The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Ceremonial County of Greater Manchester

We list 120 breweries in the Ceremonial County of Greater Manchester. Of these, 67 are open breweries, 53 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)
Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Outstanding Brewing Co Ltd
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-Still Brewing)
Blackjack Beers Ltd Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Phoenix Brewery Ltd Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)
Bootleg Brewing Co Brewpub Photo
(Chorlton, Greater Manchester 2010-Still Brewing)
Pictish Brewing Co Ltd Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2000-Still Brewing)
Brewdog Outpost (Manchester) Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Pomona Island Brew Co Ltd Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Brightside Brewing Company Ltd
(Radcliffe, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Prospect Brewery Ltd
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Cloudwater Brew Co Ltd No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Red Rose Brewery Ltd
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2020-Still Brewing)
Deeply Vale Brewery Ltd
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Remedy Bar & Brewhouse Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Donkeystone Brewing Co Ltd Tap Room
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Rising Sun Brewery Brewpub
(Mossley, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Dunham Massey Brewing Company
(Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Frederic Robinson Ltd Tap Room Photo
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1838-Still Brewing)
Escape Brewery Limited
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
The Runaway Brewery Limited Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Federation Brewery Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Saddleworth Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Uppermill, Greater Manchester 1997-Still Brewing)
First Chop Brewing Arm Ltd
(Eccles, Greater Manchester 2013-Still Brewing)
Serious Brewing Co Ltd
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Fool Hardy Ales Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2013-Still Brewing)
Seven Bro7hers Brewing Co Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Four Kings Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Hyde, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Silver Street Brewing Co
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
The Gasworks Brew House Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Squawk Brewing Company
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Green Mill Brewery Brewpub
(Broadbottom, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
The Stockport Brewing Company Ltd
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Greenfield Real Ale Brewery Ltd Photo
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2002-Still Brewing)
Stubborn Mule Brewery Tap Room
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
The Hay Rake Brewery Ltd
(Littleborough, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Thirst Class Ale Ltd
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Heineken Manchester Brewery No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1875-Still Brewing)
Tin Head Brewery Limited No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Bradley Fold, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Joseph Holt Ltd Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1849-Still Brewing)
To The Moon Brewery Ltd
(Bramhall, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Holy Well Brewing Small Format
(Egerton, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Track Brewing Co
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Hophurst Brewery Ltd
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
The Tweed Brewing Company Brewing Suspended
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2014-Brewing Suspended)
Howfen Brew Co
(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? Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Irwell Works Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2010-Still Brewing)
The Wayho Brewing Company Ltd 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 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 Small Format
(Irlam, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Manchester Union Brewery No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Öl Nano Brewery & Bar 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)
Thomas McGuinness Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 1991-2006)
AllGates Brewery Ltd Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2016)
Merlin Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Leigh, Greater Manchester 2004-2005)
Altrincham Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 1999-2001)
The Millgate Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Failsworth, Greater Manchester 1994-1996)
Bazens' Brewery Closed Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2002-2010)
The Old Bank Street Brew House Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1983-1985)
The Boggart Hole Clough Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)
Old Pint Pot Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1996-2000)
Bridgewater Ales Ltd Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
Oldham Brewery Ltd Closed
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 1868-1982)
Carbon Smith Brewing Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Original Brewing Company (Horwich) Closed Brewpub
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
Cheadle Brew House Closed Brewpub
(Cheadle, Greater Manchester 2018-2020)
Owl Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 2004-2008)
Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Closed
(Ardwick, Greater Manchester 1830-1999)
Pollard & Company (J B Brewers) Ltd Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 1975-1982)
Richard Cobden's Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1995-1997)
Privateer Beers Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-2015)
Craftsman Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2015)
Quantum Brewing Company Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)
Cryptic Ales Limited Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
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)
Epicurus Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2018-2018)
Rtwo Dtoo Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Urmston, Greater Manchester 2013-2016)
Failsworth Brewery Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1982-1985)
Sarah's Hop House Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Golborne, Greater Manchester 1999-2003)
Five Oh Brew Co Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)
Shaw's Brewery Closed
(Duckinfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2011)
Footage & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1990-1999)
Shedded Brewery Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-2008)
Hexagon Brew Co Closed
(Marple, Greater Manchester 2015-2019)
Six O'Clock Beer Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)
Hogarths Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)
The Star Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2010-2016)
Hornbeam Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2016)
The Ticketybrew Company Closed
(Stalybridge, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)
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)
Mash & Air Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1996-2000)


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 : 15th March 2021