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Leading Beer Distributors in UK


Take a glance at the list of UK's leading beer distributors and a brief on each of them.

Beer is a highest consumed alcoholic beverage across the world. After water and tea, it is third most commonly consumed drink. Over the past few years, beer has become a huge business where new beer brands are introduced every now and then and old companies are expanding their range. Beer import and distribution business has also expanded with the growing demand for beer worldwide.

Here is a list of some of the leading beer distributors in the UK.

James Clay

James Clay is an independent beer importer and distributor in the UK, focused on specialist beers and other beverages from Europe, USA and worldwide with quality UK craft beer brands. James Clay offers the classic strong ales and Lambics of Belgium and America’s leading craft breweries as well as traditional weissbier and crisp pilseners from Germany.

Address: Unit 11, Tower Workshops, Riley Road, London, SE1 3DG

Phone: 020 7237 2762



LWC Drinks LTD

LWC Drinks LTD is UK’s largest independent wholesaler and distributor of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. LWC works with all licensed establishments across on-trade and off-trade. With more than 7000 unique product lines and over 7000 on-trade customers, LWC carries the widest range and greatest services available in the UK beverage industry. LWC’s list of beer includes ale bottles, ale cans, cask ales, cider bottles and cans and draught ales, ciders and lagers.

Address: Stainburn Road, Openshaw, Manchester M11 2DN

Phone: 0161 438 4081




Heathwick is an importer and distributor of unique craft beers. Heathwick is partners with all leading UK’s wholesalers to provide service focused national distribution network. Heathwick works with expert breweries that produce beers of the highest quality and always ensures that the beers reach to the customers in the same quality. The beers’ list at Heathwick includes Fordham beers, dominion beers, Saugatuck beers, tailgate beers and wingtip beers.

Address: 25a Holland Street, London, W8 4NA

Phone: 0207 938 3991




Dayla, established in 1851, is a soft drinks specialist and leading independent distributor of cask-conditioned ales. The expanding portfolio of Dayla has more than 3,000 products in the categories of beers, ciders, soft drinks, wines and spirits. Dayla offers a unique range of beers including cask ales, craft beers, lager, keg, smooth beer and stout and packaged beer.

Address: Unit 2, 50 Aylesbury Road, Aston Clinton, Bucks, HP22 5AH

Phone: 01296 630 013



ASD Wholesale Limited

ASD Wholesale Limited, established in 1986, is an independent distributor to the licensed trade. ASD supplies a full range of keg, cask, bottled beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks from all leading manufacturers. ASD offers 120 different draught products, more than 400 bottled beers and ciders and over 2,000 wines, spirits and champagne.

Address: Brookside Way, Huthwaite, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 2NL

Phone: 01623 441427



Beer Direct

Founded in 1991, Beer Direct is an importer, distributor and wholesaler of craft beer supplying over 1,000 bottled beers, ciders, jenevers and fruit juices. Beer Direct is a trade only business and cannot supply to the general public.

Address: 10 Ferndale Cl, Werrington, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0PW, UK

Phone: 44 1782 303823


Real Ale Direct

Real Ale Direct is a specialist independent craft beer distributor and importer. Beers at Real Ale Direct come from only the best micro-breweries. It covers weekly deliveries to the south and mid-Wales, Liverpool, Chester, Birmingham and the Midlands as well as fortnight deliveries to London and Manchester. RAD offers a wide range of bottled and canned beer.

Address: Unit 1 Station Yard, Hadnall, Shropshire, SY4 3DD

Phone: 07813 409159



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