Padstow Brewing Company
Run by husband and wife team Caron and Des Archer, who received help setting up from Dave Lang of Forge Brewery. Production has expanded greatly in recent years. There is a popular taproom in the centre of Padstow.
Address: The Brewery, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8RW
Phone: 01841 532169
A southern brewery which has built up an enviable reputation over more than 200 years. A range of five traditional cask ales are made, and there is an extensive pub estate.
Address: The Old Brewery, West Bay Road, Bridport, Dorset DT6 4JA
Phone: 01308 422396
Cask- and bottle-conditioned beers from North Norfolk, in seven styles.
Address: Unit 1, Collers Way, Reepham, Norfolk NR10 4SW
Phone: 07766 871163
An 11-barrel brewery set up in 2014.
Address: Unit 24 Earith Business Park, Meadow Drive, Earith, Cambirdgeshire PE28 3QF
Phone: 01487 842442
A new brewery in 2015, offering traditionally brewed beers with “just a hint of irony”. Beers are sold in small shops, but not in supermarkets.
Address: 4D Green End Farm, 93A Church Lane, Sarratt, Hertfordshire WD3 6HH
Phone: 01923 291215
This brewery, next to a pub, dates back to 1983. There is a 20-barrel plant.
Address: 6 Main Street, Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire LE14 2JQ
The Park Brewery
The Park Brewery was established by Josh and Frankie Kearns, a husband and wife team, who specialise in hop-forward beers. The park in question is Richmond Park, West London.
Address: Unit 7 Hampden Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6HX
Phone: 07949 574618
Before opening the brewery in 2014, Richard Parker spent 17 years in wine sales. The aim is to build a stylish brand with a loyal local following.
Address: Unit 3, Gravel Lane, Banks, Southport PR9 8BY
Phone: 01704 620718
Parkway Brewing Company
Opened in 2018 on the site of the former Glastonbury Brewery. Beers are inspired by a pet shop in London’s Camden Town (see their website).
Address: Unit 11 Wessex Park, Somerton Business Park, Bancombe Road, Somerton TA11 6SB
Phone: 01458 897373
One of London’s exciting new craft breweries, Partizan creates tasty beers in all styles with eye-catching artistic labelling.
Address: 34 Raymouth Road, South Bermondsey, London SE16 2DB
Phone: 0208 127 5053
Pastore Brewing and Blending
Producing fresh and aged sour and wild beers in two series: the fresh series and the cellar series.
Address: Unit 2 Convent Drive, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire CB25 9QT
Patten Arms Brewery
Opened in 2019.
Address: The Patten Arms, Park Lane, Winmarleigh, Preston PR3 0JU
A 20-barrel brewery set up in 2005, with a small pilot brewery, visitor centre, and gin distillery.
Address: Longstone Lane, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1NH
Phone: 01246 583737
Peakstones Rock Brewery
Established in 2005 in an old calf pen on a farm, Peakstones Rock’s plant has since been enlarged. There are plans to increase the range of beers and develop the plant more.
Address: Peakstones Rock Farm, Alton, Staffordshire ST10 4DH
Phone: 07891 350908
Pearly Queen Beer Company
Pearly Queen is a collective of urban beekeepers in London. Their craft beer, Honey Pale Ale, combines a passion for bees and beer.
Established in 2009 by director Steve Briscoe, Peerless adds a modern twist to traditional styles and has picked up several awards along the way. The beers range from strong ales to fine lagers, with an aim to appeal to a wide demographic.
Address: Peerless Brewing Co Ltd, The Brewery, 8 Pool Street, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 3NL
Phone: 0151 647 7688
A brewery at the back of an historic pub, with the beers mainly going to the pub.
Address: White Hart, Penistone, South Yorkshire S36 7AH
Penlon Cottage Brewery
A six-barrel rural brewery that forms part of a busy venue.
Address: Panteg Farm, New Quay, Ceredigion SA45 9TL
Phone: 01545 560252
An 18-barrel microbrewery brewing three times a week.
