Casks for Special Occasions

You can order a cask of Mallinson's real ale for your party or special occasion.

The Star at Folly Hall, Huddersfield can provide our beers on hand pull, served with a sparkler.

For further information please contact Sam  at The Star on 01484 545443 or email:

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Welcome to

Mallinsons Brewing Company!

We are a micro brewery based in Lockwood, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and we also now have our own TapHouse, The Corner in Huddersfield's Market Walk

We brew high quality cask conditioned real ales, bottle conditioned beers and limited quantities of Key Keg.

Over the years, we have gained a reputation for producing crisp, clean flavoured hoppy ales. Our speciality is single hopped variety ales. We are regularly trying new hop varieties and blending different hops to create new flavours. We always stock a variety of single hopped beers, as well as semi-regulars and new one-off brews which enable us the explore different hop and malt combinations.

Please check the "Our Beers" section of this website to see what beers are currently available.

brew plant



Little Shop of Bottles - Currently in Stock


Our bottle shop is situated at the front of the brewery and we stock a vast range of our own bottle condition beers which are all bottled in house.

You can buy beers by the case, as well as gift packs and T-shirts.

Please note that the bottle shop is staff by brewery workers (in order to keep our bottle prices very reasonable) and so please be patient if they can't always answer the door immediately.

We are also stocking beers from:

  • Briggs Signature Ales

Cask Beer Availability for This Week:

Updated: 22/10/2018

Please contact Tara on 01484 654301 or email at for details on pricing and delivery. 

Mount Hood

A single hopped beer using only Mount Hood hops from the USA. Described as "pale blonde with spicy and vanilla hop notes, a very hoppy intense fruity bitterness and a long lasting bitter taste"
ABV 4.1


Rock & Roll & Brew - NEW

A lovely pale golden ale with a fruity nose combining citrus and berry notes, and a full rich mouth feel tasting of citrus and tart fruits. The finish is strong, bitter and slightly dry.

ABV 4.3


Nelson Sauvin

One of our single hopped range of beers, brewed using Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand. Described as "a golden coloured ale, with a lovely citrusy grapefruit nose, a hoppy citrus taste followed by a similar finish."
ABV 3.8



One our single hopped range of, using Amarillo hops from the USA. This lovely ale is very pale gold with a light orange citrus nose, bitter orange hop taste and long bitter, dry-ish finish.

ABV 4.2



One our single hopped range of beers, using Ekuanot hops from the USA (this hop variety was initially released as "Experimental 366"). This is a rich blonde ale with hints of tropical fruit in the aroma and a bitterness that leans toward papaya and lime. There is a lovely tart bitter finish.

ABV 3.9



A single hopped beer, brewed on using Ella hops from Australia. Described as "Very pale blonde with hoppy floral notes and a slight spiciness on the nose. The taste is bitter and hoppy with a bitter, slightly dry finish."
ABV 3.9


DDH 5.0 - NEW

The first of a series of Double Dry Hopped beers, this one dry hopped with Centennial and Columbus hops in the fermentor. The result is a burnished golden ale with aromatic notes of lemon zest and candied peel. The taste is mediteranean fruits over a lovely malt base and a sessionable finish which is very drinkeable for its ABV!
ABV 5.0


Pilsner Cascade Centennial - NEW

Brewed using Pilsner malt, and Cascade and Centennial hops, this light blonde ale gives aromatic hints of lemon and lime. The pilsner malt really lets the hops shine through, bringing a citrus fruit party to your mouth. The finish is not too bitter, but it is lightly dry. A very refreshing drink!

ABV 4.4

pilsner cascade centennial

KeyKeg Availability:

Columbus - Keg Conditioned

A single hopped beer, brewed on using Columbus hops from the USA. This is a pale blond with a good hop aroma and a slightly spicey nose, the finish is strong and bitter.

ABV 3.9


Tropical Blonde - Keg Conditioned

Back by popular demand! Brewed with Calypso,  Citra and late hopped with Nelson Sauvin. Sunshine gold with hints of pineapple and mango in the aroma, bursting with tropical fruits and a good solid bitterness. A luscious, long fruity, zest finish. Sunshine in a glass!

ABV 4.4


Cascade - Keg Conditioned 

One of our single hopped range of beers, brewed using Cascade hops from the USA. Described as "pale gold in colour, with a hoppy light citrus nose, a bitter citrus lemon taste and a tart citrus finish."

ABV 4.1


Wholesalers Selling Our Beers

Ales R Russ, West Midlands

TEACO, West Midlands

Bedminster Beer Co, Bristol

Good Beer Company, Gloucestershire

Jolly Good Beer, East Anglia

Pig’s Ear Beer Ltd, Surrey

Pivovar Ltd, York

Real Ale Direct, Shropshire

Alesela, Glasgow

Premium Drinks, Bingley

Wholesalers Selling Our Bottles

Beer Paradise, Tockwith

Pubs Selling Our Beers

The Corner in Huddersfield is our Brewery Taphouse and is home to our exclusive House Beer called "Wappy Nick" as well as a rotaing Mallinsons cask line and two Mallinsons beers on keykeg. We also host a range of guest beers from some of our favourite breweries. Food is available on a lunchtime menu and small plates in the evenings during the week.

corner wappy

The Sportsman in Huddersfield has a permanent, rotating Mallinsons pump. Also check out the fine home cooked foods from this CAMRA award winning pub.

The Grove in Hudderfield always has a different Mallinsons beer on it's rotating Mallinsons pump, as well as a huge number of other casks and kegs.

The Star in Hudderfield always has a different Mallinsons beer on it's rotating Mallinsons pump, as well as many other guest beers.

The New Inn in Robertown is now regularly stocking a  Mallinsons House beer.

Bobtown Blonde is described as "golden colour. A citrus hop aroma, with a bitter hoppy taste and finish."
ABV 3.8


The following establishments are also regularly stocking our latest beers:

Huddersfield / Local:

The Star, Folly Hall
The Rat and Ratchet, Chapel Hill
The Vulcan
The King's Head
The Jubilee Refreshment Rooms, Sowerby Bridge


The Sheaf View
The Alehouse
The Wellington
The Shakespeare
The Rutland Arms

Manchester / Chorlton / Cheshire:

The Picadilly Tap
Port Street Beer House
Cafe Beermoth
The Crown and Kettle
The Font


The Hop Inn, Newcastle Under Lyme
The Lord Harrowby, Granthan



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Cider at The Corner

Last week we were chuffed to hear that our Taphouse, The Corner has been made runner up in the CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year for the whole of Yorkshire. We are really proud of this achievement because we always wanted to ensure that cider enthusiasts would be well looked after in our bar. Cheers to Sam and the Team!

Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival - Thur 2nd August 2018

This week sees the always excellent Huddersfield Food and drink festival. Our beers will be available throughout the festival at The Star and Money Club Bars. You can also pop down to our bar the Corner for some cellar cooled beers and awesome food.

Opening times are:

11am-9pm Thurs
10am-10pm Fri and Sat
10.30-5.30 Sun

Food Pairing Event - The Corner: 20/07/18

Our Taphouse the Corner will be hosting one of it's fabulous food and drink pairing evenings on Friday 20th July. The focus of this pairing is "Asian Wonders" and will be a five course food tasting paired with cocktails or beer. Contact Sam or Lucy at to book in (£25.00 per head).

Delivery News - W/C: 11/06/18

Due to staff holidays, there will be limited deliveries during the week commencing 11th June. Please order early to avoid disappointment.

Meet the Brewers Events 

This week (17th May) Tara and Elaine will be at The Cricketers Arms in Horbury for a Meet the Brewers Even. It is ticketed, so please contact the bar for information.

Next week (24th) we will be at The Hare and Hounds in Ramsbottom for a Meet the Brewer / War of the Roses event. Please come along an taste some beers and say hello.

Brewery Tenth Anniversary Party

Next month our brewery will be celebrating its tenth anniverary. In celebration we will be holding a birthday party at our taphouse, The Corner, in Huddersfield. The party will be on Thursday 10th May starting from 7pm. Please pop along and join us in the festivities - our main bar will be supplemented by our special Keg Shed featuring 10 of our own kegged beers.

The Corner - Hudds CAMRA POTY

We are really chuffed to announce that our Huddersfield Taphouse, The Corner has been awarded Huddersfield CAMRA Pub of the Year. Thank you so much to Sam and the team for all your hard working in achieving this.

February 2018 The Corner Website

The Corner now has a website! As well as information regarding food and up and coming events, we now have a live beer board! Check it out at:

January 24th-27th 2018 Manchester Beer Festival

We are really pleased to announce that we will have our own little bar at this Year's Manchester Beer Festival. There will be both cask and keg conditioned beer available and we there should be a member of the brewery team around for the duration of the festival. Come and say hello.

