The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Northamptonshire

We list 53 breweries in the Historic County of Northamptonshire. Of these, 28 are open breweries, 25 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Avalanche Brew Co
(Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire 2018-Still Brewing)
Litchborough Artisan Brewery
(Litchborough, Northamptonshire 2019-Still Brewing)
Bexar County Brewery
(Peterborough, Cambridgeshire 2012-Still Brewing)
Maule Brewing Co No Cask Ale
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-Still Brewing)
Boot Town Brewery Ltd
(Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire 2017-Still Brewing)
Nene Valley Brewery Limited
(Oundle, Northamptonshire 2011-Still Brewing)
Braybrooke Beer Co No Cask Ale
(Braybrooke, Northamptonshire 2018-Still Brewing)
Nobby's Brewery
(Thrapston, Northamptonshire 2004-Still Brewing)
Carlsberg UK Ltd No Cask Ale
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 1970-Still Brewing)
Oakham Ales Brewpub Photo
(Peterborough, Cambridgeshire 1993-Still Brewing)
Castor Ales
(Castor, Cambridgeshire 2009-Still Brewing)
Phipps Northampton Brewery Company Tap Room
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-Still Brewing)
Cotton End Brewery Company Limited Brewpub
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-Still Brewing)
Potbelly Brewery Limited Photo
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2005-Still Brewing)
Creaton Grange Ales
(Creaton, Northamptonshire 2018-Still Brewing)
Purple Cow Brewing Brewpub
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2017-Still Brewing)
Digfield Ales
(Lilford, Northamptonshire 2006-Still Brewing)
Rockingham Ales
(Blatherwycke, Northamptonshire 1997-Still Brewing)
Great Oakley Brewery
(Tiffield, Northamptonshire 2005-Still Brewing)
Roman Way Brewery Ltd
(Weedon, Northamptonshire 2019-Still Brewing)
Grounding Angels Brew Co
(Hexham, Northumberland 2018-Still Brewing)
Silverstone Brewery
(Syresham, Northamptonshire 2008-Still Brewing)
Holcot Hop-Craft Ltd
(Holcot, Northamptonshire 2017-Still Brewing)
Three Hills Brewing
(Woodford, Northamptonshire 2016-Still Brewing)
Hoppy Family Brewery Small Format
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2017-Still Brewing)
Towcester Mill Brewery Tap Room
(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)
Julian Church Brewing Company Closed Contract Brewer Alternative Name
Brigstock Brewhouse Closed
(Brigstock, Northamptonshire 2012-2019)
Latimer Ales Ltd Closed
(Corby, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)
The Cannon Closed Brewpub Alternative Name
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1993-2001)
Leyland Breweries Ltd Closed
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1997-1999)
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)
The Cranky Cobbler Brewery Limited Closed
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2014-2015)
Parker & Sons Brewers Ltd Closed Brewpub
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1993-2001)
Egdcote Brewery Closed Alternative Name
(Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire 1994-1998)
Shoulder of Mutton Brewpub Closed Brewpub
(Weldon, Northamptonshire 2014-2016)
Frog Island Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 1994-2019)
Tom Smith Ales Ltd Closed
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)
Gun Dog Ales Ltd Closed
(Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire 2012-2020)
Ufford Ales Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Ufford, Cambridgeshire 2005-2012)
Hart Family Brewers Ltd Closed
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 2012-2020)
Whistling Kite Brewery Ltd Closed
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2013-2016)
The Hop House Brewery Closed Brewpub Alternative Name
(Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire 1995-1997)
Whittlebury Brewery Tap Room Dead Brand
(Towcester, Northamptonshire 2010-Still Brewing)
Hunsbury Craft Brewery Closed
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2010-2018)


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.

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Last Updated : 2nd October 2020