The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Closed In 2016

The following is a list of the 125 breweries listed on this site that closed in 2016 that are listed on the site. Please note that this is not a complete list of all breweries ever in existance, just the ones on this site and is nowhere near complete before the mid-1980's. Additional historical information is being added as time allows. While we have tried to ensure the information below is correct, if you believe that something is incorrect please contact us

Alcazar Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Old Basford, Nottinghamshire 1999-2016)

Ale House Rock Brewery Closed
(Peebles, Tweeddale 2015-2016)

AleCraft Brewery Closed Cuckoo Brewer

AllGates Brewery Ltd Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2016)

Appleford Brewery Company Ltd Closed
(Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Oxfordshire 2006-2016)

Baltic Fleet Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Liverpool, Merseyside 2002-2016)

Barearts Brewery Closed
(Todmorden, West Yorkshire 2005-2016)

Barrow Green Brewery Closed
(Oxted, Surrey 2015-2016)

Beeches Brewery Closed
(Lochgelly, Fife 2013-2016)

Big Shed Brewery Ltd Closed
(Shawbury, Shropshire 2014-2016)

Birds Brewery Closed
(Burcot, Worcestershire 2009-2016)

Black Pig Brewery Closed
(Warfield, Berkshire 2015-2016)

Blackmore Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stourton Caundle, Dorset 2011-2016)

Bloomsbury Brewery Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 2014-2016)

The Blue Cow Inn and Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(South Witham, Lincolnshire 1997-2016)

Bob's Brewing Co Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Ossett, West Yorkshire 2002-2016)

The Boggart Hole Clough Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2001-2016)

Bottle Cap Bar and Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Aberdeen, City of Aberdeen 2014-2016)

Brandy Cask Pub & Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Pershore, Worcestershire 1995-2016)

The Brewery Tap Brewhouse Closed Brewpub Photo
(Leeds, West Yorkshire 2009-2016)

Bridgnorth Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Bridgnorth, Shropshire 2013-2016)

Bumpmill Brewery Closed
(Shirland, Derbyshire 2012-2016)

Cat I' Th' Well Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Wainstalls, West Yorkshire 2013-2016)

Cathedral Heights Brewery Closed
(Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire 2011-2016)

CATs Brewing Co Closed
(Shenington, Oxfordshire 2013-2016)

The Celt Experience Ltd Closed Photo
(Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan 2007-2016)

The Clipper Brewery Closed
(Bridgnorth, Shropshire 2013-2016)

Combe Martin Brewery Closed
(Combe Martin, Devon 2005-2016)

Compass Brewery Closed
(Carterton, Oxfordshire 2009-2016)

The Copper Kettle Craft Brewery Closed
(Rushden, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)

Corfe Castle Brewery Ltd Closed
(Bucknowle, Dorset 2011-2016)

Cotswold Spring Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Dodington Ash, Gloucestershire 2005-2016)

Craft Academy Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 2016-2016)

Crooked Brook Beer Co Ltd Closed
(Crawley, West Sussex 2014-2016)

Decent Brewery Closed
(Addlestone, Surrey 2015-2016)

Drink Up Brewing Ltd Closed
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 2015-2016)

Eastbury Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Baydon, Wiltshire 2015-2016)

Fat Brewer Ltd Closed
(Crook, County Durham 2015-2016)

Fisher & Co Craft Brewery Limited Closed
(Noke, Oxfordshire 2012-2016)

Freeminer Ltd Closed
(Whimsey, Gloucestershire 1992-2016)

Frodsham Brewery Closed Photo
(Frodsham, Cheshire 2005-2016)

Frontier Brewing Company Limited Closed Brewpub
(Derby, Derbyshire 2014-2016)

Fulstow Brewery Closed
(Louth, Lincolnshire 2004-2016)

The Gambling Man Brewing Company Closed
(Willington, County Durham 2011-2016)

Gas Dog Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2013-2016)

Glassjaw Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Birmingham, West Midlands 2015-2016)

Glenfinnan Brewery Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Glenfinnan, Inverness 2006-2016)

The Handmade Beer Co Closed
(Capel Dewi, Dyfed 2013-2016)

The Havant Brewery Closed
(Havant, Hampshire 2009-2016)

HighPeak Brew Co Closed
(Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire 2015-2016)

Hop King Brewing Co Closed
(Reading, Berkshire 2014-2016)

Hoptimists Brewery Ltd Closed
(Wormley, Surrey 2013-2016)

Hornbeam Brewery Closed Photo
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2007-2016)

Houston Brewing Company Closed
(Hillington Park, Renfrewshire 1997-2016)

Isfield Brewing Company Closed
(Framfield, East Sussex 2012-2016)

The Jacobi Brewery of Caio Closed
(Pumsaint, Dyfed 2006-2016)

Jo C's Ales Closed
(West Barsham, Norfolk 2011-2016)

Julian Church Brewing Company Closed Contract Brewer

Just a Minute Brewery Closed
(Spennymoor, County Durham 2010-2016)

