In a nutshell: A magnificent Kentish Double Stout from Faversham's Shepherd Neame.
The lowdown: Black, creamy and delicious this is a Shepherd Neame masterpiece. A magnificent example of a classic double stout which delivers a velvety-smooth palate of dry, burnt flavours complemented by roast cocoa and coffee notes.
One of the country's traditional regional breweries Shepherd Neame is Britain's oldest brewer - and while 1698 is their official founding date, there is clear evidence that its heritage pre-dates even this period. This timeline details the significant events in the Company's history, from the first brewers in Faversham to the arrival of the Shepherd family and the Neames, right up to its current status as a successful, award-winning business.