Established in Oakham, Rutland, in 1993, the brewery moved to Peterborough in 1998 and has been a huge success. The main brewery has a 75-barrel plant, while at its brewpub, in Peterborough town centre, there is a six-barrel kit for one-offs and specials. Brewing capacity is due to double in 2016, with more staff taken on. The first beer was JHB, and this remains the flagship. The full range of Oakham beers are imported into Singapore and other South East Asian countries via www.alencider.com
Address: 2 Maxwell Road, Woodston, Peterborough PE2 7JB
Phone: 01733 370500
A new brewery for 2015 using barley grown locally at the Branthill Farm on the Holkham Estate.
Address: Wells-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1LP
Phone: 07512 111211
Occasional Brewing Co
A small-batch brewer near Exeter, in Devon, producing a wide variety of styles of beer.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/theoccasionalbrewingcompany
Established in 2013 by a couple with a background in law and insolvency, they operate from a grade II listed barn on a National Trust Estate.
Address: Brockhampton Brewery, Oast House Barn, Whitbourne, Bromyard, Herefordshire WR6 5SH
Phone: 01234 567891
Ordinary isn’t an option at Michelle Kelsall’s Offbeat Brewery. The branding and titles of the beers are as striking and memorable as the flavoursome recipes.
Address: Unit 6, Thomas Street, Crewe, Cheshire CW1 2BD
Phone: 07502 096438
Old Chimneys Brewery
A Norfolk brewery established in 1995 by master brewer Alan Thomson. Beers are made with the highest quality ingredients, often locally sourced
Address: Hopton End Farm, Church Road, Market Weston, Diss, Norfolk IP22 2NX
Phone: 01359 221411 / 221013
Old Dairy Brewery
Established in 2009, Old Dairy is currently (2014) in the process of moving to a larger brewery site.
Address: Old Dairy Brewery Ltd, The Old Parlour, Rawlinson Farm, Rolvendon, Kent TN17 4JD
Phone: 01580 243185
Old Kent Road Brewery
Producing bold, intensely-flavoursome beers in the industrial heartland of South East London.
Address: Arches 29-30, Old Jamica Road Business Estate, London SE16 4AW
Old Mill Brewery
A small independent family brewery set in 1983 in an 18th century former corn mill. The brewing plant may be modern, but the beers are traditional.
Address: Old Mill Brewery, Mill Street, Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 9HU
Phone: 01405 861813
Old Sawley Brewing Co
A new business in 2013, brewing upstairs at the White Lion pub in Sawley.
Address: 352 Tamworth Road, Sawley, Nottinghamshire NG10 3AT
Old School Brewery
Address: Old School Brewery, Holly Bank Barn, Crag Road, Warton, Carnforth, Lancashire LA5 9PL
Phone: 01524 735005
Old Worthy Brewing Co
A Scottish brewery which also has a keen interest in whisky.
Address: 24a Ainslie Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6AJ
Phone: 0131 463 6176
Olde Potting Shed Brewery
A five-barrel brewery opened in 2013.
Address: Collingdon Buildings, Collingdon Road, High Spen, Rowlands Gill, Tyne and Wear NE39 2EQ
The brewery was established in 1996 by Gary and Diane Oldershaw. In 2010, Tim and Kathy Britton took over the business. The nine-barrel plant produces 42,000 barrel of beer a year.
Address: Heath Lane, Barkston Heath, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 2DE
Phone: 01476 572135
Ole Slewfoot Brewery
A Norfolk brewery named after fabled North American bear.
Unit 1b, Gaymers Way, North Walsham, Norfolk NR28 0AN
Phone: 07909 636966
On The Edge
A former home brewery, set up in 2012. The beers are one-off brews.
Address: Nether Edge, Sheffield, Yorkshire S11 9AB
One Mile End
A craft brewer specialising in one-off experimental brews. The business has a couple of brewery taps.
Address: Unit 2, Compass West Industrial Estate, West Road, Tottenham, London N17 0XL
Phone: 0207 998 0610
Founded in 2016 in Modena, Italy, ORA Brewing is an independent London brewery dedicated to creating beers that marry the quality of finest Italian ingredients with contemporary beer styles.
Address: Eleanor Close, London SE16 6PE
One of the band of new London breweries making fresh, natural, unfiltered beers.
Address: Railway Arches 225 & 228, Fielding Street, London, SE17 3HD
Phone: 0207 703 9092
Ordnance City Brewery
A new microbrewery in Somerset co-founded by Arthur Frampton, formerly of Moor Brewery, and Charlie Adcock, of Event Horizon. The brewer is Peter Burr, while also involved is hophead Tom Goodman.
Address: The Old Brewery, Ashcott, Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 9QW
Phone: 07849 005811
Origami Brewing Co
A new Manchester brewery, opened in 2016.
An ecologically aware brewery set up in 1988 and with its own well water. Capacity was doubled in 2010. Parent company Sinclair Breweries also owns the Atlas Brewery. » FULL ENTRY
Founded in 1997 by experienced brewer Bob Lawson, Ossett’s brews are notable for all being single hop, with an emphasis on lighter coloured beers.
Address: Ossett Brewing Co Ltd, Kings Yard, Low Mill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire WF5 8ND
Phone: 01924 261333
A well-known, modern, Welsh microbrewery, a proper family concern. As well as beer quality, the Otley boys place great emphasis on their branding.
Address: Unit 39, Albion Industrial Estate, Pontypridd CF37 4NX
Phone: 01443 480555
Otter is one of the West Country’s most famous beer brands. The brewery was established in 1990 and uses water from its own springs. Some 500 outlets are supplied.
Address: Otter Brewery Ltd, Mathayes, Luppitt, Honiton, Devon EX14 4SA
Phone: 01404 891285
Out There Brewing Co
A Newcastle microbrewery producing small-batch brews, established in 2012.
Address: Unit 4, Foundry Lane Industrial Estate, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LH
Phone: 07946 579534
Outlaw Brewing Co
An offshoot of Rooster’s Brewery which focuses on cutting edge, more experimental brews. Although established in 1996, the brand was dormant for a few year, but revived in 2012 under new owners Ian, Tom and Oliver Fozard.
Address: Unit 3, Grimbald Park, Wetherby Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8LJ
Phone: 01423 865959
Established as a five-barrel brewery in 2005, this has now been upgraded to 15 barrels.
Address: Pear Tree Farm Industrial Units, Bicester Road, Marsh Gibbon, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX27 0GB
Phone: 01869 278765