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World Beer Awards for Dartmoor Brewery

Posted by Mike C in Aug 2021

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 27 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...

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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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Jail Ale is World Class - it's official!

Posted by Mike C in Sep 2018

Our famous Jail Ale is enjoyed by beer drinkers across the South West and beyond - and now it's been recognised on a global platform with a Bronze in the World Beer Awards.

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

Jail Ale was recognised in the category of Bitter (4.5% to 5.5%), one of a number of taste categories based upon the commonly held groupings which define the style and process of beer production. 

Jail Ale is a deep golden...

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Exeter Winter Ale Fetival

Posted by Mike C in Jan 2018

Ale festivals are not just for Summer - as the Exeter Festival of Winter Ales proves!

Make a date for this great Winter ale festival, Friday 19th and Saturday 20th January 2018 at Exeter City FC, St James Park, Exeter, put together by the friendly folk at Exeter and East Devon CAMRA.

You find a terribly tempting line-up of 76 real ales, including our very own Dragon's Breath, plus hot and cold food and music both nights.

Tickets to be Won!

We're giving away a pair of tickets to the Exeter Fetival of Winter Ales.  For your chance to win, pop along to our Facebook...

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