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Call for beer duty freeze to help British economy

17 February 2014

More than 900,000 UK jobs depend on Britain’s brewing and pub trade. That is the finding of a new study by Oxford Economics for the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), which looked at the industry’s impact on employment, wages, and the economy at a local level. 

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Former Head Brewer Passes Away

13 February 2014

We are very sad to report that Les Wood passed away on Tuesday after a short illness. Les joined Shepherd Neame in 1941 and worked in a variety of roles ending as Head Brewer in the mid 80s. He retired in the early 90s and lived in Brewery premises at Court Street for the rest of his life.

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New Year, New Beers and Bold New Designs for 2014 Cask Ale Calendar

29 January 2014

An innovative new cask ale collection, No.18 Yard Brewhouse, and a bold re-design for the established seasonal ale range are just a taste of what’s in store from Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame’s 2014 cask ale calendar. The calendar offers a choice of 14 ales throughout the year, including celebration brews and the brewery’s heritage ale brands - a beer for every month of the year and more!

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Wine or Coffee? That is the Question!

21 January 2014

Wine or coffee? That is the question for Canterbury City dwellers visiting The Shakespeare Wine and Coffee House, following the completion of a £180,000 redevelopment by Shepherd Neame.

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Pub Refurb for a Prince of the Cards for Bexlyheath Pub-Goers

03 December 2013

A local couple with experience working in the casino business have taken on Bexleyheath pub the Prince Albert on the Broadway.  Husband and wife Barrie and Claire Houghton have re-opened the pub after a £100,000 refurbishment by brewers Shepherd Neame.

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