The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Greater Manchester

We list 146 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Greater Manchester. Of these, 63 are open breweries, 83 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Bank Top Brewery Ltd Photo
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 1995-Still Brewing)
Marble Beers Ltd Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-Still Brewing)
The Beer Studio Alternative Name
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1863-Still Brewing)
Mayflower Brewery
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2001-Still Brewing)
Big Trip Brewing
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
The Millstone Brewery Ltd Photo
(Mossley, Greater Manchester 2003-Still Brewing)
Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Mount Crescent Brewing Co Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
Blackjack Beers Ltd Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Northern Monkey Brew Co Ltd Updated Tap Room
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Brewdog Outpost (Manchester) Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Phoenix Brewery Ltd Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)
Bridge Beers Brewery
(Stalybridge, Greater Manchester 2021-Still Brewing)
Pictish Brewing Co Ltd Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2000-Still Brewing)
Brids Cross Brewing Ltd Updated
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2023-Still Brewing)
Pomona Island Brew Co Ltd
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Brightside Brewing Company Ltd Updated
(Radcliffe, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Ralph + Alf Alternative Name
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1863-Still Brewing)
Bundobust Brewery Updated Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2021-Still Brewing)
Rising Sun Brewery Brewpub
(Mossley, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Cloudwater Brew Co Ltd No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Frederic Robinson Ltd Photo
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1838-Still Brewing)
Courier Brewing Company Limited Updated
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2023-Still Brewing)
The Runaway Brewery Limited Tap Room
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Deeply Vale Brewery Ltd
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Serious Brewing Co Ltd
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Dunham Massey Brewing Company
(Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Seven Bro7hers Brewing Co Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Escape Brewery Limited
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
The Sherriff's Good Head Brewery Updated
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
Federation Brewery Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Squawk Brewing Company
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
First Chop Brewing Arm Ltd
(Eccles, Greater Manchester 2013-Still Brewing)
State of Kind Brew Co Updated No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
Four Kings Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Hyde, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
The Stockport Brewing Company Ltd
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
The Gasworks Brew House Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Strange Times Brewing Co Limited
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2020-Still Brewing)
Green Arches Ltd Updated Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
Stubborn Mule Brewery Tap Room
(Timperley, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Green Mill Brewery Brewpub
(Broadbottom, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Sureshot Brewing Company Limited Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
Heineken Manchester Brewery No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1875-Still Brewing)
Tin Head Brewery Limited No Cask Ale
(Bradley Fold, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Hideaway Brewing Co Ltd Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2020-Still Brewing)
To The Moon Brewery Ltd
(Bramhall, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Joseph Holt Ltd Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1849-Still Brewing)
Track Brewing Co Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Howfen Brew Co
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Unicorn Brewing Alternative Name Photo
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1838-Still Brewing)
Hydes' Brewery Ltd
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1863-Still Brewing)
Ventile Brew Co
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2021-Still Brewing)
Irwell Works Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2010-Still Brewing)
Wakey Wakey Brewing Company Limited
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
Lark Hill Brewery Brewpub
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2023-Still Brewing)
Wander Beyond Brewing
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
JW Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd Photo
(Middleton Junction, Greater Manchester 1828-Still Brewing)
We Are Wolf Brewing Ltd New
(Uppermill, Greater Manchester 2023-Still Brewing)
Libatory Brewing
(Timperley, Greater Manchester 2021-Still Brewing)
Wigan Brewhouse Ltd Updated Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Made of Stone Brewing Brewpub
(Bramhall, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Wily Fox Brewery Limited
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Manchester Union Brewery No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

