The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 1978

The following is a list of the 6 breweries listed on this site that opened in 1978 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

Butcombe Brewery Ltd
(Wrington, Somerset 1978-Still Brewing)

Goose Eye Brewery Ltd Taproom
(Bingley, West Yorkshire 1978-Still Brewing)

Heineken UK (Berkshire) Closed No Cask Ale
(Reading, Berkshire 1978-2010)

Moorhouse's Brewery (Burnley) Ltd
(Burnley, Lancashire 1978-Still Brewing)

Ringwood Brewery Ltd Taproom
(Ringwood, Hampshire 1978-Still Brewing)

Smiles Brewing Co. Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Bristol, Avon 1978-2004)

Last Updated : 9th May 2023