Beer

Pubs hold the key for growth

22 November 2012

Shepherd Neame chief executive, Jonathan Neame, has called for the Chancellor, George Osbourne, to support investment and growth in the pub market. In a letter to the editor, published in today’s Daily Telegraph, he calls for “escalator” taxes to be reviewed annually. There is also support from The Sun newspaper read more here

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Historic Double from Britain's Oldest Brewer

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.

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Salutation Ale

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.

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Unveiling... Our Green Hop Ale!

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.

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New Kent beer event backs UK hop industry

11 September 2012

Experts fear British hop farming could die out within a decade

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