The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Inverness-shire

We list 18 breweries in the Historic County of Inverness-shire. Of these, 12 are open breweries, 6 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Cuillin Brewery Ltd Brewpub Photo
(Sligachan, Ross and Cromarty 2004-Still Brewing)

Dog Falls Brewing Co Ltd
(Inverness, Inverness 2019-Still Brewing)

Glen Spean Brewing Co
(Spean Bridge, Inverness 2017-Still Brewing)

The Hanging Tree Brewery Brewpub
(Drumnadrochit, Inverness 2017-Still Brewing)

The Isle of Eigg Brewery Limited
(Isle of Eigg, Inverness 2022-Still Brewing)

Isle of Harris Brewery Small Format
(Borrisdale, Western Isles 2020-Still Brewing)

Isle of Skye Brewing Co (Leann an Eilein) Ltd Photo
(Uig, Ross and Cromarty 1995-Still Brewing)

Knoydart Brewery Limited
(Knoydart, Ross and Cromarty 2019-Still Brewing)

Loomshed Hebridean Brewery Tap Room
(Tarbert, Inverness 2019-Still Brewing)

Nessie Brew Small Format
(Fort Augustus, Inverness 2017-Still Brewing)

Two Thirsty Men Ltd
(Grantown-on-Spey, Inverness 2016-Still Brewing)

Uile-bheist Brewery Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Inverness, Inverness 2023-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Alice Brewery Closed
(Inverness, Inverness 1983-1988)

Glenfinnan Brewery Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Glenfinnan, Inverness 2006-2016)

Iris Rose Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Kingussie, Inverness 1997-2001)

Kirrie Ales Closed
(Kirriemuir, Angus 2014-2019)

Laig Bay Brew Co Closed
(Isle of Eigg, Ross and Cromarty 2015-2020)

Newtonmore & Kingussie Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Kingussie, Inverness 2001-2003)


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 June 2023