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London Breweries

One of the great things about being a beer drinker in London at the moment is the vibrancy of its beer and brewing scene. Some are members of London Brewers' Alliance. Various articles on the breweries, can be found here: Articles on London Breweries.

Active Independent Breweries (at 22 May 2022)

Brewery Location Type Taproom LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
40FT Dalston E8 Brewery Occ
Affinity Brixton SW9 Brewery
Anomaly Old Malden KT3 Brewery
Anspach & Hobday Beddington CR0 Brewery Opened March 2020. No brewing kit left at Bermondsey site.
Battersea Nine Elms SW11 Brewery
Beavertown (Ponders End) Ponders End EN3 Brewery / 49% Heineken "Mothership"
Beavertown (Spurs) Tottenham N17 Brewery / 49% Heineken Available in stadium and the Corner Pin only.
Beavertown (Tottenham) Tottenham Hale N17 Brewery / 49% Heineken Also location of Tempus Project.
Beerblefish Walthamstow E17 Brewery Started brewing in E17 in September 2021.
Belleville Wandsworth Common SW12 Brewery Occ
Bexley Erith DA8 Brewery
Bianca Road Bermondsey SE16 Brewery
Block Hoxton N1 Brewpub (Wenlock)
Bohem Tottenham N17 Brewery
Boxcar Bethnal Green E2 Brewery
Br3wery Beckenham BR3 Brewery
Brew by Numbers (Bermondsey) Bermondsey SE16 Brewery Occ Pilot brewery in arch 75 run by Josh from Mellors.
Brew By Numbers (Greenwich) Greenwich SE10 Brewery Occ Main brewery site at Morden Wharf.
Brewdog Outpost (Tower Hill) Tower Hill EC3N Brewpub / 100% Brewdog
Brewhouse & Kitchen (Highbury) Highbury N5 Brewpub (B & K)
Brewhouse & Kitchen (Hoxton) Hoxton E2 Brewpub (B & K)
Brewhouse & Kitchen (Islington) Angel EC1V Brewpub (B & K)
Brick Deptford SE8 Brewery
Brockley (Brockley) Brockley SE4 Brewery Original site. Correspondance site.
Brockley (Hither Green) Hither Green SE12 Brewery Main site.
Broken Drum Upper Belvedere DA17 Brewery Only available at the micropub.
Bullfinch Herne Hill SE24 Brewery
Canopy Herne Hill SE24 Brewery
Clarkshaws Loughborough Junction SW9 Brewery
Concrete Island Shepherds Bush W12 Brewery
Cronx New Addington CR0 Brewery
Deviant & Dandy Hackney E9 Brewery
Distortion Battersea SW8 Brewery
Dogs Grandad Brixton SW9 Brewery First beer done in February 2021.
Drop Project Mitcham CR4 Brewery First beer done by April 2021.
Ealing Brentford TW8 Brewery
East London Leyton E10 Brewery
East Side Harold Wood RM3 Brewery Started brewing April 2021.
Essex Street Temple WC2 Brewery Brewing again since March 2022.
Exale Walthamstow E17 Brewery
Fearless Nomad Brentford TW8 Brewpub (Black Dog) Brewing started January 2020.
Five Points London Fields E8 Brewery
Forest Road Deptford SE14 Brewery Started brewing September 2021.
Friendship Adventure Loughborough Junction SW9 Brewery Brewing started May 2021.
German Kraft (Borough) Borough SE1 Brewpub (Mercato Metropolitano)
German Kraft (Dalston) Dalston E8 Brewpub (Kraft Dalston) Opened December 2020.
German Kraft (Mayfair) Mayfair W1K Brewpub (Mercato Metropolitano) First brew September 2020.
Gipsy Hill Gipsy Hill SE27 Brewery
Goodness Wood Green N22 Brewery
Gravity Well Leyton E10 Brewery Occ
Hackney Walthamstow E17 Brewery
Hackney Church Hackney E8 Brewery
Hammerton Barnsbury N7 Brewery
Howling Hops Hackney Wick E9 Brewery
Husk West Silvertown E16 Brewery
Ignition Sydenham SE26 Brewery
Inkspot Streatham Common SW16 Brewery
Jawbone Twickenham TW1 Brewery First beer done December 2020.
Jeffersons Barnes SW13 Brewery
Kernel Bermondsey SE16 Brewery
London Beer Factory West Norwood SE27 Brewery
London Beer Lab (Brixton) Brixton SW9 Brewery Second site with taproom.
London Beer Lab (Loughborough Junction) Loughborough Junction SW9 Brewery Main brewery site.
London Brewing North Finchley N12 Brewery
Long Arm Shoreditch EC2A Brewpub (Long Arm)
Macintosh Stamford Brook W6 Brewery Brews in garage on site and larger batches elsewhere.
Mad Yank Northwood Hills HA5 Brewery
Mammoth Hackney Wick E15 Brewery First beer, March 2021.
Marlix Petts Wood BR5 Brewery Home brew gone commercial December 2020.
Mellors Deptford SE8 Brewery All Mellors beers brewed on small kit at home.
Mikkeller Clerkenwell EC1R Brewpub (Mikkeller) First beers brewed in June 2020 in lockdown!
Mondo Battersea SW8 Brewery
Muswell Hillbilly Muswell Hill N10 Brewery BC Yes
Mutineers Bromley BR1 Brewery
Neckstamper Leyton E10 Brewery
Nirvana Leyton E10 Brewery
Old Street Hackney Wick E9 Brewery
One Mile End (Tottenham) Tottenham N17 Brewery Main site.
One Mile End (Whitechapel) Whitechapel E1 Brewpub (White Hart) Suspended or sporadic brewing.
Ora Tottenham N17 Brewery
Orbit Walworth SE17 Brewery
Parakeet City Pitshanger W5 Brewery One canned beer, started in 2020.
Park Norbiton KT1 Brewery
Partizan Bermondsey SE16 Brewery
Perivale Perivale UB6 Brewery
Pillars Walthamstow E17 Brewery
Pinnora Pinner HA5 Brewery Started brewing again in May 2021.
Portobello North Kensington W10 Brewery
Pressure Drop Tottenham Hale N17 Brewery Non-KC Yes Non-CC Yes
Pretty Decent Forest Gate E7 Brewery KeyYes RAIB (Yes)
Redemption Tottenham N17 Brewery KeyYes RAIB RAIC
SALT London Thamesmead SE28 Brewery Started brewing as SALT London in December 2021.
Sambrook's Wandsworth SW18 Brewery
Signal Beddington CR0 Brewery
Signature Walthamstow E17 Brewery Moved to Walthamstow September 2019
Small Beer South Bermondsey SE16 Brewery Low gravity beers.
So What Gipsy Hill SE19 Brewpub Started in February 2022 with beers available from April 2022.
Solvay Society Leytonstone E11 Brewery Moved to Leytonstone May 2021.
Southey Penge SE20 Brewery
Southwark Bermondsey SE1 Brewery
Spartan Bermondsey SE16 Brewery
St Mary's Primrose Hill NW3 Brewery
Tap East Stratford Westfield E20 Brewpub (Tap East)
Three Hills Outpost Bermondsey SE16 Brewery First beers by December 2020.
Three Sods London Fields E8 Brewery
Tiny Vessel Hampton TW12 Brewery RAIB
Twickenham Twickenham TW2 Brewery >✔
Two Tribes Barnsbury N7 Brewery
Up The Creek Greenwich SE10 Brewpub (Up The Creek) Was Greenwich, changed name about March 2020.
Urban Alchemy New Barnet EN5 Brewery Available commercially from December 2019.
Villages Deptford SE8 Brewery
Werewolf Camden Town NW1 Brewery Brewing started in March 2022.
Wild Card Walthamstow E17 Brewery
Wimbledon Colliers Wood SW19 Brewery RAIB & Non-BC Yes Non-CC Yes
Workshy Richmond TW10 Brewery Home kit upgraded Summer 2021 and now main production site.
Zerodegrees Blackheath SE3 Brewpub (Zerodegrees)

Globally owned breweries

Brewery Location Type Taproom LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
Brixton (Brixton) Brixton SW9 Brewery / Heineken UK Yes Original site. Correspondence address.
Brixton (Loughborough Junction) Loughborough Junction SE24 Brewery / Heineken UK Main site.
Camden Town (Kentish Town) Kentish Town NW5 Brewery / AB InBev Yes Smaller brewery, admin HQ and taproom.
Camden Town (Ponders End) Ponders End EN3 Brewery / AB InBev Main production brewery.
Flat Iron Square Southwark SE1 Brewpub (Lagunitas) / Heineken UK Yes Renamed from St Felix early 2022.
Fourpure Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Lion (Kirin) Yes
Fullers Chiswick W4 Brewery / Asahi UK Yes
Goose Island Shoreditch E1 Brewpub (Goose Island) / AB InBev Yes
Little Creatures Kings Cross N1C Brewpub (Little Creatures) / Lion (Kirin) Yes
Meantime North Greenwich SE10 Brewery / Asahi UK Yes

Suspended breweries

Brewery Location Type Taproom LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
Craft Academy Herne Hill SE24 Brewery Yes Still suspended by November 2021.
Crate Hackney Wick E9 Brewery @ Purity Yes Still no kit in bar by December 2021. Brewed at Purity.
Dragonfly Acton W3 Brewpub (George & Dragon) Yes Reported suspended by May 2019 after Portobello sold any interests.
Enfield Edmonton N18 Brewery Suspended in Feb 2022 pending sale or kit and site.
Gorgeous Highgate N6 Brewpub (Bull) Yes Brewery removed after sale of Bull in March 2022 to Metropolitan Pub Co.
Greywood Wood Green N22 Brewery Not brewed since March 2020.
Kentish Town Kentish Town NW5 Brewery Brewing suspended until brewer returns from Australia.
London Fields London Fields E8 Brewery / Carlsberg (Brooklyn) Yes Closed and put up for sale in December 2021 by Carlsberg.
Marko Paulo Northfields W13 Brewpub (Owl & Pussycat) Yes Suspended since start of pandemic.
Old Greenwich SE10 Brewpub (Old Brewery) Yes Kit out of use since 2014 despite being rebuilt since!
Old Fountain Old Street EC1V Brewpub (Old Fountain) Yes Not brewed since Autumn 2019.
Short Stack Hackney E8 Brewpub (Cock) Yes
Trial & Error (as Brew & Bottle) Tottenham N17 Brewery In administration by early 2021. Same site as ex-Watling Street and ex-Oddly.
Volden Forest Hill SE23 Brewery / Contract @ Belleville Has not brewed in new kit since moving in in April 2020.
Wrong Side of the Tracks Catford SE6 Brewery Suspended in 2020 at start of lockdown.

