Sadly, due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to cancel the 2020 and 2021 festivals.

This was the Beer and real ale list for 2019.  Our Bar Manager is busy working away to provide an even better selection for a future festival.

Many thanks to all the sponsors of our barrels.   

All drinks subject to availability.

Read the Beer Manager’s report.   New and returning sponsors are very welcome, please visit our Become a Sponsor page.

Please note that there is a strict under 18 policy. Young people and families are most welcome, under 16's must be accompanied by a parent/responsible adult.
Challenge 25 will operate at this festival, so if you are 25 years or under please bring a valid ID with you - no ID, no alcohol. Please do not be offended if asked about your age.
1BAYS Paignton DevonSUMMER ALE3.9Pale thirst quenching beer with a crisp citrus hop character.Bays Brewery, Paignton
2TOPSAIL4Well balanced deep amber beer with subtle sweetness throughout.Bays Brewery, Paignton
3GOLD4.3Easy drinking light golden ale with lemon citrus overtones.Bays Brewery, Paignton
4ORANGUTAN ALE4.5Slightly sweet, orange coloured with tangerine & gooseberry characterBays Brewery, Paignton
5TWELFTH MOON4.6Blend of Topsail & Devon Dumpling, dedicated to Summer Moon Festival founder member Geoffrey Ellis-SmithBays Brewery, Paignton
6DEVON DUMPLING5.1Strong golden beer, fresh hop character and smooth taste with well balanced sweetness throughout, CAMRA SW Champion Strong Ale 2018Bays Brewery, Paignton
7ATLANTIC Newquay CornwallELDERFLOWER BLONDE4.5V Unfined Floral aromas with elderflower, lemon & grapefruit on sweet maltTorbay Taxis
8MANDARINA CORNOVIA4.5V Unfined Smooth blonde beer with citrus orange throughout, aromatic essential oils to the noseHarleyford Aggregates
9BARNABY'S BREWHOUSE StavertonLIME & MANGO KOLSCH4.5V Unfined Organic ale using Riverford fruit and local spring waterBarnaby's Brewhouse
10DUNKEL4.8V Unfined Organic lager, smooth & dark with hints of coffee & chocolate Timber Store Devon
11RED HELLES4.8V Unfined Organic lager, rich malty flavour reminiscent of classic English alesSouth West Plumbing Services Ltd
12BLACK TOR Christow DevonBLONDE3.8Easy drinking light golden ale with lemon citrus overtones.Blacktor Brewery
13WHEAT BEER4.5Smooth Belgian style witbier, naturally cloudy with refreshing citrus and subtle spice notes from orange peel and coriander. AB Coaches
14MAXIMAJOR ESB5.6Limited edition extra special bitter, deep amber in colour; strong, smooth and malty with subtle floral aromas from English Goldings and Jester hops.Milber MOT & Service Centre
Sudbury, Suffolk
SILVER ADDER4.2A light coloured bitter with fine
hop and malt combinations
giving a refreshing crisp finish.
JD Wetherspoon The Jolie Brise, Teignmouth
16COTLEIGH Wiveliscombe, SomersetOSPREY5Strong golden bitter, clean & refreshing with a generous well hopped bitternessJD Wetherspoon The Richard Hopkins, Newton Abbot
17DARK PLACE Colyton, DevonSESSION3.6V Unfined easy drinking amber session bitterDark Place Brewery
18GRIZZLY4.4V Unfined pale ale, Light and refreshing, brewed with lemon, orange, lemongrass and coriander to provide citrus flavours, while First Gold hops give orange and marmalade notes.McKinlay Martyn Hairdressers
19BELGIAN DUBBLE6.4V Unfined rich, fruity, strong & darkSupa Roofing and Power Tools Ltd
20DARTMOOR Princetown DevonUNFINED IPA4V Unfined & Hazy Dartmoor IPA specialDartmoor Brewery
21THREE HARES4.4Golden brown ale with a rich spicy taste of Dartmoor heather honey.Tucker Electrical Engineers & Contractors
22LEGEND4.4Smooth, full flavoured & balanced with a crispy malt fruit finishPark Inn
