Derby and the surrounding area is gifted with numerous breweries producing real ale for the local area and wider audience. This page gives information on the breweries and links to their own web pages, so you can find more information. Links are shown in blue.
Brunswick (Brew Pub) - brewery based at the Brunswick Inn on Railway Terraces, Derby since June 1991. The brewery is situated to the back of the pub and can be viewed from the corridor leading to the smoking area.
Dancing Duck (Microbrewery) - a brewery based in the West End of Derby. Their beers can always be found at the Exeter Arms and the New Zealand Arms.
Derby Brewing Co (Microbrewery) - brewery based in the Chaddesden area of Derby.
Derventio (Microbrewery) - taking its name from the old Roman name for Derby, Derventio started in 2006 in Little Chester. The brewery has expanded over time and is now based in the Darley Abbey area of Derby.
Falstaff (Brew Pub) - brewery based at the Falstaff pub in the Normanton area of Derby.
Hartshorns (Microbrewery) - a microbrewery based on Alfreton Road, Derby. Now run the Little Chester Alehouse on Chester Green, Derby.
Lenton Lane (Microbrewery) - brewery based at the Flower Pot on King Street, Derby.
Littleover (Microbrewery) - a microbrewery based in the Osmaston district of Derby.
Middle Earth (Mircobrewery) - a microbrewery shaing the brew plant at the Rowditch pub in Derby.
Mr Grundys Brewery (Brew Pub) - a small brewery based at Mr Grundys Tavern on Ashbourne Road, Derby. The brewery is visible through the window in the garden.
Rowditch (Brew Pub) - a small brewery based in the yard at the back of the Rowditch on Uttoxeter Road, Derby.
Shiny Brewing (Brew Pub) - brewery based at the Furnace Inn on Duke Street, Derby.
Wentwell (Microbrewery) - started ion 2010, initially as the Mucky Duck brewery, but quickly changed their name to avoid confusion.
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Boot (Brew Pub) - the Boot can be found in the centre of the historic town of Repton, just a short walk from Repton Cross. The brewery is based in a small building at the back of the pub.
John Thompson (Brew Pub) - a long established brew pub based at the John Thompson Inn in Ingleby.
Shardlow (Microbrewery) - a well established brewery based on the edge of Shardlow and actually in Leicestershire.