Cuckoo/Contract breweries

Brewery Location Type LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
Allsopps Notting Hill W11 Brewery / Contract @ Dead Parrot Brews original recipe Samuel Allsopps beers at Dead Parrot in Sheffield.
Big Bear Bermondsey SE1 Brand of Southwark Brewery Keg beers brewed by Southwark are branded Big Bear.
Big Hug North Kensington W10 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Portobello Occ Brewing at Portobello since second half of 2019.
Bloomsbury Drinks Bloomsbury WC1H Brewery / Contract @ Five Points? Beers at the Bloomsbury Leisure Group pubs.
Bondi Hoxton N1 Brewery / Contract @ Martens/Belgium
Brixton Beer Camberwell SE5 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Friendship Adventure Hop collective, Green Hop beer brewed locally each Autumn.
Chosen Few Parsons Green SW6 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Bone Machine
Cleaver Craft North Kensington W10 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Portobello
CoBru Wandsworth SW18 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Belleville Possibly also at Missing Link.
Davys Greenwich SE10 Brewery / Contract @ Eagle/Mastons? Old Wallop thought to be brewed at Eagle/Marstons in Bedford.
Days West Brompton SW6 Brewery / Contact @ (Edinburgh) Alcohol free beers, started September 2020, brewed in Edinburgh.
Deja Brov Borough SE1 Brewery / Contract @ Mondo Sold at Deja Brov @ Mercato Metropolitano SE1, possible defunct by Sep 20.
E1 Brew Shoreditch EC2A Brewery / Contract @ ??? Launched September 2020. Mostly available around Shoreditch.
Earth Station East Ham E6 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Various Planned brewery abandoned, now cuckoo brews.
Eko Old Street EC1V Brewery / Contract @ Hambleton/Cloudwater Brewed mainly at Hambleton but also others, eg Cloudwater.
Fauna Clapham Park SW4 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Exale Cuckoo @ Exale sold from home in Clapham Park.
Fightback Hampton TW12 Brewery / Contract @ ShinDigger Charity beer supporting the Music Venues Trust.
Good Karma North Finchley N12 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Rock Leopard Launched September 2020. Low alcohol canned beer.
Gorgeous Marylebone W1G Brewery / Cuckoo @ ???? Left Bull March 2022, now cuckoo brewing until new site found.
Green Times Highbury N5 Brewery / Contract @ ??? CBD oil infused beers in can and draught, eg at Archway Tavern N19.
Hiver Bermondsey SE1 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Hepworths Honey beers and lagers. Taproom at start of Bermondsey Beer Mile.
Hop King Bermondsey SE1 Brewery / Contact @ Fourpure Taproom at start of the Bermondsey Beer Mile.
Infinite Session Stratford E20 Brewery / Cuckoo @ South East Bottling Alcohol free beers, formerly from Sambrooks, now SEB.
Islington Radio Crouch Hill N4 Brewery / Contract @ Gorgeous Keg and bottles available at the Archway Tavern N19.
Jaguar Shoes Collective Shoreditch E2 Brewery / Contract @ Belhaven / Greene King Available in their four bars, barrels are from Belhaven, or Greene King?
Jiddlers Tipple Wood Green N8 Brewery / Cuckoo @ By The Horns Cuckoo brewed mostly at By The Horns and some collaborations.
Jubel Kennington SE11 Brewery / Contract @ Camerons Lagers with peach, elderflower or grapefruit.
Little Faith Deptford SE8 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Franklins Taproom open in Deptford SE8.
London Brewery Southbury EN3 Brewery / Contract @ ?? Social media in Summer 2020 say "coming soon".
Lost Skulls Brixton SW9 Brewery / Cuckoo @ London Beer Lab Active until about March 2019?
Lucky Saint West Kensington W14 Brewery / Contract @ (Bavaria) 0.5% Lager imported from Bavaria.
Lutine Aldgate EC3N Brewery / Contract @ ?? Sold at eg Crafty Fellas EC3, origin unknown.
Magic Spells Leyton E10 Brewery / Cuckoo @ ?? Kit removed in summer 2021, know brewing at unknown location.
Mothership Nunhead SE15 Brewery / Cuckoo @ By The Horns All female/brewsters cuckoo brewing in Sussex.
Near Beer Nunhead SE15 Brewery / Contract @ ?? Started in 2019, sells a 1% canned beer.
Oddly Friern Barnet N11 Brewery / Cuckoo @ ???? KeyYes (Yes) (Yes) Moved out of Tottenham now, cuckoo @ unknown.
Old Hands Twickenham TW2 Brand of Twickenham Brewery Keg beers brewed by Twickenham are branded Old Hands.
Palace Pint (Crystal Palace SE19) Brewery / Cuckoo @ Ignition Yearly green hop collective, changed in 2019 to Ignition.
Prime Time Battersea SW8 Brewery / Contract @ ??? Low carb and calorie beer infused with caffeine.
Ricardo's Cellar Twickenham TW1 Brewery / Contract @ Ridgeway Available at the wine shop, brewed at Ridgeway in Sussex.
Roaring Four Brixton SW9 Brewery / Cuckoo @ London Beer Lab Originally LBL, most recently 71 Brewing and others.
Seven Sisters Manor House N4 Brewery / Cuckoo @ (eg Hambleton) Live in flats in Woodberry Down, Manor House N4.
Silenus Camden Town NW1 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Three Sods Former Snooty Fox manager brewing at Three Sods.
Tankleys Sidcup DA15 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Beerblefish Confirmed in December 2021 he no longer brews at home, only at Beerblefish.
Toast Southwark SE1 Brewery / Contract @ Hepworths & SEB Regular beers brewed @ Hepworths, Rise Up beers brewed at SEB, Kent.
Truman's Walthamstow E17 Brewery / Contract @ ?? Brewery closed in May 2022 and now contracted elsehwere.
Two Fingers Kennington SE11 Brewery / Contract @ Hepworths Prostate Cancer UK charity beer, three bottled varieties.
Upstairs (Walthamstow E17) Brewery / Cuckoo @ Various Name used by Michaela White, last at Alpha Beta.
Walthamstow Beer (Walthamstow E17) Brewery / Cuckoo @ East London Hop Collective since 2014, now with dark ale since 2017.
Wapping Hockey Beer Hackney Wick E20 Brewery / Contract @ Brentwood From summer 2015 to approx summer 2018.
Watneys (Caterham CR3) Brewery / Contract @ Sambrooks Just over into Surrey but mostly available in London.
Wildman / Wolfpack Queen's Park NW6 Brewery / Contract @ Greene King Sold as Wolfpack Lager in two NW6 pubs and elsewhere.
Wood Green Hopping Wood Green N22 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Goodness Hop Collective, brewed at Goodness in the Autumn.

