George Younger & Sons Ltd

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The Meadow Brewery
Younger Alloa.jpg


George Younger & Sons Ltd, Meadow & Candleriggs Breweries, Bank Street, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Founded by 1745. The Meadow Brewery was established by 1764 and the Candleriggs Brewery was leased from Meiklejohns 1852.

Registered February 1897.

They acquired Blair & Co. Ltd of Alloa in 1959 with 20 tied houses and closed that brewery.

Acquired by Northern Breweries of Great Britain Ltd in 1960 and brewing ceased on 31st December 1963.



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  : 28,833

Description  : A revolver
Date of Application  : 1/8/1882

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO