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 Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

We brew high quality cask conditioned real ales and bottle conditioned beers.

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






Nelson Sauvin

Mild Thing





Oatmeal Stout


Motueka Cascade




We are also stocking beers from:

  • Briggs Signature Ales

Cask Beer Availability:

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

Serious Blendin' Vol. 4 - NEW

We do like to blend our  hops! This beer contains five hop varieties, paired up at different stages of the brew.The result is a rich golden ale with a strong citrus zest aroma. The bitterness is strong with distinctive notes from the use of Summit hops. A lovely long dry bitter finish!

ABV 4.4



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 4.0



A pale golden ale with a fresh hop aroma containing herbal notes. The taste hints at mandarin and lime and there is a very slight bitterness and a dry and refreshing finish. Very drinkable!

ABV 3.9



One of our range of single hopped beers, brewed only using Chinook hops. 
Described as "Golden colour with a light citrus hop nose, bitter lightly citrusy taste and a long bitter slightly dry finish. Brewed using only Chinook hops from the USA."

ABV 4.0


KeyKeg Availability:

Nelson Sauvin - Key Keg

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


Simcoe XL - Key Keg

A ramped up version of our single hopped Simcoe, this beer has a rich golden colour and has hints of rose petals and strawberry on the nose. The flavour is intense in tropical fruits with a bitter dry finish..

ABV 4.9


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

Utobeer, London

Premium Drinks, Blingley

Pubs Selling Our Beers

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

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

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

The White Horse in Hedgerley Village, Buckinghamshire now has a permantent rotaing Mallinsons pump

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

Manchester / Chorlton / Cheshire:

The Picadilly Tap
Port Street Beer House
Cafe Beermoth
The Crown and Kettle
The Font
The Sand Bar
The New Oxford


The Cask Pub and Kitchen, London
The Craft Beer Company, London
The Lord Harrowby, Granthan



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2017 News - Manchester Beer Festival

Next week (19th-21st January) sees the annual Manchester Beer and Cider Festival at Manchester Central. Four of our beers will feature at the festival, including our colab with Pictish Brewery: Transpenine Brown Ale.

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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