Beer

Step Into Summer With Blonde Ambition

09 March 2016

Enjoy an early taste of summer with Samuel Adams’ Blonde Ambition, available in bottle for the first time in the UK.The limited edition ale celebrates American Independence Day on July 4, and is a collaborative brew between Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery and the Boston Beer Company. For the first time this year it will be available in 500ml bottles.The beer uses equal measures of US and UK hop

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Inaugural Sheps Brew Challenge

24 February 2016

Everyone at the brewery has been given an opportunity to make their own homebrew kit, with a brief to make whatever beer they want for an inter-brewery competition.

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East Coast Ale Launched

17 February 2016

No.18 Yard Brewhouse, Shepherd Neame’s experimental range of limited edition ales, has launched its first American-style beer. Hog Island East Coast Pale Ale (4.8% abv) derives its name from an area of the brewery site that was previously a small island in the town’s creek, which has become landlocked over the history of Britain’s oldest brewery.

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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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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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