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UK & IE Online Bottleshop Directory (incl. EU websites shipping to UK)

LAST UPDATED: 24/04/2020

NOTICE

I am no longer actively maintaining this thread, other than any major/notable additions or removals. I have since created a dedicated website for online bottleshops. You can visit it at the imaginatively named https://bottleshops.online
The website is not just limited to UK/IE either, it is completely worldwide with well over 600 shops in the directory. And it has much more information than is contained within this thread. It can be easily searched and filtered based on the country you are looking for, the country you are located in and whether it ships there. You will also see shipping cost, number of beers available, plus links to external reviews (including RateBeer place pages), and it even has the functionality to post your own ratings and reviews there.

Original thread below:


As someone who spends far too much money far too frequently buying from the plethora of online bottleshops we have in the UK, and in the absence of a easy to browse and complete listing on Ratebeer itself, I thought I would create this thread for future reference to help others find beers they’re after.

I hope you find it useful as this took a lot of time to write up.

I’ve personally placed orders with many of websites listed here. My place ratings can be found on their respective place pages on RateBeer, though some may be outdated now.
Likewise if you have any suggestions for online bottleshops based in the UK (or international ones that ship to the UK) that are not listed here reply and I’ll add them in.

Is there a thread like this for other countries?

Yes, I have also created a thread covering the rest of Europe.

Quick Links

:uk: List of UK Bottleshops
:uk: List of UK Brewery Shops
:eu: List of EU Bottleshops (offering shipping to :uk: UK)
:ireland: List of IE Bottleshops
 

:uk: Online Bottleshops

Below is a table of almost all online bottleshops in the UK. I have included a link to their website and RB place link, location, shipping costs, whether they ship internationally, and any other notes I felt were relevant to the shop.

Shop Location Shipping Intl. Notes
Beautiful Beers
RB
Suffolk £6.95 :x: Decent selection of UK
BE/DE/US beers including
harder to find ones
BeerGB
(Beer Ambleside)

RB
Cumbria £7.95
free over £80
:x:
Beer Gonzo
RB
West Midlands £7.99 :heavy_check_mark:
£13-£145
Website can be slow.
Good US and Belgium selection
Beer Heroes
RB
Cheshire £3.50 :x:
Beer Hunter
RB
Greater Manchester £5.99 :x:
Beer Merchants
RB
Kent £4.95
free over £50
:x: Large selection.
Many Lervig beers.
Cantillon.
Official webstore for Tiny Rebel
Beer Ritz
RB
West Yorkshire £5.99 :x: Website poorly designed
(stuck in the 90s)
good for recent UK releases
Beer Zoo
RB
Edinburgh, Scotland £5 :ireland:
BeerCraft
RB
Somerset £5
free over £50
:x:
Beerkeepers
RB
Greater Manchester £7.50
£0-£3.95 if local
:x: Launched in September 2017
Beers of Europe
RB
Norfolk £4.99
free over £60
:ireland: Biggest selection in the UK.
Great for UK/US/BE/DE
and harder to find countries.
A lot of macro/non-craft.
Bier Huis
RB
West Yorkshire £8.50+ :eu:
+ most of Europe
£16+
Focus on Yorkshire
Brew Cavern
RB
Nottinghamshire £8.50+ :x:
Caps and Taps
RB
Greater London £7.99 :x:
Clapton Craft
RB
Greater London £6.99
free over £50
:x: Focus on London breweries.
Good for new releases.
Curious Hop
RB
West Yorkshire £6.99
free over £70
:x: Excellent selection of Yorkshire beers.
Good UK/US/EU selection
Dexter & Jones
RB
Cheshire £7.95 :x: Also craft gin.
Ghost Whale
RB
Greater London £7.99
free over £70
:eu:
£29.95
HonestBrew
RB
Greater London £5.99
free over £50
:eu: Great for recent releases
Hop Burns & Black
RB
Greater London £7.95
free over £75
:eu:
£26
Great for recent releases.
Hop Hideout
RB
South Yorkshire £7.95 :x: Good US/EU selection
Hop Shop Aberdeen
(Westhill Service Station)