Regular cuckoos at Ubrew (now closed)

Brewery Location Type LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
River Widow Leyton E10 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew Last active 2017 but WWW says "Coming in 2019".
Several Great Blokes Beeston, Norfolk Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew Last active early 2019.
Sour Fingers Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew Last active Summer 2019.
Stan & Als Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew Last active Spring 2018, reported relocating at that time.
Thirsty Smile Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew Last active October 2018.
Tidal Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew Last active Summer 2019.

Other "breweries"

Brewery Location Type Taproom LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
Against The Grain Summerstown SW17 Cider producer Launched in November 2019, based at By The Horns.
Brew Club Hackney E8 Brewery / Private Brew your own beer on their kits.
Duckchicken Furzedown SW16 Cider producer Making own cider since 2016 with Kent apples.
E5 Bakehouse London Fields E8 Kvass producer Produces Kvass from waste bread. Not really beer!
Gosnells Peckham SE15 Mead producer Cask mead introduced after moving into the railway arches.
Greater Good / Pinter Walthamstow E17 Home Brew kit 10 pint brew your own beer barrel.
Hawkes / Brewdog Bermondsey SE1 Cider producer / Brewdog Taken over by Brewdog in April 2018.
(Hoxton) Cidersmiths Hoxton EC1V Cider producer / Contract @ Sheppy Cider Keg & bottles of ciders to recipes made at Sheppy Cider.
Lukes Cider Canonbury N1 Cider producer Made by Luke in Somerset.
Orchard Project / Local Fox Walthamstow E17 Cider producer Community project producing Local Fox dry and medium ciders.
Pilango Parsons Green SW6 Cider producer Small cider producer with shop stocked with other ciders.
Ram Wandsworth SW18 Brewery / Private Only available free at on site function venue. To move in 2020.
Umbrella Upper Holloway N19 Ginger beer & cider producer , Started with ginger beer, now also makes cider in house.

Opening soon / On site

Brewery Location Type Taproom LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
Coalition (Balham SW12) Brewery / Cuckoo @ Hepworths Brewery from Hungary on the way by May 2021.
Common Rioters Blackheath SE3 Brewery / Cuckoo @ ??? Planned Blackheath brewpub plans approved in November 2021.
Hawley Wharf Camden Town NW1 Brewery / Planned Opening Summer 2022.
Mash Paddle Bermondsey SE16 Private / Planned On site in Bermondsey railway arch in February 2022.
Rock Leopard Thamesmead SE28 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Missing Link Crowdfunding in March 2022 for new brewery and taproom in SE28.

Planned breweries

Brewery Location Type Taproom LocAle Cask Keg Tank Bottle Can Comment
Better World (Camberwell SE5) Brewery / Cuckoo @ Glen Affric/Pretty Decent Currently based in Borehamwood, cuckoo at Pretty Decent / Glen Affric?
Brewdog Outpost (Wapping) Wapping E1W Brewpub / Planned Revealed in Jan 21, Wapping Hydraulic Power Station is be a brewpub.
Brewdog Outpost (Waterloo) Waterloo SE1 Brewpub / Planned Revealed in Oct 21, largest Outpost in the world opening Summer 2022.
Fox & Firkin Lewisham SE13 Brewery / Planned Application for brewery in industrial unit behind pub, approved October 2021.
Guinness Covent Garden WC2H Brewpub / Planned "Guinness at Brewer's Yard" to open by Autumn 2023.
"New Cross" New Cross SE14 Brewpub / Planned Old Bank on NX Road, plans submitted March 2018.
Nostromo Chingford E4 Brewery / Planned Hone brewery with long term ambitions to go commercial.
Plimsoll Finsbury Park N4 Brewpub / Planned Announced refurb of Auld Triangle in June 2021.
Roundwood Project North Acton NW10 Brewery / Planned Plans submitted to Ealing Council in September 2021.
Sundays Bethnal Green E2 Brewery / Planned Starting in Summer 2019 on former Redchurch kit, but nothing since.
Three Hounds Beckenham BR3 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Dog's Grandad etc Brewery to be installed early 2022.
"Welling" Welling DA16 Brewpub / Planned Plans received Jul 2020. Refused Sep 2020. Appeal granted Nov 2021.

Closed breweries (since 2006)