Address: Well Hall Farm, Well, North Yorkshire DL8 2PX
Phone: 01677 470111
Penton Park Brewery
A brewery at historic Penton Park. Beers are sold through major pub groups, incuding Stonegate and Red Oak Taverns.
Address: Penton Mewsey, Andover, Hampshire SP11 0RD
Phone: 01264 772400
Pentrich Brewing Company
Having previously shared a brewery with Landlocked, Penrtich found their own premises in 2015 with kit from the former Nutbrook Brewery.
Address: Unit B, Asher Lane Business Park, Asher Lane, Ripley DE5 3RE
Phone: 01773 741700
Penzance Brewing Co
Established in 2008, the Penzance Brewing Co is run by Peter Elvin, a Scillonian, whose long experience in brewing includes a spell as head brewer at Cotleigh Brewery. The brewery is located in building to the rear of his award-winning Star Inn, at Crowlas, near Penzance. Regular brews in the pub are Crowlas Bitter, a 3.8% ABV copper coloured session bitter, Potion No 9, an award-winning 4% golden session brew, and Brisons Bitter, a 4.5% ABV best bitter, with chocolatey notes. Other specials are regularly brewed.
Address: Star Inn, Crowlas, near Penzance, Cornwall TR20 8DX
Phone: 01736 740375
The People’s Brewery
A one-barrel brewery in Norfolk making traditional English-style ales, with occasional New World forays.
Address: Mill House, Mill Lane, Thorpe-Next-Haddiscoe, Norfolk NR14 6PA
Phone: 01508 548706
Modern beers from a farm-based brewery, established in 2019.
Address: Horsenden Farm, Horsenden Lane North, Perivale UB6 7PQ
A ten-barrel brewery built from scratch in 2015. There are award-winning ales in the portfolio.
Address: 5 Lyttleton Road, Pershore, Worcester WR10 2DF
Phone: 01386 561578
Phantom Brewing Company
Launched in 2019, the brewery aims to provide a community hub with its Reading taproom.
A modern microbrewery and shop opened on a farm in 2012.
Address: High Brecks Farm, Lincoln Road, East Markham, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG22 0SN
Phone: 01777 872728
Established in 2014, the brewery moved to bigger premises in 2019. All of the beers are vegan.
Address: Unit 16 Camp Industrial Estate, Rycote Lane, Milton Common OX9 2NP
Phone: 07747 827489
A modern revival of a Victorian East Midlands brewery with former Ruddles and Grainstore head brewer John Smith running the brewhouse. The original Phipps yeast strain has been revived, too.
Phone: 01604 946606
The brewery was opened as the Oak Brewery in 1982 on an industrial estate in Ellesmere Port. Nine years later it moved to a more central location in Heywood and was reborn as the Pheonix Brewery. Around 100 barrels a week are brewed, supplying more than 400 outlets.
Address: Green Lane, Heywood OL10 2EP
Phone: 01706 627009
Pictish Brewing Company
A small, independent brewery established in 2000 by Richard Sutton. Paul Wesley took over the company in 2013. Cask-conditioned beers are delivered to the Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire areas.
Address: Unit 9, Canalside Industrial Estate, Woodbine Street East, Rochdale, Lancashire OL16 5LB
Phone: 01706 522227
Piddle Brewery is a young, vibrant craft brewery in the heart of Dorset. There is an eight-barrel plant, with the beers distributed across the south of England.
Address: Enterprise Park, Piddlehinton, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 7UA
Phone: 01305 849336
Pied Bull Brewery
The only microbrewery within Chester’s city walls. Keg and cask beers are made.
Address: 57 Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HQ
Phone: 01244 325829
Pig & Porter
A ten-barrel brewery set up in 2013. All beers are vegan, apart from a honey brew.
Address: 9 Chapman Way, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3EF
Phone: 01892 615071
A brewery on a former pig farm in the New Forest, set up by two brothers and their cousin.
Address: Hops House, Brockenhurst SO42 7UF
Phone: 01590 607237
Pig Pub Brewery Co
A village brewery based at the Pig in Muck pub at Claybrooke Magna, Leicestershire, run by experienced brewer Kev Featherstone.