RB
Aberdeen, Scotland £7.99 :x:
Hoptimism
RB
Leicestershire £7.99
free if local
:eu:
contact for price
Great for recent releases
Imperial Beer Club
RB
Greater London £5.99 per box :x: Formerly subscription only.
Bottleshop as of July 2017
Only stocks imperial (7%+) beers.
Indie Craft Beer
RB
Cumbria £7.99 :x:
Inn At Home
RB
Surrey £5.99
free over £70
:x: Useful for Surrey ticks
KWM Wines & Spirits
RB
Northern Ireland £6.95
free over £150
:heavy_check_mark: £varies
check here
Small selection of Irish and
Northern Irish beers.
some not found in mainland UK
Left Field Beer
RB
West Midlands £7.50
free over £65
:eu:
contact for price
Maison du Biere
RB
South Yorkshire £6.95 :x:
Mother Kelly’s
RB
Greater London £6.50
free over £50
:x: Appears to have very limited
selection online compared
to in their shops
RAD Beer
RB
Shropshire £5.50
free over £70
free local
:x:
RealAle.com
RB
Greater London £8
free if local
free over £100
:x:
Real Ale Store
RB
Nottinghamshire £6.45
free over £60
:x:
Scrattings
RB
Somerset £7.50 some :eu: Massive selection of UK craft cider/perry/ice cider
Sophie’s Beer Store Shrewsbury £7 :eu: Online store of Chez Sophie
The Ale Tavern
RB
Neath, Wales £6.50 :ireland: Began trading 2017
owned by Rugby Player/Homebrewer
Brian Mujati
The Epicurean
RB
Greater Manchester £10
free over £75
:x:
The Pip Stop
RB
Durham £5.95
free over £70
:x: Wine retailer with good range of craft beer.
Beer Hawk
RB
North Yorkshire £4.99
free over £50
:x: Good selection but
owned by ABInBev so bias
towards their brands,
stocks independent
brewers too

Brewery Shops

This list contains breweries who have their own online web shops that deliver across the UK. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list, but rather a listing of the more notable breweries.

Shop Location Shipping Intl. Notes
Alphabet
RB (taproom)
Greater Manchester £6.49 :x:
BrewDog
RB
Aberdeenshire, Scotland £5 :heavy_check_mark:
£9-£65
Also stocks a small range of
guest beers from various UK brewers,
US/EU from the likes of
AleSmith, Mikkeller, Stone, To Øl etc.
Beavertown
RB (taproom)
Greater London £6.75
free over £100
:heavy_check_mark:
13 countries
Brew by Numbers
RB (taproom)
Greater London £6.99 :heavy_check_mark:
:ireland: £19
Buxton
RB (taproom)
Derbyshire £4.99 :x:
Cloudwater
RB (taproom)
Greater Manchester £4.99 :x: Their latest seasonal offerings
updated several times a month
Cromarty
RB (taproom)
Scotland £7.95
up to 16 btls
:x:
Electric Bear
RB (taproom)
Somerset £6.99
free over £75
:x:
Fierce Beer
Aberdeenshire, Scotland £6 :x:
Fourpure
RB (taproom)
Greater London £4.95
free over £40
:x:
Fullers
RB
Greater London £7.95
free over £50
:heavy_check_mark:
£varies
Or collect order free from
a Fullers pub.
International shipping for
non-alcoholic merch only.
Fyne Ales
RB
Scotland £10 :x: Only cases/merch.
Singles are on EeBria
Hawkshead
RB (taproom)
Cumbria £8.05 :x:
Magic Rock
RB (taproom)
West Yorkshire £6.99
up to 24 cans
:heavy_check_mark:
many countries
£15-£65
Marble
RB (taproom)
Greater Manchester £7.99 :x:
Northern Monk
RB (taproom)
West Yorkshire £5.95 :x:
Roosters
[RB]
North Yorkshire £6
free over £60/£70
:x:
Siren
RB (taproom)
Berkshire £6 :x:
Tempest
RB
Scotland £10 :x:
Time and Tide
RB
Kent £6 :x:
Thornbridge
RB (taproom)
Derbyshire Free :x:
Verdant
RB (taproom)
Cornwall £4.99
per case of 24
:x:
Wild Beer
RB
Somerset £4.99 :x:

 

:eu: EU Bottleshops

These are online bottleshops in EU countries that offer shipping to the UK, sorted by country. Shipping cost shown is the cheapest available, usually priced per 10kg or per box, look for a delivery/shipping cost page if you plan to make a big order to check how much it will cost.

