• New Year, New Beers and Bold New Designs for 2014 Cask Ale Calendar

    29 January 2014

    An innovative new cask ale collection, No.18 Yard Brewhouse, and a bold re-design for the established seasonal ale range are just a taste of what’s in store from Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame’s 2014 cask ale calendar. The calendar offers a choice of 14 ales throughout the year, including celebration brews and the brewery’s heritage ale brands - a beer for every month of the year and more!

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  • Pub of the Week: The Gate Inn, Canterbury

    28 January 2014

    The Gate Inn is a complete one-off, a wonderful little gem, and one of Kent's best kept secrets. Fine cask ales served direct from the barrel in the traditional tap room, and hearty freshly made food at sensible prices, make The Gate the perfect pub for both for the friendly locals, and for 'real' pub fans from far and wide. 

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  • New guidance ensures pubs will be the real winners of Brazil 2014

    27 January 2014

    With only 20 weeks to go until the 2014 World Cup kicks off, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has produced definitive guidance for pubs, to help ensure that this year’s World Cup screenings are a success.

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  • Featured Recipe: Kentish Crab Croquettes

    25 January 2014

    Try these delicious creamy croquettes on a bed of wilted spinach with a poached egg and hollandaise sauce for a decadent breakfast or warming supper.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Ringlestone Inn, Maidstone

    21 January 2014

    The impressive English oak sideboard in the bar at Ringlestone Inn proudly proclaims: "A Ryghte Joyouse and welcome greetynge too ye all", and a "Truly traditional family welcome" is exactly what awaits you as you step back in time to the unspoilt, medieval, lamp-lit tavern.

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