The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Ceremonial County of Essex

We list 66 breweries in the Ceremonial County of Essex. Of these, 30 are open breweries, 36 are closed breweries (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Aerocraft Brewery No Cask Ale
(North Fambridge, Essex 2023-Still Brewing)
Mersea Island Brewery
(East Mersea, Essex 2005-Still Brewing)
Billericay Brewing Company Taproom
(Billericay, Essex 2014-Still Brewing)
The Mighty Oak Brewing Company Ltd
(Maldon, Essex 1996-Still Brewing)
Bishop Nick Limited
(Braintree, Essex 2013-Still Brewing)
Moody Goose Brewery Limited Brewpub
(Braintree, Essex 2015-Still Brewing)
Black Box Brewery Ltd Taproom
(Southend-on-Sea, Essex 2022-Still Brewing)
Neolithic Brew Company Ltd Small Format
(Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex 2020-Still Brewing)
Brentwood Brewing Company Ltd Taproom
(Pilgrims Hatch, Essex 2006-Still Brewing)
Other Monkey Brewing No Cask Ale Taproom
(Colchester, Essex 2015-Still Brewing)
Chelmsford Brew Co Taproom
(Great Baddow, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)
The Posh Boys Brewery Ltd Taproom
(Wickford, Essex 2019-Still Brewing)
Colchester Brewery Ltd
(Wakes Colne, Essex 2012-Still Brewing)
PumpHouse Community Brewery Limited Brewpub
(Toppesfield, Essex 2015-Still Brewing)
Courtyard Brewery
(Gosfield, Essex 2018-Still Brewing)
Ramsey Island Brewery Ltd
(Steeple, Essex 2023-Still Brewing)
Crouch Vale Brewery Ltd Taproom
(South Woodham Ferrers, Essex 1981-Still Brewing)
Redchurch Brewery Taproom
(Harlow, Essex 2011-Still Brewing)
Datum Attitude Brewing Co Small Format
(Tolleshunt D’Arcy, Essex 2021-Still Brewing)
The Shalford Brewery
(Blackmore End, Essex 2007-Still Brewing)
Fallen Angel Brewery
(Writtle, Essex 2013-Still Brewing)
St Botolphs Brewery
(Colchester, Essex 2018-Still Brewing)
George's Brewery
(Great Wakering, Essex 2011-Still Brewing)
Watsons Brewery
(Colchester, Essex 2016-Still Brewing)
Hop Monster Brewery Alternative Name
(Great Wakering, Essex 2011-Still Brewing)
Wharf Brewery
(Coggeshall, Essex 2023-Still Brewing)
JackRabbit Brewing Co
(Ardleigh, Essex 2019-Still Brewing)
White Hart Brewery Brewpub
(Halstead, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)
Leigh on Sea Brewing Company Limited Taproom
(Leigh on Sea, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)
Wibblers Brewery Ltd Taproom Photo
(Southminster, Essex 2007-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Backwater Brewhouse Closed Photo
(Maldon, Essex 2002-2020)
Maldon Brewing Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Maldon, Essex 2002-2020)
Blanchfields Brewing Co Closed
(Mayland, Essex 1997-2007)
Mr Majolica's Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Grays, Essex 2014-2018)
Broxbourne Brewery Ltd Dead Brand
(Writtle, Essex 2013-Still Brewing)
Original Brewing Company (Basildon) Closed Brewpub
(Basildon, Essex 1998-2000)
Deverell's Brewing Company Closed
(Grays, Essex 2012-2018)
Packfield Brewery Ltd Closed
(Black Notley, Essex 2008-2008)
The Dropping Well Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Helions Bumpstead, Essex 2013-2014)
Pitfield Organic Brewery Closed
(North Weald, Essex 1996-2012)
Elephant School Brewing Taproom Dead Brand
(Pilgrims Hatch, Essex 2006-Still Brewing)
The Famous Railway Tavern Brewing Co Closed Brewpub Photo
(Brightlingsea, Essex 1998-2018)
Epping Brewing Company Closed
(North Weald, Essex 1996-2012)
Red Fox Brewery Ltd Closed
(Coggeshall, Essex 2008-2023)
Essex Brewery Company Limited Closed
(Norton Madeville, Essex 2015-2018)
TD Ridley & Sons Ltd Closed Photo
(Hartford End, Essex 1842-2005)
Farmer's Ales Closed Photo
(Maldon, Essex 2002-2020)
The Rosebud Pub Restaurant & Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Brightlingsea, Essex 2011-2014)
The Felstar Brewery Closed
(Crix Green, Essex 2001-2018)
Round Tower Brewery Closed
(Chelmsford, Essex 2013-2018)
Fish & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Southend-on-Sea, Essex 1997-1999)
Saeburh Brewery Closed
(Tendring, Essex 2015-2019)
Fox Meadow Brewery Closed
(Braintree, Essex 2017-2019)
Saffron Brewery Closed
(Henham, Essex 2006-2019)
The George & Dragon Closed Brewpub
(Churchend, Essex 2004-2006)
Silks Brewery Limited Closed
(Sible Hedingham, 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)
Sticklegs Brewery Closed
(Great Bromley, Essex 2008-2018)
Hope Brewery Closed
(Grays, Essex 2013-2018)
Vendetta Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Southend-on-Sea, Essex 2018-2019)
Indian Summer Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Saffron Walden, Essex 2012-2015)
Vens Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Rawreth, Essex 2010-2011)
Keppels Brewery Limited Closed
(Rochford, Essex 2017-2020)
Wonky Dog Brewery Closed
(Brightlingsea, Essex 2007-2009)


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

Last Updated : 20th October 2023