Breweries

There are currently seven breweries in the Fenland Branch Area:

Batemans, Wainfleet

The oldest (1874) and largest brewery in the branch, well known for its extensive range of beers from Dark Mild, XB, XXXB, Salem Porter, along with its seasonal ales.

Leila Cottage, Ingoldmells

Located at the Countryman pub. Ace Ale (a mid-brown session bitter at 3.8%) is their main beer and is now also bottled. Leila Cottage Brewery

8 Sail Brewery, Heckington

Opened in 2010, the brewery building is attached to the unique Grade 1 listed Heckington tower mill. 8 Sail Brewery

Sleaford Brewery

Situated in a new industrial unit on the Enterprise Estate in Sleaford, started brewing in February 2011. The brewery was mothballed in 2016, and its future is uncertain.

Austendyke, Weston Hills

Opened in 2012, the brewery is situated in Weston Hills near Spalding. The brewery also own the Priors Oven pub in Spalding. Fenman visits Austendyke Brewery

Old Nicks Tavern, Horncastle

Opened in August 2014, it is the home of Horncastle Ales. Old Nick's Tavern Brewery

Fuddy Duck, Kirton

The latest Fenland brewery opened in 2016. Fuddy Duck Brewery