Cathedral Heights brewer, Steve Marston and Lincoln CAMRA committee member, Ashley Sewell, mashing the Festival ale Tritton Tank, brewed to mark 100 years since the first operational use of the tank, during the First World War. The Tank Mark 1 was based on “Little Willie” (The Lincoln Machine) which was built at William Foster and Company of Lincoln.
The tank-themed beers at the festival are:
- Tritton Tank (the Festival ale) from Cathedral Heights Brewery at Bracebridge Heath.
- Challenger II from Newby Wyke Brewery at Grantham.
- Tank Ale from Pheasantry Brewery at East Markham.