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Shepherd Neame Brewery Tour and Lunch on Wednesday 27th March 2019

Organiser of this Event is Julie Mills Tel: 02392 263869 email: com9@shrets.co.uk

Coaches Leave North Harbour at 8.15 am and return at approx 3.00pm

Cost p.p. £23

Closing date for applications: 1st March 2019


Shepherd Neame

The Faversham Brewery is home to Shepherd Neame, Britain’s Oldest Brewer. Nestled in the medieval market town of Faversham in Kent, brewing has continued on this site for centuries.

Discover the secrets of Britains oldest brewer

The award-winning guided tour takes visitors around the Faversham Brewery site to learn about the ancient art of brewing. See brewing and fermentation vessels; taste natural mineral water from the brewery’s well; try some malted barley and smell locally-grown Kentish hops. The 80 minute tour also includes a visit to the Old Brewery Store, housed in the old wines and spirits store, which features impressive displays of historic delivery vehicles, a recreated coopers’ workshop, bygone pub signs and a collection of hop picking memorabilia. It ends back in the Visitor Centre with a tutored tasting of Shepherd Neame’s Kentish ales and speciality lagers.

Included in the cost is a guided tour of the brewery, beer tasting and a lunch consisting of a Ploughman’s Brewers Platter main course and Homemade Ale Cake for sweet and another complementary drink of beer /soft drink.

Please Note: The tour itself includes several of the brewery’s historical buildings, which has a number of steep staircases and uneven surfaces. The tour may therefore be difficult or unsuitable for some with walking difficulties. Practical footwear is required and as a small portion of the tour route is outside, please wear suitable clothing. High-heeled shoes, sandals, flip-flops or open-toed shoes are not suitable and visitors wearing such footwear will not be allowed to join the tour.

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