Cabin Brewery

Bildeston’s Craft Brewery

Meet the brewer

Chris will be attending and happy to discuss brewing with you all at 23rd Festival of Beer and Brewing at the Museum of East Anglian Life Stowmarket. Cabin meet the brewer sessions are Thusrsday 4th 6 till 8 and Sunday 7th 12 till 2.

Festival of Beer and Brewing

Delighted to be attending the 23rd Festival of Beer and Brewing at the Museum of East Anglian Life Stowmarket, 4th to 7th July 2019. 3 Cabin Ales will be available, Mary Celeste, Marks Gold and INNspiration. Enjoy !

Mary Celeste, Silver in Gold

Mary Celeste lands silver at Apex. At The 2019 East Anglian Beer and Cider Festival beer drinkers were able to vote for their ‘beer of the festival’. "I am delighted that Mary Celeste brought home the silver award in the Gold Ale category to Cabin brewery."

Mary Celeste Docks at Bristol

A Kilderkin of Mary Celeste sails to Bristol for the CAMRA Bristol Beer Festival. Mary Celeste 4.5% is A dry-hopped American-style pale, with a zesty taste coming from the new world hops of Columbus. Cascade and Citra. The Kilderkin is a special order for CAMRA...


The Gladstone Arms will shortly have 2 Cabin Ales on tap. Gold Rush a Golden English Ale @ 4% and Mary Celeste, an American IPA  @ 4.5%. The Royal William will soon be serving Cabin Gold Rush 4% straight from the cask. Be sure to visit these 2 great Stowmarket...

Tendering Red Nek

Cabin Brewery, Suffolk. Pleased to be at Harwich & Parkeston Winter Ale Festival 2018 (from 21st November) with Tendering Camra. Cabin Brewery Red Nek is an Amber, burgundy Ale, using new world hops  finished with cascade. 4.3% ABV

Red House

Red House Stanningfield: Look out for the following Cabin ales during Autumn. Gold Rush - October Red Nek - November Pete’s Porter – December

In Bildeston

In Bildeston

Very pleased to be at @ BNatural free music festival, staged in the grounds of Chamberlin Hall Bildeston 8th & 9th September 2018. Come and enjoy Cabin Brewery Northdown, Cabin Brewery Mary Celeste and Mauldons Ale. @ The Kings Head Bildeston, enjoy Cabin Brewery...

Free music festival, Bildeston

Come and enjoy Cabin Brewery and Northdown and Mary Celeste at B-Natural bildeston free music festival. 8th and 9th September 2018

Red Lion Bildeston

Cabin Brewery Ales always available at Bildeston Red Lion, resident at the Red Lion for over 2 years. Pop in you may get a chance to chat with the brewer Chris Smith and Roxy. Check out the Lion's schedule of regular live bands.

Somersham Wheelie

Pleased to be supplying INNspiration 5%, An IPA using new world hops, finished with Mosaic And Gold Rush 4% a traditional English IPA with English hops to the Somersham Wheelie Fun Day. Saturday 12 may 2018.

Kings Head Hadleigh

Look out for 3 Cabin Ales and a great range of other beers at the beer festival Kings Head Hadleigh, 2018 Annual Beer Festival 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th May. Try our INNspiration 5%, An IPA using new world hops and finished with Mosaic. Mary Celeste 4.5% hoppy american...

Cabin in Stowmarket

Look out for Mary Celeste at the Royal William in Union Street during May. The William is a friendly real ale pub with a good selection of ales, pop in and meet Paul and the locals. Pleased to be back at the Walnut Tree in Voilet Hill Road, now serving INNspiration.

Its Out There

Try Cabin Brewery ales at 2 local pubs. Trip over to The Limeburners in Offton and sample Inspiration or Red Neck. This is A very friendly and welcoming pub, well worth a look. Also get some at our regular outlet in Bildeston, The Red Lion. The Landlord has the same...

