Bridge Road Brewers
Built upon an IPA base and features as-yet-unnamed Aussie hop variety HPA-016. Aroma wise, the fruits of the foeder delivers cooked or ripe citrus on the nose, with lemon and lime trying their best to smother the Bretty characters lingering within. The hops are more potent on the palate, with citrus zest, a little resin and what appears to be blackcurrant and licorice lurking inside the cloudy, deep copper liquid.
BeerStyles: Hoppy & Bitter
Style: Foeder Fermented Fruit Beer
The Bridge Road Brewers story begins in 2000, when 21-year-old Ben was a budding young winemaker. Initially trained as a viticulturist and winemaker, his head turned in the direction of craft beer during a working stint in the Margaret River wine region. He studied brewing at the University of Ballarat and renovated his parent’s shed to a brewery, bar and tasting room and bottling line. Bridge Road Brewers have continued growing since 2005 and now employs around 40 people, most of them in Beechworth.
Carakale’s Imperial Red Ale is ruby in color, aromas of dark fruit like cherry and plum, also has aromatic notes of toasty sweet caramel. Flavor rich of melons and dark caramel with hints of dark fruits, full-bodied, dry and light on bitterness. Brewed with Data molasses.
BeerStyles: Malty & Sweet
Style: Imperial Red Ale
Carakale, the first family owned microbrewery in Jordan. Located in the beautiful Fuhays Canyon, producing handcrafted ales from the finest ingredients with respect and love for beer. There are lots of roots to beer in the region and Carakale is trying to revive that history. Beer was discovered in Mesopotamia, and its written history was recorded in ancient Egypt. Each Carakale Brew is handcrafted using only the best ingredients, imported from Europe and the U.S., in order to provide the perfect concoction of flavor and aroma. In addition to the rich smell and taste of these hand-crafted ales, Carakale’s inclusion of actual green hops – opposed to commonly used concentrate or essence – adds an extra element of flavor and aroma. Carakale is committed to keeping it natural, never using foam enhancers, malt extract, hop concentrate, enzymes, chemical preservatives or malt substitutes such as rice, corn or cheap adjunct. Each of their beers are made to be packaged and drank as they are produced – they do not practice high gravity brewing or cut beer down with water prior to packaging.
A year in the making and after many trials, Edge Brewing selected a unique souring strain as part of a double fermentation process, and a blend of summer fruits to create this vibrant Sangria inspired sour ale. Deep pink in color, with ripe tropical fruits and berries combine with a hint of licorice and sour characteristics, with a lasting finish that is tart and juicy.
BeerStyles: Sour, Tart, & Funky
Style: Fruit Ale
Malts: Pale, Wheat, CaraPils, CaraHell, Oat Flakes
Edge Brewing was established in Barcelona in 2013 by two Americans who were so eager to join the craft beer revolution in Europe that they brought a brewery. Combining finely engineered American brewing equipment, the best ingredients available and many years of brewing experience, they are now making fresh, genuine, American craft beer for the local market. Their new brewing home is located in one of the worlds most exciting cities, in Barcelona’s edgy Poble Nou district. Edge Brewing was named the top new brewer in the world, as well as top brewer in Spain.