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An independent guide for pubs in Brighton and Hove

Breweries in Brighton and Sussex

I’ve found that Brighton and Hove’s best pubs are usually the ones serving up a selection of excellent locally produced beers. Thankfully there are loads to choose from.

Brighton and Sussex at large has become home to a rich landscape of breweries, both classic and modern. As many as you try, it feels like there’s always more to discover…

As we explore them we’ll update our list of Sussex Breweries giving you info, website shop links and some suggestions of my personal favourites from their range.

ABYSS Brewing

ABYSS Brewing

Abyss are Lewes’ funky, modern champions of keg pale ales

Arundel Brewery

Arundel Brewery

Arundel’s family team are confidently bringing the castle brand into a modern era

Beak Brewery

Beak Brewery

The nomadic Beak Brewery has made it’s nest in Lewes, crafting popular modern ales

Bedlam Brewery

Bedlam Brewery

An environmentally aware brewery with loads of ambition and a varied range

Bestens Brewery

Bestens Brewery

A small brewery giving goodness back, both to the community and to fans of modern pales

Big Hug Brewing

Big Hug Brewing

Self proclaimed ‘Hobo brewers’, making accessible beers and fuelled by a mission to support the homeless

Brighton Bier

Brighton Bier

An innovative craft brewer that maintains a firm foot in the traditional camp

BRZN Beer

BRZN Beer

Four friends on a brazen mission to brew whatever the hell they feel like

Burning Sky

Burning Sky

Inspired by Belgium styles and renowned for mixed fermentation beers

Gun Brewery

Gun Brewery

Brewing clean-tasting sessionable beers from a rural brewery, in an environmentally mindful way

Hand Brew Co

Hand Brew Co

One of Brighton’s originals started life in a 4 storey brewery crammed into an old pub

Hepworth Brewery

Hepworth Brewery

Brewing a wide range of bottled beers in the traditional way, sustainably, and sourcing locally

Hurst Brewery

Hurst Brewery

Hurst’s husband a wife team have revived a historic Hurstpierpoint brand that offers a small core cask range

Laine Brew Co

Laine Brew Co

Their varied and vibrant range are abundant in Laine pubs across Brighton

Langham Brewery

Langham Brewery

In their rural barn brewery, Langham stay true to rare and traditional ‘cask-conditioned’ techniques

Long Man Brewery

Long Man Brewery

An uber sustainable brewery crafting classic ales in their idyllic farm setting

UnBarred Brewery

UnBarred Brewery

In-your-face, un-subtle, modern keg beers with a bold and hoppy flavour hit