Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Shepherd Neame Takes On Historic Riverside Pub

    01 July 2015

    Riverside pub The Anchor at Yalding has been acquired by Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame – the first time it has changed hands in more than 30 years. The 14th century thatch roofed pub is situated on the River Medway, a few minutes from the village of Yalding near Maidstone, and is operating as part of the brewery’s managed estate. It was officially taken over by the brewery on Wednesday, J

  • Shepherd Neame Announces Winners of 2015 Pub Awards

    30 June 2015

    The Three Lions, Farncombe has been crowned Pub of the Year in the annual Shepherd Neame Pub Awards. It was among 13 of the brewery’s pubs and hotels across London and the South East honoured in a glittering ceremony at the Conningbrook Hotel in Ashford on Tuesday, 30 June.

  • A Tasty Way to Celebrate the Fourth of July

    27 June 2015

    Celebrate American Independence Day on July 4 with a special Beer and Food Matching Evening at Shepherd Neame.We are hosting a special six-course dinner featuring traditional American favourites including clam and smoked haddock chowder, ribeye steak with beer battered onion rings and chunky chips, and baked vanilla cheesecake.Each course will feature an accompanying beer designed to complement it

  • Spitfire Soars Into Action for Worthy Cause

    25 June 2015

    Spitfire Kentish Premium Ale is offering its drinkers the chance to win a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience: flying an historic Spitfire aeroplane. The exclusive prize is up for grabs as part of a year-long campaign by Spitfire to to raise £75,000 for the RAF Benevolent Fund, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

  • Lions Enjoy a Roaring Reception at Shepherd Neame

    22 June 2015

    A dozen former British and Irish Rugby Lions – and supermodel Jodie Kidd – were among a group of 100 cyclists to enjoy lunch at Shepherd Neame on Saturday, June 20. They stopped off at the brewery while completing the Ride Of The Lions Waterloo 200, a 200 mile charity cycle ride to mark the 200th anniversary of the historic battle.

  • Pub of the Week: The Six Bells, Cliffe

    22 June 2015

    The Six Bells is situated in the village of Cliffe near Rochester, surrounded by beautiful country walks, with an RSPB nature reserve nearby.

  • New Coastal Bar and Restaurant for Shepherd Neame

    20 June 2015

    Shepherd Neame is acquiring seaside bar and restaurant The Minnis in Birchington. Boasting panoramic views across Minnis Bay, one of the finest beaches in North Kent, it will be renamed The Minnis Bay Bar & Brasserie, and will operate as part of the brewery’s managed estate.

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.