The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Ceremonial County of Leicestershire

We list 42 breweries in the Ceremonial County of Leicestershire. Of these, 22 are open breweries, 19 are closed breweries and 1 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Anstey Ale Brewery Tap Room
(Anstey, Leicestershire 2015-Still Brewing)
Hemlock Brewery Ltd
(Hemington, Leicestershire 2015-Still Brewing)
Belvoir Brewery Ltd Tap Room Photo
(Old Dalby, Leicestershire 1995-Still Brewing)
Langton Brewery Photo
(Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire 2000-Still Brewing)
Buswells Brewery Brewpub
(HInkley, Leicestershire 2017-Still Brewing)
Market Bosworth Brewery Ltd
(Stoke Golding, Leicestershire 2016-Still Brewing)
Charnwood Brewery llp
(Loughborough, Leicestershire 2014-Still Brewing)
Moonface Brewery Tap Room
(Loughborough, Leicestershire 2019-Still Brewing)
Dow Bridge Brewery Photo
(Catthorpe, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)
Mount Saint Bernard Abbey Brewery
(Whitwick, Leicestershire 2018-Still Brewing)
The Elliswood Brewery Ltd
(Hinckley, Leicestershire 2013-Still Brewing)
Parish Brewery Photo
(Burrough On The Hill, Leicestershire 1984-Still Brewing)
Elmesthorpe Brewery Co Ltd
(Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire 2017-Still Brewing)
Pig Pub Brewing Co Brewpub
(Claybrooke Magna, Leicestershire 2013-Still Brewing)
Emperor's Brewery
(Newbold Coleorton, Leicestershire 2014-Still Brewing)
Q Brewery
(Queniborough, Leicestershire 2014-Still Brewing)
Framework Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2016-Still Brewing)
Round Corner Brewing Ltd Tap Room
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2019-Still Brewing)
Golden Duck Brewery
(Appleby Magna, Leicestershire 2012-Still Brewing)
Shardlow Brewing Company Ltd Photo
(Shardlow, Leicestershire 1993-Still Brewing)
Great Central Brewery Limited
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2015-Still Brewing)
The West End Brewery Limited Brewpub
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2016-Still Brewing)

Breweries who do not own a brewery

Hoskins Brothers Ales Contract Brewer Alternative Name

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Beardy Monkey Brewery Closed
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2016-2018)

Bell's Brewery & Merchants Ltd Closed
(Broughton Astley, Leicestershire 2004-2009)

Castle Brewery Dead Brand Photo
(Catthorpe, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)

Co Pilot Brewery Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 1998-2018)

Dem Bones Brewery Closed
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2013-2014)

Featherstone Brewery Closed
(Enderby, Leicestershire 1990-2004)

Fulbeck Brewery Closed
(John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire 1995-1996)

Gas Dog Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2013-2016)

Tom Hoskins Brewery PLC Closed Photo
(Leicester, Leicestershire 1877-2000)

John O'Gaunt Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire 1996-2004)

The Man in the Moon Brewery Closed
(Bitteswell, Leicestershire 1996-1999)

Market Harborough Brewery Closed
(Market Harborough, Leicestershire 2015-2019)

Morgan Ales Dead Brand Photo
(Catthorpe, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)

D. O'Brien Brewery Limited Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 2016-2018)

Original Brewing Company (Leicester) Closed Brewpub
(Braunstone, Leicestershire 1995-2000)

Phantom & Firkin (Loughborough) Closed Brewpub
(Loughborough, Leicestershire 1994-1999)

Shepherd & Co. Closed No Cask Ale
(Bitteswell, Leicestershire 1999-2000)

TH & M Closed
(Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire 1999-1999)

Très Bien Brewery Closed
(Tur Langton, Leicestershire 2014-2016)



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 : 29th September 2020