Pub and Brewery News - December 2018

Monday 3 December 2018

The following pub and brewery news was reported at the Committee Meeting on Monday 3 December 2018.

Yelverton Golf Club gained cask marque accreditation in September, serving Doom Bar plus guest; Woodside, city centre closes at 2359 in Friday eves; Falstaff Inn, Southway, now serves Doom Bar and lunchtime food daily; Maritime Inn, Barbican, closes at 2359 on Sundays; Leaping Salmon Inn, Horrabridge, reopened, serving a selection of constantly-changing local real ales; Swan Inn, Noss Mayo, has reopened under new licensees; Friary Vaults Social Club, St Judes, has reopened as Friary Vaults, a public house, also under new licensees; TapTinn, a craft beer bar and bottle shop, has opened in Tavistock and is open from 1200-2200 Wed-Sun, but accepts card payment only; Grenville Hotel, St Judes, is under new licensees – Good Luck to all new publicans in their new ventures!

Cask Marque Accreditation:

Has been gained by Rising Sun Inn, Compton, and the King's Arms, Oreston. However, the Ship’s Tavern, Elburton, no longer has accreditation.

Brewery News

All local breweries are getting ready for the Christmas Season; otherwise, nothing newsworthy to report. The long-awaited 6 BBL plant has now been installed at Stannary in Tavistock. Two Drifters Brewery has relocated to Exeter from Swansea, South Wales.