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Clowes, George & Co brewery

20 High St

George Clowes' Steam Brewery was built in 1872 and continued brewing until 1913 (last listed in 1904).

In 1874 White's Directory George A Clowes & Co is listed as a brewer & maltster & coal, corn & hop merchant (High st)

An advert in the Ipswich Journal** in Jan 1880 states that :

Needham Steam Brewery
George A Clowes & Co.’S pure home brewed special family ales.
AK 18s per Kilderkin 9s per Firkin
XXXK 22s 6d per Kilderkin 11s 3d per Firkin

Converted into a Malto-Peptone Yeast Food factory in 1899 - building is still standing.