Since brewing our first pint of popular beer Jail Ale in 1994, we’ve grown to become Devon’s second largest brewery. We’re proud of our dedicated team and the beers we produce, and have reached some significant milestones in our history. 

1994 - Dartmoor Brewery is established by Simon Loveless and Philip Davies in the back of the Prince of Wales pub in Princetown.

1995 - Jail Ale wins the Premium Beer category at SIBA South West Awards.

2005 - We purchase the new brewery site from the Duchy of Cornwall at the old Princetown railway yard.

2005 - Plans for the new brewery are commissioned.

2009 - Master Brewer - Mike Lunney joins Dartmoor Brewery from Gales.

2013 - Our seasonal beer Three Hares becomes the SIBA Gold Award winner in the Speciality Beer category.

2013 - Rebrand unveiled.

1994 - Our popular beer Jail Ale launches.

1996 - HRH The Prince of Wales visits Dartmoor Brewery and enjoys a pint of Jail Ale

2010 - Our new beer, Legend, is launched and scoops a South West Great Taste Award.

2012 - Dartmoor Brewery expands with new fermenting vessels and casks. We are featured in an advertising campaign with Lloyds bank.

2013 - We install two further fermenting vessels to cope with growing demand.

2014 - We invest in new fleet of branded vehicles.

2015 - Dartmoor Brewery launches fourth permanent beer, Dartmoor Best.