The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Braintree

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

Breweries in production

Bishop Nick Limited
(Braintree, Essex 2013-Still Brewing)

Courtyard Brewery
(Gosfield, Essex 2018-Still Brewing)

Moody Goose Brewery Limited Brewpub
(Braintree, Essex 2015-Still Brewing)

PumpHouse Community Brewery Limited Brewpub
(Toppesfield, Essex 2015-Still Brewing)

The Shalford Brewery
(Blackmore End, Essex 2007-Still Brewing)

Wharf Brewery
(Coggeshall, Essex 2023-Still Brewing)

White Hart Brewery Brewpub
(Halstead, Essex 2017-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

The Dropping Well Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Helions Bumpstead, Essex 2013-2014)

Fox Meadow Brewery Closed
(Braintree, Essex 2017-2019)

Packfield Brewery Ltd Closed
(Black Notley, Essex 2008-2008)

Red Fox Brewery Ltd Closed
(Coggeshall, Essex 2008-2023)

Silks Brewery Limited Closed
(Sible Hedingham, Essex 2015-2019)


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 : 7th September 2023