The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Midlothian

We list 39 breweries in the Historic County of Midlothian. Of these, 21 are open breweries, 18 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Alechemy Brewery
(Livingston, West Lothian 2012-Still Brewing)
Newbarns Brewery Limited
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2020-Still Brewing)
Barney's Beer
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2011-Still Brewing)
Newt Brew Ltd 2022
(Musselburgh, Midlothian 2022-Still Brewing)
Bellfield Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Edinburgh, Midlothian 2015-Still Brewing)
Otherworld Brewing Ltd
(Dalkeith, Midlothian 2021-Still Brewing)
Bier Edinburgh Ltd Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2021-Still Brewing)
Pilot Beer
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2013-Still Brewing)
Caledonian Brewing Company Ltd Photo
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1865-Still Brewing)
Stenroth Brewing
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2019-Still Brewing)
The Campervan Brewery Tap Room
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2016-Still Brewing)
Stewart Brewing Ltd Tap Room
(Loanhead, Midlothian 2004-Still Brewing)
Cold Town Brewery No Cask Ale
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2018-Still Brewing)
Suspect Brewing Ltd No Cask Ale
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2021-Still Brewing)
Cross Borders Brewing Company Limited Tap Room
(Dalkeith, Midlothian 2016-Still Brewing)
Tartan Shark Brewing Ltd Small Format
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2020-Still Brewing)
The Edinburgh Beer Factory Limited Tap Room
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-Still Brewing)
Top Out Brewery llp
(Loanhead, Midlothian 2013-Still Brewing)
The Hanging Bat Beer Co Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2014-Still Brewing)
Vault City Brewing Ltd
(Edinburgh, Midlothian 2020-Still Brewing)
Moonwake Beer Co Tap Room
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2021-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

The Argyle Brewing Company Closed
(Leith, City of Edinburgh 1985-1986)

Beer Necessities Closed Photo
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1996-1999)

Crofthead Brewery Closed
(Livingston, West Lothian 1995-1995)

Fisherrow Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1999-2003)

Fountain Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1856-2004)

Hurly Burly Brewery Limited Closed
(Musselburgh, Midlothian 2016-2021)

Leith Brewery Closed
(Leith, City of Edinburgh 1982-1984)

Liquid Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2013-2016)

McCowan's Brewhouse Closed Brewpub Photo
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1999-2006)

McEwan Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1856-2004)

McIntosh's Closed
(Livingston, West Lothian 1995-1995)

Physician & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1994-1999)

Restalrig Village Brewery Ltd Closed
(Restalrig, City of Edinburgh 1997-1999)

Rose Street Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1983-1999)

Scotch Hop Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-2018)

Andrew Usher Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2014-2016)

Valve Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-2018)

William Youngers & Co. Ltd Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1749-1931)



Footnote

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 : 20th April 2022