18 July 2013
Cartoons from the cream of the nation’s professional cartoonists will be the order of the day in Shepherd Neame’s Herne Bay pubs this August, followed by a helping of philosophy over a pint, as part of the Marcel Duchamp Centenary Celebration. The festival, which runs from 1 – 17 August, marks 100 years since arguably the most influential modern artist Frenchman Marcel Duchamp visited the seaside
16 July 2013
Last weekend saw the third annual European Beer Bloggers’ Conference in Edinburgh and Shepherd Neame was there to show off its latest beers.It’s been a fantastic year in beer, both for Shepherd Neame specifically and the beer world as a whole. New breweries have been opening the length and breadth of the country and drinkers are increasingly seeking old and new styles of beer.
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