Southport & West Lancs

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Local Breweries

Southport Brewery

The local award winning Southport Brewery,now over ten years old, is producing an ever increasing variety of ales. As well as the original Sandgrounder and Natterjack there is now also Carousel, Old Shrimper, National Hero, Bothy Bitter, Tower Mild and even the birthdays of local members/ and quite a few more. See

Southport SandgrounderSouthport CarouselSouthport Ruck & MaulSouthport NatterjackSouthport CycloneSouthport Golden SandsSouthport Dark NightSouthport High TideSouthport High TideSouthport DecadeSouthport Decade

The Parker Brewery

One of the areas newest brewery producing cask ales; Centurion Pale Ale, Barbarian Bitter, Dark Spartan Stout, Saxon Red Ale and Viking Blonde. Originally based in Formby they have moved to the Banks area of Southport. Beers are often available in the Freshfield in Formby and occasionally in selected outlets in Southport & Liverpool. They are on twitter;

Parkers CenturionParkers Barbarian Parkers Spartan StoutParker SaxonParker VikingThe Parker Brewery Van.

Red Star Brewery

The triumvirate of directors; Ian Walsh, Raymond Glen Monaghan and David Edward Blanchard started marketing their brews in May this year and the products have been very well received. Based in Formby they currently brew six beers which can be found in Sefton and the surrounding area. They are on Facebook at;

Company Logo Brewery Literature Red Star Bottled Beers.

Interesting interview with one of the directors can be found here;