05 September 2012
From hop bine to brewery in less than 12 hours!
Step aside Beaujolais nouveau, the English are launching a beer event to capture the unique flavours of the first, fresh hops of the harvest and they hope it will become as popular as the seasonal wine run from France.
27 August 2012
In January this year Richard Frost took on the role of Shepherd Neame head brewer. This will be his first Hop Festival and he can’t wait…
03 August 2012
As I write this the Olympics are well under way.
We have had the torch through Faversham, a memorable event but it seemed to be over very quickly until we all retired to local hostelries, the torch's progress through Kent was celebrated with our own special beer that was only available in pubs on its route.
29 June 2012
A limited edition Sam Adams cask ale has been brewed in celebration of American Independence Day on 4th July.
Blonde Ambition is a 4.5% abv cask ale which was brewed at Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery, to a recipe devised in conjunction with the Boston Beer Company.
12 June 2012
Aren’t 4 day weekends a great invention. Of course not everyone is lucky enough to get the whole 4 days off, there are the emergency services (hopefully you didn’t need them), the shops for those last minute sausage rolls, the staff at the local takeaway and the publican and bar staff at your local hostelry.