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  • Upnor Pub is a Little Gem Waiting to be Snapped Up!

    13 May 2013

    The search is on for a experienced tenant to run a newly renovated, riverside pub, which dates back to the late 17th century.  Set on a cobbled lane in the riverside village of Upper Upnor, the Tudor Rose pub has benefited from an £80,000 investment, which has seen it refurbished inside and out by brewer Shepherd Neame.  Now all that’s missing is an experienced, dynamic licensee to steer the pub i

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  • Brilliant Ale Shines Again

    08 May 2013

    Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has launched Brilliant Ale (5.6% abv), a bright golden ale from the Classic Collection, inspired by an original mid-19th century recipe unearthed in the Faversham brewery’s archives. Now available for the modern-day drinker to savour, Brilliant Ale follows hot on the heels of Double Stout and India Pale Ale, the first two beers from the Classic Collection rel

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  • Spitfire Wins RAF Benevolent Fund Award

    26 April 2013

    We are very proud to have received an award from the RAF Benevolent Fund to recognise our long standing commitment.Shepherd Neame and Spitfire Ale have raised over £350,000 for the charity since 1990. Please watch this film to find out more and if you would like to donate you can do so here http://www.rafbf.org/171/donate-now.html

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  • BBPA promote the nation’s beer at Raymond Blanc’s showcase of British produce

    23 April 2013

    The BBPA team, led by Beer Sommelier Steve Livens, promoted British beer to an audience of British and international chefs at Raymond Blanc’s ‘Best of British’ event held yesterday at the Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxford. The event’s key focus was to introduce global chefs to British produce, with beer being one of the highlights of the event.

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  • A Day in the Life of a Pub Manager

    17 April 2013

    Megan Procter and Simon Davenport, managers of the Ship & Trades pub We started managing this lovely modern, waterside hotel, restaurant and pub in March.  It’s housed in an original steel-framed dockyard structure, which contained dockyard offices and an engineering shop.  It was rebuilt as a hotel by Faversham brewers Shepherd Neame and recently renovated to reflect the original building’s n

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