Meet Jennifer Tingay the Head Brewer at Poole Hill Brewery. The former QA manager for Ringwood Brewery, ex-pub landlady with Adnams and off-licence manager decided in 2013 she was going to open a brewery of her own. Keen to use all her skills she took a job at Town Mill Brewery to gain some hands on experience having gained her Diploma in Brewing in 2010.
Designing the Southbourne Ales brand whilst cuckoo brewing Jennifer won a silver medal at the International Brewing Awards in 2015, giving her the gravitas to crowdfund raising £280k to invest in renovating a listed building in Bournemouth Triangle and install a twenty barrel brewery, taproom, visitors centre and cinema. Brewing production started early in 2018 and has been given the best accolade of Taste of Dorset’s Best Brewer 2018. Jennifer has no intention to relax anytime soon, work has already started on the sister brand Tingay’s.