• Start Point

    Golden with a clean and fresh nose. Sweet upfront with a delicate bitter finish. An excellent session ale.

  • Westward Ho!

    Golden amber coloured refreshing beer. Initial light fruit taste followed by a zesty and fruity finish.

  • Devon Dew

    Honey yellow with a floral, clean malty aroma. Sweet lemon upfront with a long grapefruit finish, mildly hopped.

  • Bolt Head

    Ruby red premium beer. Sweet rum-like aroma, full fruit taste followed by an citrus orange finish.

  • First Light

    Bright amber coloured strong summer ale. Initial toffee taste followed by orange and sherbert finish.

  • South Star

    A rich dark winter warmer, soft chocolate in the mouth with characteristic Goldings aroma.

About Summerskills

We produce a range of cask and bottle conditioned "real ales" from ingredients sourced as locally as possible. Westminster barley is grown by Brian Lethbridge on his farm in the South Hams and malted at Tuckers in Newton Abbot. The hops used in all of our beers, with the exception of the aroma hops in one occasional brew, are grown in Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The fermentation yeast is "wet" reducing the amount of waste yeast from each brew and allowing the strain to develop its own distinctive characteristics. Our spent grains, the remains of the malted barley after mashing, are collected by a local farmer and fed to his cattle.

News

November Porter

We relaunched our November Porter in the Nowhere Inn  and are donating 10p per pint sold to the Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer. Porter Ale has its roots going back to the 18th Century when it was popular with street and river Porters in London. Our the recipe uses a combination of crystal, chocolate and black […]

Seasonal Beers

Our Christmas beers are ready to go! We have Turkey’s Delight at 4.6% ABV and Christmouse at 5.1% ABV. Turkey’s Delight is a dark amber moreish winter ale. Plenty of fruit on the aroma, roast malt flavours and a bittersweet finish.     Christmouse is red/brown with a toffee aroma, roast malt and spice flavour with a […]

Urban Brew

We have teamed up with Owens Coffee to produce a vegan friendly stout infused with organic cold brew coffee. The combination delivers a rich, deep flavour with a gentle coffee aftertaste that lingers on the palate. You can enjoy it chilled from the bottle as a long drink but it also adds a new dimension […]