Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Kick Off Your Summer With New Look 4-4-2 Beer

    06 May 2016

    Limited edition ten hop beer 4-4-2 has been given a new look in time for the summer of sporting excitement ahead. Named after the popular football formation, the seasonal ale was originally conceived in our pilot brewery, and due to its popularity is now among the collection of No.18 Yard Brewhouse beers available nationwide.

  • Pub of the Week: The Spanish Galleon, Greenwich

    04 May 2016

    The Spanish Galleon is a traditional pub in Greenwich, just a short walk from the Cutty Sark. The building, which survived both world wars with just minor damage, was designed and built by architect Joseph Kay in 1834. Today, it is a thriving pub at the heart of the local Greenwich community, welcoming regulars, residents, local sports clubs, and the area’s many visitors, for a refreshing drink and bite to eat.

  • Tasty Victory For Chef In Beef Butty Competition

    03 May 2016

    Two of Shepherd Neame’s top chefs battled it out to be crowned winner of the Great British Beef Butty competition on Wednesday, April 28. The event was organised to support Britain’s beef farmers and mark Great British Beef Week, which ran from April 23 to May 2.

  • The Sportsman Is GQ's Pub Of The Year

    28 April 2016

    The Sportsman in Seasalter has been named Best Pub in the GQ Food and Drink Awards 2016. The Shepherd Neame-owned pub, run by brothers Stephen and Phil Harris, picked up the title at an awards ceremony hosted in London by TV presenter Claudia Winkleman on Tuesday, April 26.

  • Ramblin' Man Fair Announces Partnership With Shepherd Neame

    27 April 2016

    Rock festival Ramblin’ Man Fair has announced it will be partnering with Shepherd Neame for this year’s event. It is the second year of the major two-day event, which will be returning to Maidstone’s Mote Park on July 23 and 24. Acts announced so far includes Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, Thunder, Europe, Terrorvision, Procol Harum and Uriah Heep.

  • Pub of the Week: The Old Ivy House, London

    26 April 2016

    The Old Ivy House is a traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell in North London. The 200 year old pub attracts a good mix of local residents, office works, students and visitors. With a choice of quality cask ales, and food served all day, it's the perfect spot for a lazy Sunday Roast.

  • Official Opening for New-Look Harbour Pub

    24 April 2016

    The William the Conqueror in Rye Harbour celebrated its recent £200,000 refurbishment with a reopening event on Thursday, April 14. The pub was closed during the five-week project, which included repainting throughout in contemporary colours, introducing new furniture and decorations, opening up a dual aspect fireplace and refurbishing the bar area and toilets.

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.