Breweries I

Ial Brewery
Crwr Ial in Welsh, a community brewery run as a social enterprise. There is a ten-barrel plant.
Address: Pant Du Road, Eryrys CH7 4DD
Phone: 01352 810343
Web: cwrwial.com

Idle Brewery
A brewery in a converted barn behind a pub. It’s by the side of the River Idle.
Address: White Hart Inn, Main Street, West Stockwith, Nottinghamshire DN10 4EY
Phone: 01427 892672

Ignition Brewery
Beer made in Lewisham by people with learning difficulties. They are paid the London living wage, with brewery profits going to community projects.
Address: 44A Sydenham Road, Lewisham, London SE26 5QF
Web: ignition.beer/

Ilkley Brewery
An ever-expanding Yorkshire Brewery that is now under different ownership than it was originally. There is a 2,600 sq ft brewery on Ashlands Road in the heart of Ilkley where the company has the capacity to brew 23,000 pints a week — almost five times the amount it was making when it was set up in 2009.
Address: The Ilkley Brewery Co Ltd, Ashlands Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8JT
Phone: 01943 604604
Web: ilkleybrewery.co.uk

Imaginary Friends Brewing
A brewery established in 2018.
Address: Unit 16, Old Yarn Mill, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3RQ

Imperial Brewery
A six-barrel brewery in a club basement.
Address: Imperial Club and Brewery, Arcadia Hall, Cliff Street, Mexborough, South Yorkshire S64 9HU
Phone: 07428 422703

Inadequate Brewery
A one-barrel brewery in a pub.
Address: 67 Etruria Old Road, Stone-on-Trent ST1 5PE

Incredible Brewing Company
A fiercely independent Bristol brewery making innovative beers with no finings or additives. Continuously experimenting with recipes.
Address: 214-224 Broomhill Road, Brislington, Bristol BS4 5RG
Phone: 07780 977073
Web: www.incrediblebrewingcompany.com/

Indian Brewery
The brewery had a new owner and relocated in 2015.
Address: 119B Baltimore Trading Estate, Baltimore Road, Great Barr B42 1DD
Phone: 0121 296 9000
Web: www.indianbrewery.com/

Indigenous Brewery
A 2.5-barrel brewery set up by brewer Kevin Brady.
Address: Peacock Cottage, Main Street, Chaddleworth, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 7EH
Phone: 01488 505060
Web: indigenousbrewery.co.uk

Inferno Brewery
Established in 2018, the brewery stepped up to a 2.5-barrel plant in 2019.
Address: 17 Station Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 5NJ

Inkspot Brewery
The brewery was established in 2012 by two friends, Tom, a former British Army officer, and Bradley, a South London born and bred restaurateur. Originally cuckoo brewers, they got their own premises in 2018.
Address: The Rookery Barn, 40 Streatham Common South, London SW16 3BX
Phone: 07787 832292
Web: www.theinkspotbrewery.com/

Inner Bay Brewery
An artisinal, family-run brewery, using traditional ingredients and methods.
Phone: 07871 172939
Web: innerbay.co.uk

INNformal Brewery
Two brewkits. one 2.5-barrel and the other 0.5-barrel, at this brewery behind a pub.
Address: Five Bells, Baydon Road, Wickham, Berkshire RG20 8HH
Phone: 01488 657300
Web: fivebellswickham.co.uk

Instant Karma Brewery
A five-barrel brewery making beer mostly for its tap, The Rykneld Turnpyke, in Clay Cross, Derbyshire.
Address: 4 John Street. Clay Cross, Derbyshire S45 9NQ
Phone: 01246 250366
Web: www.instantkarmabrewery.co.uk

Interbew UK
A UK subsidiary of AB-InBev. No real ale made there. There are breweries at Magor and Salmesbury.

