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Martha’s South West Regional Winner 2017

AT THE EXETER AND EAST DEVON CAMRA FESTIVAL OF WINTER ALES ON 13/14 JANUARY 2017 CATEGORY – STRONG MILDS AND OLD ALES – CHAMPION MARTHA’S MILD ABV 5.3% – STRONG MILD We are very proud to announce we have won the above Award!!!  Martha’s Mild is a unique beer, a strong mild brewed at 5.3% abv.  […]

Meeting MP Mel Stride

Left to right, John Lawton (Brewer), Mel Stride MP for Central Devon, Ivan Bridle (landlord of Palk Arms) and Gordon Keep (local farmer) The effort made by the intrepid three local Devon personalities to see their Member Of Parliament Mel Stride to protest about the rises in beer duty during the previous Labour Government. We […]

World Beer Award

We are so excited to announce that we have won  a BRONZE award in the World Beer Awards held in London in August 2015 for the United Kingdom in the Imperial Stout & Porter category. The story of our Russian Imperial Porter and our Imperial Russian Porter all started after a trip to the distilleries […]

New Mild 2015

BLACK DOG MILD 3.7% – A new idea for this year – a low gravity Traditional Dark Mild, reminiscent of times gone by, we wondered how this would go and we’re glad to say it has gone extremely well indeed!  Although a lower percentage it still has that “Teignworthy” flavour – well worth a try!

Meet and Greet

Good local ale was the order of the day when a government minister and local MP visited the Brewery at the beginning of January ’15. Business minister Matthew Hancock and local MP Anne Marie Morris was shown the froth and substance of beer making during their visit. John was able to lobby the parliamentary VIP […]

Imperial Russian Porter

ABV 10% Imperial Russian Porter – A superior Porter. Re-creation of the Baltic porter style that was Shipped to Russia during the 18th and 19th centuries. A Vintage brew, extra rich, dry liquorice, but wonderfully mellow, very dark, gentle roasted with warming finish. Taste sweetish and deep and smooth after taste.

New Year Ale

Dark with explosion of Rich fruit flavours, fairly hoppy! A new beer from us this year, with a Scottish theme, due to John’s love of Scotland and Burns Night. We felt it an appropriate idea! This will be available 2 weeks before Christmas and thoughout January.

Meeting Mr Osborne at the Treasury

John decided that enough was enough and the Beer Duty Escalator in the 2013 Budget had to go! So off to the House of Commons he went, meeting his local MP Mel Stride and posting a message to George Osbourne in a wooden barrel! John met 60 other MP’s that day with the same feeling […]

Teignworthy brewery is 20 years old

Teignworthy celebrates it’s 20th Anniversary on 24 June 2014, time has slipped away since John first brewed the first pint of Reel Ale with Rachel his wife setting up the company. He has acheived 32 different awards for his ales. The most noted one came in the summer of 2011 in London. This was at […]