Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Jonathan Neame to become Chairman of Visit Kent

    18 December 2014

    Jonathan Neame has been appointed Chairman elect of Visit Kent.  Jonathan, who is Chief Executive of family brewer Shepherd Neame, will succeed Amanda Cottrell OBE who has been Chairman of Visit Kent for seven years. Jonathan will take over from Amanda when she stands down as Chairman at the end of 2015.

  • Shop Pick: Brewery Tour Gift Certificate for Two

    17 December 2014

    This week's Shop Pick is the Christmas present saviour - our Brewery Tour Gift Certificate for Two!

  • Pub Karaoke Contest Raises Over £7,000 for Children's Charity

    16 December 2014

    A month-long karaoke competition at The Telegraph pub in Deal raised over £7,000 for the Make A Wish Foundation. Dawn James, licensee at the Shepherd Neame pub in Hamilton Road, launched the event in November. A total of 15 customers entered the first round, which was judged by Dawn, along with local music enthusiasts and Telegraph regulars Alan Herbert and Bruce Adams.

  • Pub of the Week: The Market Inn, Faversham

    16 December 2014

    The Market Inn, Faversham is a Victorian pub just out of the town centre, originally built to serve the town’s increasing population around the time of the arrival of the railway.  This year the pub celebrated its 150th anniversary, and enjoyed an external makeover, giving it a clean, fresh look.The pub has been adapted over the years, but retains separate public and saloon bars, as well as a more

  • Featured Recipe: Slow-cooked Ox Cheeks in Stout

    13 December 2014

    Traditionally this dish would be cooked in wine but here we use a dark stout for a delicious rich flavour. The secret is cooking the ox cheeks slowly to produce a melt in the mouth texture. This dish is really easy to prepare and also works well in a slow cooker making it perfect for preparing in advance.

  • Soldiers March into Action for First World War Hero

    12 December 2014

    A troop of Kent-based Royal Engineers will be leading historic celebrations to celebrate First World War hero Lieutenant General Sir Philip Neame.

  • Constructive dialogue needed to promote confidence in pubs legislation

    11 December 2014

    BBPA Chairman Jonathan Neame has told MPs that the pub industry recognises that Clause 42 in the Small Business Bill (MRO) is here to stay, and called on Parliament to work with the industry to maximise business confidence in the new legislation. Jonathan Neame was speaking at the joint BBPA/All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group reception in Parliament on Wednesday evening.

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.