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  • Raise a Glass to the Arrival of Spring

    11 February 2016

    Sweep away the winter blues with a pint of Early Bird Spring Hop Ale, one of the most popular seasonal beers from Britain’s oldest brewer. Early Bird (4.3% ABV) takes its name from the Early Bird variety of Shepherd Neame’s signature East Kent Goldings hops, grown in hop gardens near the Faversham brewery.

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  • From City Commuter to Country Pub Landlord

    09 February 2016

    A high flying City worker has abandoned a gruelling commute to become his own boss as licensee of a country pub, the Best Beech Inn, in the picturesque market town of Wadhurst.

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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 16th March. Here's how you can help...

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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