23JAIL ALE4.8Full-bodied dark amber beer brewed with Dartmoor malted barley and English hops.JD Wetherspoon The Talk Of The Town, Paignton
24DORSET DorchesterMIDNIGHT BLINDER5Ink black, smooth malty stout with hints of chocolate with a full-on zesty berry bouquet JD Wetherspoon The Green Ginger, Torquay
25EXE VALLEY Silverton, Devon DEVON SUMMER3.9Refreshing bitter, brewed with Westcountry malt and English hopsExe Valley Brewery
26BARRONS HOPSIT4.1A well hopped best bitter using First Gold hopsAspire Electrical Ltd
27IT'S PHIL'S ALE4.8Bursting with hopsTwo Mile Oak Public House
28EXETER DevonAVOCET3.9Organic light straw-coloured ale with a refreshing citrus taste and hoppy aroma.Exeter Brewery
29'FRAID NOT4Terrific hoppy aroma with a distinct bitterness and a dry finishBickley Mill Inn
30DARKNESS5.1A rich, dark full-flavoured stout with complex chocolate and coffee flavours.K J Lack Family Funeral Services
31EXMOOR Wiveliscombe, SomersetGOLD4.5The original golden ale, well rounded and very drinkableJD Wetherspoon The Isaac Merritt, Paignton
32FINE TUNED Somerton SomersetSUNSHINE REGGAE4.2Fruity and refreshing pale aleRGS Designs
33HANLONS Exeter DevonCITRA IPA4Easy drinking citra hopped IPA zesty & laden with fruity & floral aromas.Hanlons Brewery
34YELLOW HAMMER4.2Aromatic with pineapple and banana fruitiness with a delicate hoppy finish from dry hopping with First Gold.The Torbay Taxation Agency
35PORT STOUT4.8Bitter & satisfying with a unique softness and mellowing warmth that lingers on the palate, SIBA SW Bronze award 2019The Lord Nelson Public House
36HUNTERS Ipplepen DevonCRISPY PIG4Light gold ale with aroma of apples and fruit, and a sharp and hoppy taste with a hint of apples.Hunters Brewery
37DEVON DREAMER4.1Aroma of orange and fresh Goldings, zesty, refreshing and well balancedThe Smugglers Inn, Holcombe
38ROYAL HUNT5.5Copper-coloured strong bitter. Full-bodied spicy and moorish.T & I Stockman Funeral Directors
39ISCA Holcombe DevonDAWLISH GOLD4V Unfined Pioneer & Amarillo hops lead to a dry, bitter finish.ISCA Brewery
40DAWLISH BITTER4.2V Unfined Classic English style bitter.Centrax Industries Ltd
41WARSPITE4.6V Unfined Pale and hoppy.Cavanna Homes
42NEW LION Totnes, Devon EKUANOT PALE ALE4.3V Unfined Hoppy, tropical fruit aroma and citrusy flavourNew Lion Brewery
43PANDIT IPA4.9V Unfined aroma of citrusy and floral US hops with a biscuity malt characterOld Quarry Farm Aquaponics and Heritage Orchard
44LITTLESTONE COFFEE STOUT5.5V Unfined with cold brewed coffee from Littlestone Roasters, ExeterD&L Car Sales, Ipplepen
45PALMERS Bridport, DorsetDORSET GOLD4.5Lightly hopped, golden premium ale, refreshing, zesty and thirst-quenching Palmers Brewery
46PALMERS 2005Full bodied, rich and malty, with a distinctive hop character. First brewed in 1994 to celebrate 200 years of brewing at Palmers. Personal Asset Management
47TALLY HO5.5Strong, complex and full of deep rich fruit cake flavours from roasted malt. SIBA SW Overall Champion 2019 H.B.D.Floors Ltd
48PLAIN ALES Warminster WiltshireINNCOGNITO4.8Port stout, oats, vines & port notes with a rich chocolaty head. SIBA SW Gold winner 2019Stone Script, Monumental Masons
49PLATFORM 5 Newton AbbotTHE COASTER 4.0Cascade hops give this golden ale a fine balance of bitterness and caramel malt, a wonderful summer ale.Platform 5 Brewery
50AMERICAN PALE ALE4.6Refreshing golden APA with a clean malt character, moderate bitterness and a long smooth finish.P Novis, Traditional Window Cleaner
51POWDERKEG Woodbury Salterton DevonIDLER3.9Copper coloured ale with rounded malt, relaxed bitterness and mellow, fruity hops.Powderkeg Brewery
