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Beechworth Pale Ale – Bridge Road Brewers

Beechworth Pale Ale – Bridge Road Brewers

The Beechworth Pale Ale is brewer Ben Kraus’ flagship beer. It is a typical modern Australian pale ale light and easy to drink with lots of New World hops. Availability and quality of hops and barley varies from season to season. Like many other craft brewers, Ben will regularly adjust the recipe to suit these seasonal changes. It pours a light head with small foam bubbles and has a golden yellow colour with just a hint … Read entire article »

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Bling Bling at the Top

Bling Bling at the Top

“The blingiest beer ought to be launched at the blingiest venue in town,” said Bridge Road Brewers Ben Kraus at the launch of Bling Bling Imperial IPA. This was being held in an event room at the acclaimed Vue De Monde restaurant on the top floor of Melbourne’s Rialto building. Ben has been supplying Vue De Monde, and associated Lui Bar, with Bridge Road’s beers, including Bling IPA, for a couple of years. So it only … Read entire article »

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High Country Brewery Trail

High Country Brewery Trail

Victoria’s High Country brewers have teamed up with the North East Victoria Tourism Board to create a pocket guidebook for those wanting to visit the high country. The brewers involved are Black Dog, Bridge Road, Bright, and Sweetwater. The guidebook has a brief rundown of each brewer, as well as brewery details, location, and opening times. In the guidebook, the brewers let us know what their favourite local mountain bike tracks. They also disclose as a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Brewing News, Dining

Bridge Road Brewers

Bridge Road Brewers

In the centre of Beechworth sits the impressive old Tanswell’s Commercial Hotel. The brick building was built in the heady days of Victoria’s gold rush to replace the earlier wooden building. A brick coach house and stable built in 1859 to service the original building still stands at the rear. Walking down a covered laneway to the old coach house, the glorious smell of fresh wort fills the air and makes us appreciate that the building … Read entire article »

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