Christmas 2017 Opening Times

The brewery will be open  the following days over the Christmas / New Year period:

Mon 18th - Fri 22nd - OPEN

Mon 25th - Tue 26th - CLOSED

Wed 27th - Thu 28th - OPEN - Limited Local Deliveries

Fri 29th - Mon1st Jan - CLOSED

Tue 2nd Jan - Business as usual

We'd like to thank all our customers for their loyal support this year and wish you all a very Happy New Year!

24th - 30th November - Beardless Beer Week at the Crown & Kettle, Manchester

One of our favourite bars in Manchester is soon hosting a Beardless Beer Week, featuring beers brewed by women. Three of our beers will be featured as well as many other. Please come along and say hello and sup some great beers!

19th-21st October - The Salford Independant Beer Festival 2017

We love this festival! Jim the organiser hand picks the featured breweries and gets involved in as much of the brewing as possible. This year will feature two of our beers - "Lady Marmarillo" on Keg and "Bramling Bramble" on cask. The event is ticketed, so get in early!

15th-17th September The Corner's First Birthday

Hasn't time flown? This month we are celebrating our Taphouse's First Birthday! There will be lots of special events, music, Malaysian food and the introduction of our upstairs Keg Shed!

1st - 3rd September - Grasmere Guzzler

Cask and Keg Mallinsons ales will be one of the featured breweries at this year's Grasmere Guzzler at Tweedies Bar at the Dale Lodge Hotel in Grasmere. Why not pop along and try some?

3rd - 6th August - Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival

If you are popping into St Georges Square to sample the delights of the F&D festival, please keep an eye out for our beers.

ALSO: Our taphouse The Corner on Market Walk is hosting a variety of events to coincide with the festival:

Thursday night is a food and drink pairing night with locally sourced food and tipples (please email Sam at to reserve tickets)

Throughout the weekend we will be having a Huddersfield Cask and Keg take-over, featuring some of the great breweries in and around Huddersfield. 

June 2017 - New Resident Artist at the Corner

If you are popping in for a pint of Mally's please go upstairs and have a look at the wonderful photography of Olivia Hemmingway, called HRI Love Stories. 

May 2017 - Events at The Corner

Our Taphouse The Corner is hosting a Burlesque evening on Thursday 25th May. There will be dancers, music, food and general fun. Contact sam to order your tickets via

Beer Duty - Impact on Prices

After the recent budget, although it was announced that there would not be a rise in the beer duty escalator, beer duty has risen to meet inflationary pressues. As a result we will have to increase our cask and keg prices by £1.00 per 9 gallon cask and per 30litre keg. There will be no increase in bottle prices.

This price increase will commence on the 1st of April, so please get your orders in this week.

Out and About - March 2017

The Star pub in Folly Hall Huddersfield is hosting its always excellent beer festival, starting this week, on Wednesday 22nd March. We will have two dry hopped beers available

The Crown in Stockport is hosting a Mallinsons Tap Takeover this weekend - starting on Friday 24th March - we will be there, supping and answering any questions!

Mother's Day at The Corner - Sunday 26th March

Come and celebrate Mothering Sunday at our Taphouse with a special food and drink pairing menu!. Five deliscious courses will either be paired with a speciality Gin or a beer. Places are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment. You can either book at the bar, or email:

Bottle Shop and Bottle Availability

Our bottle shop is located at the brewery itself on Lockwood Road, Huddersfield, where you can find an extensive range of our bottled beers. The bottle shop is open weekdays from 10am until 3pm. For those who wish to obtain our bottles out of brewery hours, at the same price, we are now making that service available from our bar, The Corner, at Market Walk, Huddersfield.

Bottled Beer Availability at The Corner

Our bar in town now has a range of our bottles for sale, as well as gift packs. They are on sale at the same price that they are down here at our Little Shop of Bottles, which means that you can now obtain our bottled beers over the weekendand in the evenings when the brewery is closed.

8th August 2016: The Corner 

For those who like to use Facebook, our bar now has a Facebook page which will keep you up to date with developments: 

We are making quite a bit of progress - most of the painting has been done, the main bar is built and the second bar is half finished. Cellar equipment was delivered last week and chillers are being installed at the end of this week. Exciting times!

11th July 2016: The Corner - Twitter

You can now keep up to date with the developments of our new bar by following us at @thecornerhudds on twitter, where you will find before and after photos during the development process.

27th June 2016: The Corner

It is a very exciting day for us at the brewery! Today we exchange contracts on the new premises which will host our Taphouse. Keep your eyes peeled for further news on how the bar is progressing and as soon as we have launched the website and Facebook / Twitter pages, you'll hear about it first here.

20th May - 22nd May 2016: Mini-fest at The Star

The Star pub in Hudds is hosting it's annual Mmmmmm Fest this coming weekend. As well as a host of milds (two of which are ours), we will be proving 6 other dry hopped / pelleted specials for the ocasion. Should be fab!

25th April 2016 - Bar News

Many people of been asking us how things are going with our proposed bar in Huddersfield. After many months of contract negotiation, we were unable to proceed with the proposed premises and are now in negotation for another venue. We will keep you informed on our progress!

29th February 2016 - Key Keg News

We have now started poducing, in house, our very own key kegs. Our first key kegged beer is our single hopped Nelson Sauvin, but this will be followed by Spruce Goose and Beelzebub's Tears. These will be limited to small batch runs, so it's best to get in early your order by phoning Tara directly on: 01484654301, or emailing her at:

18th January 2016 - In the Press and in the Manchester Beer Festival

Friday's Examiner reported that we are opening up a Brewery Tap in the Imperial Arcade, Huddersfield. Whilst we hoping that this will happen, we have still yet to exchange contracts on the premises. The bar itself will not be owned by the brewery, and is a different business venture that we are undertaking in partnership with Samantha Smith.

Watch this space for further news.

This week also sees the start of the Manchester Beer and Cider Festival at Manchester Central from the 20th to the 23rd. We will have two beers on at the festival: Sorachi Ace and Simcoe

Christmas 2015 Opening Times

The brewery will be open  the following days over the Christmas / New Year period:

Mon 21st - Wed 23rd - OPEN

Thu 24th - Fri 25th - CLOSED

Mon 28th - Wed 30th - OPEN

Thu 31st - Fri 1st - CLOSED

4th Jan - Business as usual

We'd like to thank all our customers for their loyal support this year and wish you all a very Happy New Year!

Huddersfield Oktoberfest - 1st - 3rd October 2015

Next month sees the annual Huddersfield Oktoberfest at the Apna Center in Huddersfield. We'll be showcasing three beers, including one dry hopped special!

21st - 23rd August - Huddersfield Big Screen Weekend

This weekend sees the return of the popular Big Screen weekend in St Georges Square! Our beers will be available at the Star's stall and there will also be bands, food and drink, and of course films!

Thur 6th - Sun 9th August - Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival

Our beers will be available at this years Food and Drink Festival held in St Georges Square in Huddersfield town centre at the Armitage Bridge Club stall!

8th - 12th July 2015 - Star Beer Festival

This week sees the return of the awesome Star Beer Festival, just down the road from us at Folly Hall in Huddersfield. Once again Sam and the team will be providing an exceptional range of hand pumped ales, as well as two festival specials from us. Come along - we'll be there!

15th June 2015 - Big Screen Event

The weekend of Friday June 26th sees the start of Huddersfield first Big Screen Weekend, running from 10am to 9pm each. Movies will be displayed on the big screen in St Georges square with stalls selling food and drink. Our beers will be avaiable from the Star Inn's festival stall.

1st June 2015 - Brewery and Shop Opening Times

Due to staff holidays over the next couple of weeks, the shop and brewery will not always be open to the public. If you need to collect bottles or casks, please contact the brewery on 01484654301 to arrange for collection.

11th May 2015 - General News

Intrepid train travellers can partake of our beers once again now that the Penistone Line Partnership had resumed it's music train service. The trains depart from Huddersfield on selected Mondays at 19.18, calling at all stations to Shellield. Please check on the Penistone Line website for dates.

30th March 2015 - Tour De Yorkshire News

We have just brewed our special beer to celebrate the Tour De Yorkshire which will be heading our way on 1st - 3rd May! This pale and hoppy beer called "Up Hill Down Dale" will be in high demand from many of the pubs on the route, so get your orders in early to avoid disappointment!

Wednesday 18th March - Sunday 22nd March - Star Beer Festival

We love the Star Beer Festival! Over 40 different ales, all hand pumped from the cellar. This time we will be doing two dry hopped specials just for the festival!

Come along and enjoy - it's all happening down at Folly Hall, Lockwood!

26th January - New in the Shop

We have managed to obtain beers from Here Be Monsters, Huddersfield's latest craft brewery. The beers are called "Dark Fury" and "Black Annis" and are available in a Little Shop of Bottles.



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