The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Ceremonial County of Greater Manchester

We list 131 breweries in the Ceremonial County of Greater Manchester. Of these, 69 are open breweries, 62 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Alphabet Brewing Company No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Martland Mill Brewery
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Bank Top Brewery Ltd Photo
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 1995-Still Brewing)
Mayflower Brewery
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2001-Still Brewing)
Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
The Millstone Brewery Ltd Photo
(Mossley, Greater Manchester 2003-Still Brewing)
Beer Nouveau Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Northern Monkey Brew Co Ltd Brewpub Photo
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
The Beer Studio Alternative Name
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1863-Still Brewing)
Outstanding Brewing Co Ltd
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-Still Brewing)
Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Phoenix Brewery Ltd Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)
Blackjack Beers Ltd Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Pictish Brewing Co Ltd Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2000-Still Brewing)
Bootleg Brewing Co Brewpub Photo
(Chorlton, Greater Manchester 2010-Still Brewing)
Pomona Island Brew Co Ltd Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Brewdog Outpost (Manchester) Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Prospect Brewery Ltd
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Brightside Brewing Company Ltd
(Radcliffe, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Red Rose Brewery Ltd 2020
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2020-Still Brewing)
Cloudwater Brew Co Ltd No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Remedy Bar & Brewhouse Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Deeply Vale Brewery Ltd
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Rising Sun Brewery Brewpub
(Mossley, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Donkeystone Brewing Co Ltd Tap Room
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Frederic Robinson Ltd Tap Room Photo
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1838-Still Brewing)
Dunham Massey Brewing Company
(Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
The Runaway Brewery Limited Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Escape Brewery Limited
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Saddleworth Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Uppermill, Greater Manchester 1997-Still Brewing)
Federation Brewery Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Serious Brewing Co Ltd
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
First Chop Brewing Arm Ltd
(Eccles, Greater Manchester 2013-Still Brewing)
Seven Bro7hers Brewing Co Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Fool Hardy Ales Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2013-Still Brewing)
Silver Street Brewing Co Updated
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Four Kings Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Hyde, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Squawk Brewing Company
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
The Gasworks Brew House Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
The Stockport Brewing Company Ltd
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Green Mill Brewery Brewpub
(Broadbottom, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Stubborn Mule Brewery Tap Room
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Greenfield Real Ale Brewery Ltd Photo
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2002-Still Brewing)
Thirst Class Ale Ltd
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
The Hay Rake Brewery Ltd
(Littleborough, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Tin Head Brewery Limited No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Bradley Fold, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Heineken Manchester Brewery No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1875-Still Brewing)
To The Moon Brewery Ltd New
(Bramhall, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Joseph Holt Ltd Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1849-Still Brewing)
Track Brewing Co
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Holy Well Brewing New Small Format
(Egerton, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
The Tweed Brewing Company Updated Brewing Suspended
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2014-Brewing Suspended)
Hophurst Brewery Ltd
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Twisted Wheel Brew Co Ltd
(Standish, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Howfen Brew Co New
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Wander Beyond Brewing
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Hydes' Brewery Ltd
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1863-Still Brewing)
Watt's Brewing? Updated Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Irwell Works Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2010-Still Brewing)
The Wayho Brewing Company Ltd New Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
JW Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd Photo
(Middleton Junction, Greater Manchester 1828-Still Brewing)
Wigan Brewhouse Ltd Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Made of Stone Brewing New Brewpub
(Bramhall, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Wily Fox Brewery Limited
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Manchester Brewing Co
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Zymurgorium Ltd Updated Small Format
(Irlam, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Manchester Union Brewery New No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Öl Nano Brewery & Bar Updated Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Marble Beers Ltd Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

3 Rivers Brewery Ltd Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2003-2009)
Mash & Air Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1996-2000)
AllGates Brewery Ltd Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2016)
Thomas McGuinness Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 1991-2006)
Altrincham Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 1999-2001)
Merlin Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Leigh, Greater Manchester 2004-2005)
Bazens' Brewery Closed Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2002-2010)
The Millgate Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Failsworth, Greater Manchester 1994-1996)
The Boggart Hole Clough Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)
Oak Brewery Co Ltd Dead Brand Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)
Bridgewater Ales Ltd Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
The Old Bank Street Brew House Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1983-1985)
Carbon Smith Brewing Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Old Pint Pot Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1996-2000)
Cheadle Brew House Updated Closed Brewpub
(Cheadle, Greater Manchester 2018-2020)
Oldham Brewery Ltd Closed
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 1868-1982)
Cheshire Cat Ales Closed Brewpub Alternative Name
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 1999-2001)
Original Brewing Company (Horwich) Closed Brewpub
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Closed
(Ardwick, Greater Manchester 1830-1999)
Owl Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 2004-2008)
Chorlton Brewing Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2019)
Peaches Brewery Closed Brewpub Alternative Name
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1995-1997)
Richard Cobden's Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1995-1997)
Pollard & Company (J B Brewers) Ltd Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 1975-1982)
Craftsman Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2015)
Privateer Beers Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-2015)
Cryptic Ales Limited Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Quantum Brewing Company Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)
Dan's Brewery Dead Brand
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Ramsbottom Brewery Closed Photo
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2002-2006)
Dane Town Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2008)
Ramsbottom Craft Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2012-2019)
Drink Up Brewing Ltd Closed
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2015-2016)
Ringway Brewery Ltd Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 2012-2015)
Dunscar Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)
Rosebridge Brewery Closed Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2007)
Dunscar Bridge Brewery Limited Closed Alternative Name
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)
Rtwo Dtoo Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Urmston, Greater Manchester 2013-2016)
Epicurus Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2018-2018)
Sarah's Hop House Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Golborne, Greater Manchester 1999-2003)
Failsworth Brewery Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1982-1985)
Shaw's Brewery Closed
(Duckinfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2011)
Five Oh Brew Co Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)
Shedded Brewery Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-2008)
Flea & Firkin Closed Brewpub Alternative Name
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1990-1999)
Six O'Clock Beer Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)
Footage & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1990-1999)
The Star Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2010-2016)
Hexagon Brew Co Closed
(Marple, Greater Manchester 2015-2019)
The Three Rivers Brewing Co Ltd Closed Alternative Name
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2003-2009)
Hogarths Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)
The Ticketybrew Company Closed
(Stalybridge, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)
Hornbeam Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2016)
West Coast Brewery Closed
(Chorlton-on-Medlock, Greater Manchester 1989-1994)
Jones Brewery Closed
(Haigh, Greater Manchester 2011-2012)
Westwood Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2016-2017)
Lass O'Gowrie Brewhouse Closed Brewpub Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1983-2003)
Wilson Potter Brewery llp Closed
(Middleton, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)
Leyden Brewing Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Nangreaves, Greater Manchester 1999-2017)
Wilson's Brewery Limited Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1834-1987)
Lowes Arms Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2001-2006)
Workshop Brewery Closed Alternative Name
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)


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.

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Last Updated : 3rd October 2020