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Blonde Ambition Back for Independence Day

24 June 2013

Independence Day (4th July) sees the return of limited edition Samuel Adams cask ale Blonde Ambition. The 4.5% abv cask ale is brewed in collaboration between Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame and leading US craft brewer the Boston Beer Company. The beer uses equal measures of US and UK Cascade hops, with Yakima Valley (US) Cascade imparting pine resin and grapefruit notes, underlined by the

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Hadlow Community Gives New-look Pub a Big Thumbs Up!

18 June 2013

Customers were queuing at the door of Hadlow pub The Harrow, after it re-opened following a brief closure for an exterior refurbishment and garden makeover by new licensees and hospitality professionals, Simon Gray and Adam Jaroszek.

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Kent Cricket Announces Ground Naming Partnership with Shepherd Neame

21 May 2013

Kent County Cricket Club today announced that Shepherd Neame, Britain’s Oldest Brewer, are to be the Club’s official ground naming rights partner. The 10-year deal will see the recently redeveloped St Lawrence - home to the Kent Spitfires - renamed The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence.  The Spitfire brand will also continue to appear on the team’s Friends Life t20 playing kit.

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Upnor Pub is a Little Gem Waiting to be Snapped Up!

13 May 2013

The search is on for a experienced tenant to run a newly renovated, riverside pub, which dates back to the late 17th century.  Set on a cobbled lane in the riverside village of Upper Upnor, the Tudor Rose pub has benefited from an £80,000 investment, which has seen it refurbished inside and out by brewer Shepherd Neame.  Now all that’s missing is an experienced, dynamic licensee to steer the pub i

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BBPA promote the nation’s beer at Raymond Blanc’s showcase of British produce

23 April 2013

The BBPA team, led by Beer Sommelier Steve Livens, promoted British beer to an audience of British and international chefs at Raymond Blanc’s ‘Best of British’ event held yesterday at the Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxford. The event’s key focus was to introduce global chefs to British produce, with beer being one of the highlights of the event.

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