Brewery Location Type Comments
888 Not seen after Ubrew closure in Autumn 2019. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
4 Cross Home brewery with some commercial @ Ubrew in 2016. Greenwich SE10 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew?
Adam & Eve Planned to have a brewery after re-opening in 2014 but never did. Homerton E9 Brewpub (Adam & Eve)
Adventure Original site of Adventure, moved to Sutton in 2013. Chessington KT9 Brewery
Adventure Final site of Adventure, closed early 2014. Sutton SM3 Brewery
Affinity Original site 2016-2017 before moving to SE16 and Hale taking over. Tottenham Hale N15 Brewery
Against the Grain Original name of Old Street when at Queens Head. Kings Cross WC1X Brewpub (Queens Head)
Alphabeta Pittcue closed in June 2019, brewery removed by July 2020. Aldgate EC2M Brewpub (Pitt Cue)
Anspach & Hobday (Bermondsey) Kit moved to Croydon early 2020, only FVs left at Bermondsey. Bermondsey SE1 Brewery
Antic Planned site for Antic before taking over Clarence & Frederic. Camberwell SE5 Brewery / Planned
B Sharp Brewery at Ubrew around 2016. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Balham Private and became Cult Brewing but moved to Surrey. Balham SW12 Brewery / Private
Bankside Brew Brand defunct by 2019. Chelsea SW10 Brewery / Contract @ Greene King
Barnet Closed and removed in November 2021 after pub sold. High Barnet EN5 Brewery
Beak Mostly brewed at Ubrew, moved to Sussex in 2018. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Bear Hug Renamed in 2015 to Big Hug. Nunhead SE15 Brewery / Contract @ eg Ramsgate
Beatnikz Republic Moved to Manchester in 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Beavertown Original location of Beavertown to 2013. De Beauvoir Town N1 Brewpub (Dukes Brew & Que)
Beavertown Location from 2013 to 2014. Old Ford E3 Brewery
Beer Heart Brewery at UBrew 2016 to 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Beer Hug Brewery at Ubrew in 2016. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Beerblefish Moved to Walthamstow in September 2021. Edmonton N18 Brewery
Belrose Originally Havestock, re-opened 2018 but possibly never brewed. Belsize Park NW3 Brewpub (Belrose)
Bermondsey Brewery at UBrew in 2015. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Bexley Original site from May 2014 until brewery opened in September 2014. Bexley DA5 Brewery
Bianca Road Starting location September 2016 before moving in June 2017. Peckham SE15 Brewery
Bianca Road Location from September 2017 until moving in March 2019. Bermondsey SE1 Brewery
Big Drop Brewed low ABV beers before moving out to Maidenhead in 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Big Smoke Moved to Esher by Easter 2019. Surbiton KT6 Brewpub (Antelope)
Black & Amber Brewery at Ubrew during 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Blondies Plans submitted 11/19 but Getir delivery base by April 2021. Hackney E8 Brewery / Planned
Bloomsbury Brewpub finished by Summer 2016 the contract for a while. Bloomsbury WC1N Brewpub / Contract @ Southwark?
Bohem Starting location from Summer 2016 until moved to Tottenham in 2018. Bowes Park N22 Brewery
Botanist Closed in November 2013. Kew TW9 Brewpub (Botanist on the Green)
Boxcar Moved to Bethnal Green in 2019. Homerton E9 Brewery
Brew By Numbers Moved to Bermondsey in 2013. Southwark SE1 Brewery
Brew Club Moved to central Hackney in 2019. Clapton E5 Brewery / Private
Brew Wharf Early brewpub closed by 2014 after pub taken over. Southwark SE1 Brewpub (Brew Wharf)
Brewage A Troiiis Closed in Autumn 2019 with Ubrew Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Brewdog (Angel) Closed end of September 2019. Islington N1 Brewery / Private
Brewdog (Dalston) Planned brewpub at 92-100 SN Road, ditched August 2017. Dalston N16 Brewpub (Brewdog)
Brewery Below In house brewery at Borough Wines September 2016 - June 2018. Islington N1 Brewery
Brewheadz Taken over by Ora in May 2019 and dissolved by September 2019. Tottenham Hale N17 Brewery
BrewIT Closed in June 2018, company dissolved June 2019. Fitzrovia W1 Brewpub (George & Dragon)
Brews Company Brewed at Ubrew from 2017 until closed in Autumn 2019 Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Brick (Peckham) Closed by end of 2017 when moved to Loughborough Junction. Peckham SE15 Brewery
BritHop Cuckoo brewing ended by 3/22, now opening at Franklins site in Sussex. Belvedere DA17 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Franklins
Brodie’s Cuckoo brewing at Rhymney finished in early 2020. Future unknown. (Leyton E10) Brewery / Cuckoo @ Rhymney
Brupond Closed in October 2013. Leyton E10 Brewery
Bull Became Gorgeous in March 2017. Highgate N6 Brewpub (Bull)
Bullfinch Shared with Anspach & Hobday until moving to Herne Hill in 2015. Bermondsey SE1 Brewery
Burner Bash Ubrew brewery closed by April 2019 Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
By The Horns Vacated premises at the start of 2022, now Redhill only. Summerstown SW17 Brewery
Camberwell Union Permission for development denied by April 2020. Camberwell SE5 Brewpub / Planned
Clarkshaws (East Dulwich) Original location before moving to the Beer Hive in 2015. East Dulwich SE22 Brewery
Clarkshaws (Loughborough Junction) Beer Hive joint with London Beer Lab before moving out in 2017. Loughborough Junction SW9 Brewery
Clarkshaws (Erith) Owned a fermenter at the Bexley Brewery but no brewing kit. Erith DA8 Brewery
Clifton Planned to have a brewery after re-opening in 2016 but never did. St Johns Wood NW8 Brewpub (Clifton)
Clouded Minds Cuckoo at various London breweries, moved to Warks in 2015. Hornsey N8 Brewery / Cuckoo @ eg Gipsy Hill
