03 July 2014
If words such as LOL, tidy, selfie and innit mean nothing to you then it might be time you brushed up on your modern slang, with a new poll from Spitfire Ale showing these new terms are catching up with old traditional British sayings. The premium ale brand asked people which slang words and terms – old and new- they use in everyday speech and while almost half still surveyed admit they still say things such as ‘cock-up’ and ‘get your knickers in a twist’, only one in ten at most use terms such as balderdash, cor-blimey, golly gosh, toff and spiffing.
01 July 2014
A Shepherd Neame beer bottle dating back more than 100 years has been discovered by a teenager on a woodland walk.
16-year-old Malachi Swaine, from Herne Bay, was trekking in West Blean woods when he found the bottle, covered in moss next to a tree.
20 June 2014
Shepherd Neame’s tenanted food development chef Carol Haime triumphed at this year’s British Barbecue Battle. Carol, who has worked for the Faversham-based brewery for two years, won the Pubs and Bars category in the competition, held at Blenheim Palace near Oxford on Wednesday, June 18. She cooked a starter of barbecued hot smoked salmon with parsley and chive flatbreads and beetroot and lemon ma
10 June 2014
Two charity walkers from Kent have completed a gruelling 80 mile trek from Camber Sands with a well-earned pint at the Shepherd Neame brewery in Faversham.Dr Luke Dawes, 43, and childhood friend Rob Sisley, 44, met as choristers at St Paul’s church in Maidstone aged 11.
09 June 2014
Get behind the England team’s bid for football glory this summer with a pint of 4-4-2.
Originally conceived in Shepherd Neame’s pilot brewery, the seasonal ale is now among a new collection of No.18 Yard Brewhouse beers available nationwide.
Named 4-4-2 after the popular football formation, the beer also has its own special line-up – in the form of 10 different hop varieties included in the brew.