The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 1856

The following is a list of the 2 breweries listed on this site that opened in 1856 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

Fountain Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1856-2004)

The Guernsey Brewery Co. (1920) Ltd Closed Photo
(St Peter Port, Channel Islands 1856-1988)

Last Updated : 3rd March 2006