• The Beer Boat
  • THE BEER BOAT CO.

    Carriers of real ale, wine & cider. A Canal & River Trust and Local Authority approved

    Off-Licence Premises. Selling & searching for the best locally produced products.

    WHAT DO WE DO?

    We are a narrowboat Off-licence.

    We sell real ale, wine and cider at festivals, weddings & events - at the canalside - to lovers of local produce. We cruise the canals, visiting the best of breweries, cider makers and vineyards to bring their produce to our customers along the way.

     

    WHO ARE WE?

    We are John & Helen, husband and wife team. We hired many different boats over the years, bought our first boat in 2007, and then finished building a new one in 2015 - The Beer Boat.

    Always on the lookout for new beer, wine and cider and fantastic places to visit.

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    WHAT DO WE SELL?

    This changes depending on the areas we visit, the independent breweries, cider makers and vineyards we are supporting at the time and the taste of our customers. If you would like more details, be sure to follow our instagram page - where we regularly update the stock we have on offer.

    Alternatively click here

    WHERE ARE WE?

    Depending on the time of year, the events we may be attending or the journeys we decide to take - we could be anywhere on the system. For updates of where we are - check our facebook page and our instagram account for regular updates. We could be on a canal near you, pop by & say hello.

  • What We Sell

    Available Now

    Vale of Welton Cider

    Ciders

    Proper Cider we love too!

    • Vale of Welton
    • Superb Cider from Welton Village
    • Saxby's Cider
    • Delicious Ciders made with love.
    • Celtic Marches
    • Authentic Herefordshire Cider from Bishops Frome
    • Westons Cider
    • Another Herefordshire Favourite
    • Plus more arriving soon.
    • Currently holding up to 14 varieties of Cider from all these makers
    • More info soon

     

     

    Welland Valley Wines

    Wines

    English Wines

     

     

  • Where are we now & where are we going

     

    When at Welton Haven we are usually cleaning, maintaining or re-stocking the boat and are unavailable for sales, however please feel free to message us for information.

     

    UPDATE

    We are planning to leave the Marina around the 15th July to open on the 18th July at Foxton, pending space we will be between the top Lock and Bridge 60

     

    COVID RESTRICTIONS

     

    We will have measures in place to protect both the public and ourselves. Initially we expect to use a full perspex screen through which we can take orders and payments, with items bagged and placed at a collection point on the front deck for customers to collect. Further information will be coming soon and we would like to assure our customers that we will be Opening soon.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Photos & Videos

    Quench That Thirst

    Saxbys cider Harvest 2016

    No messing about here, straight from the orchard into the pressing machine!!

  • THE BEER BOAT BLOG

    This is a journey, and like most canal boats its a slow journey, the story of how the Beer Boat was started and some of the trips and events along the way.

  • Contact Us

    Click below if you have a question, a comment, or would just like to get in touch.

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