Shop Location UK Shipping Intl. Notes
Beergium
RB
:belgium: Belgium €12.99 :heavy_check_mark: Website is a bit of mess
lots of out of stock beers never cleared
large selection of Belgian, EU, US beers.
Beer Mania
RB
:belgium: Belgium €14 :heavy_check_mark: Only stocks Belgian beers.
Beer of Belgium
RB
:belgium: Belgium €9.95 :heavy_check_mark: All beers on this site are Belgian
Beer Planet
RB
:belgium: Belgium €19+ :heavy_check_mark: Mostly Belgian beers.
Belbiere
RB
:belgium: Belgium €11.25 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk: :iceland:
Website is in French
Belgian Beerz
RB
:belgium: Belgium €10 :heavy_check_mark: All beers on this site are Belgian.
Currently not accepting any orders.
Belgian Happiness
RB
:belgium: Belgium €17 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk: :us: :australia:
Only stocks Belgian beers.
Belgium In A Box
RB
:belgium: Belgium €9.50 :heavy_check_mark:
Only stocks Belgian beers.
Bière Speciale
RB
:belgium: Belgium €13.67
reduced by €6
for orders >€75
:heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk:
Etre Gourmet
RB
:belgium: Belgium €8.50 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu:
Finest Belgian Beers
RB
:belgium: Belgium €16 :heavy_check_mark:
Gedeelde Vreugde
RB
:belgium: Belgium €15 :heavy_check_mark:
some :eu: :uk:
Les Bières Belges
RB
:belgium: Belgium €15.70 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk:
Only stocks Belgian beers.
Muzeum Medoviny - Mead Museum
RB
:czech_republic: Czechia €15+ :eu: :uk: Czech and Slovak mead
Box Beers
RB
:denmark: Denmark €15
free over €80
:heavy_check_mark: :eu: Plenty of Danish beer
plus more from EU and US
Mikkeller
RB
:denmark: Denmark 85 DKK
free over 1000 DKK
:heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :us: :australia:
+ others
Also stocks beers from various
guest breweries from
Denmark, US and EU
To Øl :denmark: Denmark 106.25 DKK
free over 1000 DKK
:heavy_check_mark: :eu:
+ others
Also stocks beers from various
guest breweries from
Denmark, US and EU.
Also selling in the UK via EeBria.
L’Atelier des Bières
RB
:fr: France €10.70+ :heavy_check_mark: :eu: In French
L’Antre de Bière
RB
:fr: France €19.90+ :heavy_check_mark: :eu: In French
BierPost
RB
:de: Germany €12+
(weight dependent)
:heavy_check_mark: :eu: Website in German.
Huge selection of German beers
some from other countries.
Biershop Bayern
RB
:de: Germany €23.90 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :uk: Website mostly in German
Biershop Braugasthöfe
RB
:de: Germany €23.90 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :uk: Website in German
Biertraum
RB
:de: Germany €15.90 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :uk: Website in German
CraftBeer-Shop.com
RB
:de: Germany €16.90 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :uk: Website in German
Craft Beer Spezialist
RB
:de: Germany €12.75 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :uk: Website in German
Der Landbierdealer
RB
:de: Germany €32.84 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :uk: Website in German
Mein-Biershop
RB
:de: Germany €24.99 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk:
€24.99 per 20kg box
Website partially in English
Almost all beers are German
Landbierparadies
RB
:de: Germany €18.90 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk:
€18.90
Website in German
Only stocks German beers
Liquid Hops
RB
:de: Germany €16 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk:
Good source of craft beer (non-trad)
Web Bier
RB
:de: Germany €16.90 :heavy_check_mark:
:eu: :uk:
Must buy a multiple of 24 beers
4Sensi
RB
:it: Italy €19.22 :heavy_check_mark:
:uk: some :eu:
Website mostly in Italian
Beer-Shop.it
RB
:it: Italy €67.99!! :heavy_check_mark:
:uk: :eu:
Website in Italian
Domus Birrae
RB
:it: Italy €17 :heavy_check_mark: Website in Italian
Johnny’s Off License
RB
:it: Italy €20 :heavy_check_mark:
:uk: some :eu:
La Casa del Bere
RB
:it: Italy €20 :heavy_check_mark:
:uk: most :eu:
Website in Italian
Beer Republic
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €13 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: Specialises in US and Canadian beers.
BeerDome
RB
:netherlands: Grootegast €12.95 :heavy_check_mark: :uk: some :eu: In Dutch but shopping
cart/account can be
changed to English
Beerwulf
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands £4.95
free over 12 bottles
:heavy_check_mark: :eu: Fully localised for:
:uk: :netherlands: :belgium: :de: :fr:
Owned by Heineken BV
so not independent but
does stock a good range of cheap beers.
Unable to browse by brewery.
BierHut
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €26.20 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :us: Website in Dutch.
Mostly Belgian, Dutch and German beers
with a few others.
Slijterij ’t Fust
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €28.30 :heavy_check_mark:
some :eu:
Website in Dutch.
Mostly Belgian, Dutch and German beers
with a few others.
Bier-Winkel
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €29.50 :heavy_check_mark: :eu: :uk:
De Bierliefhebber
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €13 :heavy_check_mark: :uk: :eu: Website in Dutch
Drinks & Gifts
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €20.50 :heavy_check_mark: :uk:
some :eu:
Website in Dutch
Generalised drinks shop
Het Biermoment
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €19.95 :heavy_check_mark: :uk: :eu: Website in Dutch
Speciaal Biertje (Pakhuis Twente)
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €?? :heavy_check_mark: :eu: Website in Dutch
Shipping costs don’t update
when selecting country.
Orders/payment requests
seem to be done via email
Speciaal Bier Pakket
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €19.95 :heavy_check_mark: :uk:
some :eu:
Website in Dutch
2% fee added when
paying by card
Sterk Amsterdam
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €19 :heavy_check_mark: :uk:
most :eu:
Website in Dutch
"Grocery store" but has 1000s
of beers available.
The Beershop Online
RB
:netherlands: Netherlands €34.75 :heavy_check_mark: :uk: :eu: Formerly De Molen Beershop.
Minimum €50 order
eBrowarium (Browarium Sklepy Piwne)
RB
:poland: Poland €18.50 up to 10 beers
€26 up to 30
:heavy_check_mark:
some :eu:
Website partially in English.
Huge selection of Polish craft beer
some US and EU beers too.
BeerBay
RB
:es: Spain €8.32 :heavy_check_mark:
:uk: :eu:
RateBeer scores integration
Website localised for
:es: :uk: :denmark:
and Galician
Small selection of beers
Cold Cool Beer
RB
:es: Spain €29 :heavy_check_mark:
:portugal: :fr: :uk:
Spanish equiavelent of EeBria
Direct from breweries
Many only in cases of 12
Website in Spanish
Drink-Shop
RB
:switzerland: Switzerland 70 CHF :heavy_check_mark:
Anywhere served by Swiss Post
Very expensive shipping.
Website mostly in German

