Birmingham Breweries – Joseph McKenna



Birmingham has long been famous for its thousand and one trades and products one of which was brewing in the city. Joseph McKenna’s latest book traces the history of brewing in Birmingham from the earliest references in the twelfth century to modern times.

Retail Brewers, Victorian Breweries and more recent takeovers and mergers are considered and a detailed list of Birmingham breweries between the years 1782 and 2002 is also included.

The book is complete with many illustrations, including photographs of buildings and equipment, old advertisements and images of beer bottle labels together with maps showing the location of Birmingham’s breweries.

240mm x 170mm Paperback – pp. vi + 98
Fully Illustrated
ISBN 1 85858 271 7