The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Rochdale

We list 5 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Rochdale. Of these, 3 are open breweries, 2 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Phoenix Brewery Ltd Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)

Pictish Brewing Co Ltd Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2000-Still Brewing)

Serious Brewing Co Ltd
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 2015-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

The Hay Rake Brewery Ltd Closed
(Littleborough, Greater Manchester 2012-2019)

Thomas McGuinness Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Rochdale, Greater Manchester 1991-2006)


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 : 11th October 2021