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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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  • Freemasons Arms Celebrates 150 Years of Association Football

    15 April 2013

    If you can’t be at Wembley, there’s no better place to enjoy the FA Cup Final on Saturday May 11 than the Freemasons Arms, in London’s Covent Garden, soccer’s other spiritual home. The Victorian-built Freemasons Arms pub in Long Acre is a lasting tribute to the founders of the Football Association 150 years ago. The pioneers of soccer met at the original Freemasons pub over six evenings in the aut

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