Cock & Hen Sister brewpub to Florence, closed in 2008. Fulham SW6 Brewpub (Cock & Hen)
Colbys Brewery at Ubrew in 2016. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Connecting Hops Brewery at Ubrew in 2017 & 2018. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Craft SW4 Planned to have a brewery after re-opening in 2013 but never did. Clapham SW4 Brewpub (Craft) / Planned
Cricklewood Home based commercial brewery closed by late 2017. Cricklewood NW2 Brewery
CTZN Bar closed Dec 2021, brewery went into liquidation in March 2022. East Sheen SW14 Brewery
CTZN Plans to install brewery at the Twickenham bar dropped by Nov 21. Twickenham TW1 Brewpub / Planned
Darbys Restaurant planned brewpub but opened in 2019 without it. Nine Elms SW8 Brewpub (Darbys)
Degrees Plato Nano brewery in bottle shop container, left by summer 2016. London Fields E8 Brewery
Diamond Dicks Brewery @ Ubrew defunct by end of 2018. Spitalfields E1 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Duchess of Cambridge Planned to have a brewery after re-opening in 2013 but never did. Stamford Brook W6 Brewpub (Duchess of Cambridge)
Dusty Brewery @ Ubrew defunct during 2019. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Earls Kit removed within the two years previous to summer 2021. Islington N1 Brewpub (Earl of Essex)
Earth Started brewing in Oxfordshire in Nov 2021 after leaving Wood Green. Wood Green N22 Brewery
East India Cuckoo @ LBL facilities from Sep 2016 until mid-2018. Brixton SW9 Brewery / Cuckoo @ London Beer Lab
East Wickham Planned brewpub but never happened when pub closed in 2014. Greenwich SE10 Brewpub (Old Loyal Britains)
Eel Pie Courses stopped after pandemic and tutor retired. Twickenham TW1 Brewery
Elemental Brew House Initially at UBrew, at Beerblefish from end 2016 into late 2017. Shoreditch E2 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Beerblefish
Ellenberg Shared with Weird Beard until 2014. Hanwell W7 Brewery
Elm Park Planned to have a brewery after re-opening in 2017 but never did. Brixton SW2 Brewpub (Elm Park Tavern)
Erimus Planned fallout brewery from Late Knights but opened in Sussex. Penge SE20 Brewery / Planned
Fellowship Planned to have a brewery after re-opening in 2019 but never did. Bellingham SE6 Brewpub (Fellowship Inn)
Fitbeer Nirvana Bavarian Helles Lager since September 2019. Leyton E10 Brewery / Contract @ (Bavaria?)
Florence Relaunched in 2017 as Craft Academy. Herne Hill SE24 Brewpub (Florence)
Flying Pig Monthly brew club with brewery until pub closed in 2017. East Dulwich SE22 Brewpub (Flying Pig) / Private
Four Pillars Initial launch name before becoming just Pillars. Walthamstow E17 Brewery
Gan Yam Left London for Cumbria by January 2021. Walworth SE17 Brewery
Glasshouse Rumoured brewery in 2014 that never appeared, or did as another name. Crystal Palace SE19 Brewery / Planned
Golden Fox Cuckoo @ UBrew during 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Grosvenor Planned in 2017 to install a brewery but never happened. Hanwell W7 Brewpub (Grosvenor)
Ha'Penny Closed in Autumn 2014, site now used by Solvay Society. Aldborough Hatch IG2 Brewery
Hackney Craft Test brewed in 2013 at unknown location then disappeared. Hackney E8 Brewery
Hackney Hop Growers Hop Collective brewed in 2013/4 (Hackney) and 2015/16 (Maregade). Dalston E8 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Hackney & Maregade
Hale In former Affinity Brewery, closed by July 2019, now Exale in E17. Tottenham N15 Brewery
Haverstock Closed in September 2017, eventually became Belrose. Belsize Park NW3 Brewpub (Load of Hay)
Hawkes Original site of ginger beer & cider producer. Snarebrook E11 Brewery / Other
Hawkes Second site of ginger beer & cider producer before moving to SE1. Forest Gate E7 Brewery / Other
Head in a Hat The Florence brewer using the kit for own beers. Herne Hill SE24 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Florence
Hewitts Cuckoo in 2013 before changing to Brentwood. (Chelmsford CM1) Brewery / Cuckoo @ Ha'Penny
Hexad Only around for a short time, nothing after spring 2018. Brixton SW9 Brewery / Cuckoo @ London Beer Lab
Hill Brothers Home brewery at unknown location 2017-2018 sold commercially. Camden Town NW1 Brewery
Hobo Liquidated in June 2020, mostly gone by May 2021. Soho W1F Brewery / Contract @ Zatec
Home Brew Depot Teaching brewery around 2016 used at Adam & Eve and others. London Fields E8 Brewery / Private
Honest At least a fermenter at LK until at least 2015. Penge SE20 Brewery / Contract @ Late Knights
Hop Stuff Original location until moved to Thamesmead in 2018. Woolwich SE18 Brewery
Hop Stuff Planned in 2017 to install a brewery but never happened. Woolwich SE18 Brewpub (Taproom SE8)
Hoppie Collie Closed by end of 2013. Hammersmith W6 Brewery
Hops & Glory Nano brewery in 2013 and also after Solvay Society left in 2016. Canonbury N1 Brewpub (Hops & Glory)
Hornbeam Café Home of Wilcumstowe Brewery which left to become Left Bank. Leyton E17 Brewpub (Hornbeam Café)
House Last used Spring 2019, removed in March 2020. Wood Green N22 Brewpub (Prince)
Howling Hops Moved to Hackney Wick, now used by Short Stack. Hackney E8 Brewpub (Cock)
Hoxton Square Defunct by mid-2017 Hoxton N1 Brewery / Contract @ Pig & Porter
Infinite Session Original site before moving to Olympic Park in 2019. Hackney Wick E9 Brewery / Contract @ Sambrooks
IntelligentX Ubrew brewery closed by late 2018. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Kernel Original site before moving to Bermondsey in 2012. Southwark SE1 Brewery
