At present (June 2020), a home brewery. But it’s set to turn commercial pending planning permission.
Address: Lough Ned, Oakhill, Braddan, Isle of Man IM4 1AN
Railmill Brewing Company
A small-batch brewery themed around the industrial heritage of Cwmavon and Port Talbot.
Address: Cwmavon, Port Talbot SA12 8LX
Phone: 07867 568977
A small kitchen brewery in the heart of the Royal Oak, Bath. Named after pub dog Ralph.
Address: The Royal Oak, Lower Bristol Road, Bath BA2 3BW
Although Young’s Brewery left Wandsworth a few years ago and moved to Bedford where it merged with Wells to create Wells & Young’s, brewing has continued on the Ram Brewery site under John Hatch, one of the Young’s Brewing team. He works as site manager for the property owner Minerva and brews on a non-commercial basis.
As part of Ramsbury Estates, the brewery uses water and barley from its own land. The brewery was established in 2004, although brewing in the area goes back more than 200 years.
Address: Aldbourne, Marlsborough, Wiltshire SN8 2NN
Phone: 01672 541407
A well-established 25-hectolitre brewery with a small-batch project.
Address: 7 Hornet Close, Pyson’s Road Industrial Estate, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 2YD
Phone: 01843 868453
A new brewery for 2014 in Fenton, Staffordshire, set up by mechanic Neville Smith and colleague Richard Booth.
Address: Unit 8, Ormonde Street, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 3NP
Phone: 07843 092620
Brewing in Guernsey since 1868. There is an estate of 19 pubs.
Address: PO Box 154, St George’s Esplanade, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 3JG
Phone: 01481 720134
A brewery operated by Ossett Brewery from the Rat and Ratchet brewpub.
Address: 40 Chapel Hill, Huddersfield, Yorkshire HD1 3EB
Phone: 01484 516734
Raven Hill Brewery
A brewery whose beers reflect an outdoor sense of adventure.
Address: Raven Hill Farm, Kilham, East Yorkshire YO25 4EG
Phone: 07979 674573
A commercial home brewer, new on the scene in 2020.
Address: Oswestry Close, Derby DE21 2RF
Phone: 07943 367765
Reaction Brewing Company
A small-batch nano-brewery in North Wales.
A 2.5-barrel brewery established in 2010.
Address: 127 Hig Road, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 4AT
Rebellion Beer Co
Rebellion is obsessed about high quality. Established in 1993 in a small industrial unit moving to a farm in 1999. Expansion continued on the farm site with some 70,000 pints produced per week.
Address: Bencombe Farm, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 3LT
Phone: 01628 476594
Established in 2016, Recoil has experienced brewers in its team.
Address: Lee Mills, St Pauls Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4QW
Phone: 01756 243243
A brewery established by a rector in to raise funds for the upkeep of three parish churches.
Address: Streat Hill Farm, Street Hill, Streat, East Sussex BN6 8RP
Red Cat Brewing
A 11-barrel brewery opened in November 2013.
Address: Red Cat Brewing, Unit 10, Sun Valley Business Park, Winnall Close, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 0LB
Phone: 01962 863423
A brewery founded in refurbished chicken sheds in 2008. Founder Russ Barnes won CAMRA champion beer of Britain twice at a previous brewery.
Address: The Chicken Sheds, Upp Hall Farm, Salmon Lane, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1RY
Phone: 01376 563123
Red Moon Brewery
Established in the West Midlands in 2015 by two friends who scaled up from home brew.
Red Rose Brewery
A recently re-opened (2020) Lancashire brewery, on a mission to make interesting, tasty, and quality beers.
Address: The Old Brewery, Back Square Street, off Old Ground Street, Ramsbottom BL0 9FZ
Phone: 01706 827582
Red Rock Brewery
A family-owned South Devon brewery with its own spring water.
