The Cornish Ancestor
Callington, PL17 7AS

The Cornish Ancestor
Callington, PL17 7AS

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Teignworthy - Martha's Mild

Martha's Mild - 5.3%

Martha's Mild

Teignworthy

5.3% abv

This sweet, dark, ruby red mild, with a biscuit background was produced to wet John and Rachel's third daughter's head!

Atlantic - Atlantic Red

Atlantic Red - 4.5%

Atlantic Red

Atlantic

4.5% abv

A copper-red Celtic ale. Atlantic Red gets its colour from using crystal malt which lends a sweetness and characteristic nuttiness. The hop selection balances traditional bitterness with modern citrus elements evoking flavours of blood orange and marmalade.

Exmoor Ales - Ale

Ale - 3.8%

Ale

Exmoor Ales

3.8% abv

Pale brown beer with a malty aroma, a full dry taste and a malty bitter finish.

Ciders & Perries Available

Farmer Jims - Mango

Mango - 4%

Mango

Farmer Jims

4% abv

A medium apple cider expertly blended with mango.

Hunts - Bull Walloper

Bull Walloper - 7.2%

Bull Walloper

Hunts

7.2% abv

Before the autumn cattle sales there would be Bull Wallopers calling on Mr. Hunt, "Ave ee some of the strong cider? Us had it 'ere last year!" they'd ask, whilst eyeing his best cattle. This rich, medium-sweet cider always helped drive the bidding a little higher.

Pitchfork - Scrumpy

Scrumpy - 5.2%

Scrumpy

Pitchfork

5.2% abv

A real medium cider with a hint of sweetness, made with two apple varieties.

Hunts - Wobbler

Wobbler - 6%

Wobbler

Hunts

6% abv

This is a classic, traditional, still, medium-sweet cider, with tannins, sweetness and acidity all evident in the pleasing, complex flavour.

Hunts - Hazy Dazy

Hazy Dazy - 4.5%

Hazy Dazy

Hunts

4.5% abv

During long, hot Summer days a haze would descend on the countryside. As the men returned from days in the field Mr Hunt would call them to the cellar saying "Yer, have the Hazy Dazy, tis a bootiful drop." describing his classic sweet, cloudy cider.

Hunts - Barn Screecher

Barn Screecher - 6.2%

Barn Screecher

Hunts

6.2% abv

On a clear night, when the moon is full the Barn Owls could be seen hunting the hillside above Hunt's Farm. Their piercing shriek would make the men look up, "Barn Screecher" be hunting tonight beys, pass the dry cider.

Broadoak - Moonshine

Moonshine - 7.5%

Moonshine

Broadoak

7.5% abv

This medium-sweet cider has a crisp, light, refreshing, fruity flavour, supplied by dessert and culinary apples, resulting in a very drinkable character, despite its strength.

Farmer Jims - Rhubarb Bob

Rhubarb Bob - 4%

Rhubarb Bob

Farmer Jims

4% abv

This gorgeous coloured cider is one of the most popular and different sweet ciders you can get - medium tangy rhubarb blended with a gentle vanilla sweetness. Like a liquid version of rhubarb crumble and ice cream.

Farmer Jims - Medium Cider

Medium Cider - 5%

Medium Cider

Farmer Jims

5% abv

This medium golden cider is our most popular. It's crisp apply flavour is subtly balanced with a subtle sweetness.

Coming Soon

Exeter - Fall's Over

Fall's Over - 5%

Fall's Over

Exeter

5% abv

A deep ruby-red bitter with warm malt flavours and a crisp berry-fruit finish. A full-bodied full-flavour winter season warmer.

South Hams - Devon Pride

Devon Pride - 3.8%

Devon Pride

South Hams

3.8% abv

Dark amber ale with a fruity aroma and rich in flavour. Smooth and malty palate with hints of fruit, and a fruity finish.

Keltek - Phoenix

Phoenix - 4.5%

Phoenix

Keltek

4.5% abv

A refreshing and fruity pale ale with a well-balanced smooth hop flavour.

 

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