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  • Pop Down the Pub to Say Your Prayers

    08 September 2014

    A Kent church has come up with a quirky new venue for worship – the village pub. Martin Jones, vicar at St Martin’s in Aldington, near Ashford, is conducting a weekly service at historic Shepherd Neame pub the Walnut Tree.It takes place in the bar from 9am every Wednesday, and the congregation is growing every week.

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  • Featured Recipe: Roasted Pistachio and Herb Stuffed Pheasant Breast

    06 September 2014

    A seasonal roast breast of pheasant with a pistachio and herb filling. Swede and carrot mash are low in fat and high in fibre and spinach is an excellent source of iron and antioxidants. Pistachios are a rich source of vitamin E and oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat. Download a printable copy here   Preparation time: 30min Cooking time: 35 min Serves 4

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  • Enjoy a Really Fresh Pint

    05 September 2014

    Don’t miss the chance to taste this year’s batch of Shepherd Neame’s Green Hop Beer, Tallyman’s Special. The 4.5% ABV beer is brewed by the Faversham-based brewery every year for the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight at the end of September.Instead of the usual dried hops, the brew uses fresh green hops and showcases the full array of esters and aromas usually lost in the drying process.

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  • Britain's Oldest Brewer Reveals Early Origins

    03 September 2014

    A new book finally confirms an oft-debated topic in British brewing history: who is Britain’s oldest brewer? Shepherd Neame has laid claim to the enviable title for decades, with its logo bearing the official founding date of 1698, but it has been subject to debate and rivalries from fellow brewers, large and small. 

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  • Pub of the week: The Railway Telegraph, Forest Hill

    02 September 2014

    A new look has been unveiled at historic pub the Railway Telegraph in Forest Hill. The Shepherd Neame pub in Stanstead Road opened in 1853, and is named after the railway telegraph system installed by the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway along its line from London Bridge through Forest Hill in the same year. 

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