Address: Manor Road, Claybrooke Magna, near Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 5AY
Phone: 01455 202859
Established in 1982, the brewery gained new owners and new investment in 2017.
Address: 11 West Street, Reigate RH2 9BL
Phone: 01737 222651
A craft brewery and tap room in East London, created to re-invent lager, specifically dry-hopped lager.
Address: Unit 2, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Waltamstow, London E17 9HQ
Phone: 0208 521 5552
The brewery was set up in 2013 by two friends who met on Heriot-Watt University’s brewing course.
Address: Unit 4B Stewartfield, Edinburgh EH6 5RQ
Phone: 0131 561 4267
The only beer brewed in Mumbles. A craft brewery, BeerRiff, was added in 2017.
Phone: 07897 895511
A ten-barrel brewery, established in 2011
Phone: 01273 906956
Keg beers with a local theme. The brewery is based in Pinner.
A brewery established in 2008, specialising in lesser-known beer styles.
Address: 183A Kings Road, Cardiff CF11 9DF
Phone: 07776 382244
Pipeline Brewing Co
A Cornish brewery founded in 2018, specialising in hop-forward, juicy beers.
Phone: 07973 178877
“Our inspirational beers are born out of a passion for all that is pure and natural.” Chalk downs filter the water for the beers from this brewery founded in 2008. Brewing started on a 2.5-barrel plant which was upgraded to ten barrels in 2009.
Address: Plain Ales Brewery, Unit 17C, Deverill Road Trading Estate, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire BA12 7BZ
Phone: 01985 841481
Plan B Brewing Company
A ten-barrel family brewery set up in 2016.
Address: Audley Avenue Enterprise Park, Newport TF10 7DW
Platform 22 Café and Brewhouse
A small brewery making beers mainly for a café.
Address: 22 Station Road, Torphins, Banchory AB31 4JF
Platform 5 Brewing Company
A family-run microbrewery located beneath a platform at Newton Abbot railway station. Try the beers at the Railway Inn, just outside the station.
Address: 197 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 2BS
Phone: 01626 437140
Play Brew Co
Craft beer that’s unfiltered, unpasteurised and brewed with the finest British malts, with retro game themed cans.
A brewery in a former chicken shed, open in 2007. The primary customer is the Plockton Inn.
Address: 5 Bank Street, Plockton IV52 8TP
Phone: 01599 544276
A brewery in a converted barn at the rear of the brewer’s home.
Address: 439 Newark Road, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire LN6 9SP
Phone: 01522 807404
Established in Worthing in 2016 by two former home brewers.
Phone: 07872 105300
Polly’s Brew Co
Established in 2018, the brewery creates modern, hop-forwards beers. At the time of writing, it is set to create a barrel-ageing project.
Address: Holland Farm, Black Brook, Mold CH7 6LU
Pokertree Brewing Company
The first brewery in County Tyrone in more than three generations. Opened in 2014, it produces four ales, all bottle conditioned and open fermented.
Address: The Brewhouse, 357B Drumnakilly Road, Carrickmore, County Tyrone BT79 9JY
Phone: 028 807 61923
Pomona Island Brew Co
A ten-barrel brewery, established in 2017, just around the corner from Media City in Salford.
Address: 33 Waybridge Enterprise Centre, Daniel Adamson Road, Salford M50 1DS
Phone: 0161 637 2140
A five-barrel brewery in Hertfordshire with a one-barrel pilot plant.
Phone: 01923 510850
A microbrewery in Cromer specialising in small batches of “adventurous bottled beer”. Established by Martin Warren, the business was acquired by Dave Cornell in 2019.
Address: 46 West Street, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9DS
Phone: 01263 513992
A new London brewery in 2012, the largest capacity brewery in the area since Whitbread closed the Notting Hill Brewery in 1922, according to Portobello.
Address: Unit 6, Mitre Bridge Industrial Estate, Mitre Way, London W10 6AU
Phone: 0208 969 2269 or 07794 715913
A small brewery supplying local pubs.
