Jennings Brewery was founded in the village of Lorton in 1828, by John Jennings.
A family run business, the Jennings brewery eventully moved to Cockermouth in 1881, when the business outgrew its home brewery. The Castle Brewery site was soon to become the home of Jennings, and with its ideal location and well water on site, Jennings were able to keep up with the demand.Many acquisitions of small breweries and public houses were made over the ensuing years. Four West Cumberland breweries were acquired in 1921 and Faulders Brewery of Keswick in 1926 Including a number of public houses.
Today, Jennings Brewery is no longer run by the Jennings family, but still the company use the same pure well water and methods that were put in place when the company began.The traditional values which the Jennings family instilled in the business are still respected, and combined with a modern day commercial approach, they have undoubtedly contributed to the success of Jennings ales today.Read More