11th Colchester

Cabin brewery has 3 ales in the 11th Colchester winter beer fest amongst many other superb ales open from Wed the 7th Feb (check out the web site). Wednesday 7th February to Saturday 10th February 2018.

Offton Limeburners

Cabin Brewery INNspiration is a 5% ale brewed with malted barley and rye, finished with new world hops and will be on tap at The Lime Burners in Offten , A very popular ale that goes down very well with the local real ale drinkers, This is A very friendly and...

Leaf on the streets

Cabin Brewery were pleased to help out by supplying Autumn Leaf to the B Natural Music Festival in Bildeston 2017. B Natural is Bildeston's annual free music festival staged in the village Market Place.

Champion Beer @ Saints 2017

Mary Celeste, an American IPA from Cabin brewery Bildeston was selected by visitors to Saints Maritime Festival Ipswich as the Champion Beer.  Best beer at festival. So pleased !  


Very pleased to be invited back to St Peter's by the waterfront for the new year Hooetnanny Beer and Wine Festival. 3 Cabin Ales on sale, Goldrush, Innspiration and Autumn Leaf. I Look forward to to continuing to work with Beer & Co .


Jan 2017. Cabin Ales at Bildeston Red Lion. Different Ale every week. Look out for Cabin Gold Rush, Cabin Innspiration and Cabin Autumn leaf.

@ The Lion

Chris Smith the Brewer and Chris Smith the Landlord, and that's 2 different people, are pleased to announce that Cabin Ales are now on sale at the Red Lion Bildeston. Come and try it  starting with Cabin Goldrush during the first weeks of November.  

The Times

Very pleased to be contacted by the East Anglian Daily Times who ran a feature article on Cabin Brewery and our beers. See if you can track down a copy, it was published on October 12th 2016. A good write up and some great pictures from the web site.  

21st Clacton

Cabin Brewery, proud to be at 21st Clacton-on-Sea Real Ale and Cider Festival August 2016. 70+ real ales ciders, perries, Essex wines and International beers. We love it that designated drivers get free drinks.  

Saints Beer Festival

Did you see us at the inaugural Saints Beer Festival, St Peter's by The waterfront, August 2016. Cabin Ales Pleased to be at festival #1 with 30 other fine beers.

Bildeston Produce

We like to support local events. Inspiration, a Cabin Brewery Bildeston craft ale has been entered into the Bildeston produce show 2016 with other fine produce from Bildeston artisans. What's the story being Inspiration come back to find out.

Cattawade Crown

Summer beer festival season now in full flow. Try Cabin Gold and Cabin Mary  Celeste at the Cattawade Crown beer festival this weekend 13 -14th August 2016. Chris the brewer will be popping down Saturday lunchtime.

Bildeston Solstice Gig

A curry and a pint. Cabin Gold Rush on sale at Bildeston Sporstfield Summer Solstice fund raiser, Saturday 18th June 7:30 PM. Music by the ever popular Soul Riot and Curry available on site form Paul and the Purple People Eater. Tickets £10 curry at about a fiver.

New Cabin Firkins

We have just take delivery of a new batch of firkins. Look out for them on stillage's at events we attend.  You will see our distinctive makings of red - orange - red banding.

Bildeston Beer Festival

You will be able to try Cabin Gold Rush at Bildeston Beer Festival 27-30 May 2016. Ask for Cabin Goldrush by Name or number 10. See the beer guide here.

Fastest Seller

Cabin Gold rush was the fasted selling session beer at Bury St Edmunds Beer festival. Goldrush was the first to completely  sell out 2 firkins.

Cabin Gold Rush

Now at Bury Beer festival. Its being well received and going down fast. Get there soon to avoid disappointment. But don't be too upset if you miss it, loads or other great beers to try at Bury. Alternatively, Contact me and I can sort you out with 8, 36 or 73 pints....

Anglia Craft Brewers Award

Marie Celeste wins Anglia Craft Brewers Prize (Colchester) best Adams Ghostship clone in September 2015. A much appreciated award for our first craft brewing competition amongst a field of 15