Norfolk is well known for its passion and love for creating its own beer and ales. The breweries on this list were all established in Norfolk with a special focus on using only the finest local ingredients found in the county.
The Panther Brewery is situated in Reepham, Norfolk and is an award-winning microbrewery. They use traditional brewing methods to create a large range of ales to sell in Norfolk, London, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire.
The brewery was established in 2010 using locally grown barley and other locally sourced ingredients.
The Brancaster Brewery is situated in Brancaster Staithe North Norfolk Village. With the area being steeped in rich brewing history, it’s a prime barley growing region. The Brancaster brewery is a 5-barrel brewery and produces small batches of high-quality real ale using the local ingredients in the village.
Some of their most popular beers include Brancaster Best, Refreshing Session Pale, Malthouse Bitter, and Oyster Catcher.
The Wolf Brewery has been brewing since 1995 and produces high-quality real ales made with the finest local ingredients. The brewery is located in Besthorpe, near Attenborough, Norfolk. They have several ales available all year from food and drink events in Norfolk.
Their most popular bottled beers include Edith Cavell, Lavender Honey, Golden Jackal, and the Battle of Britain.
Woodforde’s is one of the most recognised and popular breweries in Norfolk, Woodbastwick. They have two supreme champion beer of Britain awards and 4 decades of experience in brewing. Visitors who want to visit the brewery can make bookings on open days to experience how the beer is made.
They have their taproom next to the brewery with a comprehensive menu of different beers to be enjoyed inside or in the outside seating area.
Norfolk Brewhouse produces award-winning ales and lagers. The brewery is owned by David and Rachel Holliday, who use locally grown barley and water from their chalk well. The Breweries Moon Gazer ale is available in five different styles of ales, including dark ruby, amber, gold, and IPA.
They have two lagers available, including the DewHopper, and Subblestag medium gold lager.
The Barsham Brewery
The Barsham Brewery is a family-run brewery located in the rural North Folk Village of West Basham. It’s owned by the Soames family, and they farm the land at West Barsham. The North is known for its top-quality agricultural soil and producing some of the best malting barley found in the world.
Their beer is available in mini casks, large casks, and bottles. There are 5 varieties of beer, including the Barsham Oaks, Norfolk Kiwi, Know Just Another IPA, Stout Robin, and Bitter Old Bustard.
Keep these popular craft breweries in mind when visiting your next beer festival in the county of Norfolk.