A brewpub with a long history, dating back to the 1830s. The pub is now owned by Punch Taverns, and brewing still takes place.
Address: 89 Halesowen Road, Netherton, Dudley DY2 9PY
Mabby Brewing Co
A microbrewery in the cellar of the Otley Arms. The name comes from an amalgam of the names of brewer Matt and his wife, Gabby.
Address: The Otley Arms, Pontypridd CF37 1SY
Mad Cat Brewery
Established in 2012 in Kent, the home of traditional British brewing. A broad range of beers are made on eight-barrel kit.
Address: Mad Cat Brewery Ltd, Brogdale Farm, Brogdale Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 8XU
Phone: 07960 263615
Mad Dog Brewing Co
Alexis Jones scaled up from home brewing to open this brewery in 2014, via a Brewlab course. In February 2020 we thought this brewery had shut up shop, but we hear it has now been saved (June 2020).
Address: Park Farm, Plough Road, Penperlleni, Monmouthshire NP4 0AL
Phone: 07703 731197
Mad Scientist Brewery
A small brewery in the cellar of the Quakerhouse pub, Darlington.
Address: 2 Mechanics Yard, Darlington DL3 7QF
Mad Squirrel Brewery
Formerly Red Squirrel, the brewery changed name in 2017 and expanded.
Address: Unit 18 Boxted Farm, Berkhamsted Road, Potten End, Hertfordshire HP1 2SG
Phone: 01442 256970
Mad Yank Brewery
A new brewery in 2017, making craft beer.
Address: Alandale Drive, Northwood Hills, Pinner HA5 3UP
Made of Stone Brewery
A nanonbrewery in brewpub The Mounting Stone. Making traditional and contemporary beers.
Address: 8 Woodford Hill, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 1JJ
‘Eccentric’ ales from North Devon. “In each brew, bottle and cask we try to capture a little of the North Devon spirit.”
Address: 2 Hele Business Park, Witheridge Place, Hele Bay, Devon EX34 9RA
Phone: 07857 560677
Magic Dragon Brewing
Named Plassey when it was opened in 1985, it was renamed when new owners took over in 2017.
Address: Plassey Leisure Park, Eyton, Wrexham LL13 0SP
Phone: 01978 781675
Magic Rock Brewing
Inspired by the influential US craft brewing scene, Magic Rock was established in 2011 an soon gained an enthusiastic army of fans. It is one of the foremost of new-wave brewers in the UK. It was bought by Lion, part of Kirin, in 2017.
Address: Willow Park Business Centre, Willow Lane, Huddersfield HD1 5EB
Phone: 01484 649823
Magic Spells Brewery
An independent craft brewery in East London, set up by Jas Hare and Stacey Ayeh, who have long experience in the beer industry. There are two kits, one for experimental brews.
Address: 24 Rigg Approach, Leyton, London E10 7QN
Phone: 0203 475 1781
Right next to the Notts County football ground, the Magpie Brewery opened in 2006. The kit was upgraded to 17.5 barrels in 2017. They make a point of using only British malt and hops.
Address: Unit 4, Ashling Court, Iremonger Road, Nottingham NG2 3JA
Phone: 0115 9611556
Makemake Brewing Company
A Southsea microbrewery, opened in 2019.
Address: Osborne Road, Southsea PO5 3LR
Maldon Brewing Co
Also known as Farmer’s Ales, the brewery was founded in 2002 behind the Blue Boar Hotel, in Maldon. There is an eight-barrel brewery.
Address: The Blue Boar Stable Yard, Silver Street, Maldon, Essex CM9 4QE
Phone: 01621 851000
A small brewery making beers for the Cross Keys, Upton, and other local outlets.
Address: Unit A, Lakeside, Maythorne Hill, Maythorne, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0RS
Established in 2008, this Huddersfield Brewery has a strong portfolio of special beers. It has a 15-barrel plant.
Address: Mallinsons Brewing Co, Unit 1, Waterhouse Mill, 65-71 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield HD1 3QU
Phone: 01484 654301
Malt Coast Brewery
A North Norfolk brewery run by two brothers. They grow their own malt.
