09 December 2014
Shepherd Neame’s archivist and historian John Owen has been honoured for his success in confirming an oft-debated topic in British brewing history: who is Britain’s oldest brewer?
01 December 2014
Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame, has launched a limited edition ale to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its wooden Mash Tuns – the last remaining in Britain.
The brewery has been making beer at its historic site in the market town of Faversham, Kent, for more than 400 years. It still uses traditional methods – including brewing in a pair of solid oak tuns.
20 November 2014
A large collection of historic cooper’s tools has been donated to Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame.
The barrel-making equipment, which dates back to the 19th century, was collected by the late Alan McCulloch, who was a licensee for over a decade at the Rising Sun in East Malling when it was owned by Shepherd Neame.
23 October 2014
The High Sheriff of Kent Hugo Fenwick celebrated the completion of a three-day cycle ride along the Kent coast with a pint at the Britannia Inn in Dungeness.
23 September 2014
Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has been granted extended use of the Royal Warrant by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
Royal Warrants are granted to companies who have regularly supplied goods or services for a minimum of five consecutive years to The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh or The Prince of Wales.