Phone: 07826 542149
A ten-barrel brewery making beers with a distinctly porcine theme.
Address: 31-44 Sydney Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN16 0HY
Phone: 01536 410818
Established in 1998, the brewery produces 50 barrels a week and supplies some 150 outlets.
Address: 10 Shannon Place, Potton, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2SP
Phone: 01767 261042
A new brewery in 2015, specialising in keg craft beer.
Address: 10 Hogsbrook Units, Woodbury Salterton, Devon EX5 1PY
Phone: 01395 488181
A brewery based in a British Legion Club, supplying local pubs and clubs.
Address: Royal British Legion, St George’s Road West, Poynton, Stockport SK12 1JY
The brewery takes its name from a village on the outskirts of Cheltenham famous for a motor racing hill climb. The beers have a brewery theme and are available from the brewery shop or online.
Address: Prescott Ales, Unit 1, The Bramery Business Park, Alstone Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 8HE
Phone: 07526 934866
Pressure Drop Brewing
Established in a venue that is now a joint venture taproom with Verdant Brewing, the brewery moved to Tottenham in 2017.
Address: Unit 6 Lockwood Estate, Tottenham Hale, London N17 9QP
Phone: 0208 533 0614
Pretty Decent Beer Co
An independent brewery set up in 2016. Every beer sold, in whatever format, includes a donation to charity.
Address: Arch 338 Sheridan Road, London E7 9EF
Phone: 0208 638 6603
Priest Town Brewing
A craft brewery in the heart of Preston.
Address: 139 Ribbleton Avenue, Preston PR2 6YS
Priors Well Brewery
An independent business bringng brewing back to Mansfield.
Address: Old Mill Lane Industrial Estate, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire NG19 9BG
Phone: 01623 632393
Problem Child Brewing
A microbrewery at the Wayfarer pub in Parbold with a five-barrel plant.
Address: The Wayfarer, 1-3 Alder Lane, Parbold WN8 7NL
Phone: 01257 464600 0r 07588 736927
Prospect Brewery was founded in 2007 in Wigan and has a brewster, Patsy Slavin, at its helm. It relocated in 2017. More than 100 pubs are supplied in the North-West of England.
Address: 10A Great George Street, Wigan, Lancashire WN3 4DL
Phone: 01257 421329
A small brewery established in 2017 in Lancashire.
Address: Unit 51 Old Mill Industrial Estate, Bamber Bridge, Lancashire PR5 6SY
Pumphouse Brewing Company
A craft brewery set up in 2018.
Address: Unit 10D Twydale Business Park, Skerne Road, Driffield YO25 6JX
Pumphouse Community Brewery
A co-operative three-barrel brewery launched in 2015. Seventy-three members raised £21,000 through a community share offer, with additional funding from grants by Braintree District Council’s Mi community fund, the Alan and Babette Sainsbury Family Trust, and the Yellow Car Charitable Fund, administered by the Essex Community Foundation.
Address: Church Lane, Toppesfield, Essex CO9 4DR
Phone: 07421 994518
A group of beer lovers who had a dream to brew seriously good beer and have fun in the process.
Address: 13 Monmore Road, Wolverhampton WV1 2TZ
Phone: 01902 213063
Purity Brewing Co
A brewery with a strong environmental ethos, Purity has been operating since 2005 from converted barns in the heart of Warwickshire. More than 500 customers are supplied.
Address: Purity Brewing Co, The Brewery, Upper Spernall Farm, Great Alne, Warwickshire B49 6JF
Phone: 01789 488007
Purple Cow Brewing
A small brewery, set up in 2017.
Address: Alexandra Arms, 39 Victoria Street, Kettering NN16 0BU
Purple Moose Brewery
A 40-barrel microbrewery close to the mountains of Snowdonia. Brewing commenced in 2005 and now Purple Moose is one of the best-loved breweries in the UK.
Address: Madoc Street, Porthmadog, Gwynedd LL49 9DB
Phone: 01766 512 777