The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Dumfriesshire

We list 7 breweries in the Historic County of Dumfriesshire. Of these, 3 are open breweries, 4 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Borderlands Brewery
(Langholm, Dumfries 2021-Still Brewing)

Lowland Brewing
(Lockerbie, Dumfries 2018-Still Brewing)

Motte & Bailey Brewery Brewpub
(Annan, Dumfries 2019-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Andrews Ales Closed
(Cummertrees, Dumfries 2011-2018)

Galloway Lights Brewing Ltd Closed
(Dumfries, Dumfries 2016-2017)

Lola Rose Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Wanlockhead, Dumfries 2014-2020)

Madcap Brewery Closed
(Ecclefechan, Dumfries 2009-2016)


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 : 9th August 2023