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  • Brewery Backs Fundraiser in Memory of Young Soldier

    01 May 2014

    A rugby tournament organised to raise money in memory of a young soldier is being sponsored by Shepherd Neame. Lieutenant Aaron Lewis was killed in action aged 26 while on his first deployment with the 29 Commando Unit to Afghanistan in 2008. Family and friends of the soldier, from Rochford in Essex, set up a charitable foundation in his name, which has already raised almost £200,000. It organises

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  • Sports Minister Kicks Off New Football-Themed Beer

    30 April 2014

    Sports Minister Helen Grant helped brew the first batch of 4-4-2 at Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery on Friday, April 25. Named after the England side’s favoured football formation, the seasonal ale also has its own special line-up – in the form of 10 different hop varieties included in the brew.

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  • Thanet MP Officially Opens New Coastal Hotel

    29 April 2014

    The Botany Bay Hotel at Kingsgate near Broadstairs was officially opened by South Thanet MP Laura Sandys on Friday, April 25. Formerly known as the Fayreness Hotel, it has just undergone a £1.4 million refurbishment by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. As a result of the brewery’s investment, 15 new roles have been created at the coastal hotel, taking the total to more than 50. It is expect

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  • Five minutes with… Jemima Vickers - Laboratory Manager

    28 April 2014

    Jemima joined Shepherd Neame in 2005 as a laboratory technician, and was appointed laboratory manager in 2009.

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  • Featured Recipe: House Flavoured Nuts

    26 April 2014

    Large salted nuts in kilo bags flavoured with a variety of different seasonings.

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