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Woodforde's Norfolk Nip

Featured in BEER November 2009 as a strong ale for winter drinking. For similar beers, see previous post.

ABV: 8% Origin: Woodbastwick, Norfolk, England Website:

Woodforde's Norfolk Nip

Established in 1980, Woodforde’s is now quite a veteran, and a leading player in the burgeoning microbrewing scene of East Anglia. As well as a […]

Woodforde’s Nelson’s Revenge

A shorter version of this review was first published in BEER August 2009 as part of a piece about beers for summer outdoor drinking, featuring this beer under its rebadged Norfolk Bitter label for Marks and Spencer. For more summer beers, see previous post.

The beer also featured in BEER May 2011 as part of […]

Woodforde's Headcracker

Originally published in What’s Brewing April 2003

Origin: Woodbastwick, Norfolk, England ABV: 7 per cent Buy from Specialist stockists, direct from the brewery (tel 01603 722218,

Woodfordes Headcracker

East Anglia provides rich pickings for lovers of good speciality ales: the current Good Beer Guide lists 15 independent brewers in Suffolk and 11 in […]