Since brewing our first pint of popular beer Jail Ale in 1994, we’ve grown to become Devon’s second largest brewery. We’re proud of our dedicated team and the beers we produce, and have reached some significant milestones in our history.
Dartmoor Brewery's famous Jail Ale is enjoyed by beer drinkers across the South West and beyond, and in 2018 was recognised on a global platform with a Bronze in the World Beer Awards. Read more >
We gained a highly regarded industry accreditation for the quality of our production processes. The SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) award for the brewing industry was developed in conjunction with the Cask Marque scheme which recognises excellence in the service of craft ale.
A sign of exciting times ahead at Dartmoor Brewery, as the steels for the new extension arrive on site.
Dartmoor Brewery launches fourth permanent beer, Dartmoor Best.
We invest in new fleet of branded vehicles.
Our seasonal beer Three Hares becomes the SIBA Gold Award winner in the Speciality Beer category.
We install two further fermenting vessels to cope with growing demand.
Dartmoor Brewery expands with new fermenting vessels and casks. We are featured in an advertising campaign with Lloyds bank.
Our new beer, Legend, is launched and scoops a South West Great Taste Award.
Master Brewer - Mike Lunney joins Dartmoor Brewery from Gales.
Plans for the new brewery are commissioned.
We purchase the new brewery site from the Duchy of Cornwall at the old Princetown railway yard.
HRH The Prince of Wales visits Dartmoor Brewery and enjoys a pint of Jail Ale.
Jail Ale wins the Premium Beer category at SIBA South West Awards!
Our popular beer Jail Ale launches.
Dartmoor Brewery is established by Simon Loveless and Philip Davies in the back of the Prince of Wales pub in Princetown.
There's always lots going on at Dartmoor Brewery. Read the latest here.