The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of County Antrim

We list 19 breweries in the Historic County of County Antrim. Of these, 12 are open breweries, 7 are closed breweries (see footnote).

Breweries in production

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

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

Bullhouse Brew Co Ltd
(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)

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

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

Modest Beer Limited
(Randalstown, County Antrim 2019-Still Brewing)

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

Ormeau Brewing Co No Cask Ale
(Belfast, Belfast 2022-Still Brewing)

Our Brewery
(Randalstown, County Antrim 2022-Still Brewing)

Out of Office Brewing Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Belfast, Belfast 2022-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Barrahooley Craft Brewery Closed
(Randalstown, County Antrim 2015-2018)

Black Mountain Brewing Company Limited Closed Brewpub
(Lisburn, County Antrim 2015-2023)

Bloodline Brewing NI Ltd Closed
(Portglenone, County Antrim 2020-2022)

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)

Hillstown Brewery Closed
(Randalstown, County Antrim 2014-2021)


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 : 2nd August 2023