The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 1997

The following is a list of the 81 breweries listed on this site that opened in 1997 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

Abbey Ales Ltd Photo
(Bath, Somerset 1997-Still Brewing)

The Aviemore Brewery Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Aviemore, Inverness 1997-2001)

Banbury Micro Brewery Closed
(Banbury, Oxfordshire 1997-1999)

Barnfield Brewery Closed
(Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire 1997-1999)

Barngates Brewery Ltd Brewpub Photo
(Barngates, Cumbria 1997-Still Brewing)

Beckett's Brewery Ltd Closed
(Basingstoke, Hampshire 1997-2003)

Beecham's Bar and Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(St Helens, Merseyside 1997-2004)

The Beowulf Brewing Company Photo
(Brownhills, Staffordshire 1997-Still Brewing)

Black Dog Brewery Contract Brewer

Blanchfields Brewing Co Closed
(Mayland, Essex 1997-2007)

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

Blue Moon Brewery Closed Photo
(Barford, Norfolk 1997-2009)

Brecknock Brewery Ltd Closed
(Ystradgynlais, Powys 1997-1999)

Bridge of Allan Brewery Closed Photo
(Bridge of Allan, Stirling and Falkirk 1997-2009)

Brigg Brewing Co Closed
(Brigg, Lincolnshire 1997-1999)

Brown Cow Brewery Photo
(Barlow, North Yorkshire 1997-Still Brewing)

Cambrinus Craft Brewery Closed
(Prescot, Merseyside 1997-2011)

Castle Rock Brewery Photo
(Nottingham, Nottinghamshire 1997-Still Brewing)

Caythorpe Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Caythorpe, Nottinghamshire 1997-2019)

City of Cambridge Brewery Take Over

The Clockwork Beer Co Contract Brewer Photo

Cox & Holbrook Closed Photo
(Buxhall, Suffolk 1997-2015)

Crewkerne Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Crewkerne, Somerset 1997-2000)

Deeping Ales Closed
(Market Deeping, Lincolnshire 1997-2000)

Derwent Rose Brewery Closed Photo
(Consett, County Durham 1997-2005)

Faculty & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Birmingham, West Midlands 1997-1999)

Fantail & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 1997-1999)

Faraday & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 1997-1999)

Fat God's Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Iron Cross, Warwickshire 1997-2003)

Fathom & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Worthing, West Sussex 1997-1999)

Felon & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Leeds, West Yorkshire 1997-1999)

Fenland Brewery Limited Closed
(Little Downham, Cambridgeshire 1997-2008)

Fermenter & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Wolverhampton, West Midlands 1997-1999)

Finings & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Oldbury, West Midlands 1997-1999)

Finnesko & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Norwich, Norfolk 1997-1999)

Firecracker & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Crawley, West Sussex 1997-1999)

Fish & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Southend-on-Sea, Essex 1997-1999)

Fizgig & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Exeter, Devon 1997-1999)

Flag & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Watford, Hertfordshire 1997-1999)

Flannery's Brewery Ltd Closed
(Aberystwyth, Dyfed 1997-2001)

Flare & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Aberdeen, City of Aberdeen 1997-1999)

Fledgling & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Hertford, Hertfordshire 1997-1999)

Ford & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Romford, Greater London 1997-1999)

Foxfield Brewery Brewing Suspended Brewpub Photo
(Foxfield, Cumbria 1997-Brewing Suspended)

Freelance & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Dundee, City of Dundee 1997-1999)

Fringe & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 1997-1999)

Frome Valley Brewery Closed
(Bishops Frome, Herefordshire 1997-2001)

Fuggle & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Oxford, Oxfordshire 1997-1999)

Highwood Brewery Ltd Closed
(Melton Highwood, Lincolnshire 1997-2011)

Home County Brewers Closed
(Wickwar, Gloucestershire 1997-2000)

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

The Inveralmond Brewery Ltd
(Perth, Perth and Kinross 1997-Still Brewing)

Iris Rose Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Kingussie, Inverness 1997-2001)

Itchen Valley Brewery Ltd
(Alresford, Hampshire 1997-Still Brewing)

Keltek Brewery Photo
(Redruth, Cornwall 1997-Still Brewing)

Lakeland Brewing Company Closed
(Kendal, Cumbria 1997-2000)

Leyland Breweries Ltd Closed
(Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 1997-1999)

The Millwright's Arms Closed Brewpub
(Warwick, Warwickshire 1997-1998)

Oakwell Brewery Closed Photo
(Barnsley, South Yorkshire 1997-2013)

Old Barn Brewery Closed
(Tow Law, County Durham 1997-2001)

Old Laxey Brewing Co. Ltd Contract Brewer Photo

Original Brewing Company (Bracknell) Closed Brewpub
(Bracknell, Berkshire 1997-2000)

Original Brewing Company (Cardiff) Closed Brewpub
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan 1997-2000)

Original Brewing Company (Glasgow) Closed Brewpub
(Bargeddie, Lanarkshire 1997-2000)

Parisa Cafe Bar Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale
(London, Greater London 1997-1999)

Philatelist & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Bromley, Greater London 1997-1999)

Red Shed Brewery Closed
(Kimberley, Nottinghamshire 1997-1999)

Restalrig Village Brewery Ltd Closed
(Restalrig, City of Edinburgh 1997-1999)

Rockingham Ales
(Blatherwycke, Northamptonshire 1997-Still Brewing)

Saddleworth Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Uppermill, Greater Manchester 1997-Still Brewing)

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

Skinner's Brewing Co Limited Photo
(Newham, Cornwall 1997-Still Brewing)

Stony Rock Brewery Closed
(Waterhouses, Staffordshire 1997-2000)

Teme Valley Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Knightwick, Worcestershire 1997-Still Brewing)

The Travellers Inn Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Pen-y-cefn, Clwyd 1997-2004)

Triple fff Brewing Company Tap Room
(Four Marks, Hampshire 1997-Still Brewing)

Valhalla Brewery Closed
(Voe, Shetland 1997-2019)

Verulam Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(St Albans, Hertfordshire 1997-2015)

Woodbury Brewery Closed
(Great Witley, Worcestershire 1997-2001)

Woodhampton Brewing Company Closed
(Aymestrey, Herefordshire 1997-2002)

Zest Brewery
(Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire 1997-Still Brewing)



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Last Updated : 23rd June 2021