Core Range

Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale (cask: 4.2%, bottle 4.5%)

This Kentish ale was first brewed in 1990 to celebrate the Battle of Britain, fought in the skies above Kent 50 years earlier, and is named after the legendary Spitfire aeroplane.

Winner of a Gold Medal and Best Strong Cask-Conditioned Beer of the World at the Brewing Industry International Awards, Spitfire Ale is now Shepherd Neame’s biggest-selling cask-conditioned ale. It has Protected Geographical Indication, the same regional produce protection afforded to Champagne and Parma Ham.

Spitfire is an official partner of global men’s health charity Movember and the Royal Air Force.


Bishops Finger Kentish Strong Ale (cask:5%, bottle: 5.4%)

A fine English Ale, Bishops Finger takes its name from the Kentish nickname for an ancient signpost on the Pilgrims Way pointing to Canterbury and the shrine of Thomas A Becket.It is one of the oldest names in British beer, brewed since 1958. 

1698 Bottle Conditioned Kentish Strong Ale (bottle: 6.5%)

First brewed in 1998 to celebrate Shepherd Neame's tercentenary, 1698 is thrice hopped and bottle conditioned. A silver medal winner in the Taste of Britain Awards, 1698 has been included in the International Beer Challenge's World's Top 50 Beers and has won a Gold Award from the British Bottlers' Institute.


Master Brew Kentish Ale (cask:3.7, bottle: 4.0%)

Master Brew is brewed using only the finest Kentish barley and hops and is Shepherd Neame's flagship beer in the brewery's Kentish heartland.
The "Local Hero" is a distinctive, mid-brown bitter ale, with all the hoppy aroma you would expect of a beer brewed in the heart of the hop country. 

Christmas Ale (cask: 5%, bottle: 7%)

Get into the festive spirit with Christmas Ale. A full-bodied, warming winter ale, it is light in colour and characterised by a delicious, fragrant hoppy aroma and palate.