Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Ltd

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Seen in Clapton. Courtesy Roy Denison
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Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Ltd, Old Porter Brewery, Bath Street, Bristol, Gloucestershire.

Brewing on the site since at least 1702. Isaac Hobhouse established a substantial porter brewery in the 1730s, and was later joined by Philip George. Georges & Ricketts in 1816. Registered as above February 1888. Acquired by Courage, Barclay & Simonds Ltd in 1961 with 1,459 tied houses. Known as 'Courage (Western) Ltd' for a while.

Brewery closed 1999. Some buildings remain but most of the brewery site has been redeveloped for housing and commercial uses.

Various images of the brewery:

From the collection of Roy Denison


George's Brewery in 2004:

George's Brewery in 2007. Courtesy "Watneys Red Barrel":

George's Brewery in 2015:

George's Brewery, April 2017:

A selection of labels issued by the brewery: