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The Rugglestone is Pub of the Year

Posted by Mike C in May 2017

The Rugglestone Inn, in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, has been named as Pub of the Year by the South Devon Campaign for Real Ale. The Rugglestone is a stunning inn, in a stunning location, in the picture-postcard Dartmoor village of Widecombe in the Moor. This grade II listing building started life as a traditional cottage, and was converted to an inn in 1832.  Just a few minutes walk from the centre of Widecombe, the Rugglestone is surrounded by peaceful moorland and adjacent to a pretty moorland stream. Step inside and, in addition to a warm welcome, you'll find...

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Award Winning Jail Ale

Posted by Mike C in Apr 2017

Dartmoor Brewery flagship beer Jail Ale has once again been recognised as one of the best in class, with a Bronze award at the Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival. The coveted award comes from SIBA - the Society of Independent Brewers - a brewing industry organisation which showcases the very best in British brewing.  The award was sponsored by brewing suppliers Murphy and Sons. Jail Ale is the original Dartmoor Brewery ale, which quickly achieved fame across Dartmoor and beyond.  A full-bodied, deep golden brown beer, Jail Ale has a well-rounded flavour and a rich, moreish aftertaste.  Undoubtedly one of the best...

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Woodland Beer Festival

Posted by Mike C in Apr 2017

The excellent Rising Sun Inn at Woodland, near Ashburton, is celebrating great local ales with its Mini Beer Festival, Saturday and Sunday 22nd/23rd April. There'll be a tempting selection of ales on offer, with Dartmoor Brewery ales featuring highly in the line-up. It's set to be a real community event, with local craft stalls, a barbecue, live music and fun & games.  The festivities start at 12 noon on both days. The Rising Sun Inn is a great Devon pub. Very friendly, and full of character.  The family run pub is set in a beautiful location with large gardens to enjoy...

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See you at the Devon County Show

Posted by Mike C in Apr 2017

The Devon County Show is an annual three-day celebration of everything that's great about country life in Devon, and we'll be there showcasing our fabulous Dartmoor ales, from Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th May 2017. If you've not been to the Devon County Show before, make it a date this year.  Arrive early, leave late, and enjoy a day packed with country pursuits, award-winning animals, a plethora of trade stands and a showcase of Devon's fine food and drink. The Dartmoor Brewery Ambassadors will be there every day.  You'll find us on the Ales of Devon stand, where we'll be...

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See you at the Tally Ho!

Posted by Mike C in Apr 2017

The Dartmoor Brewery team are on the road again, this time with a trip to the rather splendid Tally Ho which can be found in the village of Littlehempston near Totnes. We'll be at "The Tally" for a Meet the Brewer session from 7:30pm on Thursday 13th April, kicking off the long Easter Weekend in style.  We'll be introducing our fabulous Dartmoor ales, on draught and in the bottle, and chatting about the ingredients we use and our brewing process. We'll have some tasters for you to enjoy, and the Tally Ho will be laying on some nibbles which perfectly...

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