Address: Higher Humber Farm, Bishopsteignton TQ14 9TD
Phone: 01626 879738
Red Shoot Brewery
The Red Shoot is a Wadworth pub in the New Forest, Hampshire, that has its own microbrewery and comes up with its own individual beers, as well as selling Wadworth core and seasonal cask ales. The pub holds two beer festivals a year which are very popular. There is a camp site for people who want to stay for a while.
Address: Toms Lane, Linwood, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 3QT
Phone: 01425 475792
Red Star Brewery
A ten-barrel microbrewery launched in 2015.
Address: 54B Stephensons Way, Formby, Merseyside L37 8EG
A purpose-built ten-barrel brewery on a family farm.
Address: Drummygar Mains, Carmyllie, Arbroath DD11 2RA
One of London’s new breed of craft brewers, Redemption was established in the north of the city in 2010. The beers are contemporary, but the methods and ingredients are traditional.
Address: Unit 16, Compass Industrial Estate, West Road, Tottenham, London N17 0XL
Phone: 0208 885 5227
Created in the cellar of the Cleveland Hotel, Coatham, Redcar. Only local outlets are supplied.
Address: The Cleveland Hotel, 9-11 High Street West, Redcar, Cleveland TS10 1SQ
Phone: 01642 513727
Under new ownership, the small-batch brewer was established in 2013. It focuses on keg beers.
Address: The Arches, Bracondale, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 2EF
Phone: 01603 904990
Toby and Caroline McKenzie set up this well thought of brewery in 2010.”Out objective was simply to make the types of beer that we love to drink, big in flavour, well balanced and very drinkable,” they say on their website. Do visit the site to experience the lovely branding.
Address: The Lodge, Sutton Garrison, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 7JW
Phone: 01625 502315
Reedley Hallows Brewery
A multi-award winning brewery, founded in 2012, with a capacity of more than 80 barrels a week.
Address: Unit B3 Farrington Close, Burnley, Lancashire BB1 5SH
Phone: 07749 414513
Operated as part of a multi-faceted co-operative group in Sheffield.
Address: 57-59 Club Garden Road, Sheffield S11 8BU
Phone: 0114 273 1258
Reids Gold Brewing Company
A brewery usuing locally-sourced, fresh ingredients, and pure Scottish water.
Address: 61 Provost Barclay Drive, Stonehaven AB39 2GE
Remedy Bar and Brewhouse
A three-barrel brewery in the main area of a pub.
Address: 10-11 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1EW
Established in 2015, the award-winning brewery puts sustainability at the heart of its proposition.
Address: Units 16 and 17 Vector Park, Forest Road, Feltham TW13 7EJ
Phone: 0208 890 8309
A music themed brewery with classic songs, albums and artists referenced throughout the beer range.
Address: Unit B7, Whitwood Enterprise Park, Speedwell Road, Whitwood, Castleford, West Yorkshire WF10 5PX
Phone: 01977 552649
The old Rhymney Brewery was acquired by national giant Whitbread in the 1960s and was closed in 1978. In 2005, though, the name rose again, as a new microbrewery, and the beers are found all over South Wales.
Address: Gilchrist, Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon, Pontypool NP4 9RL
Phone: 01495 790456
Richmond Brewing Company
Owners Pete Loft and Chris Wallace had worked together for 25 years before setting up the brewery in 2013. They aim to offer a quality pint at a reasonable price.
Address: The Station, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4LD
Phone: 01748 828266
Ride Brewing Co
A Glasgow picobrewery which is keen on supporting the community.
An independent brewery founded in 2010 by the late Simon Bolderson. A team of three keep his legacy alive.
Address: Unit 24, Penraevon 2 Industrial Estate, Meanwood, Leeds LS7 2AW
Phone: 07595 380568
Rigg & Furrow
A farmhouse brewery in a former milking parlour. The family-run business celebrates the best of Northumbrian and British produce.
Address: Acklington Park Farm, Northumberland NE65 9AA
One of the original independent British microbreweries, Ringwood has been owned by Marston’s since 2007.
