31 January 2013
Senior Brewer, Stewart Main has created a special beer in Shepherd Neame's Pilot Brewery to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Buddy Holly specifically for London pubs, the Betsey Trotwood, the Hoop & Grapes and the Rose and Crown* - Holly Hop Ale, a 4.1% American-style IPA.
The Betsey Trotwood, will be holding a celebration of Buddy Holly's life on 2nd February
21 January 2013
No-one looks forward to their Haggis, neeps & tatties as much as our very own piece of Scotland - Senior Brewer, Stewart Main. And he knows exactly how to celebrate Burns Night!
"A Burns supper is a celebration of the life and works of Scotland’s national Bard. An Evening of song, poetry, music and of course great food and drink.
10 October 2012
The Salutation at Sandwich celebrates it’s centenary this year. To commemorate the event Dominic Parker from The Salutation came to the Brewery to brew a special beer with me in the Pilot Brewery.I designed a recipe that would produce a traditional, old style, full, malty flavour.
17 September 2012
Senior brewer Stewart Main has brewed Oast Dodger at Shepherd Neame’s pilot brewery for the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight. He explains why the brewery was keen to get involved: “Green hop ales are a unique opportunity to showcase the full array of flavours and aromas contained within hops.
19 September 2011
Last week we had Simon and Mel come to the brewery to tour, review beer and brew a Ginger Porter in the pilot brewery. Simon has been reviewing beers on YouTube for the last year and his wife Mel has recently joined in they are known as RealAleGuide and MrsRealAleGuide. Here you can see all the stages of brewing the ginger porter.
Part 1: Arriving at the brewery