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Dartmoor Brewery

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. 

A Quality Business

2017

A Quality Business

We gained a highly regarded industry accreditation for the quality of our production processes.  The SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) award for the brewing industry was developed in conjunction with the Cask Marque scheme which recognises excellence in the service of craft ale.

Brewery Extension Underway

2017

Brewery Extension Underway

A sign of exciting times ahead at Dartmoor Brewery, as the steels for the new extension arrive on site.

Dartmoor Best

2015

Dartmoor Best

Dartmoor Brewery launches fourth permanent beer, Dartmoor Best.

Beep, beep!

2014

Beep, beep!

We invest in new fleet of branded vehicles.

A new look

2013

A new look

Rebrand unveiled.

Three Hares wins Gold

2013

Three Hares wins Gold

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

New fermenting vessels

2013

New fermenting vessels

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

Expansion underway

2012

Expansion underway

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

A Legend is born

2010

A Legend is born

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

Welcome, Mike.

2009

Welcome, Mike.

Master Brewer - Mike Lunney joins Dartmoor Brewery from Gales.

New brewery!

2005

New brewery!

Plans for the new brewery are commissioned.

New Brewery Site purchased!

2005

New Brewery Site purchased!

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

HRH enjoys a pint!

1996

HRH enjoys a pint!

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

Jail Ale wins!

1995

Jail Ale wins!

Jail Ale wins the Premium Beer category at SIBA South West Awards!

Introducing Jail Ale

1994

Introducing Jail Ale

Our popular beer Jail Ale launches.

Brewery Established

1994

Brewery Established

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

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