The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Glamorgan

We list 70 breweries in the Historic County of Glamorgan. Of these, 36 are open breweries, 34 are closed breweries (see footnote).

Breweries in production

9 Lives Brewing
(Ystradgynlais, West Glamorgan 2017-Still Brewing)
Gower Brewery Co Limited Taproom
(Penclawdd, West Glamorgan 2012-Still Brewing)
Bang-On Brewery Limited
(Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan 2016-Still Brewing)
Grey Trees Brewery
(Aberdare, Mid Glamorgan 2011-Still Brewing)
BeerRiff Brewing Company No Cask Ale Taproom
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 2018-Still Brewing)
Little Goat Brewery
(Ynysmeudwy, West Glamorgan 2019-Still Brewing)
Borough Brewery Brewpub
(Neath, West Glamorgan 2014-Still Brewing)
Mabby Brewing Co Ltd Brewpub
(Treforest, Mid Glamorgan 2018-Still Brewing)
Boss Craft Brewing Taproom
(Landore, West Glamorgan 2015-Still Brewing)
Mad Dog Brewery Co Ltd Taproom
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2014-Still Brewing)
SA Brain & Co Ltd
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 1882-Still Brewing)
Mountain Hare Brewery Brewing Suspended Brewpub
(Pencoed, Mid Glamorgan 2013-Brewing Suspended)
Brew Monster Beer Co Taproom
(Caerphilly, Gwent 2017-Still Brewing)
Mumbles Brewery Ltd
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 2013-Still Brewing)
Brewhouse & Kitchen (Cardiff) Brewing Suspended Brewpub
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2018-Brewing Suspended)
Cwrw Otley Brewpub
(Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan 2022-Still Brewing)
Cerddin Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Maesteg, Mid Glamorgan 2010-Still Brewing)
The Pilot Brewery Ltd Brewpub
(The Mumbles, West Glamorgan 2014-Still Brewing)
The Coach Brewing Co Brewpub
(Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan 2018-Still Brewing)
Pipes Beer Small Format
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2008-Still Brewing)
Cold Black Label Ltd
(Brynmenyn, Mid Glamorgan 2018-Still Brewing)
Swansea Brewing Company Brewpub Photo
(Killay, West Glamorgan 1996-Still Brewing)
Crafty Devil Brewing Ltd
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2014-Still Brewing)
Tomos & Lilford Brewery
(Llandow, South Glamorgan 2013-Still Brewing)
Dog's Window Brewery
(Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan 2018-Still Brewing)
Bragdy Twt Lol
(Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan 2015-Still Brewing)
Fairy Glen Brewery Ltd
(Maesteg, Mid Glamorgan 2019-Still Brewing)
The Vale Of Glamorgan Brewery Limited Alternative Name Photo
(Sully, South Glamorgan 2005-Still Brewing)
Flowerhorn Brewery Ltd Taproom
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2020-Still Brewing)
VOG Brewery Photo
(Sully, South Glamorgan 2005-Still Brewing)
Freetime Beer Co No Cask Ale
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 2016-Still Brewing)
Tomos Watkin Ales
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 1996-Still Brewing)
Gil's Brewery Ltd Brewing Suspended
(Dinas Powis, South Glamorgan 2018-Brewing Suspended)
Zepto Brewhouse Brewing Suspended Small Format
(Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan 2018-Brewing Suspended)
Glamorgan Brewing Co Ltd Taproom
(Llantrisant, Mid Glamorgan 2013-Still Brewing)
Zerodegrees (Cardiff) Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2008-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Afan Brewery Closed
(Cwmafan, West Glamorgan 1982-1984)
The Otley Brewing Company Limited Closed Photo
(Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan 2005-2018)
Arcadian Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2018-2020)
Pixie Spring Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan 2010-2019)
Bont Brew Ltd Closed
(Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan 2017-2019)
R T Ales Closed
(Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan 2016-2018)
Bradgy Twt Lol Dead Brand
(Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan 2015-Still Brewing)
Railmill Brewing Co Closed
(Baglan, West Glamorgan 2019-2020)
Brewsaurus Closed
(Dinas Powys, South Glamorgan 2017-2019)
Reckless Brewing & Supply Co. Ltd Closed
(Cilfynydd, Mid Glamorgan 1993-1996)
Bryncelyn Brewery Closed
(Ystradgynlais, West Glamorgan 1999-2017)
Reckless Eric's Closed
(Cilfynydd, Mid Glamorgan 1993-1996)
Bullmastiff Brewery Closed Photo
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 1987-2019)
Rival Brewing Co Closed
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2017-2022)
The Celt Experience Ltd Closed Photo
(Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan 2007-2016)
Roath Brewery Ltd Closed
(Penylan, South Glamorgan 2016-2018)
Coalshed Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan 2021-2022)
Surfing Monkey Brewery Closed
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2014-2019)
Cwm Rhondda Ales Ltd Closed
(Treorchy, Mid Glamorgan 2015-2019)
Three Lamps Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 2018-2020)
Dare Brewery Ltd Closed Brewpub
(Godreaman, Mid Glamorgan 2007-2009)
Twin Taff Brewery Closed
(Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan 2018-2019)
Hopcraft Brewing Closed Alternative Name
(Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan 2010-2019)
Ugly Lovely Brewing Company Ltd Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 2021-2022)
The Hurns Brewing Company Ltd Dead Brand
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 1996-Still Brewing)
Valley Brewery Closed
(Aberdare, Mid Glamorgan 2001-2001)
Korev Closed
(Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan 2010-2019)
The Velvet Owl Brewing Company Limited Closed Nomad Brewer
Neath Ales Closed Taproom Photo
(Neath, West Glamorgan 2010-2020)
Violet Cottage Brewing Company Ltd Closed Brewpub
(Gwaelod-y-Garth, South Glamorgan 2012-2019)
Ollie's Brewery Closed
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2016-2018)
West By Three Brewing Co No Cask Ale Dead Brand
(Swansea, West Glamorgan 2016-Still Brewing)
Original Brewing Company (Cardiff) Closed Brewpub
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 1997-2000)
Wheatsheaf Inn Closed
(Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan 2010-2019)


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 July 2023