Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Raise A Glass To The Kent Hop Harvest

    24 August 2016

    Celebrate this year’s Kent hop harvest with a glass of Shepherd Neame’s Green Hop Ale (4.5% abv). The seasonal cask ale is brewed every year for the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight at the end of September. Instead of the usual dried aroma hops, the beer uses fresh, or ‘green’ Kentish hops within 12 hours of being picked.

  • Pub of the Week: The Shakespeare, Canterbury

    23 August 2016

    The Shakespeare is a restaurant and bar nestled in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury, just a short stroll from the cathedral. Tucked away from the High Street in Butchery Lane, it’s a friendly place that loves food, wine and music, and takes the job of feeding you really quite seriously.

  • Celebrate With Shepherd Neame At This Year's Hop Festival

    18 August 2016

    Preparations are underway for the 27th Faversham Hop Festival, taking place on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4. Shepherd Neame is proud to once again be the official partner for the free two-day event, which commemorates the golden days of hop picking in Kent.

  • Shepherd Neame Honoured With Seven Brewing Awards

    17 August 2016

    Shepherd Neame has been honoured with seven top brewing awards in the British Bottlers’ Institute (BBI) competition, and four medals in the International Beer Challenge Awards.

  • Pub of the Week: The Foresters Arms, Tonbridge

    16 August 2016

    The Foresters Arms is a popular pub in Tonbridge town centre, close to transport links and shops. Refurbished earlier this year by new landlord Tyson, the pub now has a relaxed, laid back ambience, with touches of vintage décor, plants, and a whole host of art, movie posters, album covers and travel photography on the walls.

  • Pub Fun Day To Raise Money For Local Football Team

    15 August 2016

    The Rose Inn in Kennington, Ashford, is holding a family fun day on Saturday, August 27, to raise funds for its local football team, Kennington FC. The team, which has more than 100 players, regularly meets at the popular community pub, which dates back to the late 1800s. Licensees Sara Williams and Dave Jones have been sponsoring the team since they took on the pub two years ago, and decided to o

  • Pub of the Week: The Adelaide, Teddington

    09 August 2016

    The Adelaide is a bustling, traditional pub in Teddington, popular with sports fans looking for somewhere to watch the match, and those looking for a tasty pub lunch, or post-work pint.

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.