The Cornish Ancestor
Callington, PL17 7AS

The Cornish Ancestor
Callington, PL17 7AS

Cask beers available

Cask beers available

Ferryman - 4.2%



4.2% abv

Beautifully well balanced flavour enhanced with generous handfuls of English Goldings hops.

Bolt Head - 4.7%

Bolt Head


4.7% abv

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

Grim Reaper - 6%

Grim Reaper


6% abv

A dark ruby ale with warming caramel and chocolate flavours and rich slightly smoky aroma.

Ciders & Perries available

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.

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.

Scrumpy - 5.2%



5.2% abv

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

Moonshine - 7.5%



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.

Wobbler - 6%



6% abv

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

Hazy Dazy - 4.5%

Hazy Dazy


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.

Barn Screecher - 6.2%

Barn Screecher


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.

Coming Soon

Firebox - 6%



6% abv

Reddish deep brown colour with a fine combination of spicy, honey notes hops and warming malt.

Stag - 5.2%



5.2% abv

A strong, copper-coloured premium bitter with a good malty taste and full-hopped aroma.

Goldbine - 3.8%



3.8% abv

This beer is all about the hops and as hops grow on bines (as opposed to vines) this golden straw coloured beauty of a beer was christened “GoldBine”. A showcase of British hops bursting with fragrance and flavour.

County Best - 4.6%

County Best


4.6% abv

Our premium best bitter, deep amber in colour, rich malty-sweet in the mouth with some fruit flavours and a bitter-sweet finish. The aroma is a balance of fruit and malt. Made with finest floor malted barley and premium quality hops.

Seahorse - 4.4%



4.4% abv

An amber ale with a name reflects the fact that the Salcombe estuary is a breeding ground for 2 species of seahorse. This sweet and smooth ale has a gentle spicy hop character with hints of burnt toffee, caramel and a smoked malty finish.

Island Street Porter - 5.9%

Island Street Porter


5.9% abv

Inspired by Island Street's boat builders, we have hand crafted a rich, velvety porter. A blend of eight malts produces hints of dark chocolate, coffee and black cherry which combined with British hops, creates an aroma reminiscent of Black Forest gateaux.

Westward Ho! - 4.1%

Westward Ho!


4.1% abv

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

Fox - 4.2%



4.2% abv

Mid brown, slight maltiness on the palate followed by a burst of hops with a lingering bittersweet aftertaste.

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