The BBC came along to Old Dairy Brewery last week to chat about the impact of brexit on beer exports. Our story is one that is being experienced by many microbreweries across the UK.


Check out the local Food Trucks that will be at the Taproom on Friday and Saturday.

New Export project for UK Beers

A range of exciting British Beers from independent breweries.

Old Dairy Brewery (located in Tenterden and brewing beers since 2009) are delighted to announce the launch of the Old Dairy Export Collective Project.

Old Dairy Brewery are now working in partnership with other independent breweries across Britain to get the country’s best beers in front of even more people.

Old Dairy Brewery, who are a DIT Export Champion for the Southeast 2022/2023, have always had the ethos that working in partnership with other like-minded businesses is the way forward to achieve success and growth. Virginia from Old Dairy brewery said: 'We have been exporting for over 8 years and recently have had to rethink our long-term export strategy, so we have developed and now launched our Old Dairy Brewery Collective, which we hope will enable us and other British breweries to grow their export sales. This is the beginning of a COLLECTIVE with the ambition to continually grow, both in the breweries that are part of our family and the international partners we look to work with in the future'.

Are you an Importer seeking exciting new British Beers?

Then this collective can offer a streamlined solution for all your British beer import requirements, including a single central contact for managing orders, a simple process of finances and transportation. 

The Old Dairy Export Collective can offer a larger range of different beer styles and tastes, as consolidated orders, from traditional English beer to exciting craft beers!  We can even brew bespoke beers specially brewed to suit your market needs and customers tastes.

For more information, visit our website:

Are you a British Brewery looking to export?

The Old Dairy Export Collective might be a solution to enable you to grow your export trade – why not join us on our export journey?  We are looking for more breweries to join our collective to make our offering even more diverse and interesting for Importers.  Please Get in touch – we look forward to hearing from you!

Old Dairy Brewery - Finalist in Taste of Kent Awards 2022

Old Dairy Brewery attended Produced in Kent’s annual Taste of Kent Awards event on Thursday 12 May.   The event was attended by 400 guests and is the coming together of Kent’s finest producers, farmers, retailers and hospitality businesses for a celebration of the best in the ‘Garden of England’.  

Following the first round of public voting to determine finalists, it was down to industry specialist to judge the best tasting creations from across the county.

Old Dairy Brewery are delighted to announce we were finalists in two categories – we did fantastically well and came in the Top 3 in these categories:-

  • Kent Food and Drink Business of the Year
  • New Food and Drink Product of the Year – for our Green Hop IPA.

The most glorious day down at The Taproom, open all day with plenty of outside seating and the best view in town!

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Old Dairy Brewery are proud to announce that we have been asked again to be a Export Champion for the South East for 2022 and 2023.

Old Dairy Brewery are thrilled to have been appointed an Export Champion by the Department for International Trade for the second year. Our role is to encourage and inspire other businesses to grow through exports pulling from our experience of entering over 4 new markets in the last 5 years. Feel free to drop me a line if you wish to discuss any export opportunities or maybe become involved with our new export initiative -  Old Dairy Brewery Export Collective Project.

Virginia Hodge, Export Champion, Old Dairy Brewery says:  ‘We are delighted to be chosen again as an Export Champion by the Department for International Trade,  supporting other SMEs on their export journey. At Old Dairy Brewery we currently export to countries in the EU  but are looking to grow our exports to the wider world!  We're always happy to share our experiences.

Export Champions are successful, experienced exporters who volunteer their time to inspire others to grow their business internationally, for example by speaking at events and raising awareness of DIT support available. Through sharing their knowledge and expertise, they play an important role in increasing the export potential of SMEs and contributing to economic growth.

Old Dairy Brewery in Tenterden, Kent, has a Taproom and Brewery Shop which are open 7 days a week.  So, if you are in Tenterden, do come and visit us in our Taproom and enjoy a pint of beer straight from the source!

Great beer & Great Food at the Taproom on Friday nights - a perfect way to start the weekend!

It is that time of year again and our delicious 6% Snow Top is back in bottles. Great for those dark winter evenings.

Available online or from our Brewery Shop.

Go on, why not treat yourself to some Snow!

Or if you are planning for the festive season - makes a great Christmas gift.

For all enquiries, dates and to book please head over to our website:

Experiences/tours section of the website 😊

We look forward to seeing you!

Join our beer club and get a mixed case of Old Dairy beers delivered to your door every month!



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