The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Ceremonial County of Essex

We list 58 breweries in the Ceremonial County of Essex. Of these, 32 are open breweries, 26 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Billericay Brewing Company Tap Room
(Billericay, Essex 2014-Still Brewing)
Mersea Island Brewery
(East Mersea, Essex 2005-Still Brewing)
Bishop Nick Limited
(Braintree, Essex 2013-Still Brewing)
The Mighty Oak Brewing Company Ltd
(Maldon, Essex 1996-Still Brewing)
Brentwood Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room
(Pilgrims Hatch, Essex 2006-Still Brewing)
Moody Goose Brewery Limited Brewing Suspended Brewpub
(Braintree, Essex 2015-Brewing Suspended)
Chelmsford Brew Co
(Great Baddow, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)
Other Monkey Brewing Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Colchester, Essex 2015-Still Brewing)
Colchester Brewery Ltd
(Wakes Colne, Essex 2012-Still Brewing)
The Posh Boys Brewery Ltd Brewpub
(Wickford, Essex 2019-Still Brewing)
Courtyard Brewery
(Gosfield, Essex 2018-Still Brewing)
PumpHouse Community Brewery Limited Brewpub
(Toppesfield, Essex 2015-Still Brewing)
Crouch Vale Brewery Ltd
(South Woodham Ferrers, Essex 1981-Still Brewing)
Red Fox Brewery Ltd
(Coggeshall, Essex 2008-Still Brewing)
Elephant School Brewing Tap Room Alternative Name
(Pilgrims Hatch, Essex 2006-Still Brewing)
Redchurch Brewery
(Harlow, Essex 2011-Still Brewing)
Fallen Angel Brewery
(Writtle, Essex 2013-Still Brewing)
Saffron Brewery
(Henham, Essex 2006-Still Brewing)
Fox Meadow Brewery Brewing Suspended
(Braintree, Essex 2017-Brewing Suspended)
The Shalford Brewery
(Blackmore End, Essex 2007-Still Brewing)
George's Brewery
(Great Wakering, Essex 2011-Still Brewing)
Silks Brewery Limited Brewing Suspended
(Sible Hedingham, Essex 2015-Brewing Suspended)
Hop Monster Brewery Alternative Name
(Great Wakering, Essex 2011-Still Brewing)
St Botolphs Brewery
(Colchester, Essex 2018-Still Brewing)
JackRabbit Brewing Co
(Lawford, Essex 2019-Still Brewing)
Sticklegs Brewery Brewing Suspended
(Great Bromley, Essex 2008-Brewing Suspended)
Keppels Brewery Limited
(Rochford, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)
Watsons Brewery
(Colchester, Essex 2016-Still Brewing)
Leigh on Sea Brewing Company Limited Updated Tap Room
(Leigh on Sea, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)
White Hart Brewery Brewpub
(Halstead, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)
Maldon Brewing Company Ltd Photo
(Maldon, Essex 2002-Still Brewing)
Wibblers Brewery Ltd Tap Room Photo
(Southminster, Essex 2007-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Blanchfields Brewing Co Closed
(Mayland, Essex 1997-2007)
Mr Majolica's Brewing Company Ltd Updated Closed
(Grays, Essex 2014-2018)
Deverell's Brewing Company Closed
(Grays, Essex 2012-2018)
Original Brewing Company (Basildon) Closed Brewpub
(Basildon, Essex 1998-2000)
The Dropping Well Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Helions Bumpstead, Essex 2013-2014)
Packfield Brewery Ltd Closed
(Black Notley, Essex 2008-2008)
Epping Brewing Company Closed Alternative Name
(North Weald, Essex 1996-2012)
Pitfield Organic Brewery Closed
(North Weald, Essex 1996-2012)
Essex Brewery Company Limited Closed
(Norton Madeville, Essex 2015-2018)
The Famous Railway Tavern Brewing Co Closed Brewpub Photo
(Brightlingsea, Essex 1998-2018)
The Felstar Brewery Closed
(Crix Green, Essex 2001-2018)
TD Ridley & Sons Ltd Closed Photo
(Hartford End, Essex 1842-2005)
Fish & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Southend-on-Sea, Essex 1997-1999)
The Rosebud Pub Restaurant & Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Brightlingsea, Essex 2011-2014)
The George & Dragon Closed Brewpub
(Churchend, Essex 2004-2006)
Round Tower Brewery Closed
(Chelmsford, Essex 2013-2018)
Growler Brewery Tap Room Dead Brand
(Long Melford, Suffolk 1986-Still Brewing)
Saeburh Brewery Closed
(Tendring, Essex 2015-2019)
The Hart of Stebbing Brewery Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Stebbing, Essex 2007-2019)
Star Beermaking Company Closed
(Steeple, Essex 2005-2007)
Highwood Brewery Closed
(Highwood, Essex 2011-2015)
Vendetta Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Southend-on-Sea, Essex 2018-2019)
Hope Brewery Closed
(Grays, Essex 2013-2018)
Vens Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Rawreth, Essex 2010-2011)
Indian Summer Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Saffron Walden, Essex 2012-2015)
Wonky Dog Brewery Closed
(Brightlingsea, Essex 2007-2009)


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 : 1st October 2020