16 September 2016
Sarah Marshall, Laboratory Manager joins the brewers for a tour of the farm owned by local hop grower Tony Redsell. Read about the difficulties of hop growing, and the harvesting process.
24 August 2016
Celebrate this year’s Kent hop harvest with a glass of Shepherd Neame’s Green Hop Ale (4.5% abv). The seasonal cask ale is brewed every year for the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight at the end of September. Instead of the usual dried aroma hops, the beer uses fresh, or ‘green’ Kentish hops within 12 hours of being picked.
18 August 2016
Preparations are underway for the 27th Faversham Hop Festival, taking place on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4. Shepherd Neame is proud to once again be the official partner for the free two-day event, which commemorates the golden days of hop picking in Kent.
25 September 2015
Four valiant volunteers from Shepherd Neame took part in the first Canterbury Hop Pocket Race on Thursday, September 24. Team Shepherd Neame comprised senior brewer Derya Unver and supply chain analysts Stuart Pearson, Jon Wiles and Tom Weitzel. They were among 18 teams to take part in the charity challenge, organised to mark the start of this year’s Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight on Friday, September 25.
01 September 2014
Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame was once again the official partner for this year’s Faversham Hop Festival on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31.It was the 25th year of the free two-day event, which commemorates the golden days of hop picking in Kent.To mark the anniversary, staff from the Faversham-based brewery carried out a ceremonial rolling of a barrel of beer through the street