52SPEAK EASY4.3Transatlantic Pale Ale, uniting robust malt and epic fruitiness with balanced bitterness and a clean finish.Neil Tucker, Van sales, MOTs, Repairs, Bodyshop
53CALIFORNIA SOUL4.6Steam Beer, bright copper-coloured with lightly sweet malt, balanced by a firm bitterness from the hops and topped with a botanical wood and herb aroma.Coastal Windows and Conservatories
54QUANTOCK Taunton SomersetQPA4Extremely light in colour, crafted using US hops, giving massive citrus flavour and aroma. SIBA Silver winner 2019Romany Jones Cafe
55TITANIUM5.1A West Coast IPA style beer, bursting with tropical hop flavours. SIBA SW Gold winner 2019RDS Refrigeration
57RINGWOOD Christchurch, DorsetFORTY NINER4.9Premium golden ale, bright & full of rich flavoursJD Wetherspoon The Vigilance, Brixham
58RIVIERA Stoke Gabriel DevonRIVIERA GOLD4.2Deep golden Pale Ale with subtle bitterness and citrus fruit flavours giving way to a mouth lingering hoppynessBuyrite Tyres
59TORBAY EXPRESS4.9Copper coloured Premium London Ale, Target and Bramling Cross hopped for a fruity spicy bitterness with Cascade for a light citrus aroma. The Humble Barber
60SALCOMBE Kingsbridge DevonSEAHORSE4.4Amber ale with a gentle spiced hop character with hints of burnt toffee, caramel & a smoked malty finishSalcombe Brewery
61SALCOMBE PALE ALE4.6Aromas of Orange, pink grapefruit & anise, rare on cask, enjoy. SIBA SW Silver winner 2019C & O Engineering
62ISLAND ST PORTER5.9Rich & velvety Porter, hints of dark chocolate, coffee & black cherry, aroma of Black Forest gateauxCharles Darrow, Commercial Property Agents
63SKINNERS Truro CornwallHOPS N HONEY4Golden honey beer with spicy tangerine & toffee scentDrakes of Torbay Funeral Service
64PORTHLEVEN4.8Straw coloured & zesty with strong citrus aromasAlan Davis Automatics
65SOUTH HAMS Stokenham DevonSTUMBLE BEE4.2A hoppy beer with a sting in the tail using Maris Otter malt and a touch of golden honeySouth Hams Brewery
66WILD BLONDE4.4Light amber ale, very drinkable and full of citrus notes. SIBA SW Silver winner 2019First Data
67HOPNOSIS4.5Golden ale with hoppy fruit notes in the aroma, taste and lingering finish.JTP Joinery
68SHERMAN6.4Strong golden ale with tropical fruit & citrus aromas with a spicy finishSouth Hams Brewery
69SUMMERSKILLS Plymouth, DevonSTART POINT3.7Golden with a clean and fresh nose, sweet upfront with a delicate bitter finishSummerskills Brewery
70BOLT HEAD4.7Ruby red premium beer, sweet rum like aroma, fruit taste with a citrus orange finishHugh Mills & Gaye Funeral Directors
71INDIANA'S BONES5.6Smokey fresh hop aroma, full bodied roast burnt sweet tasteChannon & Co, Accountants
72TEIGNWORTHY Newton Abbot, DevonTHIRSTY BLONDE4.2Very light malt, crisp with a fruit backgroundTeignworthy Brewery
73STRAWBERRIES & CREAM4.6Bright ale with a smooth creamy finishThe Linny Public House
74MARTHA'S MILD5.3Local favourite, a dark red ruby ale with a biscuit backgroundCornerstone Newton Abbot Ltd
75YEOVIL ALES SomersetHOPKANDI3.8Comet & Godiva hops give a well balanced fruity citrus flavour with a moreish finishYeovil Ales
76MYSTIC4.2Passion fruit, blackcurrant & citrus flavours with a crisp finishB&R Garden Services
77POSH IPA5.4Gourmet IPA with a truly fruity late hop finishKingskerswell Spray Worx
Please note that there is a strict under 18 policy. Young people and families are most welcome, under 16's must be accompanied by a parent/responsible adult.
Challenge 25 will operate at this festival, so if you are 25 years or under please bring a valid ID with you - no ID, no alcohol. Please do not be offended if asked about your age.