History of Dare's Brewery Limited at Highgate, Birmingham in the county of Warwickshire. Research is augmented with photographs, beer labels, pump clips, stories of local folklore, newspaper articles and a genealogy connections section for those studying their family history.


Dare's Brewery Ltd
Dare's Brewery Ltd

Some History on this Brewery
Dare's was located at the Southend Brewery on Belgrave Road where Highgate met Balsall Heath. The origins of William Dare & Son, a family-owned company, goes back to the 19th century, though they only registered as Dare's Brewery Ltd in August 1927.

Dare's Southend Brewery at Highgate Birmingham [1962]

In addition to producing their own beers, Dare's had a bottling plant which I know was used by Worthington's. The Southend Brewery was eventually acquired by Davenport's in 1961 by which time the firm had a tied estate of 30 pubs.
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