Address: Christchurch Road, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 3AP
Phone: 01425 471177
A two-barrel brewpub. Beers are mostly sold through the pub.
Address: 235 Stockport Road, Mossley OL5 0RQ
Phone: 01457 238236
A small brewery making season, fresh beers.
Address: Theobald Road, Cardiff CF5 1LQ
River Leven Ales
A small, independent brewery founded in 2011 by Harry Heskey, making traditionally-brewed, cask-conditioned ales.
Address: Lab Road, Kinlochleven PH50 4SG
Phone: 01855 831519 / 07901 873273
A microbrewery in a cellar pub, producing beers with a local connection.
Address: 2 Peel Street, Marsden, Huddersfield HD7 6BR
Phone: 01484 841270
A five-barrel brewery in the Southdowns national park, on the banks of the River Adur, established in 2015.
Address: Unit 6, Beeding Court Business Park, Shoreham Road, Upper Beeding, Wst Sussex BN44 3TN
Phone: 01903 898030
Riviera Brewing Co
Estabished in 2014 in South Devon by engineer and home brewer Alan Waldron. He brews part time, for a few local pubs, beer festivals and the home market.
Address: 4 Yonder Meadow, Stoke Gariel, Totnes TQ9 6QE
Phone: 07857 850110
Rivington Brewing Co
A craft brewery on a dairy farm in rural Lancashire.
Roa Island Brewing Co
A small brewery opened in 2017.
Address: Belfast Pier, Roa Island, Cumbria LA13 0PN
Phone: 01229 825291
Roam Brewing Co
Formerly Tavy Ales when it was founded in 2012. There is a six-barrel plant, and a bakery, too.
Address: 8-9 Porsham Close, Beliver Industrial Estate, Plymouth PL6 7DB
Phone: 01752 396052
Roaring Four Brewing Co
A brewery set up by four friends creating beers in homage to the great world styles.
Phone: 07725 626270
Robinsons’ history goes back to 1838 when William Robinson bought the Unicorn Inn from which the current brewery takes its name. Six generations on, Robinsons remains a strong family business in its North West heartland, famous for its beers. The firm brews 37,000 barrels a year, is installing a state-of-the-art new brewhouse at a cost of £5 million, and has a 360-strong pub estate.
Address: The Unicorn Brewer, Stockport, Cheshire SK1 1JJ
Phone: 0161 480 6571
Rock and Roll Brewhouse
A small, music-themed brewery.
Address: 19 Hall Street, Birmingham B18 6BS
Rock Leopard Brew Co
A cuckoo brewery working on a permanent range … and finding a home!
Address: 81 Bellegrove Road, Welling, London DA16 3PG
Rock Mill Brewery
Opened by former home brewer Ray Barton in 2016.
Address: Rock Mill Lane, New Mills, Derbyshire SK22 3BN
Rock Solid Brewing Co
A home-based opne-barrel brewery, opened in 2017.
Address: 25 Thornebank, Blackpool FY3 8QE
Rock The Boat Brewery
Home of the Little Crosby Village Brewing Co Ltd, producing a range of cask- and bottle-conditioned beers.
Address: 6 Little Crosby Village, Liverpool L23 4TS
Phone: 0151 924 7936
A brewery established in 2016, with award-winning home brewer Dave Smith in the brehouse.
Address: The Brewery, Garden Farm, Great Staughton, Cambridgeshire PE19 5BE
Phone: 07747 617527
Rocket Town Brewing Co
Established in 2015.
Address: Unit 1, Cleveland Industrial Estate, Darlington DL1 2PB
Rockhopper Brewing Co
An independent brewery established in 2016 producing unpasteurised, unfiltered beers.
Address: 1 Forrest Crescent, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 9AR
Phone: 07879 810 558
Rockin’ Robin Brewery
The Kent brewery’s business ethos is: “Make good beer, make good friends.”
Address: Campfield Farm, Haste Hill Road, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent ME17 4LR
Phone: 01622 747106
A small two-barrel brewery established in 1997.
