Steven Feeley, of Eudo Road, Skegness is accused of the murder of Gareth Bailey, 29, of Chapman Court, Ingoldmells on 6 December.
Mr Bailey was found with serious injuries after police were called to a property in Chapman Court just before 2.30 am on Wednesday and he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
Feeley, who was wearing a grey sweat shirt and jogging bottoms, spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address during a two minute hearing before Lincoln Magistrates this morning.
He was remanded in custody to appear before the city’s Crown Court on Monday.
A 25 year old woman who was arrested in connection with the incident has been released from police custody but remains under investigation.