Woodforde's Brewery

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Woodforde’s Brewery
IndustryAlcoholic beverage
Founded1981
HeadquartersWoodbastwick, Norfolk,, England
ProductsBeer
Owner(s)Dennis Nudd, Mike Betts
Websitehttp://www.woodfordes.co.uk/
 
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Woodforde’s Brewery
IndustryAlcoholic beverage
Founded1981
HeadquartersWoodbastwick, Norfolk,, England
ProductsBeer
Owner(s)Dennis Nudd, Mike Betts
Websitehttp://www.woodfordes.co.uk/


Woodforde’s Brewery is a micro-brewery located in Slad Lane in the village of Woodbastwick, in the county of Norfolk.[1] The brewery produced its first commercial brew in 1981 from original brewery in the village of Drayton north east of Norwich. In 1996 the brewery’s popular Wherry bitter became CAMRA Supreme Champion Beer of Britain.[1]

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History

The brewery, Woodbastwick

The brewery is named after Parson James Woodforde who lived at Weston Longville.[1] Parson Woodforde was a noted eighteenth century Norfolk clergyman, whose diaries revealed his passion for good food and good ale which he often brewed himself.

Tied houses

The brewery has two tied houses, both in the county of Norfolk. The brewery itself has a Brewery tap called the Fur & Feather situated next to the brewery in the village of Woodbastwick. The second house is situated in the village of Ingham in north east Norfolk, and is called The Ingham Swan. The Ingham Swan serves high quality cuisine, prepared by Michelin star chef Daniel Smith. See external links for website.

Beers

Woodforde’s Wherry Bitter (ABV 3.8%) - Style: Bitter
Woodforde’s Sundew (ABV 4.1%) - Style: Golden
Woodforde’s Once Bittern Bitter (ABV 4.0%) - Style: Bitter
Woodforde’s Norfolk Nog (ABV 4.6%) - Style: Old Ale
Woodforde’s Mardler’s Mild (ABV 3.5%) - Style: Mild
Woodforde’s Headcracker (ABV 7%) - Style: Golden barley wine
Woodforde’s Admiral’s Reserve (ABV 5%) - Style: Strong Ale
Woodforde’s Nelson’s Revenge (ABV 4.5%) - Style: Special Bitter

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