Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • How You Can Help the Campaign for Beer Duty Cuts

    03 February 2016

    Last year’s Budget campaign was historic. Never before, have we seen three consecutive cuts in beer duty by a UK Chancellor. We need to keep the pressure up, and campaign now for further cuts in the Budget on 18th March. Here's how you can help...

  • Pub of the Week: The New Flying Horse, Wye

    02 February 2016

    The New Flying Horse is situated in the centre of Wye, a charming Kentish village situated between Ashford and Canterbury. With its beautifully decorated guest rooms, high quality food and peaceful location, it is ideal for a long lunch with friends, or weekend break in the countryside.

  • Vintage Beer Delivery to Mark New Partnership

    02 February 2016

    Beer deliveries to The Woodville in Gravesend had a vintage flavour this week. An Austin 7 Shepherd Neame van - dating back to 1923 - pulled up with the kegs to mark the theatre’s new partnership with Britain’s oldest brewer.

  • New Comedy Line-up for the New Year

    28 January 2016

    The Old Brewery Store in Faversham is hosting its first monthly comedy night of the New Year on Thursday, February 4.Seven up-and-coming comedians are on the line-up for the gig at the Shepherd Neame brewery events venue.It will be headlined by Chris Norton Walker, with performances by Janet Garner, Ross Smith, Reis Daniel, Dimitri Bakanov, Graham Howson and Sam Wyatt, who will also act as Master

  • Shepherd Neame Pub is the Best in Britain

    27 January 2016

    The Sportsman in Seasalter has been named as the best gastropub in Britain for a second year in a row at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs Awards. The pub, run by brothers Stephen and Phil Harris, picked up the title at an awards lunch on Monday, January 25, after receiving the most votes in an industry poll organised by leading pub industry magazine the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.

  • Five Minutes with... Rob Jones, Filtration Operative

    27 January 2016

    This week we spend 'Five Minutes With...' Rob Jones, Filtration Operative, to find out how he came to work at the brewery, what his role involves, and why he enjoys shift work.

  • Pub of the Week: The Monument, Canterbury

    26 January 2016

    The Monument is an historic 19th Century pub in St Dunstan’s street, just a couple of minutes’ walk from Canterbury City Centre.The pub enjoyed a major refurbishment at the end of last year which included a full redecoration and new furniture inside and out, giving the pub a smart new contemporary look.

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.