Real Ale


Real ale brews, casks, bottles, suppliers, outlets, speciality beers in London and Home Counties, stouts, beers, ales and lagers from around the world, inns, festivals, markets, pub crawls, campaigns, information on new brews and events.

    The Meantime Brewing Company Limited
    An unusual brewery for the UK in that its portfolio includes a number of Czech, German and Vienna style beers, as well as some superb award-winning renditions of famous English beer styles.
    The Greenwich Brewery, Charlton
    SE7 8RX
    020 8293 1111

    The Porterhouse
    Serve a range of beers exclusive to and brewed by The Porterhouse: three stouts, three ales, three lagers, occasional one-offs - many of them international award winners.
    London
    WC2E 7NA
    020 7836 9931

    Beer Barrels 2 U
    Online supplier of polypins and party barrels of real ale. A variety of beers and ales from independent brewers in the UK.
    London
    BR2 9HW
    020 8466 6083

    The Beer Essentials
    An oasis of real beer with 150 bottled beers & ciders to choose from with new lines arriving all the time. Buy real draught beer straight from the cask in 4 & 8 pint refillable containers. 17,34 & 72 pint containers & barrels available.
    Horsham, W.Sussex
    RH12 1HL
    01403 218890

    Beers of the World
    UK magazine dedicated to beer drinking and brewing. Written by leading beer writers covering beers worldwide - ale and lager from the UK, Germany, Czech Republic, US and beyond. Brand notes, directory, and discussion forum.
    01603 633808

    Black Forest Beers
    Black Forest Beers is the exclusive UK importer for Rothaus a premium brewer in Germany, they supply the full range of Rothaus beers in the UK plus a connoisseur's lager brewed from the purest organic ingredients in the Black Forest.
    Hook
    RG27 9PA
    01252 642325

    Twickenham Fine Ales
    Brewing over 50 firkins (nine-gallon casks) of cask-conditioned "real ale" per week.
    Twickenham
    TW2 6SP
    020 8241 1825

    Rent a Keg London
    Real ale cask hire and delivery, industry standard wooden and brass hand pumps. Over 400 kinds of real ale available. Also deliver to Brighton, Reading, Luton, Cambridge and within the South East.
    London
    0800 9775 113

    Hop Back Brewery
    Brewers of the multi-award winning real ale Summer Lightning, also Entire Stout, Crop Circle, Odyssey, GFB. Online sales, delivery by courier, or enjoy it at handpicked real ale pubs in London.
    Wiltshire
    01725 510 986

    The British Guild of Beer Writers
    Formed to help spread the word about beers and brewing, extend the public knowledge of beer and improve standards of beer writing. The Guild is supported by brewers, pub companies, beer media experts and suppliers associated with the brewing trade.
    01643 851469


    Broughton Ales
    Small independant brewery situated in the Scottish Borders. Extensive range of beer, stout and lager available in bottle, cask (permanent and seasonal), keg and gift packs. Available online for delivery mainland UK.
    01899 830 345

    Beer in the Evening
    Comprehensive guide to 3347 pubs in London, pub crawls, festivals and beer.

    CAMRA
    CAMRA campaigns for real ale, real pubs and consumer rights. They are an independent, voluntary organisation with over 100,000 members and have been described as the most successful consumer group in Europe.
    01727 867 201

    Real Ale Limited
    Established in early 2005 with a view to make the wide range of high quality, but often unknown, real ales being produced in British micro-breweries accessible to a much larger audience. Shop in SW London or online.
    Twickenham
    TW1 2EF
    020 8892 3710