The Belfast Brewing Company: "Belfast based Belfast Brewing Company Ltd Private Limited Company employer has been trading since 25/10/2012 (registration number: NI615148). Employer's headquarter address is 4 Belmont Park, , Belfast, , BT4 3DU, United Kingdom.".
Alexandra Tennant as Director/Company Secretary.
Belfast City Brewing Company Ltd. (NI029965). Registered Address: 22 Lower Windsor Avenue, Belfast, BT9 7DW
A new brewpub in the centre of Belfast reflecting the name of a local brewery long dead, in a pub that has changed its name back to what it was many years ago.
The Deer's Head
1-3 Lower Garfield St
Telephone: (028) 90434655
BLACK MOUNTAIN BREWING COMPANY
A new brewery setting up late 2015 at the Speckled Hen Bar/Restaurant, Derriaghy, Belfast and to produce in 2016.
The Speckled Hen
Tel: (028) 90 61 1113
Started in 2014 and contract brewed at Whitewater. Apparently closed.
CUMBERLAND BREWERY (NI) * STATION WORKS BREWERY *
Once based in the old 'Station Works' behind Newry train station by Alltech, it has sinced moved to Dundalk to become the 'Pearse Lyons Brewery' in honour of the late owner, Dr. Pearse Lyons.
DOPEY DICK BREWING COMPANY
A small microbrewery founded by the proprietors of the Grand Central Bar, Derry. Situated at Skeoge Industrial Estate, Derry.
A collaboaration with Mourne Mountain Brewery and marketed as the first to use traceability technology, revealing everything you want to know about your beer, its ingredients and brewing methods. It is also shown on the brewlist at Boyne Brewery, Drogheda.
10-20 Lombard street
Telephone: (028) 9072 8018
FARMAGEDDON BREWING CO-OP
The Co-op brewery is situated on 5 acres of land where they have 360 Cider apple and Perry pear trees, hopefully to see Farmageddon Cider and Perry.
THE FARMAGEDDON BREWING CO-OP
25 Ballykeigle Road
FIFTH QUARTER BREWING *
A recent startup, credited to Paul Martin Camplisson (Director) at 4 Falcon Road, Belfast, BT12 6SJ - a very familiar address that - but brewed by Hilden. Apparently closed.
GLENS OF ANTRIM ALES *
Based in Murlough near Ballycastle, it has three bottled beers
The longest running cask ale brewery in the province, going since 1981. Situated on the outskirts of Lisburn, County Antrim. They run an annual beer festival at the brewery and have their own tap room and restaurant with visits to the brewery and museum.
Tel: (028) 9266 3863
BFTW NI MEMBERS: FREE PINT OF ALE WITH A MAIN MEAL.
HILLSTOWN BREWING COMPANY
Started in 2014 near Randalstown, County Antrim. Horny Bull Stout (12%); Massey Red Ale (5.2%); The Goat's Butt (5.3% - wheat beer); Wayne's Wheat (5.3%).
128 Glebe Road
A small craft brewery by Gordon Fallis.
Fermanagh Beer (5.0%) and Lough Erne Brown Porter (5.0%)
Started up by Joseph McMullan at Alanbrooke Park Industrial Estate, Belfast
Middleweight IPA (4.5%) and IPA Red Ale (4.5%) with future brews planned including an American Pale Ale and a stout or porter.
Started to do ales in casks.
Alanbrooke Park Industrial Estate
LACADA BREWING CO-OPERATIVE
Recently set up via the community share scheme it has three bottled beers: IPA, Golden Ale, Porter.
"Lacada" is derived from Liach Fada. It means 'the longstone' and refers to a low, mean, rocky outcrop about 300 yards east of the world famous Giant's Causeway.
8 Brooklyn Place
Recently set up by Michael in Co. Down and listing three beers.
Lecale Brewery Ltd
5 High Street
LOOPLAND BREWING COMPANY
A new set up in East Belfast by Martin Briggs and .
MALTMEISTER BREWERY *
A start up by Geoff Nuttall in Bangor with limited distribution
Geoff has confirmed he has de-registered with the tax office and the brewery has closed.
A start up in Banbridge.
58 Castlewellan Road
McCRACKENS REAL ALE
A start up in County Armagh.
Derryall Road Portadown Craigavon
A start up in Holywood at the end fo 2019 by Chris. Some cans available locally.
