The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Bolton

We list 12 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Bolton. Of these, 5 are open breweries, 7 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Bank Top Brewery Ltd Photo
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 1995-Still Brewing)

Blackedge Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2011-Still Brewing)

Escape Brewery Limited
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2019-Still Brewing)

Howfen Brew Co
(Westhoughton, Greater Manchester 2018-Still Brewing)

Northern Monkey Brew Co Ltd Tap Room
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Drink Up Brewing Ltd Closed
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2015-2016)

Dunscar Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)

Hogarths Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)

Holy Well Brewing Closed Small Format
(Egerton, Greater Manchester 2016-2021)

Original Brewing Company (Horwich) Closed Brewpub
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)

Ramsbottom Craft Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2012-2019)

The Wayoh Brewing Company Ltd Closed Tap Room
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2019-2021)


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 : 9th February 2022