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The Why Not Brewery

Brewing Suspended
AddressThe Why Not Brewery
27 Redfern Road
PhoneLandline: 01603 300786
e-mailcolin -AT-
Social MediaLink to FacebookLink to X page 
County (see footnote)Ceremonial
Local Authority
South Kesteven


First brewed in February 2006 initially based at 17 Cavalier Close, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich, NR7 0TE. A 200l plant supplied by The Iceni Brewery is used. Moved in Summer 2011 to their current location. The brewery was sold in late 2023 and brewing is currently suspended pending relocation.

Beers Brewed

We do not maintain a list of beers brewed by each brewery. There may be a list on the brewery's own website. A crowd-sourced beer list is also available on the Untappd page for this brewery. For historical information, we suggest you also visit the brewery page on the unfortunately no longer updated Beermad.


The information contained above was believed to be correct at the date indicated. However we accept no responsibility for any false, misleading or inaccurate information within this site. We are not The Why Not Brewery and have no connection with them. This is not their official web site. If you believe any of the above information to be wrong, then let us at know by contacting us.

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Since the 1974 local government reorganisation there has been much controversy over many county boundaries. The links we provide cover all areas possibilities: Ceremonial Counties which are the counties for which a Lord-Lieutenant has been appointed, Historic Counties (and their allied county boroughs) which represent the position before the 1974 re-organisation and Local Authority which represents the third tear District level.

Last Updated : 17th May 2024 by RP