Padstow Brewing Company
A new brewery in 2013, run by husband and wife team Caron and Des Archer. They received help setting up from Dave Lang of multi-award-winning Forge Brewery in North Cornwall. Beers are out in local pubs and further afield, too. Their pint bottle design has won a national award.
Address: The Brewery, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8RW
Phone: 01841 532169
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
Named after the Paradise Park bird park in which it is situated, the brewery first started brewery in 1981. After a name change to Wheal Ale in 1994, the brewery closed in 2004 but was restarted in 2009 under the original name. The pub attached to the brewery is one of Hayle finest old buildings.
Address: The Bird in Hand, Trelissick Road, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HY
Phone: 01736 753974
Experienced home brewer John Leatherbarrow and friend Andy Donald are already scaling up this brewery, established in 2015. They are currently (September 2016) crowdfunding to expand.
Address: The Shed, Park View, Brechin DD9 7AT
Phone: 07905 998740
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
One of London’s exciting new craft breweries, Partizan creates tasty beers in all styles with eye-catching artistic labelling.
Address: 8 Almond Road, South Bermondsey, London SE16 3LR
Phone: 0208 127 5053
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
Opened in 2008, Penpont uses its own Cornish spring water in its beer and has an ambition to one day grow its own malt and hops. The beers are found in several South West freehouses.
Address: Inner Trenarrett, Altarnun, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 7SY
Phone: 01566 86069
Penrtich Brewing Company
Having previously shared a brewery with Landlocked, Penrtich found their own premises in 2015 with kit from the former Nutbrook Brewery.
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
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 to Exeter, Taunton, Yeovil, Salisbury, Southampton, Winchester, throughout the whole of the New Forest and everywhere in-between.
Address: Enterprise Park, Piddlehinton, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 7UA
Phone: 01305 849336
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
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
Established in 2013 as the Mumbles Brewery, Richard Bennett took control a year later and renamed it. Most of the production goes to Pilot Inn customers.
Address: Pilot Inn, 726 Mumbles Road, The Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4EL
Phone: 07897 895511
A new brewery for 2011. Information about the business is difficult to find, save that the beers are being brewed in rural Essex and escaping to several outlets, including The Bull at Highgate, and the Jolly Butchers, Stoke Newington.
Phone: 01273 906956
“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
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 microbrewery in Cromer specialising in small batches of “adventurous bottled beer”.
Address: 46 West Street, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9DS
Phone: 01263 513992
G N Porter Brewing
A new brewery for 2014 in Whitley Bay.
Address: 8 Kings Drive, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear NE26 2JT
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 ten-barrel brewery established in 2005 by Toni Hooper and Glenn Morris. There is a porcine theme running through the portfolio.
Address: 25-31 Durban Road, Kettering, Nortamptonshire NN16 0JA
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
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
“Three blokes in a railway arch” in Hackney, East London, operating from a brewery launched in 2012. An 800-litre brewery was installed by AB UK
Address: Unit 19, Bohemia Place, London E8 1DU
Phone: 0208 533 0614
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
This unique brewery has been set up at Norton Priory, Runcorn, Cheshire, where disabled adults get the opportunity to create their own beers. This is no in-house project, though — the beers go out to local pubs where the drinking public have been greatly appreciative.
Address: Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1SX
Private Brewery of Bob
A brewery in St Albans sharing a brewhouse with Verulam Ales, operating on a four-barrel plant.
A new Manchester brewery in 2012. The owner is Matt Jervis and the brewer Peter Curran. According to the Manchester Confidential website, the plan is to brew beers all under 4.5% ABV using American hops.
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
Project X Brewing
A secretive brewing operation run by two anonymous brewers.
Prospect Brewery was founded in 2007 in Wigan and has a brewster, Patsy Slavin, at its helm. The brewery was originally in a domestic garage, but moved to bigger premises in 2010. The beers have a mining and prospecting theme, in-keeping with Wigan’s heritage. More than 100 pubs are supplied in the North-West of England.
Address: Prospect Brewery, Unit 11, Bradley Hall Trading Estate, Bradley Lane, Standish, Wigan, Lancashire WN6 0XQ
Phone: 01257 421329
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
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 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