07 October 2013
They came, they saw, they sniffed and rubbed.
Last week we hosted the first UK Hop Symposium for people involved in all aspects of the industry – from grower, to merchant, to brewer.
01 October 2013
The brewers of Kent have joined forces for the second year running to bring a raft of green hop beers to drinkers in Kent – perfectly timed to celebrate Cask Ale Week.
There are just four ingredients in cask beer – water, malted barley, yeast and hops. It is the latter of these that are probably the least understood.
05 June 2013
Would you like to name one of our beers? We are taking part in the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight again this year (27 Sept – 13 Oct). The first festival was held in 2012 to celebrate the county’s most iconic crop.
10 April 2013
Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has launched a new cask ale calendar – including five new beers.
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.