Beamish & Crawford Ltd

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Beamish & Crawford Ltd, Cork Porter Brewery, South Main Street, Cork, Ireland

Owned by Aylmer Allen in 1715 then his son, Edward Allen. Acquired by Beamish & Crawford 1791. For many years the largest brewery in Ireland until overtaken by Guinness in 1838. Registered as a private company in 1895 and a public one in October 1901.

Acquired by Canadian Breweries (Carling O'Keefe) in 1962 and via Fosters/Courage, became part of Scottish & Newcastle Breweries Ltd, then Heineken.

Closed in 2009.

The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890.

An assortment of images of the brewery

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 13,386
Description  : Ruined tower in a shamrock
Date of Application  : 10/10/1877
Used Prior to 1875?  : 8 years