The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Somerset West and Taunton

We list 18 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Somerset West and Taunton. Of these, 6 are open breweries, 12 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Black Bear Brewery Brewpub
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 2015-Still Brewing)

Cotleigh Brewery Limited
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 1979-Still Brewing)

Exmoor Ales Ltd
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 1980-Still Brewing)

The Patriot Brewery Ltd Brewing Suspended
(Bicknoller, Somerset 2009-Brewing Suspended)

Quantock Brewery Tap Room Photo
(Bishops Lydeard, Somerset 2008-Still Brewing)

The Wild Beer Company Ltd
(Westcombe, Somerset 2012-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Bell Inn Closed Brewpub
(Bishops Lydeard, Somerset 1980-1982)

Bisphop's Brewery Closed
(Wellington, Somerset 1983-1987)

Dunkery Ales Ltd Closed
(Exford, Somerset 2006-2007)

Juwards Brewery Closed
(Wellington, Somerset 1994-2007)

Kubla Brewery Ltd Closed
(Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset 2012-2016)

Masters Brewery Closed
(Greenham, Somerset 2006-2015)

North Curry Brewery Closed Photo
(North Curry, Somerset 2007-2016)

Red Ink Brewery Closed
(Greenham, Somerset 2014-2015)

Six Trees Brewing Co Closed
(Triscombe, Somerset 2012-2016)

Somerset (Electric) Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Halse, Somerset 2003-2005)

Tanners Ales Closed
(Wiveliscombe, Somerset 2015-2017)

Taunton Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Bagborough, Somerset 2006-2011)

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.

Footnote

Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others,

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Last Updated : 5th March 2021