The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Somerset

We list 80 breweries in the Historic County of Somerset. Of these, 32 are open breweries, 45 are closed breweries and 3 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Abbey Ales Ltd Photo
(Bath, Somerset 1997-Still Brewing)
Golden River Brewery
(Bath, Somerset 2023-Still Brewing)
Apex Brewery
(Corton Denham, Somerset 2015-Still Brewing)
Grain Alchemist Brewing Company Limited Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2022-Still Brewing)
Bason Bridge Brewing Co Ltd
(Bason Bridge, Somerset 2018-Still Brewing)
Hop Union Brewery Limited Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2007-Still Brewing)
The Bath Brew House Brewpub
(Bath, Somerset 2013-Still Brewing)
Nuttycombe Brewing Limited
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 2022-Still Brewing)
Black Bear Brewery Brewpub
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 2015-Still Brewing)
On The Level Brew Co
(Wrantage, Somerset 2023-Still Brewing)
Blindmans Brewery Ltd Photo
(Leighton, Somerset 2002-Still Brewing)
Parkway Brewing Company Ltd
(Somerton, Somerset 2018-Still Brewing)
Brewhaha Brewery No Cask Ale Tap Room
(Bedminster, Avon 2022-Still Brewing)
Pinkers Craft Brewery
(Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset 2020-Still Brewing)
Butcombe Brewery Ltd
(Wrington, Somerset 1978-Still Brewing)
Portishead Brewing Company Ltd Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Portishead, Somerset 2019-Still Brewing)
Cheddar Ales Tap Room
(Cheddar, Somerset 2006-Still Brewing)
Quantock Ales Ltd Tap Room Photo
(Bishops Lydeard, Somerset 2008-Still Brewing)
Clevedon Brewery Tap Room
(Clevedon, Somerset 2016-Still Brewing)
Ralph's Ruin Ltd Brewpub
(Bath, Somerset 2017-Still Brewing)
Electric Bear Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room
(Bath, Somerset 2015-Still Brewing)
Somer Valley Brewing
(White Ox Mead, Somerset 2022-Still Brewing)
Exmoor Ales Ltd
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 1980-Still Brewing)
Stowey Brewery Photo
(Nether Stowey, Somerset 2006-Still Brewing)
Fine Tuned Brewery Ltd
(Somerton, Somerset 2017-Still Brewing)
Tapstone Brewing Company Limited
(Chard, Somerset 2015-Still Brewing)
Frome Brewing Company Ltd
(Frome, Somerset 1999-Still Brewing)
Twisted Oak Brewery Ltd
(Wrington, Somerset 2012-Still Brewing)
Gert Lush Brewing Company Ltd No Cask Ale
(Wookey, Somerset 2021-Still Brewing)
Windy Brewery Brewpub
(Seavington, Somerset 2011-Still Brewing)
Glastonbury Brewing Co
(Glastonbury, Somerset 2002-Still Brewing)
Yonder Brewing & Blending Tap Room
(Binegar, Somerset 2018-Still Brewing)

Breweries who do not own a brewery

Pitchfork Ales Sister Plant

The Wild Beer Company Ltd (Lovington) Sister Plant

The Wild Beer Company Ltd Sister Plant

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

3D Beers Sister Plant Dead Brand
Kestrel Brewery Limited Closed
(Frome, Somerset 1987-2001)
Albion Brewing Company Closed
(Bath, Somerset 2017-2018)
Keynsham Brewing Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Keynsham, Somerset 2005-2008)
Ash Vine Brewery (SW) Ltd Closed
(Frome, Somerset 1987-2001)
Kubla Brewery Ltd Closed
(Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset 2012-2016)
Beacon Brewery Closed
(Oakhill, Somerset 1981-1983)
Masters Brewery Closed
(Greenham, Somerset 2006-2015)
Bell Inn Closed Brewpub
(Bishops Lydeard, Somerset 1980-1982)
Milk Street Brewery Dead Brand
(Frome, Somerset 1999-Still Brewing)
Berrow Brewery Closed
(Berrow, Somerset 1982-2011)
Miner's Arms Brewery Closed
(Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset 1973-1990)
Bishop's Brewery Closed
(Wellington, Somerset 1983-1987)
North Curry Brewery Closed Photo
(North Curry, Somerset 2007-2016)
Bridgwater Brewing Company Closed
(Bridgwater, Somerset 1993-1996)
Oakhill Brewery Closed
(Oakhill, Somerset 1984-2004)
Chew Valley Brewery Closed
(Pensford, Somerset 2014-2018)
Odcombe Ales Closed Brewpub Photo
(Odcombe, Somerset 2001-2004)
Cotleigh Brewery Limited Closed
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 1979-2021)
The Odcombe Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Odcombe, Somerset 2005-2020)
The Cottage Brewing Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Lovington, Somerset 1993-2017)
Ordnance City Brewery Closed
(Ashcott, Somerset 2012-2016)
Crewkerne Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Crewkerne, Somerset 1997-2000)
The Patriot Brewery Ltd Closed
(Bicknoller, Somerset 2009-2018)
Devilfish Brewery Limited Closed
(Hemington, Somerset 2010-2013)
RCH Brewery Closed
(West Hewish, Somerset 1982-2017)
Dunkery Ales Ltd Closed
(Exford, Somerset 2006-2007)
Red Ink Brewery Closed
(Greenham, Somerset 2014-2015)
Glede Brewing Company Limited Tap Room Dead Brand
(Clevedon, Somerset 2016-Still Brewing)
RPM Brewery Ltd Closed Brewpub
(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset 2015-2018)
God Beer Closed Brewpub
(Lower Godney, Somerset 2014-2018)
Six Trees Brewing Co Closed
(Triscombe, Somerset 2012-2016)
Graze Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Bath, Somerset 2013-2020)
Somerset (Electric) Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Halse, Somerset 2003-2005)
The Great Western Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room Dead Brand
(Bristol, Avon 2007-Still Brewing)
Stocklinch Ales Limited Closed
(Stocklinch, Somerset 2012-2019)
Hardington Brewery Closed
(Bedminster, Avon 1991-1997)
Tanners Ales Closed
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 2015-2017)
Hardington Brewery Closed
(South Petherton, Somerset 1991-1997)
Taunton Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Bagborough, Somerset 2006-2011)
Henstridge Brewery Closed
(Henstridge, Somerset 1994-2000)
Verse Brewing Closed Brewpub
(Bath, Somerset 2020-2022)
James Street Brewery Brewpub Dead Brand
(Bath, Somerset 2013-Still Brewing)
Yeovil Ales Ltd Closed
(Lufton, Somerset 2006-2022)
Juwards Brewery Closed
(Wellington, Somerset 1994-2007)


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 : 14th September 2023