Address: Branthill Farm, Wells-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1SB
Phone: 07881 378900
Malt the Brewery
A ten-barrel family brewery based on a dairy farm.
Address: Collings Hanger Farm, Wycombe Road, Prestwood, Great Missenden HP16 0HW
Phone: 01494 865063
Malvern Hills Brewery
Owned by brewer Julian Hawthornthwaite, the brewery is possibly the highest in England, at more than 600ft above sea level.
Address: 15 West Malvern Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 4ND
Phone: 01684 560165
Manchester Brewing Company
A railway arch brewery set up in 2016.
Address: 66 North Western Street, Manchester M12 6DX
Manchester Union Brewery
Manchester’s first and only dedicated lager brewery. There is a brewery tap.
Address: 96D North Western Street, Manchester M12 6JL
A modern, family-run craft brewery.
Address: Unit 16 Pentood Industrial Estate, Cardigan, Ceredigian SA43 3AG
Phone: 01239 623898
Manual Brewing Company
A Scottish brewery with an environmental ethos.
Address: 36-40 Bellfield Street, Dundee DD1 5HZ
Many Hands Brewery
A brewery focused on community, whether that is sharing knowledge, brewing together, or just enjoying a bottle of beer.
Address: Dunkeswell Airfield, Dunkeswell, Devon EX14 4LF
Established in 1997 as a 4.5-barrel brewery at the rear of the Marble Arch pub, Marble now operates on a 15-barrel kit. All beers are unpasteurised and unfined. Collaborations are a speciality. There is a small estate of three pubs and a taproom.
Address: Unit 7, Boston Court, Salford M50 2GN
Market Bosworth Brewery
A small two-barrel brewery set up in 2016.
Address: Willow Farm Business Centre, Stoke Golding, Leicestershire CV13 6EU
Phone: 01455 377855
Marko Paulo Brewery
A small brewpub in a former bookshop.
Address: The Owl and the Pussycat, 106 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London W13 9RT
Marlpool Brewing Company
Beers brewed for Derbyshire’s first micropub.
Address: 5 Breach Road, Marlpool, Heanor, Derbyshire DE75 7NJ
Phone: 07963 511855
Carlsberg is proposing a joint venture with Marston’s at the time of writing, to create the Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company. Marston’s already owns a number of regional British breweries, including Ringwood and Jennings.
Address: Marston’s House, Brewery Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4JT
Phone: 01902 711811
Martland Mill Brewery
A six-barrel microbrewery established in March 2014.
Address: Unit 5, Otterwood Square, Martland Mill, Wigan WN5 0LF Phone: 01942 665656
An independent craft brewery focusing on small batches.
Masquerade Brewing Company
A new Bristol brewery co-located with Fierce & Noble.
Address: 25 Mina Road, St Werburghs, Bristol BS2 9TA
Matlock Wolds Farm
A family brewery with a five-barrel pant. Beers are inspired by the Peak District.
Phone: 01629 697989
The Mauldons brewery name goes back to 1795 in Sudbury, and although the original business was sold to Greene King in 1960, the name was revived by Peter Mauldon in 1981 as the cask ale revival was getting fully under way. The business was purchased by Peter and Alison Sims in 2000, and in 2004 the brewery moved to a new site with larger plant.
Address: The Black Adder Brewery, 13 Church Field Road, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2YA
Phone: 01787 311055
Maule Brewing Co
A team in Northampton creating craft beers and ales in a self-built brewhouse. The beers are unfiltered and vegan friendly.
Address: Rotherthorpe Trading Estate, Northampton NN4 8JH
Set up by two former Vaux and Wards breweries employees, beer is produced on a 20-barrel plant previously at the Canongate Brewery in Edinburgh. Flagship beer is the famous Double Maxim, first brewed in 1901.
Address: 1 Gadwall Road, Rainton Bridge, Houghton Le Spring DH4 5NL
Phone: 0191 584 8844
Established in 2001, Mayflower Brewery was founded in Standish Myles; who was the captain of The Mayflower, hence the name. There are five core ales: Wigan Bier, Pie PA, Swinley Gold, Douglas Valley and Lancashire Stout. The brewery moved into new premises in 2018.
