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Hardys & Hansons PLC

Beers Not Brewed By Original Company Following A Takeover
AddressHardys & Hansons PLC
Kimberley Brewery
NG16 2NS


Founded as Kimberley Brewery in 1832. Taken over by Hardy's in 1857 who merged with the other local brewer Hansons, who were situated across the road and shared the same water supply, in 1930. The combined site was still in use but all brewing was moved onto the Hardy's plant in 1932. Taken over by Greene King Brewery in September 2006. Brewing ceased here on 11th December 2006 and was transferred to Bury St Edmunds.

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. For historical information, we suggest you also visit the brewery page on the unfortunately no longer updated Beermad.


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Last Checked : 7th February 2023 by RP

Last Updated : 18th September 2020 by RP