Bridge Road Brewers

Top choice in Victorian High Country

Beechworth’s gem of a microbrewery produces some excellent beer; our favourites are the Chevalier saison and the Bling IPA. All go beautifully with freshly baked pretzels, gourmet house-made pizzas and burgers. Free bike hire, a playground and a kids' menu seal the deal for families.There's a brewery tour every Saturday at 11am ($15) including tastings of four beers.

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