Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Rediscover Magna Carta with Shepherd Neame

    01 May 2015

    Yesterday we officially launched a limited edition ale to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. It is named 1215 after the year in which the historic document was sealed, which established the rule of law and also defined the traditional pint of ale: “There shall be but one Measure throughout the Realm”.

  • Pub Fun Day Raises £4,000 for Children's Charity

    01 May 2015

    A day of wacky fundraising activities at a village pub in Kent raised £4,000 for a children’s charity. Shepherd Neame pub The Saddler in Minster hosted the event, organised by village resident Etta Bonugli as her 16-year-old daughter Isi has Rett Syndrome - a rare neurodevelopmental disorder usually diagnosed in girls around their first birthday, which is currently incurable.

  • Official Launch for New Look Seaside Pub

    29 April 2015

    Dozens of guests packed Whitstable’s new look Smack Inn at its official launch party on Monday, April 27. Licensee Charles Smythe has just taken on the traditional Shepherd Neame pub, which recently re-opened following a three month £100,000 refurbishment project.

  • Win the Chance to Fly a Spitfire

    28 April 2015

    Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale is offering its trade customers the chance to win a once in a lifetime experience: flying an historic Spitfire aeroplane. The exclusive prize is up for grabs in this year’s Operation Landlord, an annual promotion organised by the award-winning beer, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

  • Pub of the Week: The Old Neptune, Whitstable

    28 April 2015

    The Old Neptune is idyllically situated directly on the beach at Whitstable. This fantastic spot makes it perfect for relaxing with a pint of beer, or glass of wine, right by the sea.

  • Faversham Pub Announces Major Charity Gig

    27 April 2015

    Enjoy an evening of great music in aid of two special causes at the Railway Hotel in Faversham.

  • May Day Music Weekend at Seaside Pub

    23 April 2015

    A weekend of music is being held at The Telegraph pub in Deal to raise money for Demelza children’s hospice. The Shepherd Neame pub in Hamilton Road is offering karaoke on Friday, May 1, a disco on Saturday, May 2, and live music on Sunday, May 3.

About Shepherd Neame

Shepherd Neame is Britain’s Oldest Brewer, based in Faversham, Kent, since 1698. It is a family business with strong family engagement and a balance of Neame family members and non-family members on the Board of Directors

All of our beers are brewed with the finest traditional ingredients including water from our own artesian well, deep beneath the brewery.

We are proud to brew a range of quintessentially Kentish ales including Spitfire Bishops Finger and Master Brewas well as award-winning lagers, including Samuel Adams Boston Lager and Asahi.

Shepherd Neame prides itself on being an integrated regional brewer with an estate of good quality pubs and hotels across the south east of England including Kent, Medway, London, Essex, Surrey and Sussex.