The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 2005

The following is a list of the 75 breweries listed on this site that opened in 2005 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

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

Atlantic Brewery
(Indian Queens St Columb, Cornwall 2005-Still Brewing)

Bard's Brewery Closed
(Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire 2005-2006)

Barearts Brewery Closed
(Todmorden, West Yorkshire 2005-2016)

Battledown Brewery llp Photo
(Cheltenham, Gloucestershire 2005-Still Brewing)

The Betwixt Beer Company Ltd Closed
(Birkenhead, Merseyside 2005-2009)

Blackfriars Brewery Limited Closed Photo
(Great Yarmouth, Norfolk 2005-2012)

Borough Arms Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Crewe, Cheshire 2005-2019)

Bradfield Brewery Ltd
(High Bradfield, South Yorkshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Bragdy'R Bryn Cyf Closed Photo
(Denbigh, Clwyd 2005-2006)

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

The Brew Wharf Company Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(London, Greater London 2005-2014)

Bull Lane Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Sunderland, Tyne and Wear 2005-2011)

Burford Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Witney, Oxfordshire 2005-2008)

Canavans Brewery Closed Photo
(Liverpool, Merseyside 2005-2008)

Clarion Brewery Closed
(Blackwell, Derbyshire 2005-2005)

Combe Martin Brewery Closed
(Combe Martin, Devon 2005-2016)

Cotswold Spring Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Dodington Ash, Gloucestershire 2005-2016)

The Craftsman Brewery Closed
(Wretton, Cambridgeshire 2005-2006)

The Crondall Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Crondall, Hampshire 2005-2012)

Custom Beers Limited Closed
(Haywards Heath, West Sussex 2005-2008)

Danelaw Brewery Ltd Closed
(Chellaston, Derbyshire 2005-2006)

Dawkins Ales Closed
(Easton, Avon 2005-2023)

Distant Hills Brewing Closed Tap Room Photo
(Glossop, Derbyshire 2005-2023)

The Fat Cat Brewing Company Brewpub Photo
(Norwich, Norfolk 2005-Still Brewing)

Freedom Brewery Ltd No Cask Ale
(Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Frodsham Brewery Closed Photo
(Frodsham, Cheshire 2005-2016)

Front Street Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Binham, Norfolk 2005-2013)

Great Oakley Brewery
(Tiffield, Northamptonshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Hammerpot Brewery Ltd Closed
(Poling, West Sussex 2005-2019)

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

Hawkstone Brewery No Cask Ale
(Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire 2005-Still Brewing)

Isca Ales Ltd Photo
(Holcombe Village, Devon 2005-Still Brewing)

Isle of Mull Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Ledaig, Argyll and Bute 2005-2009)

Keynsham Brewing Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Keynsham, Somerset 2005-2008)

Kingstone Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Tintern, Gwent 2005-Still Brewing)

Lancaster Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Lancaster, Lancashire 2005-Still Brewing)

Little Valley Brewery Ltd Photo
(Cragg Vale, West Yorkshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Lovibond's Brewery Ltd Photo
(Badgemore, Oxfordshire 2005-Still Brewing)

The Mayfields Brewery Closed
(Leominster, Herefordshire 2005-2015)

Mersea Island Brewery
(East Mersea, Essex 2005-Still Brewing)

The Moorcock Brewing Co Closed
(Hawes, North Yorkshire 2005-2007)

Naylor's Brewery Ltd Closed Tap Room Photo
(Cross Hills, North Yorkshire 2005-2021)

The Odcombe Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Odcombe, Somerset 2005-2020)

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

Old Spot Brewery Limited Closed Photo
(Cullingworth, West Yorkshire 2005-2022)

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

Oxfordshire Ales Closed Photo
(Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire 2005-2015)

The Oyster Bar & Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Ellenabeich, Argyll and Bute 2005-2008)

Peak Ales (Visitor Centre)
(Chatsworth, Derbyshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Peakstones Rock Brewing Company
(Alton, Staffordshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Potbelly Brewery Limited Photo
(Kettering, Northamptonshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Purity Brewing Company Ltd Photo
(Great Alne, Warwickshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Purple Moose Brewery Ltd (Bragdy Mŵs Piws) Photo
(Porthmadog, Gwynedd 2005-Still Brewing)

Quartz Brewing Ltd Photo
(Kings Bromley, Staffordshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Rhymney Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Blaenavon, Gwent 2005-Still Brewing)

Rodham's Brewery Closed
(Otley, West Yorkshire 2005-2014)

Severn Vale Brewing Company Closed Photo
(Tortworth, Gloucestershire 2005-2016)

Sherborne Brewery Ltd Closed Brewpub
(Sherbourne, Dorset 2005-2014)

Sidecar Brewery Closed
(Huddersfield, West Yorkshire 2005-2006)

Snowdon Craft Beer Ltd Photo
(Colwyn Bay, Clwyd 2005-Still Brewing)

Spitting Feathers Brewery
(Waverton, Cheshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Star Beermaking Company Closed
(Steeple, Essex 2005-2007)

Strathaven Ales Closed
(Craigmill, Lanarkshire 2005-2022)

Surrey Hills Brewery
(Dorking, Surrey 2005-Still Brewing)

Tollgate Brewery Tap Room
(Calke, Derbyshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Tunnel Brewery Ltd Nomad Brewer

Ufford Ales Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Ufford, Cambridgeshire 2005-2012)

The Union Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(South Brent, Devon 2005-2012)

VOG Brewery Photo
(Sully, South Glamorgan 2005-Still Brewing)

WC Brewery Ltd Closed
(Mickle Trafford, Cheshire 2005-2011)

Wear Valley Brewery Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Bishop Auckland, County Durham 2005-2009)

Wild's Brewery Ltd Closed
(Weobley, Herefordshire 2005-2006)

The Winchester Brewery Limited Closed
(Southampton, Hampshire 2005-2007)

Yorkshire Dales Brewing Company Limited Tap Room
(Askrigg, North Yorkshire 2005-Still Brewing)

Last Updated : 19th October 2023