Spring Beer

Our Stout is now available locally and through Flying Firkin. Smooth, dark and very drinkable at 4.4%. We are also getting ready for St George’s Day on 23rd April with our tasty 4.0% ale specially created for the celebrations. This is golden amber with a herbal hop aroma, toasted malt and fruit flavours and a […]

Bottled Beer for Christmas

If you are looking for our bottled beer this Christmas, to drink or as a gift, in addition to our regular stockists (see the “About Summerskills” page) Party Drinks and Westcountry Produce have a selected range, with gift packs, at the Plymouth City Centre Market until 18th December.

The Famous Mr Jones

Mr Jones is the resident miniature schnauzer at the Fisherman’s Arms pub on Plymouth’s Barbican. He has proved so popular with customers that we have brewed a beer in his honour! It is pale yellow in colour and has fruit – hop notes with a malt backbone on the nose. Fruit and bitter flavours with […]

Tally Ho! Beer Festival

Three of our beers (Dune, Devon Dew and Bolt Head) are due to feature in the beer festival at this popular community pub over the weekend of 12-14 August. Click here for more details http://www.tallyhoinn.co.uk/events/event/tally-fest-2016/

Start Point to feature at GBBF 2016

Our Start Point at 3.7% has been chosen to feature at CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival this year. The festival starts on Tuesday 9th August with a trade session from 1200 and runs through until Saturday 13th August. More details can be found here http://gbbf.org.uk/. 

Christmas Beer

This year we have two Christmas ales – Turkey’s Delight at 4.6% ABV and Christmouse at 5.1% ABV. The Turkey’s Delight is slightly lighter in colour and alcohol but full of flavour and the Christmouse is stronger, richer and darker.

Bravo Zulu Returns

Bravo Zulu was first brewed to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Five years on we are are still going strong and this time we have gone nationwide through the JD Wetherspoon Real Ale autumn programme. It was very well received at Abbfest and we have also brewed some for the local trade.

Bunker Hill at the Great British Beer Festival

Summerskills Bunker Hill is on Bar B5 “The North West Passage” at the Great British Beer Festival.

Champion Beer of Britain Award for Indiana’s Bones

Our Indiana’s Bones was awarded Bronze in the Old Ales & Strong Milds Category in the Campaign for Real Ale Champion Beer of Britain South West Regional Competition 2012/13. This is our strong winter beer and will be available again later in the year.

The Plymouth Beer Festival 2013: July

The Plymouth Beer Festival 2013 The two day Plymouth Beer Festival, in association with CAMRA, is back again. Now in its tenth year, with over 100 real ales and the largest selection of cider and perry anywhere in the South West, it promises to be the place to be for beer lovers! Come and find […]