Beer

The Beer Story - calling Time on Duty

31 January 2013

A new film highlighting the importance of a beer tax freeze in the March Budget was released by the British Beer & Pub Association today. The film ‘The Beer Story - Calling Time on Duty’ highlights the vital role the brewing and pub industry plays in the economic and social life of Britain, and includes interviews with a host of people who make this £19 billion industry such a key part of the economy – in every part of Britain.

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Make your Burns Night 'Extra Special'

21 January 2013

No-one looks forward to their Haggis, neeps & tatties as much as our very own piece of Scotland - Senior Brewer, Stewart Main. And he knows exactly how to celebrate Burns Night! "A Burns supper is a celebration of the life and works of Scotland’s national Bard. An Evening of song, poetry, music and of course great food and drink.

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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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