The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of County Antrim

We list 15 breweries in the Historic County of County Antrim. Of these, 11 are open breweries, 4 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Bell's Brewing Brewpub
(Belfast, Belfast 2021-Still Brewing)

Black Mountain Brewing Company Limited Brewpub
(Lisburn, County Antrim 2015-Still Brewing)

Bloodline Brewing NI Ltd
(Portglenone, County Antrim 2020-Still Brewing)

Boundary Brewing Cooperative Limited
(Belfast, Belfast 2015-Still Brewing)

Bullhouse Brew Co Ltd Tap Room
(Belfast, Belfast 2016-Still Brewing)

Hercules Brewing Company No Cask Ale
(Belfast, Belfast 2014-Still Brewing)

Hilden Brewing Company
(Lisburn, County Antrim 1981-Still Brewing)

Hillstown Brewery
(Randalstown, County Antrim 2014-Still Brewing)

Knockout Brewing Co
(Belfast, Belfast 2014-Still Brewing)

Lacada Brewery Ltd
(Portrush, County Antrim 2015-Still Brewing)

Norn Iron Brew Company Ltd
(Dunmurry, Belfast 2018-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Barrahooley Craft Brewery Closed
(Randalstown, County Antrim 2015-2019)

Brewbot Closed Brewpub
(Belfast, Belfast 2018-2019)

Down Royal Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Lisburn, County Antrim 1982-1986)

Glens of Antrim Ales Closed
(Torr, County Antrim 2014-2019)

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.


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Last Updated : 27th May 2021