Address: Blatherwycke, Northamptonshire PE8 6YN
Roebuck Brewing Co
A family brewery, opened in 2017. Three generations are involved in the business.
Address: Toby’s Hill, Draycott in the Clay, Sudbury DE6 5BT
Phone: 07757 503851
Roman Way Brewery
Established in 2019, the brewery is located within the historic setting of the Old Ordnance Depot in Weedon Bec.
Address: Building 79, The Old Depot, Bridge Street, Weedon, Northamptonshire NN7 4PS
Phone: 07950 234991
Romney Marsh Brewery
A family-run brewery in a rural setting, with beers available in casks and bottles. There is a brewery bar — Ales by the Rails in the garden of the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch station in Dungeness.
Address: Unit 7, Jacks Park, Cinque Ports Road, Mountfield Industrial Estate, New Romney, Romney Marsh, Kent TN28 8AN
Phone: 01797 362333
Established by Sean Franklin in 1993, Rooster’s Brewing Co is owned and operated by Ian, Tom and Oliver Fozard. Production capacity stands at 145 barrels a week, with six beers making up the brewery’s core range in cask, along with a selection of monthly and quarterly specials. A selection of these beers are also available in keg and can.
Address: Unit 3, Grimbald Park, Wetherby Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8LJ
Phone: 01423 865959
An eight-barrel brewery, based at a pub, supplying a number of other local pubs.
Address: Griffin Inn, 84-86 Hud Rake, Haslingden BB4 5AF
Phone: 01706 214021
Rother Valley Brewing Co
Established in 1993 on a hop and dairy farm. Cask and bottled beers are produced.
Address: Station Road, Northiam, Rye, East Sussex TN31 6QT
Phone: 01797 252922
Established in 2014, Rothes makes cask- and bottle-conditioned beers.
Address: 77 New Street, Rothes AB38 7BJ
Rough Brothers Brewing Co
A new brewery in 2019.
Phone: 07946 638513
A small-batch brewery established in 2018.
Address: Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire CB21 4TA
Phone: 07801 930091
Round Corner Brewing
The culmination of a 15-year vision shared by two life-long friends — internationally acclaimed brewer Colin Paige and City director Combie Cryan — to build the brewery of their dreams and make iconic British beers. The first beers were available in December 2018.
Address: Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY
A five-barrel brewery established in 2016.
Address: Unit 1, Lagonda Court, Cowpen Bewley TS23 4JF
Phone: 07910 567847
A brewery on the premises of the Rowditch Inn, where the beer is sold.
Address: Rowditch Inn, 246 Uttoxeter New Road, Derby DE22 3LL
Phone: 01332 343123
An award-winning family brewery, set up in 2008. There is a second brewery in the Pheasant pub, Wellington.
Address: Stone House, Rowton, Telford, Shropshire TF6 6QX
Phone: 07854 885870
RT Brew Co
A cuckoo brewer, making beer at Old Mill Brewery, in Snaith.
Established in 1992, the brewery expanded into a modern facility in 2010/11 on the same site. Rudgate has won several awards, including CAMRA champion beer of Britain 2009 with Ruby Mild.
Address: 2 Centre Park, Marston Business Park, Tockwith York YO26 7QF
Phone: 01423 358382
Two friends, Mark and Darren, came together to create this brewery. “For us, brewing isn’t just about the end product, it’s about the process — the journey.”
Address: Unit 4, Millgate, Dantzic Street, Manchester M4 4JW
Phone: 0161 832 2628
Running Man Brewery
A home-based commercial brewery, opened in 2018.
Address: 26 Greenway, Davis Estate, Chatham, Kent ME5 9UX
Rusty Garage Brewery
A craft brewery in Swindon, opened in 2020.
Address: 115 Thetford Way, Swindon SN5 7EX
Phone: 07889 928241
A nanobrewery established in 2018.
Address: Roseberry Lane, Sinnington YO62 6SE
Phone: 01751 433229