The Directory of UK Brewers

The Working Hand Brewery

Pub With Brewery Attached
AddressThe Working Hand Brewery
The Three Horseshoes
Pit House Lane
County(see footnote)Ceremonial
County Durham
County Durham
Local Authority
County Durham


First brewed in April 2012 initially under the name Leamside Ale Company Ltd. A 2½BBL plant supplied by Oban Ales Ltd was used. The brewery changed its name in Autumn 2016. Brewing ceased in mid-2021.

Beers Brewed

We do not maintain a list of beers brewed by each brewery. There may be a list on the brewery's own website. A crowd-sourced beer list is also available on the Untappd page for this brewery. For historical information, we suggest you also visit the brewery page on the unfortunately no longer updated Beermad.


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Since the 1974 local government reorganisation there has been much controversy over many county boundaries. The links we provide cover all possibilities: Ceremonial Counties which are the areas for which a Lord-Lieutenant has been appointed, Historic Counties (and their allied county boroughs) which represent the position before the 1974 re-organisation and Local Authority which represents the third tear District level.

Last Updated : 9th August 2022 by RP