The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Lanarkshire

We list 23 breweries in the Historic County of Lanarkshire. Of these, 11 are open breweries, 12 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Boden Brewery
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2019-Still Brewing)

Dookit Brewing Co
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2022-Still Brewing)

Drygate Brewing Company Ltd Tap Room Photo
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2014-Still Brewing)

Epochal Barrel Fermented Ales Small Format
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2021-Still Brewing)

Glasgow Beer Works Limited Tap Room
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2017-Still Brewing)

Hidden Lane Organic Brewery
(Glasgow, Lanarkshire 2019-Still Brewing)

Outlandish Brewing Company
(Glenboig, Lanarkshire 2020-Still Brewing)

Overtone Brewing Co
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2018-Still Brewing)

Shilling Brewing Co. Brewpub No Cask Ale
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2016-Still Brewing)

J & R Tennent Ltd Ceased Ale Production
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 1745-Still Brewing)

West Brewing Company Ltd Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2006-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Bothwell Brewery Closed
(Hamilton, Lanarkshire 1979-1982)

Craigmill Brewery Closed
(Strathaven, Lanarkshire 1999-2004)

Fruitmaker & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 1998-1999)

The Glaschu Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 1994-1996)

MacLachlan's Brew Bar Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 1999-2001)

Merchant City Brewing Co Ltd Tap Room Dead Brand
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2017-Still Brewing)

Miller's Thumb Brewing Company Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Anniesland, Glasgow City 1998-2003)

Mono Restaurant & Bar Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2002-2003)

Original Brewing Company (Glasgow) Closed Brewpub
(Bargeddie, Lanarkshire 1997-2000)

The Pig & Whistle Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 1984-1986)

Ride Brew Co Closed Tap Room
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2016-2022)

Strathaven Ales Closed
(Craigmill, Lanarkshire 2005-2022)


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 : 16th March 2023