The National Brewing Library

An English language collection relating to brewing, distilling, other alcoholic beverages and dependent trades.

About The National Brewing Library

The National Brewing Library is an English language collection relating to brewing and distilling, other alcoholic beverages and dependent trades. The collection aims to be the primary and most comprehensive source of information in the UK on the scientific, technological, historical and social aspects of the above.

The National Brewing Library continues to be added to, both by individual donations and an on-going programme of purchase, and comprises more than 8,500 volumes. The National Brewing Library is the most significant English language collection in a single location, of books and journals relating to brewing, other alcoholic beverages and dependent trades. About one quarter of the items are unique to the National Brewing Library and do not appear in the catalogues of The British Library or other major collections.