The home of some of the Britain's finest beers!

Hand Brewed in the English Lake District

Our Ales


4.7% ABV
Premium golden bitter. Intensely hoppy with a crisp dry finish.

Coniston Brewing Co - K7

Premium XB

3.6% ABV
XB combines  English pale ale with new wave American hops to give a citrus aroma.

Coniston Brewing Co - Premium XB Bluebird bitter

Infinity IPA

6.0% ABV
Hopped without bound. Highly aromatic with a lingering bitter finish.

Coniston Brewing Co - Infinity IPA

Bluebird Bitter

3.6% ABV
An easy drinking craft beer that won Supreme Champion Beer of Britain in 1998.

Coniston Brewing Co - Bluebird Bitter

Original I.P.A.

6.0% ABV
Amber coloured with a rich deep taste from a superb balance of malts and hops making a classic style I.P.A.

Coniston Brewing Co - Original India Pale Ale

No.9 Barley Wine

8.5% ABV
Classic strong golden beer that has had a long maturation period to give a smooth and warming character.

Coniston Brewing Co - No9 Barley Wine

Thurstein Pilsner

4.8% ABV
A Pilsner Style Lager made using German hops to give an authentic crisp clean Continental style beer.

Coniston Brewing Co - Thurstein Pilsner

Oliver’s Light Ale

3.4% ABV
A light straw coloured, easy drinking mild, subtly flavoured with Whitbread's Golding variety hops.

Coniston Brewing Co - Olivers Light Ale


4.0% ABV
Asrai is an extremely delicate and pale golden ale, brewed with fine lager and wheat malt, plus a hint of tropical fruits.

Coniston Brewing Co - Asrai

Old Man Ale

4.2% ABV
A radically different beer... a  rich port wine aroma plus a complexity that deepens and changes as you drink it.

Coniston Brewing Co - Old Man Ale

Special Oatmeal Stout

4.5% ABV
Oats are used to add body, plus complex flavours reminiscent of dark chocolate and coffee

Coniston Brewing Co - Special Oatmeal Stout

Blacksmiths Ale

5.0% ABV
Brewed in memory of Harry Belton, the brewer’s grandfather, who was a blacksmith in Coniston. A rich, strong ale.

Coniston Brewing Co - Blacksmiths Ale
Coniston Brewing Co.

About Us

Hidden away behind the Black Bull in Coniston is the
Coniston Brewing Company.

This outstanding brewery, run by Ian Bradley, is where Bluebird Bitter is made. This 3.6% session beer won Supreme Champion Beer of Britain 1998 at the Great British Beer Festival Olympia London and has continued to be awarded accolades of recent years.

To the pure waters of the Coniston hills - add the finest Challenger hops and wonderfully roasted pale and crystal malts.
Allow the Coniston Brewing Company to use all their skill and instinctive know-how to create what must be described as the finest fully matured cask conditioned Ales.


Coniston Brewing Co. Bluebird Bitter

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Order online for home delivery

We have partnered with Beer GB, based in Ambleside, so that you can now buy the range of Coniston Brewing Company Beers online and have them delivered to your door!

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The Coniston Brewing Co. Ltd
Coppermines Road, Coniston,
LA21 8HL

Contact Us

t: 015394 41133

Opening hours 

Monday – Friday
9.00 am – 5.00 pm 

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