Dartmoor Brewery

Taste of the West Awards 2023

Posted by Mike C in Jul 2023

The expert judges at Taste of the West have tasted, cogitated and deliberated, with Dartmoor Brewery picking up not just one but four prestigious awards for 2023.

The annual Taste of the West Awards celebrate the finest products and producers right across the South West, in the region's biggest food and drink awards programme.

There were Gold awards for our original and famous Jail Ale, Legend and Dragon's Breath, and a Silver for our popular Dartmoor IPA.

Taste of the West is the largest independent regional food group in the UK, and its mission is to promote and support fantastic local food and drink from the...

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World Beer Awards for Dartmoor Brewery

Posted by Mike C in Sep 2022

Dartmoor Brewery, home of the famous Jail Ale, is celebrating three wins at the World Beer Awards.

Jail Ale, which has been brewed on Dartmoor for the past 28 years, picked up a Silver in the prestigious global awards, whilst the popular Dartmoor IPA gained a Bronze award.  Newcomer to the brewery’s portfolio, the limited edition Ice Warrior Ale, was awarded Silver.

The World Beer Awards is a global scheme which selects the very best in all the internationally recognised beer styles, and promotes the world’s best beers to consumers and trade across the globe.

Jail Ale is a deep golden-brown beer, with a...

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International medals for Dartmoor beers

Posted by Mike C in Nov 2021

Dartmoor Brewery's brilliant traditional beers have again been recognised on an international stage, with the brewery collecting two sought-after medals in the International Beer Challenge 2021.

The light and golden Dartmoor IPA was honoured with a Silver medal, whilst the popular and full-flavoured Legend scored a Bronze.

Dartmoor Brewery MD and Head Brewer, Ian Cobham, commented: "We're absolutely delighted to have been recognised with not one but two medals in the International Beer Challenge. Our beers have a tremendously loyal following in the South West, and increasingly further afield across the UK, but to be in the international spotlight is such an honour, and...

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Among the Best in the West

Posted by Mike C in Jul 2020

Four of our traditional Dartmoor ales have each been honoured with a Silver award from Taste of the West.

Our original and famous Jail Ale, our deliciously hoppy IPA, our smooth and golden Legend and our Winter warmer, Dragon's Breath, were each sampled by the expert judges from Taste of the West, and were considered to be amongst the best in the west.

With top-notch ingredients and traditional flavour at the heart of each of our live, natural beers, we're thrilled to have been once again recognised by the judges.

Taste of the West is the region's largest independent food organisation, with a mission...

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Three International Medals for our Beers

Posted by Mike C in Aug 2019

Dartmoor Brewery has been honoured in the International Beer Challenge 2019, with three medals from a team of top judges.

Dartmoor Brewery’s flagship beer, the famous and original Jail Ale, received a Gold Medal, whilst the popular Dartmoor IPA and Legend were each rewarded with a Bronze Medal.

Dartmoor Brewery MD Ian Cobham commented: “We’re absolutely delighted and honoured to have won three medals in the International Beer Challenge – such a strong endorsement of the quality and consistency of our beers and their Dartmoor provenance. The fact that the medals are the result of a rigorous judging process, led by a team...

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