Address: 2 Woodford Street, Hindley, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN2 4UR
Phone: 01942 259071
Established in 1995, the brewery takes its name from the Wellow village green maypole.
Address: North Laithes Farm, Wellow Road, Eakring, Nottinghamshire NG22 0AN
Phone: 07971 277598
Inspired by traditional British, continental and contemporary beers, the brewery was launched in spring 2017 to create beautiful beers from simple ingredients.
Address: Unit 4, Randolph Industrial Estate, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 9SJ
Phone: 01388 417250
McCrackens Real Ale
Beers made using fresh ingredients, local where possible.
A 2.5-barrel brewery based at the award-winning Bridge End Inn, Ruabon.
Address: Bridge End Inn, 5 Bridge Street, Ruabon LL14 6DA
Phone: 01978 810881
McMullen is a family brewer based in Hertford, England. The company operates 45 tenanted pubs, eight Pub Operator Agreement pubs and 81 managed outlets, including six Baroosh style bars, the first of which opened in Hertford in 2000.
Address: The Hertford Brewery, 26 Old Cross, Hertford, Hertfordshire SG14 1RD Phone: 01992 584911
One of London’s original craft brewers, now owned by Asahi.
Address: Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, London SE10 0AR
Phone: 0208 293 1111
Established in 2017 by brothers Baz and Graeme Phillips. As well as brewing, they run a taproom in Meanwood, named Terminus.
Address: Stonegate Road, Meanwood, Leeds LS6 4HZ
A five barrel brewery, opened in 2017, with a Polish brewer.
Address: Railway Arches, 22A Cudworth Street, London E1 5QU
Phone: 07410 910810
Melbourn Bros’ All Saints Brewery
A brewery within a pub in a historic location. Antique steam brewing equipment is used to make a range of organic fruit beers.
Address: 21-22 All Saints Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2PA
Phone: 01780 752186
Melwood Beer Company
Launched in 2013, John and Julie Marsden’s brewery is in and old dairy once occupied by the Cambrinus Brewery. There is a five-barrel plant, with brewing up to four times a week.
Phone: 0151 214 3340
Merchant City Brewing Company
A Glasgow brewery with a wide-ranging portfolio. Established in 2017.
Address: Block 5, Unit 1 Oakbank Industrial Estate, Oakbank Street, Glasgow G20 7LU
Phone: 0141 258 1661
Merlin’s Micro Brewery
An environmentally-friendly family brewery, set up in 2010.
Address: 3 Spring Bank Farm, Congleton Road, Arclid, Cheshire CW11 2UD
Phone: 01477 500893
Mersea Island Brewery
Established at Mersea Island Vineyard in 2005. The brewery is well known for its annual Easter beer festival.
Address: Mersea Island Vineyard, Rewsalls Lane, East Mersea, Colchester, Essex CO5 8SX
Phone: 07970 070399
Mighty Medicine Brewing Company
Established in 2016, this brewery has a wide range of brews, and a taproom.
Address: Unit 4, Daniel Street, Whitworth, Lancashire OL12 8BX
Phone: 01706 558980
Mile Tree Brewery
A five-barrel brewery set up in 2012 by an experienced home brewer.
Address: 29 Alfric Square, Peterborough PE2 7JP
Phone: 07858 930363
Established by pub landlord, beer connoisseur and businessman Ken Munro, Milestone makes traditional beers using modern equipment.
Address: Great North Road, Cromwell, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG23 6JE.
Phone: 01636 822255
Mill Valley Brewery
A 12-barrel microbrewery and tap in West Yorkshire.
Address: 589 Halifax Road, Liversedge WF15 8HQ
Phone: 01274 542854
Brewing and blending naturally fermented beers with minimum modern intervention. Cuckoo brewing at Tiley’s Brewery, The Salutation Inn, Ham, Gloucestershire.
Millstone beers are heavily late hopped for full hop aromas and a delicately balanced bitterness.
