because beer matters

Get closer to the world’s best breweries.

James Clay have been working with pubs, bars and restaurants for over thirty years. We supply the world’s best beers from the world’s best brewers.

The best beers from around the world under one roof.

James Clay are an independent importer and distributor of specialist beers and beverages from Europe, the United States and worldwide along with quality UK craft beer brands.

About James Clay

Meet The James Clay Team

Meet The James Clay Team

It may be a cliché, but it really is our people that elevates us to the position we hold as one of the UK's leading beer and beverage importers and distributors.

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Introducing James Clay

Introducing James Clay

Our company is one built on a passion for great beer, of partnerships with breweries, bars and beverage retailers, underlined with very high standards of service.

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Our History

Our History

James Clay originally started life as the The Moorings, a canalside pub in Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, which opened it's doors in 1978 after the six month conversion of a derelict warehouse into a bar and restaurant.

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Terms & Conditions of Business

Terms & Conditions of Business

James Clay is a trade only company. Here you'll find information regarding our terms and conditions of buisness.

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