Spitfire

It’s toodle pip to cor-blimey as modern slang becomes totes amazeballs

03 July 2014

If words such as LOL, tidy, selfie and innit mean nothing to you then it might be time you brushed up on your modern slang, with a new poll from Spitfire Ale showing these new terms are catching up with old traditional British sayings. The premium ale brand asked people which slang words and terms – old and new- they use in everyday speech and while almost half still surveyed admit they still say things such as ‘cock-up’ and ‘get your knickers in a twist’, only one in ten at most use terms such as balderdash, cor-blimey, golly gosh, toff and spiffing.

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Spitfire Flies High at Glittering Awards Ceremony

25 February 2014

The redesign of Shepherd Neame’s flagship Spitfire ale scooped a top honour at a national awards ceremony. Created by Tunbridge Wells-based design agency JDO, the revamp took silver in the branded drink packaging category at the Design Business Association’s annual Design Effectiveness Awards.

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Edna’s Spitfire Spirit

06 October 2013

Edna Edmunds celebrated her 91st birthday in July, but age doesn’t slow her down.

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Re-Born in the USA

25 July 2013

Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame, has signed new agreements with Canada’s oldest independent brewery, Moosehead Breweries, to act as their distributors for the US and for Canada.

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Spitfire Wins RAF Benevolent Fund Award

26 April 2013

We are very proud to have received an award from the RAF Benevolent Fund to recognise our long standing commitment.Shepherd Neame and Spitfire Ale have raised over £350,000 for the charity since 1990. Please watch this film to find out more and if you would like to donate you can do so here http://www.rafbf.org/171/donate-now.html

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