Address: Unit 4, Vale Mill, Micklehurst Road, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyme OL5 9JL
Phone: 01457 835835
Milltown Brewing Company
A new brewery for 2011, based in an old railway goods yard. Beer enthusiast, head brewer and owner, Neil Moorhouse, is joined in the venture by brewing consultant David Smith, of Brewing Services.
Address: The Old Railway Goods Yard, Scar Lane, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield HD3 4PE
Phone: 01422 610579
A brewery established in 1999, with three pubs in Cambridge. There is a Beach Brewery brand producing keg beer.
Address: Pegasus House, Pembroke Avenue, Waterbeach, Cambridge CB25 9PY
Phone: 01223 862067
Missing Link Brewing
A farm-based brewery with state-of-the-art equipment. Contract brewing is undertaken. A European agricultural grant has helped to develop the business.
Address: The Old Dairy, Chiddinglye Farm, West Hoathly, West Sussex RH19 4QS
Mitchells Hop House
Established in 2016, beers are produced for bottle and mini-keg.
Address: 354 Meadowhead, Sheffield S8 7UJ
Phone: 0114 274 5587
In the process of moving from Hertfordshire to Hampshire (June 2020).
A growing Cheshire brewery, making both traditional modern style beers, in cask and keg.
Address: Unit 2, Barncroft Farm, Woodend Lane, Mobberley, Cheshire WA16 7LZ
Phone: 01565 873601
A brewery set up in 2018 by an experienced tax advisor and home brewer.
Brewing giant, owner of, among others, Sharps. There are major keg breweries in Tadcaster and Burton.
Address: 137 High Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire DE14 1JZ
Phone: 01283 511000
Argentine Julio Moncada established his Notting Hill brewery in autumn 2011 when at a career crossroads. In 2018 the brewery moced to bigger premises with a taproom.
Address: 37 Humber Road, London NW2 6EN
Phone: 0208 438 6666
Mondo Brewing Company
A new London brewery in 2015. There is a taproom
Address: 86 Stewarts Road, London SW8 4UG.
Phone: 0207 720 0782
A family-run brewery, established in 2008, which has grown from small beginnings and now has its own bottling plant. The Sportsman, in Newtown, Powys, is the brewery tap.
Address: 1 Castle Works, Hen-Domen, Montgomery, Powys SY15 6HA
Phone: 01686 668933
Moody Fox Brewery
A microbrewery based at a country club.
Address: Hilcote Country Club, Hilcote, Derbyshire DE55 5HR
Moody Goose Brewery
A part-time brewery, in the grounds of a real ale and cider pub.
Address: King William IV, 114 London Road, Braintree, Essex CM77 7PU
Phone: 01376 567755
A garage nanobrewery with its own taproom and beer garden.
Address: Meads End, Ye Meads, Taplow, Berkshire SL6 0DH
Phone: 07941 241954
An established Cambridge brewery with its own natural spring water. Local outlets and beer festivals are supplied.
Address: Hill Farm, Shelford Road, Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire CB21 5EQ
Phone: 07906 066794
Moor Beer Co
The self-proclaimed leader of “Britain’s unfined ‘natural’ beer movement”, Justin Hawke is seen by many as having an uphill struggle to get UK drinkers to accept beer that isn’t crystal clear. The proof, however, is in the tasting, and I’ve had some excellent Moor brews that are, well, very ‘Moorish’.
Address: Days Road, Bristol BS2 0QS
Phone: 0117 941 4460
Founder William Moorhouse established his drinks manufacturing business in Accrington Road, Burnley, in 1865. Now, Moorhouse’s directly supplies several hundred pubs throughout the North West and in Yorkshire, while distributing nationally. A new brewhouse and visitor centre were completed in 2010.
Address: The Brewery, Moorhouse Street, Burnley, Lancashire BB11 5EN
Phone: 01282 422864
A family brewery at a pub, established in 2018.
Address: Matlock Green, Derbyshire DE4 3BT
Phone: 01629 584888
A revival of a 19th century brewery, with new beers, picking up awards. Part of the Blue Brewing Company.