Kew Closed August 2020, may move with IP to E London and new name. East Sheen SW14 Brewery
King & Co Staff at the Elm Park & King & Co pubs brew under this name. Brixton SW2 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Various
Kitchen Home brewer selling commercially locally until early 2017. Putney SW15 Brewery
Labyrinth Home brewer also at UBrew until about 2016. New Cross SE14 Brewery
Ladder Home brewer brewing commercially at Brew Club / Maregade until 2018. Homerton E9 Brewery
Lady Abercorn "Own brewed beer" turns out to probably be from Three Sods. Liverpool Street EC2 Brewpub (Lady Abercorn)
Laine's @ Aeronaut Did not re-open after fire of January 2017. Acton W3 Brewpub (Aeronaut)
Laine's @ Four Thieves Ceased brewing by end of 2019 and kit removed early 2020. Battersea SW11 Brewpub (Four Thieves)
Laine's @ People's Park Tavern Brewery removed by March 2022 South Hackney E9 Brewpub (People's Park Tavern)
Lamb Closed in November 2013. Chiswick W4 Brewpub (Lamb)
Late Knights Closed in August 2016 and became Southey and Ironstone breweries. Penge SE20 Brewery
Left Bank Main location, between Hornbeam Café and Ubrew and then South Wales. Walthamstow E17 Brewery
Little Brew Closed in 2013 and moved to York. Camden Town NW1 Brewery
London Beer Dispensary Planned to brew after split up of Late Knights but never did. Brockley SE4 Brewpub (London Beer Dispensary)
London Brewing Moved to North Finchley in 2016, kit taken over by Gorgeous. Highgate N6 Brewpub (Bull)
London Fields Original location before moving around the corner, now events space. London Fields E8 Brewery
London Glider Moved to Moreton near Ongar in 2016. Woodford Green IG8 Other / Cider maker
Lonesome Company dissolved in December 2017. Streatham Vale SW16 Brewery
Long Arm (South Ealing) Closed by end of 2017 and kit sold to Affinity. South Ealing W5 Brewpub (Ealing Park Tavern)
Lord Almighty Company based in London & Bristol, bottled beer brewed in Yorkshire. (London) Brewery / Contract @ (Yorkshire)
Lost Brewpub pub for Lost pub chain never happened, so contracted. Clapham Junction SW11 Brewery / Contract @ Florence
Lost Rivers Brewpub never opened in 2018 and LR retreated from London. Waterloo SE1 Brewpub (Lost Rivers)
Maregade Brewery closed by January 2019 due to lack of taproom licence. Homerton E9 Brewery
McLoughlins Closed around 2010 and went on to be Camden Town Brewery. Hampstead NW3 Brewpub (Horseshoe)
Meantime Original location before moving to North Greenwich in 2010. Charlton SE7 Brewery
Mechanic Closed early November 2020 after pre-covid rent rise kicked in. Bethnal Green E1 Brewery
Mellors Moved to Suffolk by September 2021. Harringay N8 Brewery
Merton Abbey Brand sold at Merton Abbey Market and Trafalgar pub around 2011. Merton SW19 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Ascot
Moncada Original location before moving around the corner in 2013. Kensal Town W10 Brewery
Moncada Interim location before moving to Dollis Hill in 2018. Kensal Town W10 Brewery
Moncada Closed by September 2021 and kit bought by Anspach & Hobday Dollis Hill NW2 Brewery
Monkey Chews Closed late 2015 after only half a year of brewing. New Cross Gate SE15 Brewpub (Montague Arms)
Mossy Well Private brewery used by brewing club but gone after fire of 2016 Muswell Hill N10 Brewpub (Victoria Stakes) / Private
Mulligans Original name of the One Mile End brewery. Whitechapel E1 Brewpub (White Hart)
Never For Ever Opened Aug 20 but "home-brews" = chain wide commissioned beers. Kentish Town NW5 Brewpub / Planned
Northcote Temporary name used by Belleville during InBev name case. Wandsworth Common SW12 Brewery
Northcote Private home brew club during 2016. Leytonstone E11 Brewpub (Northcote Arms) / Private
North Nineteen Trial brewery that never became commercial and gone by June 2018. Upper Holloway N19 Brewpub (North Nineteen)
Oddly Original home-based location before moving to Hampton in 2016/2017. Friern Barnet N11 Brewery
Oddly Location 2016-2019 before moving to Tottenham. Hampton TW12 Brewery
Old Kent Road Closed after farewell party in January 2022 Peckham SE15 Brewery
Old Street Basement brewery until moved to Bethnal Green in 2018. Kings Cross WC1X Brewpub (Queens Head)
Owl Farm Cuckoo @ UBrew 2015-2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Park Home location selling beers to Jam Tree before moving in 2014. Kingston KT2 Brewery
Park Commercial location before moving to Norbiton in 2018. Kingston KT2 Brewery
Partizan Original location before moving around the corner in 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery
Pembury Planned brewery after re-opening in 2018 but never appeared. Hackney Downs E8 Brewpub (Pembury)
Perfect Blend Intended to install, beer was cuckoo @ Tunnel, but became Inkspot. Streatham Hill SW16 Brewpub (Pefect Blend)
Pinnora Original location before moving behind the main road in 2018. Pinner HA5 Brewery
Pioneer ABInBev resurrecting old beers in 2015 eg Whitebread Pale Ale. Barbican EC2Y Brewery / Contract @ Windsor & Eton
Plum Tree Plans for onsite brewery dropped by October 2021. Plumstead SE18 Brewpub / Planned
Portobello @ George & Dragon Portobello ran the kit here for some time in 2018. Acton W3 Brewpub (George & Dragon)
Pressure Drop Starting location before moving to Hackney in 2013. Stoke Newington N16 Brewery
Pressure Drop All kit removed, including pilot kits. Hackney E8 Brewery
Prince Trial brewing during 2015-2017 but never went commercial. Stoke Newington N16 Brewpub (Prince)
Project 88 London brewed beers replace Project 88 beers by May 2021. Willesden Green NW2 Brewery / Contract @ Hop Kettle
Putney Bridge Planned to have a brewery in 2013 but never did. Putney SW15 Brewpub (Bricklayers Arms)
