Hops

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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