The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Highland

We list 29 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Highland. Of these, 21 are open breweries, 8 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Applecross Brewing Company Ltd Updated
(Kishorn, Ross and Cromarty 2018-Still Brewing)
John O'Groats Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(John O'Groats, Caithness 2015-Still Brewing)
Ardgour Ales Ltd
(Ardgour, Argyll and Bute 2020-Still Brewing)
Knoydart Brewery Limited
(Knoydart, Ross and Cromarty 2019-Still Brewing)
Black Isle Brewing Co Ltd Photo
(Munlochy, Ross and Cromarty 1998-Still Brewing)
Nessie Brew Small Format
(Fort Augustus, Inverness 2017-Still Brewing)
The Cairngorm Brewery Co Ltd Photo
(Aviemore, Inverness 2001-Still Brewing)
The Old Inn Brewhouse Brewpub
(Gairloch, Ross and Cromarty 2010-Still Brewing)
Cromarty Brewing Company Ltd
(Davidston, Ross and Cromarty 2011-Still Brewing)
The Plockton Brewery Photo
(Plockton, Ross and Cromarty 2007-Still Brewing)
Cuillin Brewery Ltd Brewpub Photo
(Sligachan, Ross and Cromarty 2004-Still Brewing)
River Leven Ales
(Kinlochleven, Inverness 2011-Still Brewing)
Dog Falls Brewing Co Ltd
(Scaniport, Inverness 2019-Still Brewing)
Strathcarron Brewery
(Strathcarron, Ross and Cromarty 2016-Still Brewing)
Dun Brewing Tap Room
(Glenelg, Ross and Cromarty 2018-Still Brewing)
Two Thirsty Men Ltd
(Grantown-on-Spey, Inverness 2016-Still Brewing)
Glen Spean Brewing Co
(Spean Bridge, Inverness 2017-Still Brewing)
Wild Barn Beer
(Annat, Inverness 2019-Still Brewing)
The Hanging Tree Brewery Brewpub
(Drumnadrochit, Inverness 2017-Still Brewing)
Wooha Brewing Updated
(Kinloss, Nairn 2015-Still Brewing)
Isle of Skye Brewing Co (Leann an Eilein) Ltd Photo
(Uig, Ross and Cromarty 1995-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Alice Brewery Closed
(Inverness, Inverness 1983-1988)

An Teallach Ale Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Dundonnell, Ross and Cromarty 2003-2019)

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

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

Glenfinnan Brewery Co Ltd Closed Photo
(Glenfinnan, Inverness 2006-2016)

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

Laig Bay Brew Co Closed
(Isle of Eigg, Ross and Cromarty 2015-2020)

Newtonmore & Kingussie Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Kingussie, Inverness 2001-2003)


Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others, brewers whose status is uncertain and probably not brewing, closed breweries whose brands are produced elsewhere and brewery groups non-brewing headquarters. Contract, cuckoo and gypsy brewers, who are free to move premisses, and not allocated to a county.

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Last Updated : 25th May 2021