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Drive-through takeaways available from the brewery, see their website for details and directions (it's hard to find otherwise).


Bridge Farm, Bury Rd, Ixworth IP31 2HX

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We are a new microbrewery based in the village of Ixworth, near Bury St Edmunds. Our brewery is a small 200L system, set up in a converted shipping container on our family farm.

Run part-time by husband and wife team, James and Kat, Artefact Brewing’s ethos is to make good-quality small-batch beers, with an emphasis on experimenting with local ingredients and seasonal releases. Artefact launched in May 2020.

A list of stockists can be found here.

Core bottle-conditioned ales

  • Amber Haze I.P.A. (6.2%)
  • Dark Mild (3.2%)
  • English Pale Ale (4.8%)
  • Ixworth Blonde (4.8%)
  • Jasmine Blonde (4.4%)
  • Session Pale Ale (3.8%)