About 9 Lives Brewing

Our Story

Robert Scott is the proud owner / brewer of  9 Lives Brewing, a 5 barrel microbrewery based in Ystradgynlais, Powys, South Wales. Brewing began in June 2017 as a cask ale only enterprise and has steadily expanded into the bottled beer sector.

Robert is an award winning brewer, with more than 20 years commercial experience in craft beer making. Robert has won numerous awards including CAMRA’s Champion Beer of Wales twice. Robert’s beer also has an entry in the Roger Protz book – 300 More Beers to try Before You Die!

Robert is still passionate about brewing small batch craft ale and is continually looking to develop new recipes.

‘My aim is to create new and interesting beers alongside styles that have proved so popular.’ Robert Scott
Here at 9 Lives we take all aspects of brewing serious and professionally and have the ratings to prove it!

Behind the Scenes


Supporting Community

9 Lives Brewing, is proud to be sponsoring Pontardawe Cricket Club player Chris Richards for the 2021 season. In 2020, his opening season, Chris was made Bowler of the Club – fingers crossed he can do it again.