• Pub of the Week: The Horse & Groom, Heathfield

    01 October 2013

    Our pub of the week this week is the spectacular Horse and Groom - a striking grade II listed building beautifully situated on Rushlake village green in the heart of the East Sussex countryside. The award winning pub absolutely oozes with history and can be dated back to 1650; it has had its current name since at least 1777.

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  • Why Cask?

    30 September 2013

    The first question a lot of people ask about cask ale is:what’s the difference between it and other beers, such as lager and keg/bottled ales? Cask ale has a lot of different names: cask beer, real ale, cask conditioned beer, beer from the handpump, even beer from the wood or real beer.

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  • Shepherd Neame Selects Herbert Hall English Sparkling Wine

    29 September 2013

    Brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame is to stock one of the most critically acclaimed new English sparkling wines, Herbert Hall, through its premium pubs and inns.  The partnership marks the coming together of two quintessentially Kentish names in the drinks industry - one old and one new.

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  • Shepherd Neame acquires Soho Pub

    28 September 2013

    Britain's oldest brewer Shepherd Neame acquires Soho pub. Shepherd Neame has acquired the lease of The George public house, in D’Arblay Street, Soho, which the Kent brewer will operate as part of its managed estate.

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  • It’s Cask Ale Week!

    27 September 2013

    “What’s Cask Ale Week?” you may be asking. Very simply, it’s a chance to celebrate our iconic national drink – real ale. There are special beers and events the length and breadth of the country – including at our brewery and in our pubs– that will give people a chance to learn more about cask ale.

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