Beer

Bishops Finger Re-branding Points In a New Direction

19 December 2013

One of the oldest British ale brands, Bishops Finger Kentish Strong Ale has been re-designed by brewer Shepherd Neame with a new look that celebrates its Kentish heritage. Originally brewed in 1958 as a celebratory ale after years of post-war austerity, 55 years on Bishops Finger remains a popular premium ale available nationwide.

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Transformed Castle Hotel is Fit for a King

17 December 2013

Eynsford’s the Castle Hotel has re-opened after a 14 week long, £90,000 joint refurbishment by new licensees Sharon and Gordon Thompson and brewer Shepherd Neame. A family business, husband and wife Sharon and Gordon and their four children are all involved in the day-to-day running and bring a wealth of experience in pubs and restaurants to the venture.  The couple were previously licensees of an

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Pub of the Week: The Freemasons Arms

22 October 2013

Our Pub of the week this week is footballs ‘other’ spiritual home - The Freemasons Arms, Covent Garden. The Victorian-built Freemasons Arms pub in Long Acre is a lasting tribute to the founders of the Football Association.

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Pub of the Week: The Cricketers, Woking

15 October 2013

Located in Woking, just outside of Guildford in Surrey, The Cricketers is the perfect family pub!This warm, friendly Pub has received numerous awards in the recent year, including Our “Heart of the Community” award for 2012 and Woking Best Bar None’s “Best Food Led Pub” and “Overall Best Bar None Winner”.

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Pub of the Week: The Grove Ferry, Canterbury

08 October 2013

This week’s pub is the incredible Grove Ferry Inn located in the Stodmarsh Nature Reserve, on the beautiful River Stour - just 7 minutes from historic Canterbury’s city centre. The pub was originally built in 1831 and takes its name from a hand drawn ferry that once crossed the river in front of the pub.

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