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Duration is an independent multi award-winning brewery in West Norfolk headed up by Bates our South Carolinian brewer and Londoner Miranda. We opened in late 2019 after 2 years of collaborative and nomadic brewing as one of the UK’s most anticipated and exciting modern breweries. Our high-end brewhouse sits our majestic converted 16th stone barn in West Acre amidst barley fields along the Nar Valley Way. We pour time and place into every beer producing perfectly balanced wild ales and fresh beers brewed from nature with purpose.

Inspired by the creative solitude of our rural location Duration showcases how beautifully brewing and agriculture can exist in tandem. Every day fresh pale ales and crisp pilsners using local grains and crops. Signature and seasonal releases brewed in small rotational batches. Limited quantity releases of slow and spontaneous beer from our barrel store as they become available. Our wild mixed fermentation ales are developed at a slower pace inoculated with native cultures, aged in wood and blended to taste. Deliciously balanced small batches focused on quality and consistency and brewed as sustainabily as possible to always give back more than we take from our moment in time.

Read more on our founding Bedrock Principles HERE
Learn more about what beers we procuce on our BEER LIBRARY
For brewery news and events sign up to our NEWSLETTER or follow us on socials @DURATIONBEER
Buy our beers from our ONLINE STORE. See where you can meet the team via our EVENTS page

  • BEER LIBRARY Learn about our signature and seasonal releases on our beer library.
  • ONLINE Order beer for next day delivery on our webshop. Order by 12 noon to have a beer box delivered fresh to your door the next working day.
  • TAP DAYS Come enjoy a pint at source. Tap Days is our brewery taproom in the barrel store. Open on Saturdays and some other days between February and September.
  • BREWERY KIOSK Buy beer from the brewery kiosk open to buy beer, gifts and merch Mon-Fri 9-5 year round.
  • STOCK US Want to stock our products are your venue? Please see our trade area.

See where you can buy Duration with our interactive map below. Duration beers are available in 100’s of independent bottle shops, beer bars and micro pubs across the UK. These vendors have specialised knowledge about us and 100’s of other UK breweries.

As well as taking our horsebox bar to various locations in county including the Holt Sunday Market you can stop in an enjoy a pint of Duration at:

We are very fortunate to have great local supporters. If visiting us cans of our beers can be bought either from the brewery kiosk or at:


Our distribution partners understand our unpasteurised and unfiltered products need to be handled in a timely manner with care and refrigeration.

You can order kegs and cases direct via Duration B2B Trade Shop and our Sellar portal. We are also available on Eebria Trade best for buying single kegs.

Need product info? Our Trade Area has a beer library, digital marketing assets and more.

  1. For an introduction to a distribution partner in your region please get in touch at [email protected] or 01760 755 436
  2. To order direct, please fill the new account form below for access to our B2B Portal – you will need delivery, invoicing details and a premise license.
  3. Sign-up to our trade mailer to learn about new beer releases and brewery trade events and follow us on twitter, facebook and instagram where we are @durationbeer

Alternatively, get in touch with our sales team


Don’t let us limit you. Norfolk is all about good food provenance, getting out in nature, and enjoying nature and the stunning coastline. Check out this Out & About page.


  • BREWERY TOURS 3pm on first Saturday Feb-Sep is when we offer founder-led brewery tours and tastings.
  • TAP DAYS Come enjoy a pint at source. Tap Days is our brewery taproom in the barrel store. Open most Fri + Sats between February and September (days/hours vary).
  • BREWERY KIOSK Buy cans and bottles from the brewery kiosk open Mon-Fri 9-5 year round.
  • STOCK US Want to stock our products are your venue? Please see our trade area.
  • OKTOBERFEST will be on 29 + 30 Sept this year. 10 specially brewed beers, Bavarian food by Fanny Adams
  • THANKSGIVING is our breweries 4th birthday taking place on 24 + 25 Nov this year with a real humdinger of a party. Low Country Boil by Fanny Adams.

For update on beer releases, events and the brewery and around the UK sign up to our newsletter HERE


  • The Pig Shed Motel – 5 mins drive, 10 ensuite rooms, espresso machine, adjacent to pub, dog friendly
  • The Brisley Bell – 20 mins drive, 6 ensuite rooms, adjacent to pub, dog friendly
  • Nar Valley Cottages – 10 mins drive, 3 holiday cottages, pool, gym, dog friendly
  • Bradmoor Woods – 25 mins walk, 5 mins drive, glamping site with converted silos and wood burners
  • Great Barn Farm – 10 mins drive, 40 mins bike ride, various size holiday lets, pool, tennis court, no dogs
  • West Heath Barn – 15 mins drive, 50 mins bike ride, B&B and Self Catering Cottages
  • The Dabbling Duck – 10 mins drive, 35 mins bike ride, B&B, Private Rooms and a Self Catering Cottage
  • Bradmoore Woods – 5 mins drive, 15 mins bike ride, 45 mins walk, Cabins, Huts and space for tents
  • 4 Ton Tents – 8 mins drive, 15 mins bike ride, 45 mins walk, converted army truck campers
  • Wild Meadow Glamping – 20 mins drive, 55 mins bike ride, glamping site


While you are on your own Norfolk adventure there is lots to to nearby the brewery. We have a Theatre, Art Gallery, Village Pub, Walled Garden Cafe with Garden Centre.

West Acre also offers lost of outdoor pursuits from walking to cycling to looking at nature.

Learn more about the local area HERE.

Enjoy coffee and cake at the Apple Cafe inside the walled gardens our own West Acre Gardens . As you approach the gardens see the large house once owned by the West Acre estate, now the country residence of artist Anthony Gormley who’s sculptures adorn the lawns. Or perhaps you want to see what is on at the Westacre Theatre or West Acre Gallery with lots of seasonal exhibitions and makers markets – all walkable from us.

Good news. All Duration beers (bar 2 that are currently out of stock) are vegan-friendly with no animal derivatives. Our products are unfiltered and unpasteurised and we don’t use fish based isinglass. If we were to use honey, shellfish or lactose in our beer we will mention this on all packaging. We do use cereals that contain gluten and list these and any other allergens in bold on our labels. Product info sheets containing all allergen and dietary information are on our trade area under product assets.