Spitfire

Featured Recipe: Beer & Onion Soup

27 September 2014

This easy to make, warming soup is delicious with warm crusty bread on a chilly autumn day. Use a full flavoured beer like Spitfire Ale for a real treat. Download a printable copy here       Preparation time: 20 minCooking time: 1 hr 40 minServes 4 Ingredients:50g Butter1 kg Thinly Sliced Onions400ml Spitfire Ale1 tsp Clear Honey300ml beef stock Method:1/ Heat a heavy pan on a medium heat.

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Royal Seal of Approval for Shepherd Neame

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.

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Flying High with Spitfire Ale

18 September 2014

Five lucky landlords won £1,000 of holiday vouchers thanks to Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale. Operation Landlord is an annual promotion organised by Spitfire Ale, the flagship beer of Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame. Customers simply had to order a cask of Spitfire Ale, and text the unique code provided to be entered into the prize draw. Five winners were then drawn at random.

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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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