Auchterarder Brewery

Business: Thomsons and Co

Location: Auchterarder

Type: Brewery

The Auchterarder Brewery was most probably what had previously been known as the Ruthvenbank Brewery.

The lease of the brewery, along with the brewing utensils, was offered for sale in 1841, at which time it was occupied by Thomsons & Co.

Map of 1860 showing the probable location of the Auchterarder Brewery
© National Library of Scotland, 2016

Active: 1841 - 1841

Address: Ruthvenbank

Status: Demolished

Current Use: A field


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The brewery was most probably at the south end of the field shown in this view, which was the site of what was later the Ruthvenbank Chemical Works.

Other Sources of information

Books and periodicals

Anon. Auchterarder Brewery, etc., for sale. Perthshire Advertiser, 21st October, 1841.