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From the cellar: Iceni Deirdre of the Sorrows

ABV: 4.4% Origin: Ickburgh, Norfolk, England Website: Date: 25 September 2000

Another review from the archive written for the pioneering Oxford Bottled Beer Database (OBBD). I’ve left it uncorrected — so please read it in that historical spirit. The beer is still in Iceni founder Brendan Moore’s range today.

The intriguing label designs from […]

Iceni Thetford Forest Mild and Honey Mild

Originally published in BEER May 2006

ABV: 3.6 per cent Origin: Ickburgh, Norfolk, England Buy from: Brewery, local farmers’ markets, specialists Mail order: tel 01842 878922,

Iceni Honey Mild and Thetford Forest Mild

A few years back, each May arrived with a tough challenge for your humble reviewer: finding a new bottle conditioned […]