Northern Ireland’s Breweries

At the last count, 32.

22 breweries, 6 contracts and 4 brewpubs.

BREWERIES

  • 1.  Hilden – Hilden, Co Antrim.  Est 1981
  • 2.  Whitewater – 25% owned by C&C.  Castlewellan, Co Down.  Est 1996
  • 3.  Inishmacsaint – Derrygonnelly, Co Fermanagh.  Est 2010
  • 4.  Ards – Greyabbey, Co Down  Est 2011
  • 5.  Sheelin – Bellanaleck, Co Fermanagh.  Est 2013
  • 6.  Farmageddon Co-op – Ballygowan, Co Down.  Est 2013
  • 7.  Pokertree – Carrickmore, Co Tyrone.  Est 2013
  • 8.  Hercules/Yardsman – Belfast.  Est 2014
  • 9.  Hillstown – Ahoghill, Co Antrim.  Est 2014
  • 10.  Glens of Antrim – Murlough, Co Antrim.  Est 2014
  • 11.  Northbound – Campsie, Co L’Derry.  Est 2014
  • 12.  Station Works/Foxes Rock – Alltech owned. Based in Newry, Co Down.  Est 2014
  • 13.  Barrahooley – Martinstown, Co Antrim.  Est 2015
  • 14.  Knockout – Belfast.  Est 2015
  • 15.  Boundary Co-op – Belfast.  Est 2015
  • 16.  Lacada Co-op – Portrush, Co Antrim.  Est 2015
  • 17.  Mourne Mountains – Warrenpoint, Co Down.  Est 2015
  • 18.  O’Connor Craft – Faughanvale, Co L’Derry.  Est 2015
  • 19.  Bullhouse – Newtownards, Co Down.  Est 2016
  • 20.  Dopey Dick – Derry/Londonderry.  Est 2016
  • 21.  Heaney Farmhouse – Gypsy brewery at Boundary.  Est 2016
  • 22.  Beer Hut – Kilkeel, Co Down.  Est 2017

Coming soon – Twisted Kettle, Donaghadee, Loopland Brewing, Belfast and Norn Iron Brewing (location unknown).

CONTRACTS (Brewed by an established brewery but beers owned by someone else)

  • 1.  Clanconnel/McGraths – Contract brewed by Rye River, Co Kildare.  Est 2008
  • 2.  Clearsky – Contract brewed at Hilden, Co Antrim.  Est 2013
  • 3.  Cloughmore – Contract brewed by Whitewater for Noreast Drinks.  Est 2014
  • 4.  Nightcap/Gallopers – Contract brewed by Sadlers, England.  Est 2015
  • 5.  Sailortown – Contract brewed by Carrig, Co. Leitrim for Drinksology.  Est 2015
  • 6.  Fifth Quarter – Contract brewed by Hilden for Drinks Inc.  Est 2017

BREWPUBS

  • 1.  Red Hand Brewery – Brewpub/restaurant at The Brewer’s House, Donaghmore, Co Tyrone.  Est 2013
  • 2.  Walled City Brewery – Brewpub/restaurant at Ebrington, Derry/Londonderry.  Est 2014
  • 3.  Brewbot – Brewpub, Belfast.  Est 2015
  • 4.  Black Mountain Brewery – Brewpub/restaurant at The Speckled Hen, Derriaghy, Co Antrim.  Est 2016