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  • Unveiling... Our Green Hop Ale!

    17 September 2012

    Senior brewer Stewart Main has brewed Oast Dodger at Shepherd Neame’s pilot brewery for the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight. He explains why the brewery was keen to get involved: “Green hop ales are a unique opportunity to showcase the full array of flavours and aromas contained within hops.

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  • George Taylor's 40-mile Honour Walk

    17 September 2012

    Eleven-year-old George Taylor recently decided to walk from Gravesend to Canterbury in aid of the Royal British Legion and felt that it would be appropriate to dedicate it to the Honour of Ryan Fletcher, his Dad’s cousin who died while serving in the Royal Navy. We were pleased to be able to help by providing accommodation for the night in Faversham as George took on his 40-mile task.

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  • Re-Opened Seaside Pub Supports Local Charity

    15 September 2012

    Frinton-on-Sea’s only pub has re-opened its doors following a refurbishment that marked the building’s 100th year anniversary. Licensees Carol and Pete Cooper of the Lock & Barrel, Frinton-on-Sea toasted the opening, plus the launch of their new charity partnership last night (Wednesday 12 September).

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  • New Kent beer event backs UK hop industry

    11 September 2012

    Experts fear British hop farming could die out within a decade

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  • Richard Celebrates First Harvest Time in the Home of Hops

    08 September 2012

    Richard Frost, Shepherd Neame’s new head brewer, celebrates his first Kentish hop harvest this month, having witnessed at first hand how the county’s farmers and growers have overcome challenging weather conditions to bring in the crop. Richard, who joined Britain’s oldest brewer in January, after spending 33 years brewing in the Midlands, has relished the opportunity to be up close and hands-on w

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