Address: Unit G21 The Avenues, Eleventh Avenue, North Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead NE11 0NJ
Phone: 0191 491 0221
A three-barrel brewery run by beer enthusiasts Gary and Angela Morton, established in 2007.
Address: Unit 10 Essington Light Industrial Estate, Essington, Staffordshire WV11 2BH
Phone: 07988 069647
Morton Collins Brewing Company
A brewery set up in 2016, attached to a pub.
Address: The Star, 42 Standbridge Lane, Sandal, Wakefield WF2 7DY
Morwell Craft Ales
A small working brewery at the Morwellham Quay visitor attraction in Devon.
Address: Morwellham Quay, Tavistock, Devon PL19 9JL
Phone: 01822 832766
Moseley Beer Company
A family brewery established in 2016.
Address: 14 Cleveland Court, St Agnes Road, Moseley B13 9PR
An award-winning, all-female cuckoo brewery. It aims to crush the clichés and inspire more women to get involved in craft beer.
Phone: 07708 374017
Motte & Bailey
A small brewery in the cellar of the Blue Bell Inn, Annan.
Address: Blue Bell Inn, 10 High Street, Annan DG12 6AG
A brewery within a hotel, set up in 1995.
Address: Moulin, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5EW
Phone: 01796 472196
Mount St Bernard Abbey
Briatin’s only monastic brewery, with beer made by Cistercian monks.
Address: Mount St Bernard Abbey, Oaks Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 5UL
Mourne Mountains Brewery
A Northern Irish brewery based in an area said to have been a source of prehistoric gold.
Address: Upper Dromore Road, Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland BT34 3PN
Phone: 028 4175 2299
Mouselow Farm Brewery
A small, part-time, three-barrel brewery in Derbyshire.
Phone: 07920 048252
Mr Bees Brewery
Suffolk beer made with honey from the brewery’s own bee hives. Beers are often sold at festivals, direct to customers.
Address: Unit D, Searsons Farm, Cordys Lane, Trimley, Suffolk IP11 0UD
Phone: 07503 773630
Mr Grundy’s Brewery
A small microbrewery at the Georgian House Hotel, Derby. The brewery supplies the hotel and sister premises the Bank House Hotel in Uttoxeter.
Address: Ashbourne Road, Derby DE22 3AD
Phone: 01332 349806
Beers influenced by the local landscape and the natural features surrounding the Northumberland brewery.
Address: 3 Bellister Close, Park Village, Haltwhistle, Northumberland NE49 0HA
Phone: 07711 980086
The brewery’s called Muirhouse because it was started by Richard Muir — in his house! The Muir clan tartan features on the pumpclips. Richard carries out all the duties in the brewery and operates on a two-barrel plant, brewing three times a week.
Address: Unit 1, Enterprise Court, Manners Industrial Estate, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 8EW
Phone: 07916 590525
A ten-barrel brewery established in 2011. Pubs in South Wales and Bristol are supplied.
Address: Unit 14 Worcester Court, Mannesman Close, Swansea SA7 9FD
Phone: 01792 792612
Small-batch craft beer from Suffolk.
Address: The Chequers, Gazeley, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8RF
Established by Tony Williams and Mark Stroud in 2013. The brewers to focus on quality rather than quantity and stick to producing five really good beers.
Address: Unit 7, Loddington Farm, Loddington Lane, Maidstone, Kent ME17 4AG. Phone: 07967 127278
Muswell Hillbilly Brewers
A North London microbrewery keen on supporting its local community.
Address: 24-26 Avenue Mews, London N10 3NP
Small-batch brews served at the One in the Wood micropub, Petts Wood.
Address: London Lane, Bromley BR1 4HE
My Generation Beer Co
The brewery was formed in 2015 and brews its beer in collaboration with Black Sheep Brewery. Its signature beer, My Generation, a 4.2% ABV session pale ale, is brewed in Masham and distributed through Black Sheep.
Making beers for a café bar of the same name.
Address: Church Street, Barmouth, Gwynedd LL42 1EH
Phone: 01341 388060