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 wasestablished 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 four-barrel brewery established in 2016.
Address: Unit N4 Lympne Business Park, Otterpool Lane, Lympne, Kent CT21 4LR
Phone: 01303 230842
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
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 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..
Address: The Arches, Bracondale, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 2EF
Phone: 01603 624072
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
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.
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 Leopard Brew Co
A cuckoo brewery working on a permanent range … and finding a home!
Address: 81 Bellegrove Road, Welling, London DA16 3PG
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
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
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
A certified organic brewer making beers suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Phone: 07888 730210
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
Round Tower Brewery
A small independent microbrewery producing a wide range of modern craft beers, run by Simon and Hannah Tippler.
Address: Unit 11A, Robjohns House, Navigation Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6ND
Phone: 01245 807343
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