3 Rivers Brewery Ltd Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2003-2009)
Merlin Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Leigh, Greater Manchester 2004-2005)
AllGates Brewery Ltd Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2016)
The Millgate Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Failsworth, Greater Manchester 1994-1996)
Altrincham Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 1999-2001)
Oak Brewery Co Ltd Dead Brand Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)
Assembly Brew Co Limited Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2021-2022)
The Old Bank Street Brew House Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1983-1985)
Bazens' Brewery Closed Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2002-2010)
Old Pint Pot Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1996-2000)
Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co Closed Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-2022)
Oldham Brewery Ltd Closed
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 1868-1982)
The Boggart Hole Clough Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)
Original Brewing Company (Horwich) Closed Brewpub
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
Bridgewater Ales Ltd Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
Outstanding Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-2020)
Carbon Smith Brewing Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Owl Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 2004-2008)
Chadkirk Brew Co Limited Closed
(Romiley, Greater Manchester 2020-2023)
Peaches Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1995-1997)
Cheadle Brew House Closed Brewpub
(Cheadle, Greater Manchester 2018-2020)
Pollard & Company (J B Brewers) Ltd Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 1975-1982)
Cheshire Cat Ales Closed Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 1999-2001)
Privateer Beers Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-2015)
Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Closed
(Ardwick, Greater Manchester 1830-1999)
Prospect Brewery Ltd Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2007-2022)
Richard Cobden's Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1995-1997)
Quantum Brewing Company Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)
Craftsman Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2015)
Ramsbottom Brewery Closed Photo
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2002-2006)
Cryptic Ales Limited Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Ramsbottom Craft Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2012-2019)
Dan's Brewery Dead Brand
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Remedy Bar & Brewhouse Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2016-2020)
Dane Town Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2008)
Ringway Brewery Ltd Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 2012-2015)
Donkeystone Brewing Co Ltd Updated Closed Tap Room
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2017-2022)
Rosebridge Brewery Closed Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2007)
Drink Up Brewing Ltd Closed
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2015-2016)
Rtwo Dtoo Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Urmston, Greater Manchester 2013-2016)
Dunscar Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)
Saddleworth Brewery Updated Closed Brewpub Photo
(Uppermill, Greater Manchester 1997-2023)
Dunscar Bridge Brewery Limited Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)
Sarah's Hop House Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Golborne, Greater Manchester 1999-2003)
Epicurus Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2018-2018)
Shaw's Brewery Closed
(Duckinfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2011)
Failsworth Brewery Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1982-1985)
Shedded Brewery Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-2008)
Five Oh Brew Co Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)
Silver Street Brewing Co Closed
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2014-2021)
Flea & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1990-1999)
Six O'Clock Beer Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)
Fool Hardy Ales Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2013-2021)
The Star Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2010-2016)
Footage & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1990-1999)
Temperance Street Brewery Ltd Closed Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2022-2023)
Greenfield Real Ale Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2019)
Thirst Class Ale Ltd Updated Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 2014-2023)
The Hay Rake Brewery Ltd Closed
(Littleborough, Greater Manchester 2012-2019)
The Three Rivers Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2003-2009)
Hexagon Brew Co Closed
(Marple, Greater Manchester 2015-2019)
The Ticketybrew Company Closed
(Stalybridge, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)
Hogarths Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)
The Tweed Brewing Company Closed
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2014-2020)
Holy Well Brewing Closed Small Format
(Egerton, Greater Manchester 2016-2021)
Watt's Brewing? Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Hornbeam Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2016)
The Wayoh Brewing Company Ltd Closed Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2019-2021)
Jones Brewery Closed
(Haigh, Greater Manchester 2011-2012)
West Coast Brewery Closed
(Chorlton-on-Medlock, Greater Manchester 1989-1994)
Lass O'Gowrie Brewhouse Closed Brewpub Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1983-2003)
Westwood Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2016-2017)
Leyden Brewing Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Nangreaves, Greater Manchester 1999-2017)
Wilson Potter Brewery llp Closed
(Middleton, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)
Lowes Arms Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2001-2006)
Wilson's Brewery Limited Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1834-1987)
Manchester Brewing Co Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-2022)
Workshop Brewery Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)
Martland Mill Brewery Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2014-2021)
Zymurgorium Ltd Closed Small Format
(Irlam, Greater Manchester 2014-2016)
Mash & Air Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1996-2000)
Öl Nano Brewery & Bar Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2017-2021)
Thomas McGuinness Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 1991-2006)


Footnote

Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others, brewers whose status is uncertain and probably not brewing, closed breweries whose brands are produced elsewhere and brewery groups non-brewing headquarters. Contract, cuckoo and gypsy brewers, who are free to move premisses, and not allocated to a county.

Last Updated : 28th March 2024