• Pub of the Week: The Miller's Arms

    30 September 2014

    The Miller’s Arms in Canterbury is an attractive, traditional inn with rooms dating back to 1826, when it was originally built as a public house for mill workers. Close to the centre of town, the inn boasts 12 beautifully presented, recently refurbished en-suite rooms.  Being in easy walking distance of the city’s many attractions, the pub is popular with locals and tourists alike.

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  • Liquid Bread - Is Beer Good for You?

    29 September 2014

    Liquid BreadWhat would you say if I told you that I could take you to a pub that serves a drink which contains all of the following? Vitamins B2, B3, B6, B9, and B12 - Which together enable the production of healthy blood cells, assist energy release from food, and ensure healthy nervous and digestive systems.A natural form of silicon, proven to improve bone density and therefore help ward off ost

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  • Cask Ale Week - How Beer is Brewed

    28 September 2014

    Brewing is both an ancient and a modern art, combining age old practices with modern technologies.  The water we use at Shepherd Neame is from the same water source that the brewers would have used here over 300 years ago, our ale is mashed in old oak tuns that date back to the early 1900s.  These inheritances are now combined with modern technology, such as our innovative PDX wort heater, state o

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  • Featured Recipe: Beer & Onion Soup

    27 September 2014

    This easy to make, warming soup is delicious with warm crusty bread on a chilly autumn day. Use a full flavoured beer like Spitfire Ale for a real treat. Download a printable copy here       Preparation time: 20 minCooking time: 1 hr 40 minServes 4 Ingredients:50g Butter1 kg Thinly Sliced Onions400ml Spitfire Ale1 tsp Clear Honey300ml beef stock Method:1/ Heat a heavy pan on a medium heat.

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  • Kent Green Hop Fortnight is here!

    26 September 2014

    Once again this year, breweries from around the county are celebrating the hop harvest with some of the freshest beers in the world, as part of Kent Green Hop Fortnight.  This year, over 20 breweries are taking part, each brewing at least one green hop beer, with some brewing several, meaning that in all there will be over 40 beers brewed for this very special fortnight.

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