Larkin's Brewery - Chiddingstone

Larkins Brewery is based in Chiddingstone near Edenbridge in Kent and produces award winning traditional Kentish real ales. Founded in 1986 by Bob Dockerty a commercial hop grower and a keen home brewer at the time.

The product range comprises three standard and two seasonal beers, made using only hops grown on Larkins Farm. Larkins deliver to around 40-50 local pubs and restaurants, as well as supplying private customers for parties, weddings and local events.

The brewery has always been a small close-knit family team which today comprises owner and managing director Bob Dockerty, Head Brewer Chris Taylor, Assistant Brewer Charlie Kinkade, Hop Man Robbie Neate and Drayman Mick Howard.