The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Argyllshire

We list 14 breweries in the Historic County of Argyllshire. Of these, 8 are open breweries, 6 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Ardgour Ales Ltd Tap Room
(Ardgour, Argyll and Bute 2020-Still Brewing)

Bun Dubh Brewing
(Sandaig, Argyll and Bute 2016-Still Brewing)

The Colonsay Beer Company Photo
(Scalasaig, Argyll and Bute 2007-Still Brewing)

Fyne Ales Tap Room Photo
(Cairndow, Argyll and Bute 2001-Still Brewing)

Islay Ales Co Ltd Photo
(Bridgend, Argyll and Bute 2004-Still Brewing)

Jura Brewery Limited Small Format
(Craighouse, Argyll and Bute 2021-Still Brewing)

River Leven Ales
(Kinlochleven, Inverness 2011-Still Brewing)

Tobeermory Ltd
(Tobermory, Argyll and Bute 2021-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Isle of Mull Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Ledaig, Argyll and Bute 2005-2009)

Oban Ales Ltd Closed
(Kilmelford, Argyll and Bute 2010-2010)

Oban Bay Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Oban, Argyll and Bute 2009-2016)

The Oyster Bar & Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Ellenabeich, Argyll and Bute 2005-2008)

Thorn Dhu Brewery Closed
(Lochgair, Argyll and Bute 2013-2015)

West Highland Brewers Closed Brewpub
(Taynuilt, Argyll and Bute 1989-1995)


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 : 29th April 2022