Country Life Brewery – Country Bumpkin 6.0%
This is a chestnut coloured ale with a fruity plum aroma. It has a good malty taste backed by hop bitter balance. A good Strong Ale of the porter type.
The Brewery produces 2 beer ranges, the Surf range and the Country range, with this ale being their ‘Old English Strong Ale’.
The Country Life Brewery is located at the Big Sheep Attraction, at Bideford in North Devon. The brewery was established in 1998 using the brewing equipment from Lundy Island. It moved from the family pub in Westward Ho to the present site in 2002 and installed a new brewery in 2005.