Surrey breweries - the best of Surrey beer


Surrey has always been a county of good taste, so it's no surprise that microbreweries are popping up all over the place to partake in the craft beer revolution. Matthew Williams catches up with some of Surrey’s better known brewers for a drop of their award-winning beers


Originally published in June 2015. Updated April 2016.


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Name: Rupert Thompson Role: Director

Hogs Back Brewery, Manor Farm, The Street, Farnham, Surrey GU10 1DE:

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Name: Ross Hunter Role: Owner (and cleaner!)

Surrey Hills Brewery, Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6AA:



Name: Graham Henderson Role: Managing director 

Dorking Brewery, The Engine Shed, Station Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1HF:



Name:  Richard Craig Role: Co-founder

Big Smoke Brew Co at The Antelope, 87 Maple Road, Surbiton, Surrey KT6 4AW:



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Name: Chris Gill Role: Brewer

Ascot Ales, Compton Place Business Centre, Surrey Avenue, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3DX:



Name: Emily Stephens Role: Director and co-founder

Frensham Brewery, The Old Dairy, Pierrepont Home Farm, The Reeds, Frensham, near Farnham, Surrey GU10 3BS:



Name: Jim Taylor Role: Founder and chief executive officer

The Little Beer Corporation, Building 3, 14-15 Midleton Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 8XW:


Name: Tony Scardarella Role: Director 

Hop Art, The Brewery, Blacknest Industrial Park, Blacknest Road, Bentley, near Farnham, Surrey GU34 4PX:


Name: Steve Taylor Role: Co-founder

The Godstone Brewers at Osney Lodge Farm, Byers Lane, South Godstone, Surrey RH9 8JH:



Brightwater Brewery Claygate

The Crafty Brewing Company Dunsfold

The Cronx Brewery Croydon

The Decent Brewery Addlestone

The Leith Hill Brewery Coldharbour

The Oxted Brewery Oxted

Pilgrim Brewery Reigate

Thurstons Brewery Horsell


The Tillingbourne Brewery Shere

Twickenham Fine Ales Twickenham