The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Greater Manchester

We list 134 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Greater Manchester. Of these, 63 are open breweries, 71 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)
Mayflower Brewery
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2001-Still Brewing)
Bank Top Brewery Ltd Photo
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 1995-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 Tap Room
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
The Beer Studio Alternative Name
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1863-Still Brewing)
Phoenix Brewery Ltd Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)
Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Pictish Brewing Co Ltd Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2000-Still Brewing)
Blackjack Beers Ltd Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Pomona Island Brew Co Ltd
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Bootleg Brewing Co Brewpub Photo
(Chorlton, Greater Manchester 2010-Still Brewing)
Prospect Brewery Ltd
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Brewdog Outpost (Manchester) Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Red Rose Brewery Ltd
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2020-Still Brewing)
Bridge Beers Brewery
(Stalybridge, Greater Manchester 2021-Still Brewing)
Rising Sun Brewery Brewpub
(Mossley, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Brightside Brewing Company Ltd
(Radcliffe, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)
Frederic Robinson Ltd Tap Room Photo
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1838-Still Brewing)
Chadkirk Brew Co Limited
(Romiley, Greater Manchester 2020-Still Brewing)
The Runaway Brewery Limited Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Cloudwater Brew Co Ltd No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Saddleworth Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Uppermill, Greater Manchester 1997-Still Brewing)
Deeply Vale Brewery Ltd
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2012-Still Brewing)
Serious Brewing Co Ltd
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
Donkeystone Brewing Co Ltd Tap Room
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Seven Bro7hers Brewing Co Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Dunham Massey Brewing Company
(Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)
Silver Street Brewing Co
(Bury, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Escape Brewery Limited
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)
Squawk Brewing Company
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Federation Brewery Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
The Stockport Brewing Company Ltd
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
First Chop Brewing Arm Ltd
(Eccles, Greater Manchester 2013-Still Brewing)
Strange Times Brewing Co Limited New
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2020-Still Brewing)
Four Kings Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Hyde, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Stubborn Mule Brewery Tap Room
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)
The Gasworks Brew House Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Sureshot Brewing Company Limited 2022
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2022-Still Brewing)
Green Mill Brewery Brewpub
(Broadbottom, Greater Manchester 2007-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)
Hophurst Brewery Ltd
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Track Brewing Co Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Howfen Brew Co
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
The Tweed Brewing Company Brewing Suspended
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2014-Brewing Suspended)
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)
Wander Beyond Brewing
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
JW Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd Photo
(Middleton Junction, Greater Manchester 1828-Still Brewing)
Watt's Brewing? Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)
Made of Stone Brewing Brewpub
(Bramhall, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)
Wigan Brewhouse Ltd Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)
Manchester Brewing Co
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-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)
Zymurgorium Ltd Small Format
(Irlam, Greater Manchester 2014-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)
Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co Updated Closed Tap Room
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-2022)
Oak Brewery Co Ltd Dead Brand Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)
The Boggart Hole Clough Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)
The Old Bank Street Brew House Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1983-1985)
Bridgewater Ales Ltd Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
Old Pint Pot Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1996-2000)
Carbon Smith Brewing Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Oldham Brewery Ltd Closed
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 1868-1982)
Cheadle Brew House Closed Brewpub
(Cheadle, Greater Manchester 2018-2020)
Original Brewing Company (Horwich) Closed Brewpub
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)
Cheshire Cat Ales Closed Brewpub
(Altrincham, Greater Manchester 1999-2001)
Outstanding Brewing Co Ltd Updated Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-2020)
Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Closed
(Ardwick, Greater Manchester 1830-1999)
Owl Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Oldham, Greater Manchester 2004-2008)
Richard Cobden's Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1995-1997)
Peaches Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 1995-1997)
Craftsman Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2015)
Pollard & Company (J B Brewers) Ltd Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 1975-1982)
Cryptic Ales Limited Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2014-2017)
Privateer Beers Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2012-2015)
Dan's Brewery Dead Brand
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)
Quantum Brewing Company Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)
Dane Town Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2008)
Ramsbottom Brewery Closed Photo
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2002-2006)
Drink Up Brewing Ltd Closed
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2015-2016)
Ramsbottom Craft Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2012-2019)
Dunscar Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)
Remedy Bar & Brewhouse Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2016-2020)
Dunscar Bridge Brewery Limited Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)
Ringway Brewery Ltd Closed
(Reddish, Greater Manchester 2012-2015)
Epicurus Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2018-2018)
Rosebridge Brewery Closed Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2007)
Failsworth Brewery Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1982-1985)
Rtwo Dtoo Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Urmston, Greater Manchester 2013-2016)
Five Oh Brew Co Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)
Sarah's Hop House Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Golborne, Greater Manchester 1999-2003)
Flea & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1990-1999)
Shaw's Brewery Closed
(Duckinfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2011)
Fool Hardy Ales Closed Brewpub
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2013-2021)
Shedded Brewery Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2008-2008)
Footage & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1990-1999)
Six O'Clock Beer Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)
Greenfield Real Ale Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2019)
The Star Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2010-2016)
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 Wayoh Brewing Company Ltd Closed Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2019-2021)
Holy Well Brewing Closed Small Format
(Egerton, Greater Manchester 2016-2021)
West Coast Brewery Closed
(Chorlton-on-Medlock, Greater Manchester 1989-1994)
Hornbeam Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2016)
Westwood Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2016-2017)
Jones Brewery Closed
(Haigh, Greater Manchester 2011-2012)
Wilson Potter Brewery llp Closed
(Middleton, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)
Lass O'Gowrie Brewhouse Closed Brewpub Photo
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 1983-2003)
Wilson's Brewery Limited Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1834-1987)
Leyden Brewing Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Nangreaves, Greater Manchester 1999-2017)
Workshop Brewery Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)
Lowes Arms Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2001-2006)
Öl Nano Brewery & Bar Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2017-2021)
Martland Mill Brewery Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2014-2021)


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 : 13th June 2022