Holywood Co. Down
MOURNE MOUNTAINS BREWERY LIMITED
Warrenpoint-based Mourne Mountains Brewery founder and owner, Connaire McGreevy, and master brewer Tom Ray now produce five craft beers.
Gold 4%: Trail 5.5%: Big Rock 5%. Plus two special seasonal brews; Mourne Mist Pilsner and East Coast IPA.
Milltown East Ind Est
Upper Dromore Road
NIGHTCAP BEER COMPANY *
A Belfast based business, Declan Holmes Owner/ Proprietor, without a fixed brewing premises and producing beer wherever they can find capacity, which currently is in the mainland UK. Apparently closed, but now an events firm.
NORN IRON BREW COMPANY LIMITED
A new set-up in Dunmurry. It's run by Aaron Craven and his cousin Paul McMullan who will initially release three high strength beers.
NORTHBOUND BREWERY LTD
Set up by David Rogers, qualified Master Brewer.
Brewing Kolsch Style Beer (Great Taste Award winner), Pale Ale, Sticke Alt and Limited Release IPA.
6 McLean Road, Londonderry BT47 3XX
O'CONNOR CRAFT BREW
Recently set up in the north west at Faughanvale. One bottled beer at present.
Beers Brewed: Brassy Blonde 4.4%
POKER TREE BREWING COMPANY *
Poker Tree Brewery (named after an old story about a tree under which the devil will play cards with hapless people), is based in Carrickmore. Darren
Nugent is now Ion Distillery.
POKER TREE BREWING COMPANY
357 B Drumnakilly road
RED HAND BREWING COMPANY *
A small brewer setting up in Donaghmore. They made their public launch in 2013. Apparently closed. Website gone.
RED HAND BREWING COMPANY
38 Main Street
Postal town: Dungannon
Tel: +44(0)2887 761359
ROUGH BROTHERS BREWING
A small start-up in the North West by Andrew. Five bottled beers so far.
Sailortown, although a reference to Belfast's old Sailortown district, is brewed at Carrig Brewing Co.
It is a pilsner, with plans for a Red Ale and Pale Ale to follow.
Another contract brewed "brewery", three bottled beers currenty brewed by Knockout Brewery in Belfast.
Samuels Brewing Company
46 Hill Street
Telephone: (028) 9600 9145 (Mon-Fri: 9am to 5pm)
SHEELIN BREWING COMPANY
From Irish: Loch Sidh Linn meaning "lake of the fairy pool", The brewery is newly started by Doctor George Cathcart (a doctorate and research in
biomolecular sciences and medicinal chemistry). Currently he has a bottled blonde ale along with a stout, an Irish red and plans for an IPA.
THE SHEELIN BREWERY
178 Derrylin Road,
Tel: +44 (0) 7730 432 232.
A new brewery in Lurgan producing several beers.
Tel: +353 85 808 8057.
STRANGFORD LOUGH BREWING COMPANY *
A small craft brewer beside the waters of the Lough. SBLC launched their two Viking beers, Barelegs Brew and Legbiter at the Killyleagh Viking Boat Festival. Plus the
range of St. Patricks beersThese beers can often be found in many places - this reference held for historic reasons.
Apparently closed down after losing an American court case.
TWISTED KETTLE BREWERY
A nano brewer in Donaghadee about to start up.
WALLED CITY BREWERY
Based just outside the village of Martinstown, the brewery is run by James Huey.
Producing Pale Ale, Irish Red and Black Stout.
70 Ebrington Square
Started up around 1995 on the family farm in Kilkeel, County Down, they supply the majority of cask beers in the province. Very little (at present) on the UK
distribution market. They supply guest ales to outlets and run beer festivals at their own bar, The White Horse, Saintfield, County Down. Tours of the brewery are
available but MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE.
First mooted way back in 1990 by a co-owner of the old Linenhall Bar, and to be in Franklin Street, but never followed through. Then a couple of rumours in later years but all pipe dreams.
The Brewbot * started on the Ormeau Road, Belfast, but did not last long. The parent company of Brewbot appears, from newspaper articles, to be closing. Galway Bay Brewery stepped in and took the place over. Will it be an ordinary pub? Will they try a micro brewery?
There are rumours abounding of new set-ups, contract brewed only, upheavals etc. Details are sketchy at present. Some may happen, most not, and new starts will in
all likelihood be small scale. Covid will see off a few.