Bitter Old Bustard 2017-08-08T09:57:53+00:00

Bitter Old Bustard


Silver Awards
CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2015

Bronze Awards
CAMRA Norwich Beer Festival 2012

4.3% ABV

Tasting Notes

Bitter Old Bustard was the second beer to be created and brewed in Jo C’s Norfolk Ale brewery.

This russet coloured ale carries warm nutty biscuit flavours coming through a smooth malt body.

Bitter old Bustard is given a delicious hoppy balance with three of England’s finest varieties.

Bitter Old Bustard is available in firkins, bottles and 5 litre Mini Casks.
Please contact us for details.

What’s in a name?

‘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.

Allergen advice

Contains Malted Barley, malted Wheat (Gluten)