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Salute to the Legendary "Mad Jack"

Posted by Mike Coombes in Mar 2017

Dartmoor Brewery has saluted the wartime achievements of Lieutenant Colonel “Mad” Jack Churchill, with a donation to the Commandos Benevolent Fund. Mad Jack, who died in 1996, remains a legend throughout the military for his distinguished career and unique character. Through the Second World War he entered each battle armed with a longbow, bagpipes and a Scottish broadsword, which he would brandish at the enemy. Mad Jack captured 42 German soldiers single handed, and is credited as the only person to successfully use a bow and arrow in battle during World War II. With the assistance of 3 Commando Brigade...

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Dartmoor Brewery Gains New Quality Award

Posted by Mike Coombes in Mar 2017

Dartmoor Brewery has gained a highly regarded industry accreditation for the quality of its 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. Richard Smith, Managing Director at Dartmoor Brewery, commented: “As we continue to grow our business at Dartmoor Brewery, it is vital that we further develop our professional and robust processes and systems, whilst also maintaining the essential character of our craft ales. The SALSA accreditation reinforces our message about quality and consistency in craft...

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Thatched House Plans "Ale-Pril" Fool

Posted by Mike Coombes in Mar 2017

The superb Thatched House Inn, Exeter, is getting into the spirit of Spring with its "Ale-Pril Fool" Beer Festival on 31st March and 1st April. The festival of fine ales kicks off at 5pm on Friday 31st.  Look out for 14 guest ales, including Three Hares from Dartmoor Brewery.  There'll be live music each evening, and entry is free. The Thatched House itself has been around since the 1600's, but has only been a pub since 1937.  You'll find "The Thatch" on the main Exwick Road, just outside the city of Exeter. In addition to a tempting range of well-kept...

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South West Business Expo

Posted by Mike Coombes in Mar 2017

The South West of England is home to thriving, innovative businesses, large and small, and the South West Business Expo 2017 will be showcasing many of them. You'll find the team from Dartmoor Brewery at the Expo on Thursday 30th March at Exeter's Matford Centre, from 10am until 4pm. Pop along to our stand if you are visiting the Expo - we'll be showing off our core range of craft ales, and there'll be tasters to be enjoyed! As well as over 170 exhibitors, there will also be free seminars and business networking events.  The Expo is open to delegates...

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The Steam Packet Inn

Posted by Mike Coombes in Mar 2017

Dartmoor Brewery are out on the road again, with a Meet the Brewer event at The Steam Packet Inn, Totnes, Friday 24th March from 5pm until 7pm. We look forward to introducing our fine Dartmoor craft ales to the fine folk of Totnes! The Steam Packet is a family owned pub in a prime position on the banks of the River Dart in the heart of Totnes. There's a riverside terrace, a very welcoming bar, and a recently refurbished restaurant overlooking the river. You'll find a great selection of beers, wines and spirits, including Dartmoor Brewery offerings, and there's great...

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