The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Midlothian

We list 33 breweries in the Historic County of Midlothian. Of these, 16 are open breweries, 17 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Alechemy Brewing Ltd
(Livingston, West Lothian 2012-Still Brewing)

Barney's Beer
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2011-Still Brewing)

Bellfield Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Edinburgh, Midlothian 2015-Still Brewing)

Caledonian Brewing Company Ltd Photo
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1865-Still Brewing)

The Campervan Brewery Tap Room
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2016-Still Brewing)

Cold Town Brewery No Cask Ale
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2018-Still Brewing)

Cross Borders Brewing Company Limited Tap Room
(Dalkeith, Midlothian 2016-Still Brewing)

The Edinburgh Beer Factory Limited Tap Room
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-Still Brewing)

The Hanging Bat Beer Co Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2014-Still Brewing)

Hurly Burly Brewery Limited
(Musselburgh, Midlothian 2016-Still Brewing)

Newbarns Brewery
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2020-Still Brewing)

Pilot Beer
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2013-Still Brewing)

Stenroth Brewing
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2019-Still Brewing)

Stewart Brewing Ltd Tap Room
(Loanhead, Midlothian 2004-Still Brewing)

Top Out Brewery llp
(Loanhead, Midlothian 2013-Still Brewing)

Vault City Brewing Ltd
(Edinburgh, Midlothian 2020-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

The Argyle Brewing Company Closed
(Leith, City of Edinburgh 1985-1986)

Beer Necessities Closed Photo
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1996-1999)

Crofthead Brewery Closed
(Livingston, West Lothian 1995-1995)

Fisherrow Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1999-2003)

Fountain Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1856-2004)

Leith Brewery Closed
(Leith, City of Edinburgh 1982-1984)

Liquid Brewery Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2013-2016)

McCowan's Brewhouse Closed Brewpub Photo
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1999-2006)

McEwan Closed Alternative Name
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1856-2004)

McIntosh's Closed Alternative Name
(Livingston, West Lothian 1995-1995)

Physician & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1994-1999)

Restalrig Village Brewery Ltd Closed
(Restalrig, City of Edinburgh 1997-1999)

Rose Street Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1983-1999)

Scotch Hop Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-2018)

Andrew Usher Closed Brewpub
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2014-2016)

Valve Brewing Co Ltd Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 2015-2018)

William Youngers & Co. Ltd Closed
(Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh 1749-1931)



Footnote

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 : 19th April 2021