The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Northamptonshire

We list 55 breweries in the Historic County of Northamptonshire. Of these, 24 are open breweries, 31 are closed breweries (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Avalanche Brew Co
(Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire 2018-Still Brewing)
Maule Brewing Co No Cask Ale
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-Still Brewing)
Benjamin Franklin Brewery Ltd Brewpub
(Ecton, Northamptonshire 2020-Still Brewing)
Nene Valley Brewery Limited Taproom
(Oundle, Northamptonshire 2011-Still Brewing)
Boot Town Brewery Ltd
(Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire 2017-Still Brewing)
Oakham Ales (Brewpub) Brewpub Photo
(Peterborough, Cambridgeshire 1993-Still Brewing)
Bowler's Brewery Limited
(Deeping Gate, Cambridgeshire 2020-Still Brewing)
Oakham Ales (Production Brewery)
(Peterborough, Cambridgeshire 2006-Still Brewing)
Braybrooke Beer Co No Cask Ale
(Braybrooke, Northamptonshire 2018-Still Brewing)
Phipps Northampton Brewery Company Taproom
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-Still Brewing)
Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Company Limited No Cask Ale
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 1970-Still Brewing)
Potbelly Brewery Limited Photo
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2005-Still Brewing)
Castor Ales
(Castor, Cambridgeshire 2009-Still Brewing)
Rockingham Ales
(Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire 1997-Still Brewing)
Creaton Grange Ales
(Creaton, Northamptonshire 2018-Still Brewing)
Roman Way Brewery Ltd Taproom
(Weedon, Northamptonshire 2019-Still Brewing)
Digfield Ales
(Lilford, Northamptonshire 2006-Still Brewing)
Silverstone Brewery
(Syresham, Northamptonshire 2008-Still Brewing)
Great Oakley Brewery
(Tiffield, Northamptonshire 2005-Still Brewing)
Three Hills Brewing Taproom
(Thrapston, Northamptonshire 2016-Still Brewing)
Grounding Angels Brew Co
(Hexham, Northumberland 2018-Still Brewing)
Towcester Mill Brewery Taproom
(Towcester, Northamptonshire 2010-Still Brewing)
King's Cliffe Brewery
(King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire 2014-Still Brewing)
Weldon Brewery
(Rushden, Northamptonshire 2016-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Abington Park Brewery Co Closed Brewpub
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 1984-1997)
Hunsbury Craft Brewery Closed
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2010-2018)
Bexar County Brewery Closed
(Peterborough, Cambridgeshire 2012-2020)
Latimer Ales Ltd Closed
(Corby, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)
Brigstock Brewhouse Closed
(Brigstock, Northamptonshire 2012-2019)
Leyland Breweries Ltd Closed
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1997-1999)
The Cannon Closed Brewpub
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1993-2001)
Litchborough Artisan Brewery Closed
(Litchborough, Northamptonshire 2019-2022)
Cherwell Valley Brewery Ltd Closed
(Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire 2008-2011)
Merivales Ales Ltd Closed
(Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire 1994-1998)
The Cock Tavern Closed Brewpub
(Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire 1995-1997)
Merrimen Brewing Closed
(Litchborough, Northamptonshire 2014-2019)
The Copper Kettle Craft Brewery Closed
(Rushden, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)
Nene Valley Brewery Closed
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1992-1996)
Cotton End Brewery Company Limited Closed Brewpub
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-2021)
Nobby's Brewery Closed
(Thrapston, Northamptonshire 2004-2020)
The Cranky Cobbler Brewery Limited Closed
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-2015)
Parker & Sons Brewers Ltd Closed Brewpub
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1993-2001)
Egdcote Brewery Closed
(Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire 1994-1998)
Purple Cow Brewing Closed Brewpub
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2017-2020)
Frog Island Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 1994-2019)
Shoulder of Mutton Brewpub Closed Brewpub
(Weldon, Northamptonshire 2014-2016)
Gun Dog Ales Ltd Closed
(Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire 2012-2020)
Tom Smith Ales Ltd Closed
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)
Hart Family Brewers Ltd Closed
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 2012-2020)
Ufford Ales Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Ufford, Cambridgeshire 2005-2012)
Holcot Hop-Craft Ltd Closed
(Holcot, Northamptonshire 2017-2021)
Whistling Kite Brewery Ltd Closed
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2013-2016)
The Hop House Brewery Closed Brewpub Alternative Name
(Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire 1995-1997)
Whittlebury Brewery Taproom Dead Brand
(Towcester, Northamptonshire 2010-Still Brewing)
Hoppy Family Brewery Closed Small Format
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2017-2020)


Footnote

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 : 21st June 2023