The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Watford

We list 6 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Watford. Of these, 3 are open breweries, 3 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Bowtie Brewers
(Watford, Hertfordshire 2019-Still Brewing)

Lock 81 Brewery Limited
(Watford, Hertfordshire 2019-Still Brewing)

Oxhey Village Brewery
(Watford, Hertfordshire 2018-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Benskin's Watford Brewery Ltd Closed
(Watford, Hertfordshire 1720-1972)

Flag & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Watford, Hertfordshire 1997-1999)

Original Brewing Company (Watford) Closed Brewpub
(Watford, Hertfordshire 1996-2000)


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 : 26th September 2021