Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Beechworth, Australia


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 worlds best pilsner the most important ingredients is time, and we 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.
Formally labelled Bridge Road Beechworth Chestnut Lager

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RatingsMonger18 (1) - - DEC 30, 2016 does not count
Really nicely surprised. Subtly, tasty and a good strength! Surprised its not rated higher

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydian1 (1409) - FNQ, Australia, - DEC 14, 2016
I couldnt detect any nutty notes but this is nonetheless a pretty decent Aussie-brewed pilsner in the German style. Light pale malts and a pleasant herbal dry hop bitterness. Nice crispy effervescent light-medium bodied palate. Pours clear bubbly pale yellow with a lasting white head. (330ml bottle - no BB date).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjoeng (1044) - SINGAPORE - AUG 30, 2016
5%ABV. Pilsner. Poured out gold 8SRM. Nose has some clean beery aromas. Light pine. Mouthfeel is beery. Lightly carbonated and light. Palate has pale malt, waterchestnut sweetness, like the local waterchestnut beverage. No hops except for vague wood-like astringency at the end. Finish is light and beery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1669) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUN 6, 2016
Poured a crystal clear pale golden colour with a one- to two-finger bright white foamy head that retained very well and laced well. Carbonation very high with medium sized bubbles. Aroma of sweetish malt and no obvious hops. Taste of slightly sweet malt and a hint of nuts and no hops bitterness. Light body. Crisp, smooth, clean and refreshing with a very lager-like finish. More a lager than a pilsner.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (15407) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2016
On tap at Bridge Road, pours a cloudy blonde with a small white head. Aroma brings out toasted malt and a touch of grassiness. Flavour is crisp, with maybe some of the toasted chestnuts upfront. Dry biscuity finish. Not the most interesting but its clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ngejo (976) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 28, 2016
Bottle. Hazy, orange, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
M_Sack (637) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Murky, light straw colour with no head. Looks terrible. Peach, apricot, almond and chestnut aromas. Simplistic but refreshing stone fruit, citrus flowers, a hint of nutiness and a cleansing earthy hop bitterness. A flavoursome Pilsner, good for drinking cold and in multiples. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2947) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Light orange. Sweet grain with a bit of chestnut in the aroma. Light chestnut, grain, sweet toasty malts odd and interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wvhoran (455) - Tasmania, - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. Hazy light yellow with a small and frothy white head. The aroma carries some citrus and grassy hop character with toasted malt notes. Flavour is fairly sweet malt, grassy, citrus. Low level of bitterness. Decent but not what Id hoped for.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2014
Great that the nut comes through on first sense. The creamy, nutty texture comes through on taste too. Definitely malty that gives a hint of peanut butter. Beautiful in mouthfeel and a low impact but refreshing end. Be nice beer early in dinner party/BBQ. 5.0%. 1.3std dr. 330ml. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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