Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Flying High with Spitfire Ale

    18 September 2014

    Five lucky landlords won £1,000 of holiday vouchers thanks to Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale. Operation Landlord is an annual promotion organised by Spitfire Ale, the flagship beer of Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame. Customers simply had to order a cask of Spitfire Ale, and text the unique code provided to be entered into the prize draw. Five winners were then drawn at random.

  • Shop Pick: Whitstable Bay Ales - Mixed Case

    17 September 2014

    The Whitstable Bay Collection is named after the traditional fishing village of Whitstable; renowned for its annual Oyster Festival, village life and unique beaches.   Our featured product - the Whitstable Bay Ales Mixed Case - showcases the two ales from the collection, which also includes a Black Oyster Stout and a Blonde Premium Lager.

  • Pub of the Week: The Orb, Margate

    16 September 2014

    The Orb pub in the popular seaside town of Margate celebrated its new look with a re-opening party on Tuesday, September 9.

  • Pub Hosts Celebrity Bat and Trap Match

    15 September 2014

    Writer and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter and chef Brian Turner delighted regulars at Faversham’s Market Inn when they dropped in for a game of bat and trap. The TV stars were being filmed for their new BBC One series Taste of Britain, currently being screened on weekdays at 3.45pm.

  • Enjoy a Night at the Races

    14 September 2014

    A charity race night is taking place at the Chimney Boy in Faversham on Friday, September 19.   Licensees Nicola McCullagh and Michael Payne have organised the event at the Shepherd Neame pub to raise funds for Faversham Town Football Club.

  • Featured Recipe: Thai Beef Salad

    13 September 2014

    This salad uses fresh flavours and leftover rare roast beef to create a stunning, virtually fat-free dish that is not only easy but is cheap to prepare and sure to impress. Download a printable copy here   Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 0 minsMarinating time: 2hrsServes 4 Ingredients:

  • Special Delivery for Shepherd Neame

    12 September 2014

    An historic delivery van used by Shepherd Neame more than 90 years ago has returned to the brewery. The maroon Austin 7 was first registered to the Faversham-based brewery in November 1923. It was recently discovered at a private collection in Kent, where it had been restored with its original 1920s livery.

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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.