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  • By George, Dragonfire is a Great Ale!

    04 April 2014

    Enjoy a taste of England with Shepherd Neame’s new Dragonfire Ale. Created to commemorate St George’s Day, it combines barley, oats, rye and wheat with two English hop varieties – Goldings and First Gold – in addition to a fiery secret ingredient.

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  • Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale is the ladies’ choice

    03 April 2014

    Dea Latis, a group of female beer enthusiasts and industry experts, recently hosted its fifth annual beer and chocolate tasting. Twenty guests gathered in the Clarence pub on Whitehall to taste six beers, including Shepherd Neame’s Generation Ale, each paired with a chocolate chosen to enhance the flavours in each.

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  • Shepherd Neame's Visitor Centre Shortlisted for Tourism Award

    02 April 2014

    Shepherd Neame’s award-winning Visitor Centre has been shortlisted for the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2014. The honours celebrate the best of English tourism, and Britain’s oldest brewer is one of just five finalists in the Small Visitor Attraction Category. Its Visitor Centre is set in a beautifully-restored medieval hall house on the historic brewery site in Faversham.

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  • Media Reports Regarding Beer's Sugar Content

    01 April 2014

    Following media coverage of a new study regarding the amount of sugar in beer, British Beer and Pub Association policy manager Steve Livens explains why, in truth, a pint of beer typically contains less than a teaspoon of sugar.

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  • Pub of the Week:The Hook & Hatchet, Hucking

    31 March 2014

    A couple are celebrating the completion of a major refurbishment project at the Hook & Hatchet at Hucking near Maidstone. Licensees David Bacon and Charlotte Clarke have spent the past three months working to restore the traditional pub, set high on the North Downs next to the Woodland Trust’s beautiful 560 acre Hucking Estate.

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