How many microbreweries are there in the UK?
This statistic displays the number of beer microbreweries active in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2012 to 2019. The number of microbreweries increased during the eleven-year period, reaching around 1,897 active microbreweries in 2019.
How much does it cost to set up a microbrewery UK?
To start a commercial microbrewery, you’d probably pay between £370,000-£750,000. However, this is an estimate only. A local tradesperson will be able to provide a quote based on the size of the microbrewery and the special equipment needed to complete the job.
What is a microbrewery UK?
Usually defined as an independent brewery that produces a very small amount of beer, microbreweries are characterised by a stronger focus on quality, flavour and technique; giving consumers something to be sipped and savoured, rather than the bland, mass-produced lager pumped out by the large corporate distilleries.
Which is the oldest brewery in England?
The Faversham Brewery is home to Shepherd Neame, Britain’s Oldest Brewer. Nestled in the medieval market town of Faversham in Kent, brewing has continued on this site for centuries.
Which UK city has the most breweries?
Manchester is home to over 1,600 independent pubs serving 781 unique beers….From London to Portsmouth the top 10 UK cities for craft beer and independent pubs.
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How do I start a microbrewery UK?
Microbrewery start up checklist
- Have enough funding for your microbrewery.
- Ensure you have sufficient expansion space.
- Include time for ‘slippage’
- Carry out a proper market analysis.
- Have a long-term plan for your microbrewery.
- Packaging formats & route to market.
- Do you have all the skills?