PWA / Paddies With Attitude Initial name for brewpub that became Cellar Boys in 2018. New Cross Gate SE14 Brewpub (White Hart)
Queens Head / TQH Basement brewery until moved to Bethnal Green in 2018. Kings Cross WC1X Brewpub (Queens Head)
Redchurch Moved fully to Harlow by May 2019. Bethnal Green E2 Brewery
Redemption Original site before moving across the yard. Tottenham N17 Brewery
Reunion Closed in August 2020 after going into administration. Feltham TW13 Brewery
Rocky Head Closed by end of 2017. Southfields SW18 Brewery
Ronseal Brewery at UBrew in 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
Rye Lane Planned brewery in 2014 but never found a site, did cuckoo once. Peckham SE15 Brewery / Cuckoo @ ?
Savour Bottled and keg beers before moving their base to Windsor. Fulham SW6 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Oxfordshire
Sebright Arms Bottled beers from "own cellar" in 2013 but gone by 2015. Bethnal Green E2 Brewpub (Sebright Arms)
Second Wave Brewery arrived early 2019 but never installed and closed late 2019. West Norwood SE27 Brewery / Contract @ Black Wolf
Seven Balls Planned for pub re-opening in 2018 but never appeared. Harrow Weald HA3 Brewpub (Seven Balls)
Shamblemoose Shared Late Knights brewery until summer 2014. Penge SE20 Brewery
Signature Location of first Signature office until early 2013. Hoxton N1 Brewery / Contract @ Titanic
Signature Pilot kit as well as cuckoo brewing until 2015. Hackney Downs E8 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Red Squirrel?
Signature First proper brewery until moving in Autumn 2019. Leyton E10 Brewery
Singing Brewer Cuckoo @ LBL facilities during 2016. Brixton SW9 Brewery / Cuckoo @ London Beer Lab
Six Bridges Cuckoo @ UBrew during 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
SlyBeast Pub closed in May 2022 after new Pub Co not wanting a brewery. Wandsworth SW18 Brewpub (Ram Inn)
Solvay Society Starting location @ Warrant Officer until late 2014. Walthamstow E17 Brewery
Solvay Society Interim location before moving to Aldborough Hatch in 2016. Canonbury N1 Brewery
Soul Rebel Cuckoo up north and never started here, project abandoned in 2017. Bethnal Green E2 Brewery / Planned
St John at Hackney Original name of Hackney Church, changed in March 2019. Hackney E8 Brewery
Stag Budweiser keg brewery closed by end of 2015, to be redeveloped. Mortlake SW14 Brewery
Sticky Fingers Pictured brewery in Dec 2016 about to start brewing but never did. Leyton E10 Brewery / Planned
Still & Star Started end of 2014 and stopped by mid-2015, pub closed by 2018. Aldgate E1 Brewpub (Still & Star)
Stod Fold Beer brewed in Halifax and fermented in Leyton 2016-2017. (Leyton E10) (Brewery)
Strawman Initial location until moved to Peckham at start of 2014. London Fields E8 Brewery
Strawman Final location closing in early 2015. Peckham SE15 Brewery
Streatham Based & sold at the Railway, closing down by August 2018. Streatham SW16 Brewery
Sultan Garden based brewery from March 2015 until start of 2017. South Wimbledon SW19 Brewpub (Sultan)
Sutton Arms Stated in early 2019 the intention to brew on site but never have. Clerkenwell EC1V Brewpub (Sutton Arms)
SW1G Home brewing group sold at markets until about 2014. Furzedown SW16 (Brewery)
Sweet William Original brew pub closed in 2005 and replaced by Brodies in 2008. Leyton E10 Brewpub (William IV)
Three Friends Cuckoo at Kent but closed by early 2014. Clerkenwell EC1V Brewery / Contract @ Kent
Trumans Start of Trumans before getting a brewery in Old Ford in 2013. Spitalfields E1 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Nethergate/Everards
Trumans Closed in Summer 2020 with Hackney Wick opening. Old Ford E3 Brewery
Truman's Closed in May 2022 with Trumans becoming a contract brewery Hackney Wick E9 Brewery
Trumans Planned brewpub in 2019 that never happened. (East London) Brewpub / Planned
Twickenham Original location before moving by end of 2012. Twickenham TW2 Brewery
Two Finches Suspended by end of 2018, closed by mid-19, removed by Jan 21. Finchley N3 Brewpub (Finchley Cricket Club)
UBrew Brewery and open-brew kits all closed in September 2019. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery
Upstart Home brewer scaled up commercially but stopped in mid-2014. South Woodford E18 Brewery / Cuckoo @ Pitfield
Urban Farmhouse Beers brewed here as UFH after Harlow opened, all gone by May 2019. Cambridge Heath E2 Brand of Redchurch
Vandells Cuckoo brewery at UBrew from 2015 to early 2017. Bermondsey SE16 Brewery / Cuckoo @ UBrew
W1 Closed in 2017 when taken over by City Pub Company. Mayfair W1 Brewpub (Burlington Arms)
Watling Street Closed by Summer 2020. Tottenham N17 Brewery
Weird Beard Closed and assets sold by Mar 2022, now owned by DogHouse. Hanwell W7 Brewery
Wharf Fake brewery used in Ballymore advertising for new homes. East India Dock E14 Brewery / Planned
White Hart Original name, changed to One Mile End in 2014. Whitechapel E1 Brewpub (White Hart)
Wilcumstowe Original location from 2013 to becone Left Bank in 2014. Leyton E17 Brewpub (Hornbeam Café)
Wild Card Starting location but cuckoo @ Brentwood and never on site. Walthamstow E17 Brewpub (Warrant Officer) / Planned
Wild Card (Ravenswood) First brewery for Wild Card but cleared to Lockswood by late 2017. Walthamstow E17 Brewery
William Morris Planned in 2016 and again in 2018 but never happened. Colliers Wood SW19 Brewpub (William Morris)
Youngs Museum Planned for new development but overtaken by Sambrooks etc. Wandsworth SE18 Brewery / Planned

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