Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Pub of the Week: The Freemasons Arms, Covent Garden

    25 November 2015

    The Freemasons Arms in Long Acre, Covent Garden is the self-professed spiritual home of the Football Association. Situated just a few hundred yards from Covent Garden tube and a short walk from Charing Cross, the pub is the perfect central spot for meeting friends for lunch or to watch the match.

  • Stylish New Look for Festive Brew

    20 November 2015

    Limited edition Christmas beer Rudolph’s Reward has unveiled a stylish new look in time for this year’s festive season. Originally developed in the pilot brewery at Shepherd Neame in Faversham, Kent, the hand crafted seasonal ale is among the collection of innovative limited edition No.18 Yard Brewhouse beers, named after the historic cask store.

  • Soar Into Christmas With Spitfire Gold

    18 November 2015

    This Christmas, forget Frankincense and Myrrh, the wise choice is Spitfire Gold, now available bottled. Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale was first brewed 25 years ago to honour the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and as 2015 marks 75 years since the historic air campaign, Shepherd Neame decided to commemorate the occasion with Spitfire Gold, a permanent addition to the range.

  • Pub of the Week: The Sun Inn, Faversham

    17 November 2015

    The Sun Inn is a 14th Century inn in the centre of Faversham, and undeniably one of Faversham’s most popular pubs. Inside, it is brimming with characterful period features, including oak beams, and a cosy inglenook fireplace.

  • Enjoy a 100% Natural Festive Tipple

    13 November 2015

    This Christmas, put away the port, forget the fizz, and raise a glass of beer to the festive season.Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has released this year’s vintage of its Christmas Ale, a full-bodied winter beer featuring a warming combination of fruits and spices.The seasonal ale is brewed using 100% natural ingredients, drawing chalk-filtered mineral water from the artesian well deep bel

  • Official Launch for New Look City Centre Pub

    11 November 2015

    The Monument in Canterbury celebrated its new look with a launch party on Tuesday, November 10. The historic pub in St Dunstan’s Street, which dates back to the 19th century, is owned by Shepherd Neame, which spent more than £100,000 on the refurbishment project.Work included fully redecorating the bar areas and restaurant, which now has a contemporary look with new flooring, furniture and décor.

  • Pub of the Week: The Chequers, Doddington

    10 November 2015

    The Chequers Inn is an historic pub that has been an integral part of Doddington village life for centuries. It is rich in history, retaining many period features such as oak timbers, mullion windows and a cosy inglenook fireplace.

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.