Chestnuts - The secret to Christmas in a bottle

Tattersalls Club - Friday, December 01, 2017


We are a long way from the streets of London where roasted chestnuts rule yule, so we have laboured to bring these to you, our growing throng of aficionados.


So far we have travelled through Fremantle (WA), Adelaide (SA) and onto Camperdown (NSW) in recent months and this iteration draws us south.


Hand crafted in Beechworth, we head to the craft brewing heartland of Victoria. That statement is of course subjective and may just be because there are more hipsters in the south of our great nation. (#FactCheck).


Nonetheless, we bring you a unique Australian Pilsner, brewed in Beechworth from chestnuts grown locally in the Beechworth and Stanley hills. The Chestnut Pilsner also uses Galaxy hops from the Rostrevor Hop Garden in the nearby Ovens Valley. As with any of the world’s best pilsner's the most important ingredient is time, and they have allowed this beer plenty of it, with each batch aged for around 3 months before release. Bridge Road Brewers have created a gem of a beer through experimenting with local produce, a truly local brew!


This unique lager is very pale and presents a crisp ‘pilsner’ like profile combined with a distinct nutty character owing to the use of chestnuts in the mash. The crisp clean profile of this beer lends itself to the summer months and can be paired with seafood or lighter dishes.


Yours now to enjoy at the bar with one of Chef Nathan's seafood specialities.


If you would like a complimentary bottle, join the Craft Beer Club. $50 per year allows you to try 10 craft beers throughout the year. For more information, contact Sara at or phone 9263 9202.






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