Bitter Old Bustard JoC's at Barsham Brewery

Bitter Old Bustard JoC's at Barsham Brewery


Bitter Old Bustard from JoC's at Barsham Brewery

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Bitter Old Bustard from JoC's at Barsham Brewery

A gorgeous russet coloured ale, Bitter Old Bustard carries warm nutty biscuit flavours coming through a smooth malt body and offers a delicious hoppy balance with three of England’s finest varieties.

‘Bitter Old Bustard’ is named after the Great Bustard (Otis tarda). The name Otis is Greek for ear, as in ear of wheat or barely. Each spring male Great Bustards grow whiskers which closely resemble the ears of wheat. The Latin word tarda means slow. The Great Bustard became extinct in the UK in 1832 but was recently reintroduced to Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire.

Contains Malted Barley, malted Wheat (Gluten)
Bottle: 500ml
4.3% ABV

North Norfolk provides some of the best malting barley in the world due to its soil and climate. The Long Barn on the Barsham Estate near Fakenham is home to The Barsham Brewery. The brewery is supplied by its own bore hole and uses locally grown Maris Otter barley which is malted at the nearby Crisp Maltings. In short, it's the perfect location for brewing proper Norfolk real ale.


We aim to dispatch all items which are in stock on the same working day when orders are received by 2PM. Orders are sent with either Royal Mail or Parcelforce. Parcelforce normally offer a one hour delivery window via SMS or Email.

Our Delivery Charges
England, Wales & Southern Scotland
Orders under £50 £3.50 Usually within 2-5 days
Orders over £50 FREE Usually within 2-5 days
Nominated day or Saturday delivery* £6.00 Select your day, on orders placed before 14:00

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Same day at our Norwich stores on orders placed before 14:00

Expected within 5 weeks

Scottish Highlands, Channel Islands and Northern Ireland View postcodes in this bracket
All orders £5.00 Usually within 2-5 days

Nominated day or Saturday delivery




Unavailable to these postcodes
Overseas (any non-UK address)
At present we do not deliver overseas.
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Small and flat packed items will be sent via Parcelforce, Direct Distribution or via our delivery vans. 



Large items will be sent by our specialist 2 man delivery partners. The delivery company will contact you within 7 days to organise delivery of your items. The delivery service includes an E-mail, SMS or call to advise a date and a 4 hour time slot for delivery. Crews will call 30 minutes prior to delivery and deliver to a room of choice, unpack and take away packaging. If you require assembly of your items then this can be arranged for an additional charge and you will need to speak to our team to arrange this.



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Delivery times:

  • Orders in Norfolk and Suffolk will be approx 2-3 weeks
  • Orders to the rest of the UK will approx 3-5 weeks
  • We cannot deliver furniture to Northern Ireland Island, Scottish Islands and Channel Islands

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Standard Returns Policy

Please note that these terms apply to products purchased through our website only.

You may cancel your order for any reason at any time prior to dispatch and make returns up to 30 days after receipt of your goods.

You have the right to cancel this contract within 14 days without giving any reason.  To cancel your order prior to dispatch please telephone the Internet Order Help Desk on 01603 697150 or e-mail Click here for our cancellation policy


Refunds will be against the card used to make the original payment following inspection of the returned goods, normally with in 7 working days. Return documentation is included with the goods when dispatched to you.

We recommend that a verifiable method of return delivery is used, as proof of posting cannot be taken as proof of receipt.

Please see our Returns Policy for items which are exempt from the right to cancel

If goods are not returned and received by us in perfect condition we reserve the right to withhold or refuse any refund, pending enquiry, and/or make only a part refund

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Please be aware that furniture purchased in store at Jarrold is exempt from the above terms. 
Please contact a member of our Furniture team on 01603 697258 who will be pleased to explain the terms and conditions of furniture purchases.

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Bitter Old Bustard JoC's at Barsham Brewery
Bitter Old Bustard JoC's at Barsham Brewery
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