Bridge Road West Coast Pilsner

Style
West Coast Pilsner
ABV
5.9%

You may have noticed - and hopefully you’ve enjoyed - a lager trend sweeping these shores: West Coast Pilsners. What does it all mean? Well, it’s a style we’re about to dive into more deeply but essentially, it sees the brewers take the European tradition of a pilsner (such as the crispness, mouthfeel and overall clean characters) and merge it with the kind of hops that are typically the domain of a West Coast IPA.

Does it make the beer more of a lager or an IPA? And couldn't they just be IPLs by another name? It might be confusing ground but arguably it's in the murky world between styles where you find the most creativity and Bridge Road Brewers have embraced it as part of their ongoing series exploring all things IPA. Their West Coast Pilsner certainly hits all the right notes too, with Mosaic, Cascade and Centennial providing a fulsome combiantion of citrus, mango, pine and resin. Tying those hop notes together are bready and dry cracker malt characters while a clean, dry and bitter side departs America's West Coast for central Europe.

Will Ziebell

Published February 27, 2024

Name
Bridge Road Brewers
Address

Old Coach House
Ford Street
Beechworth VIC 3747

Phone
(03) 5728 2703
Open Hours

Lunch: 7 days from midday to 3pm
Dinner: Thurs to Sun from 6pm to 8.30pm
Brewery door open daily from 11am

Tours

Each Saturday at 11am

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