The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of City of Bristol

We list 33 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of City of Bristol. Of these, 21 are open breweries, 12 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Arbor Ales Ltd Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2007-Still Brewing)
Left Handed Giant Brewing Brewpub Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2017-Still Brewing)
Basement Beer Ltd
(Bristol, Avon 2019-Still Brewing)
The Little Giant Brewery Bristol Ltd
(Bristol, Avon 2017-Still Brewing)
Brewhouse & Kitchen (Bristol) Brewpub Photo
(Bristol, Avon 2015-Still Brewing)
Lost And Grounded Brewers Ltd Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2016-Still Brewing)
Bristol Beer Factory Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2004-Still Brewing)
Masquerade Brewing Co
(Bristol, Avon 2017-Still Brewing)
Croft Ales Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2017-Still Brewing)
Moor Beer Company Ltd Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 1996-Still Brewing)
Dawkins Ales
(Easton, Avon 2005-Still Brewing)
New Bristol Brewery Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2013-Still Brewing)
Fierce & Noble Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2017-Still Brewing)
Newtown Park Brewing Company Limited Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2020-Still Brewing)
Fishponds Brewery Ltd Brewpub
(Fishponds, Avon 2018-Still Brewing)
Tapestry Brewery Limited Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2017-Still Brewing)
Good Chemistry Brewing Ltd Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2015-Still Brewing)
Wiper & True Brewing Co Tap Room
(Bristol, Avon 2015-Still Brewing)
The Incredible Brewing Co.
(Bristol, Avon 2015-Still Brewing)
Zerodegrees (Bristol) Brewpub No Cask Ale Photo
(Bristol, Avon 2004-Still Brewing)
King Street Brew House Brewpub Photo
(Bristol, Avon 2016-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

The Avon Brewing Company Ltd Closed
(Bristol, Avon 2008-2011)

Bolthole Brewery Closed
(Bristol, Avon 2015-2017)

Bristol Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Bristol, Avon 2003-2003)

Cosmic Brewing Company Limited Closed
(Bristol, Avon 2018-2019)

The Courage Bristol Brewery Closed
(Bristol, Avon 1732-1999)

Crane Beer Closed
(Bristol, Avon 2014-2017)

Fleece & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Bristol, Avon 1982-1990)

Hardington Brewery Closed
(Bedminster, Avon 1991-1997)

The Lucifer Live Beer Company Closed Brewpub
(Clifton, Avon 1993-1995)

Ross Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(Bristol, Avon 1989-1999)

Smiles Brewing Co. Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Bristol, Avon 1978-2004)

Towles' Fine Ales Closed
(Bristol, Avon 2012-2016)

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 : 5th March 2021