Woodforde's Brewery

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

Woodforde’s Brewery is a micro-brewery[clarification needed] 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]

History[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

BeerABVStyleAvailability
Wherry3.8%BitterAll Year
Sundew4.1%GoldenAll Year
Once Bittern4.0%BitterAll Year
Norfolk Nog4.6%Old AleAll Year
Mardler’s Mild3.5%MildAll Year
Headcracker7.0%Golden Barley WineAll Year
Admiral’s Reserve5.0%Strong AleAll Year
Nelson’s Revenge4.5%Special BitterAll Year
Bure Gold4.3%GoldenAll Year
Flagondry3.6%GoldenAll Year
Tinsel Toes4.4%Dark BitterChristmas
Norfolk Nip8.0%Old AleOccasional Bottling
Union Ale4.1%BitterUnion of UEA Students Only
Kett's Rebellion4.3%BitterLimited Edition
Norfolk Gem4.5%BitterLimited Edition
Norfolk Hawker4.3%BitterLimited Edition
Norfolk Gold4.3%BitterLimited Edition
Project Horatio4.3%BitterLimited Edition
Dragon Hall Bitter4.4%BitterLimited Edition
Great Eastern4.3%BitterLimited Edition
Game On4.0%BitterLimited Edition
Premier Crew4.1%GoldenLimited Edition
City4.1%BitterLimited Edition

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