The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Cumberland

We list 26 breweries in the Historic County of Cumberland. Of these, 11 are open breweries, 15 are closed breweries (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Brack 'N' Brew Brewing Co Brewpub
(Watermillock, Cumbria 2015-Still Brewing)

Carlisle Brewing Company
(Carlisle, Cumbria 2013-Still Brewing)

Eden River Brew Co
(Penrith, Cumbria 2012-Still Brewing)

Ennerdale Craft Brewery Taproom
(Rowrah, Cumbria 2010-Still Brewing)

Great Corby Brewhouse
(Great Corby, Cumbria 2008-Still Brewing)

Hesket Newmarket Brewery Limited Brewpub Photo
(Hesket Newmarket, Cumbria 1998-Still Brewing)

Keswick Brewing Company Taproom Photo
(Keswick, Cumbria 2006-Still Brewing)

Old Vicarage Brewery Taproom
(Walton, Cumbria 2018-Still Brewing)

Strands Brewery Ltd Brewpub Photo
(Wasdale, Cumbria 2007-Still Brewing)

Tirril Brewery Limited
(Long Marton, Cumbria 1999-Still Brewing)

Tractor Shed Brewing Limited Taproom
(Workington, Cumbria 2013-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Beckstones Brewery Limited Closed
(The Green, Cumbria 2002-2020)

Bitter End Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Cockermouth, Cumbria 1995-2011)

Blackbeck Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Blackbeck, Cumbria 2009-2018)

Cumberland Breweries Ltd Dead Brand
(Great Corby, Cumbria 2008-Still Brewing)

Derwent Brewery Closed
(Silloth, Cumbria 1996-2021)

Eden Brewery Ltd Dead Brand
(Penrith, Cumbria 2012-Still Brewing)

Geltsdale Brewery Ltd Closed
(Brampton, Cumbria 2006-2014)

The Great Gable Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Egremont, Cumbria 2001-2013)

Hardknott Brewery Closed Photo
(Millom, Cumbria 2005-2018)

Karrock Brewery Ltd Closed
(Brampton, Cumbria 2015-2017)

Loweswater Brewery Closed Photo
(Loweswater, Cumbria 2003-2009)

Mitchell Krause Brewing Ltd Taproom Dead Brand
(Workington, Cumbria 2013-Still Brewing)

Twisted Magnolia Brewery Closed
(Keswick, Cumbria 2019-2021)

Whitehaven Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Ennerdale, Cumbria 2007-2010)

Yates Brewery Ltd Closed
(Westnewton, Cumbria 1986-2017)


Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others, brewers whose status is uncertain and probably not brewing, closed breweries whose brands are produced elsewhere, brewery groups non-brewing headquarters, contract, cuckoo and gypsy brewers, who are free to move premisses, are not allocated to a county.

Last Updated : 24th August 2023