Intrepid Brewing Co
Four core beers brewed, with occasional specials, such as a Belgian saison or American red.
Address: Vincent Works, Brough, Bradwell, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 9HG
Phone: 01433 621851
Web: intrepid.beer/

Inveralmond Brewery
Local mineral spring provide the water that makes Inveralmond brews unqiue. The award-winning brewery was established in 1997 and over the years has grown from a 10-barrel to a 30-barrel plant. It was purchased by Innis & Gunn in 2016.
Address: The Inveralmond Brewery Ltd, 22 Inveralmond Place, Perth PH1 3TS
Phone: 01738 449448
Web: www.inveralmond-brewery.co.uk

Iron Pier Beer
A flexible brewery on which a number of styles can be made. There is also a taproom.
Address: 6 and 7 May Industrial Estate, Gravesend DA11 8RU
Web: www.ironpier.beer/

Irving & Co Brewers
Brewer and director Malcolm Irving oversaw the return of brewing to Portsmouth with this business. He was himself a brewer at the now closed Gale’s brewery and employs former colleagues. There is a 15-barrel plant.
Address: Unit G1, Railway Triangle, Walton Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 1TQ
Phone: 02392 389988
Web: www.irvingbrewers.co.uk

Irwell Works Brewery
Established in the former Irwell Steam, Tin, Copper and Ironworks, in Ramsbottom, Lancashire, there is a six-barrel brewery. The business changed hands in 2018.
Address: Irwell Works Brewery Ltd, Irwell Works, Irwell Street, Ramsbottom, Lancashire BL0 9YQ
Phone: 01706 825019
Web: www.irwellworksbrewery.co.uk

Isaac Poad Brewing
A grain and seed merchant with its own brewery.
Address: The Hay House, Baxby Manor, Husthwaite, North Yorkshire YO61 4PW
Phone: 01423 358114
Web: isaacpoadbrewing.co.uk

Isca Ales
Cask and bottled beers from South Devon, suitable for vegetarians.
Address: Court Farm, Holcome Village, Dawlish, Devon EX7 0JT
Phone: 07773 444501
Web: www.iscaales.co.uk/

Isla Vale Alesmiths
Operating from a residential address in Margate.
Address: 17 Westbrook Gardens, Margate CT9 5DJ

Island Brewery
The Isle of Wight’s newest brewery, owned by Tom Minshull with Chris Coleman the brewer. They endeavour to use island businesses where possible.
Address: Dinglers Farm, Yarmouth Road, Shalfleet, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 4LZ
Phone: 01983 821731
Web: www.islandbrewery.co.uk/

Islay Ales
A four-barrel brewery with a visitor centre and shop.
Address: Islay House Square, Bridgend, Isle of Islay PA44 7NZ
Phone: 01496 810014
Web: islayales.com

Isle of Arran Brewery
Established in 2000, this 20-barrel brewery on the Isle of Arran is a major Scottish tourist attraction. Some 300 outlets are supplied. The beers are multi award winners, in CAMRA and SIBA competitions as well as in the World Beer Awards and International Beer Challenge.
Address: Arran Brew Ltd, Cladach, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Scotland KA27 8DE
Phone: 01770 302353
Web: www.arranbrewery.com

Isle of Avalon
Established in 2009, there is a five-barrel. There is also a wholesale business
Address: Stagman Lane, Ashcott, Somerset TA7 9QW
Phone: 01458 210050

Isle of Purbeck Brewery
A ten-barrel brewery in the grounds of a hotel.
Address: Banks Arms, Manor Road, Studland, Dorset BH19 3AU
Phone: 01929 450227
Web: isleofpurbeckbrewery.com

Isle of Sark Brewing
A nanobrewery set up on the island in 2016.
Address: La Seigneurie, Sark GY10 1SF

Isle of Skye Brewing
A brewery set up by some school teacher friends in 1995. It was upgraded to 20 barrels in 2014.
Address: The Pier, Uig, Isle of Skye IV51 9XP
Phone: 01470 542477
Web: skyeale.com/

Itchen Valley Brewery
Established in 1997 by two businessmen, the brewery moved to new premises in 2006 and operates on a 20-barrel plant. The brewery has a gift shop.
Address: Unit D, Prospect Commercial Park, New Alresford, Hampshire SO24 9QF
Phone: 01962 735111
Web: itchenvalleybrewery.com/

Ivo Brewery
Established in 2020 by next-door neighbours Charlie Abbott and Jason Jones.
Address: 10 Church Street, Somersham, Cambridgeshire PE28 3EG
Phone: 07823 400369
Web: ivobrewery.co.uk

Ivybridge Brewing Company
A social enterprise brewery that aims to provide work and training opportunities for people with learning disabilities.
Web: ivybridgebrewing.co.uk

Izaak Walton Brewhouse
A brewer of traditional cask English ales.
Phone: 01785 760780

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