Shepherd Neame won the award last year (see attached picture from last year’s awards ceremony).
Judging will be undertaken during the next few weeks and the winners announced on March 30.
More information is available here: https://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Article/2021/01/26/Who-s-a-finalist-in-the-Publican-Awards-2021
Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame has been based in the market town of Faversham, Kent for over 300 years. Perhaps best known for great British classic ales such as Spitfire, which carries the Royal Warrant, its diverse portfolio includes Five Grain Lager, Bear Island East Coast Pale Ale and Bear Island Triple Hopped Lager, and the Whitstable Bay Collection. It also brews international lagers under licence including Samuel Adams Boston Lager, and is the sole UK distributor for premium Thai lager Singha.
The independent family business boasts an award-winning visitor centre and 320 pubs and hotels throughout London and the South East, from the historic heart of the City to the Kent coastline.