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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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Refreshing new IPA in time for Summer

Posted by Mike Coombes in Jun 2019

With thoughts turning to warmer days ahead, we've launched a rather refreshing new twist on one of our classics - a new chilled IPA which is set to be featured across South West pubs in time for the Summer rush, after visitors to the recent Devon County Show gave it a resounding thumbs-up.

The new Keg IPA, based on our long-established and well-regarded traditional Dartmoor IPA cask ale, is a filtered beer designed to be served cold, making it ideal for Summer drinking. Visitors to the Dartmoor Brewery bar at the recent Devon County Show were given a taster of the new beer ahead of...

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Find us in the Brewery Bible

Posted by Mike Coombes in Jun 2019

If you love great beer you'll love the new Brewery Bible - and we're in it!

The Brewery Bible is a new website and series of regional guidebooks, designed to get more people into drinking the very best local beers.  The South West edition, by journalist and beer-writer Adrian Tierney-Jones, showcases over 200 South West breweries, stockists and venues, and includes interesting editorial features on everything from the importance of great malt, to the fine art of matching cheese and beer!

Writer, Adrian Tierney-Jones said: “There hasn’t been a more exciting time in the UK brewing scene. There are breweries popping up in...

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