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 […]

Summerskills to be featured in “Open for Business” – a national art project

From the “Open for Business” website: Open for Business is the largely untold story of British manufacturing and industry through the lens of some of the world’s greatest photographers. The UK’s traditional manufacturing base has been, and remains, critical to the success of the British economy, yet it is an under-reported story. The focus on […]

Summerskills @ The Devon Show

Summerskills has provided the Devon Show with two beers, both can be found in the “Contented Cow” ale tent. Trade stands open: 9am to 6.30pm Devon County Showground, Westpoint, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DJ Tel: 01392 446000 Email: info@dcshow.org The show runs from 17th-19th May.

Meet Column Ale

Devonport Column toasts reopening with its very own brand new ale. With excitement building around the fast approaching reopening of Devonport Column on 11 May, Plymouth’s oldest brewery is adding to the revelry by releasing a brand new brew. Commissioned by the Column’s new ‘guardians’, the Real Ideas Organisation (RIO), the refreshing ‘Column Ale’ from Summerskills will launch […]

New seasonal beers launched