03 July 2013
The King’s Head at Staplehurst has been named Pub of the Year in the Shepherd Neame Pub Awards. Licensees from 15 of the brewery’s 350 pubs in the South East received awards for various aspects of running a successful pub, such as pulling the perfect pint, serving consistently great food or being at the centre of the local community. Judges commended King’s Head licensees Robert and Nicola Tallon
26 June 2013
Shepherd Neame is reviving its Faversham Steam Brewery identity as the umbrella brand for a new range of Whitstable Bay beers. The Faversham Steam Brewery title was originally adopted by Shepherd Neame in the late 18th century, when it became one of the first steam-powered breweries outside of London.
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
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.
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.