William Mackintosh

William Mackintosh, who was a flesher in Nairn, purchased the brewing utensils of Donald Mackay in 1845. He then commenced brewing of "all kinds of table beer" at the Nairn Brewery having "secured the assistance of an experienced malster and brewer".

In 1849 the tenancy of the Nairn Brewery was taken on by Peter Smith.

Location: Nairn

Active: 1845 - 1849

Status: Closed

Breweries and other buildings

The Nairn Brewery consisted of a small group of buildings on Mill Road, organised around a central courtyard. The brewery was destroyed by fire in 1903 and most of the ground has since been landscaped.


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Map of 1868 showing the location of the Nairn Brewery
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