Beer

Shepherd Neame gets hat-trick at international brewing awards

21 February 2011

Shepherd Neame has picked up one gold and two silver medals at the Brewing Industry International Awards, dubbed the Brewing Oscars. Japanese lager Asahi won gold in the keg lager category, and Chinese Sun Lik picked up silver in the same group. Both lagers are brewed under licence at the Faversham brewery. Whitstable Bay Organic Ale also received a silver award in the small pack ale category.

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Hurlimann winner feels the need for speed

24 January 2011

Swiss-style lager Hurlimann has rewarded an online competition winner with a spin around Brands Hatch racing circuit. Neil Scott of Ditton, near Maidstone got to try life in the fast lane when he drove a F1-style single-seater around the world famous track for a day he will never forget.

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A beer a day keeps the doctor away

19 January 2011

Shepherd Neame has welcomed new research that shows a pint of beer a day is good for your health. Spanish researchers found that those who regularly drank moderate amounts of beer were less likely to suffer from diabetes and high blood pressure and had a lower body fat content.

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Hurlimann gives out early Christmas presents

01 December 2010

Swiss-style lager Hürlimann is giving away a festive present every day in the run-up to Christmas. Twenty-four lucky winners will be rewarded with an extra present this year after registering on Hürlimann’s Facebook page. Fans will be linked to an online advent calendar where they need only answer a simple question to stand a chance of winning the prize of the day.

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Lights CAMRA action!

04 October 2010

A Shepherd Neame pub has been used as the setting for the filming of a DVD celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Campaign for Real Ale.Camra co-founder Michael Hardman, MBE, relaxed in his local, The Hatch in Redhill, while being interviewed for the DVD.

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