Bristol Brewery Georges & Co. Ltd
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.
- List of Bristol Brewery Georges & Co Ltd pubs
- A History of the Bristol Brewery Georges Ltd
- "Copper chimneys at George's Courage Brewery, Bristol" by Mike Bone, Stephen Morris, Terry Peters and Mark Steeds
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: