Named after the sun (it’s a G2 class star) this celestially-inspired brewery was founded in 2014.
Address: Unit 5, Ashford Works, Brunswick Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 1EH
Phone: 01233 630277
Gas Dog Brewery
Established in 2013, Baz Parish is the master brewer.
Address: Noel’s Arms, Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Phone: 07921 260063
A new brewery in 2011, established by former actor Peter Geeves and his son, Harry. Winter beer Tunnel Mouth quickly became the pair’s first award winner, being named champion beer at Mexborough’s Imperial Club and at a new breweries Festival. There is a 5.5-barrel plant.
Address: Unit 12, Grange Lane Industrial Estate, Carrwood Road, Stairfoot, Bransley S71 5AS
Phone: 07859 039259
Specialising in bottom-fermenting lagers, this brewery has a headquarters in Didsbury, Manchester, but its production base is in Wales. It promises to re-focus British lager production from branding to flavour. There is a German seven-barrel plant which came from a now defunct brewery in Japan.
Phone: 01490 420838
George Samuel Brewing Co
A small, independent, two-barrel brewery, based at the Duke of Wellington pub and named after the owners’ two sons.
Address: The Duke of Wellington, Welbury, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL6 2SG
Phone: 01609 882464
“Frightfully good beers” made by Steve Crump and James Thompson in Yorkshire.
Address: Unit D, Tong Business Centre, Otley Road, Baildon, Yorkshire BD17 7QD
Phone: 0113 418 2002
Gipsy Hill Brewing Co
A South London brewery specialising in making beers under 4.5% ABV.
Address: Unit 11, Hamilton Road Industrial Estate, London SE27 9SF
Phone: 0208 761 9061
Glamorgan Brewing Co
Beers in keg and cask, inspired by the Welsh country and community around the brewery.
Address: Llantrisant Business Park, Llantrisant, Mid-Glamorgan CF72 8LF
Phone: 01443 406080
Glens of Antrim
Unfiltered and bottled conditioned beers, brewed and bottled on a farm using the brewery’s spring water.
Address: 10 Murlough Rd, Ballycastle, Co.Antrim, N.Ireland BT54 6RG
Phone: 028 20769696
A new brewery in 2011, located in Gloucester’s historic docks. Locally sourced ingredients go into the traditionally made beers.
Address: Nr 12-14 Llanthony Road, The Docks, Gloucester GL1 2EH
Phone: 01452 690541
A purpose-built modern brewery, established by Phil and Debbie Goacher in 1983.
Address: Unit 8, Tovil Green Business Park, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6TA
Phone: 01622 682112
Established in 1993 on a 15-barrel plant, Anthony Goddard and his wife Alix employed former Burt’s head brewer Jonathan Stancill to get the venture off the ground. These days, Goddard’s is part of the Isle of Wight’s food and drink establishment, the plant is now 20 barrel and Anthony son-in-law, Patrick Birley, is running the business.
Address: Barnsley Farm, Bullen Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight PO33 1QF
Phone: 01983 611011
Golden Owl Brewery
A new brewery in Leeds, established in 2014.
Phone: 07534 958250
Golden Triangle Brewery
Kevin Tweedy’s brewery gets its name from the Golden Triangle area of Norwich where the ten-barrel brewhouse is based. Although only set up in 2011, the beers have found a strong following in Norwich freehouses and won awards.
Address: Unit 9, Watton Road, Norwich NR9 4BG
Phone: 01603 757763
Goldmark Craft Beers
Established in 2012, this Sussex brewery got off to the best possible start with Liquid Gold Ale the first beer to sell out at the 2012 Worthing Beer Festival. The plant came from the Conwy Brewery in North Wales.
Phone: 01903 297838
There’s a heavenly theme to this Kent brewery, set up by two former teachers.
Address: Bleangate Brewery, Braggs Lane, Herne, Kent CT6 7NP
Phone: 01227 361555
Goosnargh Brewing Co
A five-barrel brewery in a village pub near Preston.
Address: Ye Horns Inn, Horns Lane, Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire PR3 2FJ
Phone: 01772 864382
Established in 2011 on the premises of the Greyhound Inn, Oldwalls, the company announced a new brewery and the creation of up to 20 jobs in 2015.
Address: Unit 24, Crofty Industrial Estate, Penclawdd, Gower, SA4 3RS
Phone: 01792 391027
This brewery is based at the Half Moon pub in Willingham-by-Stow, Lincolnshire. Locally sourced, natural ingredients are used in a modern plant. Brewery tours are available — see the website.
Address: The Half Moon, 23 High Street, Willingham-by-Stow, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 5JZ
Phone: 01427 788340
Grafton Brewing Co
The brewery started out behind the Packet Inn, in Retford, in 2007. moving to new, bigger premises in 2014. At the same time the plant size increased from five to 15 barrels. The brewery is named after a pub it owns, the Grafton Hotel, in Worksop.
Address: Walters Yard, Dukeries Way, Claylands Industrial Estate, Worksop S81 7DW
Phone: 01909 476121
Grain Brewery was established in 2006 in the Waveney Valley of South Norfolk and is at the forefront of the new micro movement in East Anglia. The beers can be sampled at the brewery’s pub, The Plough, in Norwich.
Address: Grain Brewery, South Farm, Alburgh, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 0BS
Phone: 01986 788884
Founded by Tony Davis and Mike Davies in 1985, Grainstore — known as the ‘largest brewery in the smallest county’ — has a good number of outlets around its Rutland base. The brewery is in a derelict Victorian railway grainstore building. Maris Otter barley and whole English hops are used. The brewery also makes Phipps NBC beers.