 

:ireland: IE Online Bottleshops


All shops listed below are located in the Rep. of Ireland but all ship to Northern Ireland as well.
Off-licences and wine shops selling beer are included due to lack of dedicated beer bottleshops.
Shop Location Shipping Intl. Notes
Baggot Street Wines
RB
Dublin €10 per case :heavy_check_mark: :uk: :eu:
€21-111
Bradley’s Specialist Off-Licence
RB
Cork €6-9 :x:
Drink Store
RB
Dublin €5-10
free over €70
:x:
Martin’s Off-Licence
RB
Dublin €6.50
free over €200
:x:
McHugh’s
RB
Dublin €5-6 :x:
Molloys Liquor Store
RB
Dublin €7.99 :x: Online stock comes from
their Clonsilla store.
The Beer Club
RB
Dublin €6 :x:
Worldwide Wines
RB
Waterford €9
free over €150
:x:

Notes

  • This page is best viewed on a laptop/PC as the table formatting will look very cluttered on mobile devices.
  • Shipping cost assumes you’re located in mainland UK. Most shops charge more if you live in Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands etc. and some do not even deliver to these areas.
  • Subscription only websites are not listed here, this includes companies like Beer52, Flavourly etc.
  • Off-licences that happen to sell beers are not generally listed here, though exceptions can be made for any notable ones.

