The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Closed In 2018

The following is a list of the 162 breweries listed on this site that closed in 2018 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

3 Potts Brewing Co Closed
(Southport, Merseyside 2015-2018)

7 Reasons To Brew Ltd Closed
(Durris, Aberdeenshire 2016-2018)

Aire Heads Brewery Closed
(Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire 2017-2018)

Albion Brewing Company Closed
(Bath, Somerset 2017-2018)

Ampthill Brewhouse Closed
(Ampthill, Bedfordshire 2014-2018)

Andrews Ales Closed
(Cummertrees, Dumfries 2011-2018)

Antoine's Brewery Closed
(Westcott, Surrey 2017-2018)

Appleby Brewery Ltd Sister Plant

Arbier Brewing Company Closed
(Jarrow, Tyne and Wear 2016-2018)

Arrow Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Kington, Herefordshire 2005-2018)

Ash Valley Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Green Tye, Hertfordshire 2014-2018)

Axholme Brewing Company Limited Sister Plant Tap Room

Barrahooley Craft Brewery Closed
(Randalstown, County Antrim 2015-2018)

Bartrams Brewery Closed
(Rougham, Suffolk 1999-2018)

Battlefield Brewery Ltd Closed
(Shrewsbury, Shropshire 2015-2018)

Beacon Brewhaus Closed Brewpub
(Holy Island, Northumberland 2016-2018)

Beardy Monkey Brewery Closed
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2016-2018)

Beer Bores Brewing Co. Closed
(Ashwicke, Gloucestershire 2017-2018)

The Beer Refinery Closed
(Wervin, Cheshire 2014-2018)

Beercraft Brighton Closed
(Hove, East Sussex 2016-2018)

Biggleswade Brewhouse Closed Brewpub
(Biggleswade, Bedfordshire 2016-2018)

Black Rock Brewing Closed
(Falmouth, Cornwall 2013-2018)

Black Tap Brewing Company Closed Contract Brewer

Blackbeck Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Blackbeck, Cumbria 2009-2018)

The Bootlegger Brew Co Closed Brewpub
(High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire 2015-2018)

Borough Brewery Ltd Closed
(Lancaster, Lancashire 2013-2018)

Bradford Brewery Limited Closed Tap Room
(Bradford, West Yorkshire 2015-2018)

The Brandon Brewery Closed Photo
(Brandon, Suffolk 2005-2018)

Brewery Below Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 2017-2018)

Brewery Z Closed
(Bedford, Bedfordshire 2018-2018)

The Bridestones Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Blackshaw Head, West Yorkshire 2006-2018)

The Bridge Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Holmbridge, West Yorkshire 2014-2018)

Brindle Distillery Closed
(Brindle, Lancashire 2017-2018)

Brough's Brewery Closed
(Wolverhampton, West Midlands 2008-2018)

Bude Brewery Closed
(Bude, Cornwall 2011-2018)

Butchers Arms Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Woolhope, Herefordshire 2016-2018)

Bute Brew Co Closed
(Rothesay, Argyll and Bute 2014-2018)

Buzzard Brewery Closed
(Denbigh, Clwyd 2013-2018)

By The Mile Brewey Closed
(Broadstairs, Kent 2016-2018)

Castles Brewery Ltd Closed
(Portskewett, Gwent 2014-2018)

Caveman Brewing Company Ltd Cuckoo Brewer

Cellar Boys Brewery Closed Cuckoo Brewer

Chadwick's Brewery Closed
(Kendal, Cumbria 2014-2018)

Chew Valley Brewery Closed
(Pensford, Somerset 2014-2018)

Co Pilot Brewery Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 1998-2018)

Cornish Chough Brewery Closed
(The Lizard, Cornwall 2000-2018)

Craft Originale Closed
(Markinch, Fife 2017-2018)

Deverell's Brewing Company Closed
(Grays, Essex 2012-2018)

Dominion Brewery Company Ltd Cuckoo Brewer

Dunscar Brewery Closed
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2009-2018)

Edmunds Brewhouse Closed Brewpub
(Birmingham, West Midlands 2015-2018)

Epicurus Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Denton, Greater Manchester 2018-2018)

Essex Brewery Company Limited Closed
(Norton Madeville, Essex 2015-2018)

The Felstar Brewery Closed
(Crix Green, Essex 2001-2018)

Firefly Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Worcester, Worcestershire 2012-2018)

Five Oh Brew Co Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)

Force Brewery Ltd Closed
(Cirencester, Gloucestershire 2013-2018)

Fowey River Brewing Company Closed
(Lostwithiel, Cornwall 2017-2018)

G2 Brewing Ltd Closed
(Ashford, Kent 2012-2018)

Gaol Ale Brewery Closed
(Wirksworth, Derbyshire 2015-2018)

Gene Pool Brewing Ltd Closed
(Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire 2016-2018)

God Beer Closed Brewpub
(Lower Godney, Somerset 2014-2018)

Hamelsworde Brewery Closed
(Hemsworth, West Yorkshire 2013-2018)

Hardknott Brewery Closed Photo
(Millom, Cumbria 2005-2018)

The Hartest Brewing Co Closed
(Hartest, Suffolk 2018-2018)

Harthill Village Brewery Closed
(Harthill, South Yorkshire 2013-2018)

Harwich Town Brewing Company Cuckoo Brewer Photo

Hawkhill Brewery Limited Closed
(Dundee, City of Dundee 2016-2018)

Helm Bar Brewery Closed
(Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria 2015-2018)

Here Be Monsters Craft Brewery Closed
(Scoles, West Yorkshire 2015-2018)

Hogarths Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Bolton, Greater Manchester 2014-2018)

Hoggley's Brewery Closed

Hop Yard Brewing Co No Cask Ale Tap Room Contract Brewer

Hopburst Brewing Company Closed
(Darlington, County Durham 2016-2018)

Hope Brewery Closed
(Grays, Essex 2013-2018)

Hope Springs Brewery Closed
(Wendover, Buckinghamshire 2016-2018)

Hubris-ID Closed
(Wingfield, Wiltshire 2017-2018)

Hunsbury Craft Brewery Closed
(Northampton, Northamptonshire 2010-2018)

Idle Valley Brewing Closed
(Retford, Nottinghamshire 2014-2018)

James & Kirkman Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Pontefract, West Yorkshire 2013-2018)

Kettledrum Brewery Ltd Closed
(Burham, Kent 2017-2018)

King Alfred Ales Closed
(Gillingham, Dorset 2012-2018)

LAM Brewing Ltd Closed
(Sandford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire 2014-2018)

Landlord's Friend Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Luddendenfoot, West Yorkshire 2010-2018)

The Langwith Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Mansfield, Nottinghamshire 2016-2018)

Leafy Hollow Brewery Closed
(Bodmin, Cornwall 2015-2018)

Lithic Brewing Limited Sister Plant

Liverpool Organic Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Liverpool, Merseyside 2009-2018)

Luckie Ales Closed
(Leven, Fife 2008-2018)

Lyme Regis Brewing Ltd Tap Room Contract Brewer

Mad Hatter Brewing Company Closed
(Liverpool, Merseyside 2013-2018)

The Manning Brewers Ltd Sister Plant

Mash Brewery Ltd Closed
(East Stratton, Hampshire 2013-2018)

Masons Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Chorley, Lancashire 2018-2018)

Masquerade Brewing Co Cuckoo Brewer

Melin Tap Brewhouse Limited Closed Brewpub
(Little Mill, Gwent 2015-2018)

Merry Miner Brewery Ltd Closed
(Grendon, Warwickshire 2010-2018)

Moonchild Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Petrockstowe, Devon 2016-2018)

Moorstone Brewery Closed
(Horndon, Devon 2016-2018)

Mr Majolica's Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Grays, Essex 2014-2018)

Ness Ales Closed Brewpub
(Nesscliffe, Shropshire 2015-2018)

New Inn Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Liversedge, West Yorkshire 2012-2018)

Northallerton Brewery Ltd Closed
(Northallerton, North Yorkshire 2016-2018)

D. O'Brien Brewery Limited Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 2016-2018)

Offbeat Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Crewe, Cheshire 2010-2018)

The Old Bog Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Headington, Oxfordshire 2005-2018)

The Old Forge Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Coleshill, Oxfordshire 2010-2018)

Ollie's Brewery Closed
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 2016-2018)

The Otley Brewing Company Limited Closed Photo
(Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan 2005-2018)

Paradise Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Hayle, Cornwall 1981-2018)

Park Brew Closed
(Brechin, Angus 2016-2018)

Partners Brewery Ltd Closed
(Liversedge, West Yorkshire 2011-2018)

Partridge Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Chipping, Lancashire 2017-2018)

The Patriot Brewery Ltd Closed
(Bicknoller, Somerset 2009-2018)

The Pells Brewing Co-op Closed Brewpub
(Lewes, East Sussex 2014-2018)

Pirate Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Fewcott, Oxfordshire 2017-2018)

Pokertree Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Carrickmore, County Tyrone 2013-2018)

Project 88 Brewing Closed Contract Brewer

Providence Brewery Closed
(Bamber Bridge, Lancashire 2017-2018)

R T Ales Closed
(Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan 2016-2018)

The Famous Railway Tavern Brewing Co Closed Brewpub Photo
(Brightlingsea, Essex 1998-2018)

Raw Brewing Company Limited Take Over Photo

The Rebel Brewing Company Take Over

Red Hand Brewing Company Closed
(Donaghmore, County Tyrone 2013-2018)

Roath Brewery Ltd Closed
(Penylan, South Glamorgan 2016-2018)

Round Tower Brewery Closed
(Chelmsford, Essex 2013-2018)

Rowett Brewing Closed
(North Thoresby, Lincolnshire 2014-2018)

RPM Brewery Ltd Closed Brewpub
(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset 2015-2018)

Samphire Brewery Limited Closed
(Folkestone, Kent 2015-2018)

Scotch Hop Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-2018)

Seal Bay Brewery Closed
(Cardigan, Dyfed 2015-2018)

Sentinel Brewing Company Limited Closed Tap Room Photo
(Sheffield, South Yorkshire 2016-2018)

The Sheelin Brewery Closed
(Bellanaleck, County Fermanagh 2013-2018)

Six Bells Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Bishop's Castle, Shropshire 1997-2018)

Six O'Clock Beer Company Closed
(Manchester, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)

Skippool Creek Brewery Closed
(Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire 2016-2018)

Sleaford Brewery Closed
(Sleaford, Lincolnshire 2011-2018)

Sore Feet Brewing Closed
(Winsford, Cheshire 2017-2018)

The Spire Brewing Co Closed
(Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire 2006-2018)

St George's Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Callow End, Worcestershire 1998-2018)

St Oswalds Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Guiseley, West Yorkshire 2017-2018)

Sticklegs Brewery Closed
(Great Bromley, Essex 2008-2018)

Stoatcraft Revolutionary Beers Limited Closed
(Stoneywood, City of Aberdeen 2017-2018)

The Stockton Brewing Company Closed
(Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham 2015-2018)

Stoney Ford Brew Co Ltd Closed
(Ryhall, Rutland 2016-2018)

Streatham Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 2016-2018)

Target Brewery Ltd Closed
(Roden, Shropshire 2015-2018)

Thousand Trades Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Birmingham, West Midlands 2016-2018)

The Ticketybrew Company Closed
(Stalybridge, Greater Manchester 2013-2018)

Topsham Ales Closed Brewpub Photo
(Topsham, Devon 2009-2018)

Two Beach Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Shaldon, Devon 2013-2018)

Two Finches Brewery Closed Small Format
(London, Greater London 2015-2018)

Tydwals Brewery Closed
(Llangors, Powys 2015-2018)

Valve Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-2018)

VIP Brewery Take Over

Vision Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire 2018-2018)

Wainstones Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Hutton Rudby, North Yorkshire 2010-2018)

Whaley Bridge Brewery Closed
(Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire 2012-2018)

Wilde Bull Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Troston, Suffolk 2017-2018)

Willy Good Ales Closed
(Hartley, Wiltshire 2010-2018)

Willy's Brew Closed
(Stone, Buckinghamshire 2017-2018)

Yaarbrew Microbrewery Limited Closed Brewpub
(Hickling, Norfolk 2016-2018)

Last Updated : 15th September 2023