St Austell Brewery has been appointed as the sole wholesale distributor for Devon’s second-largest brewery, Dartmoor Brewery.
The agreement will see St Austell Brewery, the south west’s biggest licensed wholesaler of beers wines and spirits, offer Jail Ale and Legend and Dartmoor IPA beers to free trade outlets across the region.
St Austell Brewery’s network of independent free trade pubs, inns and hotels will offer Dartmoor Brewery a stronger foothold across south west. Dartmoor Brewery will continue to manage distribution to its direct customers within their Devon heartland.
Head brewer at Dartmoor Brewery, Mike Lunney, said: “We’re excited to begin a new partnership with St Austell Brewery; their passion for craft beer is evident in their own portfolio and we look forward to working with them to make Dartmoor Brewery’s beers more readily available to real ale drinkers across the South West.”
Ian Blunt, sales & distribution director at St Austell Brewery, added: “The deal is great news for St Austell Brewery, we are delighted to be working closely with Mike and the team at Dartmoor Brewery.
“This partnership with Dartmoor will firmly establish St Austell Brewery as the south west’s number one cask ale wholesaler.”