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Shepherd Neame Ltd

Brewing on the site in Faversham in north Kent, can be traced back to the 16th century. By at least 1698, Richard Marsh was brewing there and after his death in 1717, the business passed to other members of the Marsh family until it was acquired by Samuel Shepherd in 1742.  The involvement of the Neame family can be traced from 1865 and in 1866 the business became Shepherd Neame. It was registered as Shepherd Neame & Co. Ltd. in November 1914 & changed its name to Shepherd Neame Ltd in 1919. The business of E. Mason & Co of the Waterside Brewery in Maidstone was acquired in 1956 and their Serving Maid trade mark appeared on Pale Ale and Brown Ale labels for a short time afterwards. The company is now Britain’s oldest brewer and continues to brew independently as a private limited company.

 

Pale Ale

courtesy of the Shepherd Neame archive

East India Pale Ale

courtesy of the Shepherd Neame archive

Milk Stout 1930s

Single Stout 1930s

India Pale Ale 1930s

Light Dinner Ale 1930s

Old Ale 1930s

Bitter Ale 1930s

Strong Ale pint 1930s

Brown Ale pint 1930s

Brown Ale 1930s

Extra Brown Ale 1930s

Oatmeal Stout pint 1930s

Oatmeal Stout 1930s

Strong Ale 1930s

Stoppers 1930s

Stopper 1930s

Guinness pre 1936

Double Stout 1940s

Golden Ale 1940s

IPA 1940s

Light Dinner Ale 1940s

Milk Stout 1940s

Stopper 1940s

Guiness post 1936

Coronation Ale 1953

Oatmeal Stout 1950s

Borough Brown 1950s

Double Stout 1950s

Sheps Brown 1950s

Abbey Ale 1950s

Abbey Ale 1950s

Sheps Light

Sheps Light Ale

Pale Ale post 1956

Bonnie Brown Ale post 1956

Bonnie Brown Ale 1960s

Light Ale late 1950s 60s

Bonnie Brown Ale late 1950s 60s

Light Ale 1960s

Abbey Ale 1960s

Bishops Finger 1960s

Borough Brown 1960s

Borough Brown 1960s 2

Double Stout 1960s

Oatmeal Stout 1960s

IPA 1960s

IPA 1960s

Sheps Light 1960s

Light Dinner Ale 1960s

Xmas Ale 1957

Blacksmith Strong Stout 1960s

Stopper 1960s

Stopper 1960s

Bitter Ale cask label

Dark Beer cask label

Mild Beer cask label

Mild Beer cask label

Special Mild cask label

Stock Ale KK cask label

Stout cask label

Stout cask label

Pale Ale AK cask label

Pale Ale AK cask label

Pale Ale No 2 cask label

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