Oktoberfest, Aus­tralian style in Beech­worth

North East Tourist News - - BEECHWORTH -

BEECH­WORTH’S craft-brew­ery Bridge Road Brew­ers is host­ing its 12th an­nual Oktoberfest.

Lo­cated in the heart of town, this small brew­ery has a swag of awards to its name, and is ready for this year’s cel­e­bra­tion of beer and mu­sic.

The event is based around the orig­i­nal Oktoberfest held in Mu­nich in late Septem­ber each year.

The au­then­tic­ity of this event is bol­stered not only by the Oh­mPah band, tra­di­tional out­fits and cui­sine, but also by the beer brewed es­pe­cially for the oc­ca­sion.

As is tra­di­tion in Mu­nich, Bridge Road also brew their own Marzen, or Oktoberfest beer, more than two months ahead of the event.

Brew­ery founders, Ben Kraus and his part­ner Maria Frischmann, have strong links to the Oktoberfest.

Maria hails from the heart of the Ty­rol re­gion in Aus­tria and has worked as a bier-maid at the Mu­nich Oktoberfest.

Ben gained his brew­ing knowl­edge in the same re­gion and has been brew­ing the Bridge Road beers for a lit­tle over six years.

Vis­i­tors are en­cour­aged to dress in the tra­di­tional Leder­ho­sen or Dirndl (tra­di­tional Bavar­ian dress) and en­joy the fes­tiv­i­ties.

The Beech­worth Oktoberfest will be held at Bridge Road Brew­ers, off Ford St, be­hind Tan­swells Ho­tel, rear ac­cess from High Street.

It will be held be­tween 11am-6pm on Satur­day and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 8-9.

Tick­ets are set to sell out quickly, so get in quickly to avoid dis­ap­point­ment.

For more in­for­ma­tion see www. bridgeroad­brew­ers.com.au, or the brew­ery’s Face­book and Twit­ter feeds.

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