Beer

Richard Celebrates First Harvest Time in the Home of Hops

08 September 2012

Richard Frost, Shepherd Neame’s new head brewer, celebrates his first Kentish hop harvest this month, having witnessed at first hand how the county’s farmers and growers have overcome challenging weather conditions to bring in the crop. Richard, who joined Britain’s oldest brewer in January, after spending 33 years brewing in the Midlands, has relished the opportunity to be up close and hands-on w

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Garden of England’s ‘Beerjolais’ Ambition

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.

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Part of the Family

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…

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August

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.

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Cask Sam Adams Launches for Independence Day

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.

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