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See you at the Chagford Show

Posted by Mike Coombes in Aug 2019

We're out and about again, with a mission to quench thirsts and give good cheer to the crowds of happy show-goers at the Chagford Show, Thursday 15th August 2019.

We'll be there all day with our pop-up bar, so you can enjoy a perfectly-presented pint of Jail Ale, Legend, Dartmoor IPA or Dartmoor Best.

The Chagford Show is one of the highlights of the Dartmoor events calendar.  A proper country show - busy, but not too big.  In the main show-ring you can watch as the ever-popular horse, pony, sheep, and cattle classes are judged.  There will be a grand parade of prize-winning...

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Pub of the Week: The Coach and Horses

Posted by Mike Coombes in Aug 2019

When we're out and about, spreading the Dartmoor Brewery word, it’s always reassuring to know that there’s a roadside pub where we can take a break and enjoy some traditional Devon hospitality (and, if someone else is driving, a good pint of Jail Ale!). The Coach and Horses at Horns Cross is one of our North Devon favourites.

You’ll find the Coach and Horses, a 17th century roadside inn, on the A39 between Clovelly and Bideford, a stone’s throw from the beautiful and secluded Peppercombe beach overlooking Barnstaple Bay.

Your host, the welcoming and very popular Tina, keeps a full range of Dartmoor...

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Introducing our new MD

Posted by Mike Coombes in Jul 2019

Our new Managing Director is Ian Cobham, and he's no stranger to Dartmoor Brewery having been our Head Brewer since 2016.

Ian takes the reins as we continue our growth in the craft ale sector within our Devon homeland, and through our growing portfolio of national trade customers outside of the region.

Since his appointment as Head Brewer in 2016, Ian has added new beers to the brewery’s award-winning range, including a new keg IPA designed to be served chilled, as well as reinforcing the brewery’s focus on quality, consistency and South West provenance.

An experienced and well-respected industry figure, Ian has previously worked with...

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Dartmoor Discovery Ultra Marathon 2019

Posted by Mike Coombes in Jun 2019

It was our pleasure and privilege to once again sponsor the Dartmoor Discovery Ultra Marathon - a notoriously tough 32-mile run taking in some of the most challenging hills in any UK road race.

Competitors were provided with well-received refreshment after the race with a bottle of our Dartmoor IPA - and they certainly deserved it!

Race Director Roger Hayes gives us a run-down of this year's event, with his Race Report below:

Race Report

Weston Athletic Club runner Kieron Summers battled scorching temperatures to win the 2019 Dartmoor Discovery (DD) on Saturday 1st June, completing the notoriously tough 32-mile course in 3:57:02. Running her...

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Ashill Beer and Music Festival

Posted by Mike Coombes in Jun 2019

Dartmoor Brewery are out and about again, this time appearing at the excellent Ashill Beer and Music Festival.

The festival takes place on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June at Ashill Village Hall (just outside the Devon village of Uffculme).

There'll be quality ales - including our own Jail Ale, Legend and Three Hares - good music and great food.

The festival fun runs from 6pm until midnight on Friday, and from 2pm until midnight on Saturday.

Admission to the festival is a modest £5 per day, including a festival glass.  A two day pass is just £8.  Under 18's free of charge.

See you there!

 

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