The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Lieutenancy Area of Orkney

We list 3 breweries in the Lieutenancy Area of Orkney. Of these, 2 are open breweries, 1 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Orkney Brewery Tap Room
(Quoyloo, Orkney 1988-Still Brewing)

Swannay Brewery
(Swannay by Evie, Orkney 2006-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Highland Brewing Company Ltd Dead Brand
(Swannay by Evie, Orkney 2006-Still Brewing)


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 : 16th April 2020