Based in Lossiemouth, Windswept Brewing Co is a craft brewery producing an award-winning range of beers, hand-crafted for exceptional taste. We love to welcome visitors to our brewery, shop and tap room with regular tours and tastings available.
Windswept Brewing Co was set up by Al Read and Nigel Tiddy – two ex RAF pilots who shared twin passions for outdoor sports in Scotland’s dramatic landscape and great tasting beer.
Their journey took several years, devoting many hours to learning the craft of brewing, visiting breweries and distilleries, trialling recipes, entering competitions and tasting beers.
Eventually, in 2012, they knew they were ready to take on the challenge of setting up the brewery with a focus on creating some of the very finest beer in Scotland with an emphasis on great ingredients and taste.
The name was inspired by the windswept beaches of our location in Lossiemouth on the Moray coast where like-minded adventurers gather to pursue their outdoor passions whatever the weather. Al and Nigel felt strongly that the brand should capture this spirit of rugged adventure found here on the edge of the Scottish Highlands.
After all, a great pint tastes best when you’ve earned it.
Visiting the Brewery - BAR, SHOP AND TOURS
Our tap room and shop are based at the brewery. Our shop has our full range of bottled beers as well as merchandise and glassware. Our Tap Room bar is the perfect way to explore all our craft beer styles. We have 7 bookable booths - just head to our website to find out more. Also available are freshly made wood-fired pizzas during bar opening hours. Our bar serves up to 12 different beers as well as a range of other drinks including gin, cider, whisky, wine and our very own Windswept beer cocktails. We serve excellent locally roasted coffee and a wide selection of soft drinks, cakes and snacks.
Our opening hours are:
Monday – Thursday (shop only) 10am – 4pm
Friday - 10am (shop) / 2pm (bar) - 10pm
Saturday (bar & shop) 2pm – 10pm
Sunday (bar & shop) 12pm - 6pm
We are able to run tours however we ask that you book either by calling 01343 814 310 or via our website where you will find information about our tours as well as all our beers. We also can run a bespoke tour for 8 people or more.