12 May 2014
There’s something for everyone on offer at Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame this summer, from the ultimate Father’s Day gift to an evening of girl power. We round up the major events taking place from June to August.
Brewery Tour and Ale Samplers’ Supper
05 May 2014
The temperatures might not be soaring quite yet, but you can enjoy an early taste of summer with Samuel Adams’ Blonde Ambition.
The limited edition cask ale has been specially created to celebrate American Independence Day on July 4.
Brewed at Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery from a recipe devised in conjunction with the Boston Beer Company, it uses equal measures of US and UK hops.
01 May 2014
A rugby tournament organised to raise money in memory of a young soldier is being sponsored by Shepherd Neame. Lieutenant Aaron Lewis was killed in action aged 26 while on his first deployment with the 29 Commando Unit to Afghanistan in 2008. Family and friends of the soldier, from Rochford in Essex, set up a charitable foundation in his name, which has already raised almost £200,000. It organises
30 April 2014
Sports Minister Helen Grant helped brew the first batch of 4-4-2 at Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery on Friday, April 25.
Named after the England side’s favoured football formation, the seasonal ale also has its own special line-up – in the form of 10 different hop varieties included in the brew.
29 April 2014
The Botany Bay Hotel at Kingsgate near Broadstairs was officially opened by South Thanet MP Laura Sandys on Friday, April 25. Formerly known as the Fayreness Hotel, it has just undergone a £1.4 million refurbishment by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. As a result of the brewery’s investment, 15 new roles have been created at the coastal hotel, taking the total to more than 50. It is expect