Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

Latest from the blog

  • Rare Collection of Vintage Pub Posters Discovered

    23 January 2015

    A rare collection of British beer marketing posters dating back to the 1950s has been discovered in Kent and preserved in the Shepherd Neame archive.

  • Shop Pick: A History of Shepherd Neame - The John Owen Books

    21 January 2015

    This week's Shop Pick is a trilogy of books by John Owen, exploring the history of the brewery.

  • Pub of the Week: The Britannia, Guildford

    20 January 2015

    The Britannia is an award-winning, riverside pub, situated just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Guildford, overlooking the banks of the River Wey.

  • Folk Concert to Raise Funds for Faversham Hop Festival

    19 January 2015

    Three Kent folk groups are teaming up for a one-off gig at The Old Brewery Store in Faversham to raise funds for the town’s Hop Festival. Faversham’s own six-piece innovative folk band Green Diesel; Canterbury-based folk/pop acoustic duo High Tide; and The Narratones from the Isle of Sheppey, who perform modern rock with a vintage twist, will be performing on Saturday, February 21.

  • Eric ‘The Brush’ Celebrates a Decade of Shepherd Neame Design

    17 January 2015

    You may not have heard of Eric Pollard, but if you live in Kent you are bound to have seen his work. Known affectionately as ‘Eric The Brush’, the Sittingbourne-based artist is responsible for the traditional signwriting which adorns dozens of Shepherd Neame pubs around the county.

  • OAPs Start the New Year with Free Festive Feast

    15 January 2015

    Christmas may be over for another year, but the festive spirit was still flowing at The Queens Head in Boughton-under-Blean on Wednesday, January 14. A total of 88 pensioners from the village enjoyed a free three-course Christmas dinner at the Shepherd Neame pub, thanks to a host of donations from the local community.

  • Shop Pick: Spitfire Polo Shirt

    14 January 2015

    This week's Shop Pick is any Spitfire ale drinker's must-have - the black Spitfire polo shirt.

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.