The Kendal Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(Kendal, Cumbria 2011-2016)

King Beer Closed Photo
(Horsham, West Sussex 2001-2016)

The Kitchen Garden Brewery Closed
(Sheffield Park, East Sussex 2011-2016)

Kubla Brewery Ltd Closed
(Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset 2012-2016)

Late Knights Brewery Ltd Closed
(London, Greater London 2013-2016)

Latimer Ales Ltd Closed
(Corby, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)

Lion's Tale Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Cheswardine, Shropshire 2006-2016)

Liquid Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2013-2016)

Little Brew Closed
(York, North Yorkshire 2012-2016)

Loch Ness Brewing Company Take Over

Madcap Brewery Closed
(Ecclefechan, Dumfries 2009-2016)

Maltmeister Brewery Closed
(Bangor, County Down 2015-2016)

The Mill Green Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Mill Green, Suffolk 2008-2016)

Monkey Chews Brewery Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 2015-2016)

The Mulberry Duck Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Burghill, Herefordshire 2012-2016)

Naked Beer Co Closed
(Lancing, West Sussex 2013-2016)

New Plassey Brewery Closed
(Eyton, Clwyd 2012-2016)

North Curry Brewery Closed Photo
(North Curry, Somerset 2007-2016)

North Star Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Ilkeston, Derbyshire 2012-2016)

North Wales Brewery Closed
(Moelfre, Clwyd 2007-2016)

Oakleaf Brewing Company Limited Closed Photo
(Gosport, Hampshire 2000-2016)

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

The Occasional Brewing Co Closed
(Silverton, Devon 2014-2016)

The Old Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(London, Greater London 2010-2016)

Ordnance City Brewery Closed
(Ashcott, Somerset 2012-2016)

Pembrokeshire Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Saundersfoot, Dyfed 2014-2016)

Pickled Pig Brewers Closed
(Staunton in the Vale, Nottinghamshire 2015-2016)

The Pigeon Fishers Craft Brewery Closed Cuckoo Brewer

George N Porter Brewing Closed
(Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear 2012-2016)

The Potton Brewery Company Limited Closed
(Potton, Bedfordshire 1998-2016)

Quantum Brewing Company Closed
(Stockport, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)

The Queens Head Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 2014-2016)

Redball Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Chester, Cheshire 2013-2016)

Rocket Science Craft Ales Ltd Closed
(Yate, Gloucestershire 2013-2016)

Rotters Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Talgarth, Powys 2010-2016)

Rtwo Dtoo Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Urmston, Greater Manchester 2013-2016)

Saxon City Ales Closed
(Stoke Edith, Herefordshire 2010-2016)

Severn Vale Brewing Company Closed Photo
(Tortworth, Gloucestershire 2005-2016)

The Shed Brewery Limited Closed
(Hockley Heath, West Midlands 2012-2016)

Shires Brewery Limited Closed Brewpub Photo
(Madeley, Shropshire 1994-2016)

Shoulder of Mutton Brewpub Closed Brewpub
(Weldon, Northamptonshire 2014-2016)

Six Trees Brewing Co Closed
(Triscombe, Somerset 2012-2016)

Tom Smith Ales Ltd Closed
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2012-2016)

The Star Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2010-2016)

Star Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Market Deeping, Lincolnshire 2013-2016)

Sultan Brewery Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 2015-2016)

Sunny Republic Brewing Company Closed
(Winterborne Kingston, Dorset 2012-2016)

Terrace Brewery Closed
(Aylburton, Gloucestershire 2012-2016)

Abraham Thompson's Brewing Company Closed
(Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria 2004-2016)

Towles' Fine Ales Closed
(Bristol, Avon 2012-2016)

Très Bien Brewery Closed
(Tur Langton, Leicestershire 2014-2016)

Truefitt Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire 2012-2016)

Tumanny Albion Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Tunbridge Wells, Kent 2014-2016)

Andrew Usher Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2014-2016)

The Waen Brewery Closed Cuckoo Brewer

Wellcross Brewing Company Closed
(Upholland, Lancashire 2012-2016)

Wentwell Brewery Closed
(Derby, Derbyshire 2011-2016)

Wentworth Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Wentworth, South Yorkshire 1999-2016)

Whistling Kite Brewery Ltd Closed
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2013-2016)

Whittingtons Brewery Contract Brewer Small Format Photo

Wilson Potter Brewery llp Closed
(Middleton, Greater Manchester 2011-2016)

Tom Wood Beers Ltd Closed
(Melton Highwood, Lincolnshire 2011-2016)

Woodbine Inn Brewery Closed Contract Brewer

Wrekin Brewing Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Wellington, Shropshire 2008-2016)

Zymurgorium Ltd Closed Small Format
(Irlam, Greater Manchester 2014-2016)

°Plato Brewing Closed
(London, Greater London 2014-2016)

Last Updated : 21st June 2023