• Impressive conversion at the Rugby Tavern

    29 September 2011

    A popular London pub has received an extensive makeover, courtesy of Shepherd Neame, Britain’s oldest brewer.The Rugby Tavern has benefited from a £120,000 external and internal refurbishment, reinforcing the traditional appeal of this lively Clerkenwell pub.

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  • The Highwayman stands to deliver emergency first aid

    22 September 2011

    A Shepherd Neame pub is putting itself literally at the heart of the community by taking delivery of a potentially life-saving piece of equipment.The Highwayman in Horsmonden, near Tonbridge, now has a defibrillator, a machine to treat emergency heart conditions such as cardiac arrest, courtesy of South East Coast Ambulance Service (SEACamb).

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  • Wye Hops Beer Festival

    21 September 2011

    On Saturday I spent the evening at the Wye Hops Beer Festival, this is a new event run by Wye Heritage to commemorate hop development at Wye College. I was there to give a talk and tutored tasting as part of the day, which is always a great opportunity to discuss beers and peoples likes and dislikes as well as giving a taster of future developments.

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  • RealAleGuide and the Ginger Porter

    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  

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  • Oranjeboom's special edition lager supports the Dannyboy Trust

    15 September 2011

    Oranjeboom has produced a special edition lager ‘Three Brothers’ in aid of The Dannyboy Trust, a charity dedicated to helping young people.

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