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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

    01 April 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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  • Featured Recipe: Smashed Pea Houmous

    29 March 2014

    Present this as a side with meats or with pitta bread in place of traditional houmous. It is quick and cheap to make and has a bright fresh colour. Great as an appetizer with olives and vegetable crisps. This recipe is cooked in the microwave which helps the peas keep a vibrant green colour and takes only 5 minutes to make!

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  • Coastal Hotel reopens after £1.4 million makeover

    26 March 2014

    The Botany Bay Hotel at Kingsgate near Broadstairs has reopened following a £1.4 million refurbishment by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. Formerly known as the Fayreness Hotel, it is situated in one of the most picturesque spots on the British coast, overlooking the spectacular Botany Bay.

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