The Directory of UK Brewers

Original Brewing Company

Brewery Group
AddressOriginal Brewing Company
Bass Leisure Entertainments Ltd
New Castle House
Castle Boulevard


A series of microbreweries situated in Hollywood Bowl bowling alleys. The first opened in Leicester in June 1995. In 1996 outlets were opened in Watford, North Finchley and Stevenage. 1997 saw expansion into Bracknell, Cardiff and Coatbridge. The final openings were in 1998 in Horwich, Basildon, Leeds, Surrey Quays, Birmingham and finally in Sheffield. All locations had a 5BBL plant was used at most of the breweries and a standard range on bitters and lagers were brewed which at many places were nitrogenated. All had ceased brewing by the later half of 2000.

Beers Brewed

We do not maintain a list of beers brewed by each brewery. There may be a list on the brewery's own website. For historical information, we suggest you also visit the brewery page on the unfortunately no longer updated Beermad.


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Last Updated : 15th November 2009