26 October 2012
Brewers at Shepherd Neame have deciphered coded 19th century brewers’ logs to create two new beers, a Double Stout and an India Pale Ale. The recipes were originally written in a cipher to avoid their being copied and taken to rival breweries.
10 October 2012
The Salutation at Sandwich celebrates it’s centenary this year. To commemorate the event Dominic Parker from The Salutation came to the Brewery to brew a special beer with me in the Pilot Brewery.I designed a recipe that would produce a traditional, old style, full, malty flavour.
17 September 2012
Senior brewer Stewart Main has brewed Oast Dodger at Shepherd Neame’s pilot brewery for the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight. He explains why the brewery was keen to get involved: “Green hop ales are a unique opportunity to showcase the full array of flavours and aromas contained within hops.
11 September 2012
Experts fear British hop farming could die out within a decade
08 September 2012
Richard Frost, Shepherd Neame’s new head brewer, celebrates his first Kentish hop harvest this month, having witnessed at first hand how the county’s farmers and growers have overcome challenging weather conditions to bring in the crop. Richard, who joined Britain’s oldest brewer in January, after spending 33 years brewing in the Midlands, has relished the opportunity to be up close and hands-on w