Stewart Sexton who supplements his blog with illustrations ‘from the notebook’. Stewart supplies the artwork for the distinctive labels on the bottles of beer, which are produced by Allendale Brewery.
Phone: 07947 606233 (Graeme) or 07866 315590 (Colin)
Frome Brewing Company
A 12-barrel brewery, in operation up to five times a week.
Address: L13 Marshall Way, Commerce Park, Frome, Somerset BA11 2FB
Phone: 01373 467766
Front Row Brewing
An artisan, bespoke brewery committed to making traditional, hand-crafted ales in small batches.
Address: Unit A3 The Old School, Outclough Road, Brindley Ford, Staffordshire ST8 7QD
Froth Blowers Brewing Co
A microbrewery in Birmingham, established in 2012.
Address: Unit P35, Hastingwood Industrial Park, Wood Lane, Erdington, Birmingham B24 9QR
Fuddy Duck Brewery
A small brewery, opened in 2016.
Address: Unit 12 Kirton Business Park, Willington Road, Kirton, Boston PE20 1NN
Fuggle Bunny Brewhouse
An independent, family-run brewery with many years’ experience in the industry. It has its own pub in Worksop.
Address: Unit 1, Meadowbrook Park Industrial Estate, Station Road, Holbrook, Sheffield S20 3PJ
Phone: 07813 763347 / 07776 368502
Full Circle Brew Co
A 30-hectolitre brewery with taproom launched in 2019.
Address: 167 Walker Road, Hoults Yard, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE6 2HL
Phone: 0191 481 4114
Full Mash Brewery
A small brewery, established in 2003, which has slowly grown over the years.
Address: 17 Lower Park Street, Stapleford, Nottinghamshire NG9 8EW
Established in 1845, Fuller Smith & Turner was purchased by Asahi in 2019. Fuller’s kept its pubs and hotels. So far, little, if anything, has changed at the brewery.
Address: Griffin Brewery, Chiswick Lane South, Chiswick, London W4 2QB
Phone: 0208 996 2000
A six-barrel brewery at the Furnace Inn, Derby.
Address: 9 Duke Street, Derby DE1 3BX
Phone: 01332 385981
A brewery within a family-run Epson freehouse.
Address: The Jolly Coopers, 83 Wheelers Lane, Epsom KT18 7SD
Phone: 01372 723222
Fuzzy Duck Brewery
An eight-barrel brewery established in 2006.
Address: Wood Street, Poulton Industrial Estate, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire FY6 8JY
Phone: 07904 343729
Established in 2001 in a redundant milking parlour, Fyne Ales has a strong environmental ethos, with water sourced from a burn above the brewery. It has won many awards over the years for its popular range of beers. There is a brewery tap.
Address: Achadunan, Cairndow, Argyll PA26 8BJ
Phone: 01499 600120