Address: Davis’es Brewing Co Ltd, The Grainstore Brewery, Station Approach, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6RE
Phone: 01572 770065
A six-barrel brewery at the rear of the Grampus Inn, Lee, in North Devon, established in 2014 by pub landlord Bill Harvey.
Address: The Grampus Inn, Lee, Near Ilfracombe, North Devon EX34 8LR
Phone: 01271 862906
Granite Rock Brewery
A microbrewery in a home brew shop, launched in 2013. Frances Williams and Dave Wilmott are founders and co-directors, with Dave continuing an interest in brewing he inherited from his father. The core of two beers produced on the 2.5-barrel brewery was joined in early 2014 by Penryn Company, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.
Address: Unit 19, Kernick Road Industrial Estate, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9EP
Phone: 01326 379251
Great British Breworks
A small brewery at the back of a pub. There is a ‘great railways of the world’ theme to the brews.
Address: The Brew House, The Black Swan, Birdgate, Pickering YO18 7AL
Phone: 01751 242401
Great Heck Brewery
Both traditional and modern style beers are brewed by this firm, established in 2008.
Address: Great Heck Brewing Co Ltd, Harwinn House, Main Street, Great Heck, North Yorkshire DN14 0BQ
Phone: 01977 661430
Great Newsome Brewery
Farming family the Hodgsons diversified some of their business activity into brewing in 2007. The brewery has a strong client list throughout Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire and also undertakes cask swaps with breweries all over the country.
Address: Great Newsome Farm, South Frodingham, Winestead, Hull, East Yorkshire HU12 0NR
Phone: 01964 612201
Great Orme Brewery
Established in 2005 in the Conwy Valley near Llandudno, Great Orme Brewery is a regular beer in many North Wales pubs. The company pride itself on quality of service and quality of ingredients.
Address: The Great Orme Brewery Ltd, Nant-y-Cywarch Farm, Glan Colwy, Colwyn Bay, North Wales LL28 5PP
Phone: 01492 580548
Great Yorkshire Brewery
The home of ‘Yorkshire’s first proper lager’, this is a brewery that takes its Yorkshire roots very seriously.
Address: Main Street, Cropton, North Yorkshire YO18 8HH
Phone: 01751 417330
Green and Pleasant
This London beer company was founded to produce all-natural, craft-brewed lager. It has been crowd funded.
Address: 22 Signet Court, Cambridge, CB5 8LA
Phone: 01223 561951
Green Duck Beer Co
There’s a bar at the brewery every Friday and Saturday.
Address: Rufford Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY9 7ND
Phone: 01384 377666
Green Jack Brewery
A multi-award-winning brewery founded by Timothy Dunford in 2003, now one of the largest in East Anglia.
Address: Argyle Place, Love Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2NZ
Phone: 01502 562863
Based in Stockport, Green’s specialises in gluten-free beers, which are brewed in Belgium. The range stretches from light lagers to dark ales.
Address: Kenann House, 32 Newby Road Industrial Estate, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 5DA
Phone: 0161 456 4226
Greene King was founded in 1799 and based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. It currently employs 23,000 people across its main trading divisions: retail, Pub Partners and Brewing and Brands. It operates some 1,900 pubs, restaurants and hotels across England, Wales and Scotland, of which about 1,000 are retail pubs, restaurants and hotels, and 900 are tenanted, leased and franchised pubs. Its leading retail brands are Hungry Horse, Old English Inns, Eating Inn and Loch Fyne Seafood and Grill. Greene King brews brands such as Greene King IPA, Old Speckled Hen, Abbot Ale and Belhaven Best.
Address: Westgate Brewery, Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk IP33 1QT
Phone: 01284 763222
Established in 2007, the brewery is in the old McGuinness Brewhouse at the rear of the Cask and Feather pub, in Rochdale.
Address: Cask & Feather, 1 Oldham Road, Rochdale OL16 1UA
Phone: 07967 656887
A two-barrel brewery in the Ship Inn pub.
Address: Ship Inn, Main Street, Greenodd, Cumbria LA12 7QZ
Phone: 07782 655294
A brewery at the rear of the Dambusters Inn, 200 yards from RAF Scampton.
Address: 23 High Street, Scampton, Lincolnshire LN1 2SD
Phone: 01522 730207
A producer of English and world beers, established in 2014. Dave Sanders leads the brewing team, and water comes from a borehole beneath the premises.
Address: Units 3 and 4, Enterprise Way, Airedale Business Centre, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 2TZ
Phone: 01756 701289
Artists Nick and Sarah Allen, who work in wood, metal, glass and ceramics, were inspired to start brewing after a trip to Portland, Oregon, in 2012. Their first beer was sold in 2015.
Address: Watershed, Smock Alley, West Chiltington, West Sussex RH20 2QX
Phone: 07973 625510
A brewery in an old coffin shop premises, established in 2008.
Address: Coleshill Road, Church End, Shustoke, WarwickshireB46 2LB
Phone: 01675 481205
The new name for Nethergate Brewery, established in 1986. It changed hands in 2010.
Phone: 01787 283220
A new microbrewery in North Devon creating exclusive beers in small batches, with a focus on local sales.
Phone: 07909 515170 / 07786 320808
Address: 8 South View, Cambois, Blyth, Northunberland NE24 1RX
Phone: 07707 703182
A brewery in Dorset utilising spring water and the finest ingredients. It is a partnership between brewer Jon Hosking and co-owner Amanda Edwards. None of the beers have isinglass finings, making them suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Address: The Brewery, Sadborow Estate Yard, Thorncombe, Dorset TA20 4PW
Phone: 01297 678990