The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 1998

The following is a list of the 52 breweries listed on this site that opened in 1998 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

Alchemy Brewing Company Closed
(Hersham, Surrey 1998-2001)

Barge & Barrel Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Elland, West Yorkshire 1998-2015)

Bevvied Bull Brewery Closed
(Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire 1998-1999)

Bigfoot Traditional Ales Ltd Closed
(Blyton Carr, Lincolnshire 1998-2001)

Black Isle Brewing Co Ltd Photo
(Munlochy, Ross and Cromarty 1998-Still Brewing)

Brewsters Brewing Company Ltd Photo
(Grantham, Lincolnshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Bridgewater Ales Ltd Closed
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)

Briscoe's Brewery
(Otley, West Yorkshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Bragdy Ceredigion Brewery Closed
(Pentregat, Dyfed 1998-2006)

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

The Cook Brewery Company Closed
(Bockhampton, Hampshire 1998-1995)

Country Life Brewery Photo
(Abbotsham Barton, Devon 1998-Still Brewing)

Cox's Yard Closed Brewpub Photo
(Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire 1998-2002)

Far North Brewery Closed
(Reay, Sutherland 1998-2009)

Fruitmaker & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 1998-1999)

Haggards Brewery Limited Closed
(London, Greater London 1998-2005)

Hesket Newmarket Brewery Limited Brewpub Photo
(Hesket Newmarket, Cumbria 1998-Still Brewing)

Humpty Dumpty Brewery Photo
(Reedham, Norfolk 1998-Still Brewing)

Kent Brewery Ltd Closed
(Betteshanger, Kent 1998-2000)

Lidstones Brewery Closed
(Wickhambrook, Suffolk 1998-2003)

Malvern Hills Brewery Ltd Brewing Suspended Tap Room
(Malvern, Worcestershire 1998-Brewing Suspended)

Marble Beers Ltd Tap Room
(Salford, Greater Manchester 1998-Still Brewing)

Mash Ltd Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(London, Greater London 1998-2007)

Melbourn Brothers Brewery No Cask Ale Tap Room Small Format
(Stamford, Lincolnshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Miller's Thumb Brewing Company Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Anniesland, Glasgow City 1998-2003)

Newby Wyke Brewery Photo
(Grantham, Lincolnshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Original Brewing Company (Basildon) Closed Brewpub
(Basildon, Essex 1998-2000)

Original Brewing Company (Birmingham) Closed Brewpub
(Rednal, West Midlands 1998-2000)

Original Brewing Company (Horwich) Closed Brewpub
(Horwich, Greater Manchester 1998-2000)

Original Brewing Company (Leeds) Closed Brewpub
(Leeds, West Yorkshire 1998-2000)

Original Brewing Company (Sheffield) Closed Brewpub
(Sheffield, South Yorkshire 1998-2000)

Original Brewing Company (Surrey Quays) Closed Brewpub
(London, Greater London 1998-2000)

The Ossett Brewing Company Limited Tap Room Photo
(Ossett, West Yorkshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Pacific Oriental Closed Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(London, City of London 1998-2005)

Packhorse Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Southsea, Hampshire 1998-2002)

Picks Brewery Closed Photo
(Accrington, Lancashire 1998-2004)

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

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

Red Shoot Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Linwood, Hampshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Renegade Brewery Tap Room
(Yattendon, Berkshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Robinwood Brewers & Vintners Closed Brewpub
(Todmorden, West Yorkshire 1998-1993)

Scattor Rock Brewery Ltd Closed
(Christow, Devon 1998-2009)

Sharley Brook Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(Audley, Staffordshire 1998-2001)

Snowdonia Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Waunfawr, Gwynedd 1998-Still Brewing)

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

St Giles in the Wood Brewery Closed
(Great Torrington, Devon 1998-1998)

Storm Brewing Company Ltd Photo
(Macclesfield, Cheshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Sussex Brewery Limited Closed Brewpub Photo
(Pett, East Sussex 1998-2004)

Tindall Ale Brewery
(Thwaite, Norfolk 1998-Still Brewing)

Warcop Country Ales Closed
(St Brides Wentlooge, Gwent 1998-2014)

Warwickshire Beer Company Ltd
(Cubbington, Warwickshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Weatheroak Brewery Ltd
(Studley, Warwickshire 1998-Still Brewing)

Last Updated : 10th June 2023