Cumbrian Ales | Hancrafted Beers in the English Lake District

Fine beers handcrafted in the English Lake District

Cumbrian Ales is a craft brewery lying on the shores of Esthwaite Water at the southern edge of Hawkshead village in the English Lake District.

Established in 2003 our beers are all produced with care and pride using the wonderful Lake District Fell water.

Our beer range is a mixture of modern and classic. It includes the stunning Loweswater Gold, Champion Golden Ale of Britain in 2011.

The Kirkstile Inn

Visit our Brewery Tap. Located in stunning Loweswater, the famous Kirkstile Inn has been welcoming guests for over 400 years. For great food, drink, accommodation and stunning scenery . . .

Latest News

SIBA North West Independent Beer Awards 2022


We are delighted to have received the following awards:


  • Silver in the Session Pale Ale category with Life of a Mountain
  • Bronze in the Pale Ale category with Session IPA

These awards are testament to our fantastic team and all of the hard work that goes into producing the beers.


  • Silver in the Stout and Porter category with Vanilla Oatmeal Stout 

 These awards are testament to our fantastic team and all of the hard work that goes into producing the beers.  

SIBA Silver Session Pale Ale Award 2022

SIBA Cask Pale Ale Bronze Award

2022 Regional BottleCan Silver Stout Porter



Is anyone else fed up of the miserable, wet weather? We are!

We'd love to cheer up you lovely lot, so we're offering FREE DELIVERY when you buy 3 cases or more of any beer on our online shop.

Additionally, if you order CUMBRIAN RED as part of the promotion, we'll donate 20p per bottle to the West Lakes Squirrel Initiative. The group has a team of unpaid volunteers who are actively trying to control the spread of grey squirrels in West Cumbria, helping the red squirrels to thrive. 

No code needed. Just add 3 or more cases to your cart and select the free shipping option during the checkout process.

Offer only valid until 09:00 on Monday 15th April.

Gold for Gold

Last Autumn, Loweswater Gold won a GOLD award at the CAMRA North West Champion Beer of Britain Regional Finals! We were entered into the Session Pale, Blonde and Golden Ales category alongside some other incredible beers. 

Our best-selling golden ale is just the gift that keeps on giving! 

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