I hope you find this directory useful as it took a lot of time to write up. Feel free to reply if you have any suggestions to add or would like opinions on any of the websites listed.

Cheers!

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This is great! Bookmarked :bookmark:!

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I would love to see a similar list made for the EU.

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I could try and compile one at some point, would need a lot of input from people in other countries though as aside from the ones I mentioned above I don’t know of many others, the only reason those are mentioned is because they offer UK shipping.

I randomly have info for some Ireland and Romania bottleshops, and one more in Germany, apart from that I’d need to do a lot of Googling or Ratebeer searching, and not speaking other languages will make things a little more difficult.

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I have also ordered directly from Thornbridge and Fierce Breweries in recent months, I recall that Fierce were £7 however this was next day delivery and Thornbridge are free delivery

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Btw meant to say this is excellent work LazyPyro

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Cheers.

How did I manage to forget Thornbridge!? Thornbridge sell their beers via Eebria too so I didn’t even think to check their own website to see if they have a shop there as well, same thing with Fierce. Guess I should check more breweries out later I suspect there’s quite a few big ones I’ve missed.
And yes you were right, Thornbridge is free delivery, Fierce showed me £6 when I went through as if I were going to place an order. I’ve added both to the post now.

Yes you are correct, just checked my invoice it was £6 for Fierce. Just a word of warning though with Fierce the delivery was swift and products intact, however the packaging left a little too be desired, I ordered 6 small bottles which came in a 12 bottle box with just the flimsy cardboard dividers there was no polystyrene wotsits or padding of any description at all, the bottles were all over the place and yet incredibly (and this was probably due to the courier) all bottles were intact. So great beer, swift delivery, great courier (Parcelforce I think?) but non-existent packaging.

Just updated the brewery shops listing. Fourpure, Hawkshead and Verdant (relaunching when their canning line is operational) added from England. Cromarty, Fyne Ales and Tempest added from Scotland.

Wow, awesome. We have our own mail order page but these added fields about shipping are very useful. Perhaps we should add them to our places fields from which our MailOrder page is built.

It would be very powerful to get availability data from these sellers so that we know where to get what

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Yeah this sort of data would be great if we could add it to places on the website. But only admins can edit places and I think too many are outdated now.
Also are you talking about this page: https://www.ratebeer.com/MailOrder.asp? If so it’s missing a lot of info compared to my table, and you can’t even go directly to the website, you have to go to the place page first. Yet it has a clickable phone number. The whole point of online order is the convenience, I don’t think showing the phone numbers of the stores there is helping anyone to be honest. Definitely in need of a revamp I think. I don’t need to see all countries on one page, only those that ship to my country.

Anyway, since I’m not an admin it seems easier for me just to do this on the forums for now. I’m compiling an EU list similar to this as well and I’m happy to keep both of them maintained here until your mail order stuff is improved.

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Very happy with service from Hop Burns & Black. Apparently one of the beers from my last order is out of stock, so I’m getting a refund on that beer and an apology freebie!

Ordered from them plenty of times, one of my go-to places now. Same thing happened on my very first order too!

Noticed that Siren is down as a taproom, but they don’t currently have one due to space limitations. A post on their website from a while back suggests that they are looking to open a taphouse this year.

Thanks for the info. Will remove the link for now then. I’ve only included taproom links because it seemed the most relevant as hardly any have a place added for their online shops.

That’s a great shop, always try to visit when staying over in London. Just noticed they deliver to Europe now as well thanks to this thread, going to have to place a order soon.

Thinking of ordering on line from Beers of Europe, I have always visited them before so have no experience of their deliveries, has it always been good for others?

Yep. Never any problems for me and I’ve used them a total of 10 times over the last few years. They use APC Overnight’s fragile/liquids service as their courier which around my parts is absolutely flawless. Packaging is fine, not the best I’ve had as there’s some wiggle room, but not the worst either, my beers have always arrived safe and sound. Never any problems with beers becoming out of stock either - they actually keep a reserve of 6 in store so even if a beer went out of stock after you ordered it, chances are they still had 6 left.

Also very happy with them. Out of maybe 10 deliveries over the last 10 years, only experienced breakages once, and the two broken bottles very promptly refunded.





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