AN innovative Prosecco-style India Pale Ale will be born through the sixth annual collaborative brew day involving all eight brewers of Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail.
This year’s event on September 18 will be hosted by King River Brewing in the King Valley who will be joined by Black Dog Brewery from Taminick, Dinner Plain’s Blizzard Brewery, Bridge Road Brewers from Beechworth, Bright Brewery, Rutherglen Brewery, Social Bandit Brewing Company from Mansfield and Mt Beauty’s Sweetwater Brewing Company.
In a nod to the King Valley’s Prosecco-producing traditions, the brewers will craft an unusually dry IPA using Prosecco yeast.
Inspired by the new Brut IPA style, which is making waves across the craft brewing scene in America and Australia, the collaborative brew will meld the High Country’s skill for producing excellent local wine and beer.
The new brew will be produced and sold under the High Country Brewery Trail label, Rule #47, before Christmas.
The High Country Brewery Trail continues to expand and more breweries are established in all corners of the North East Victoria, offering visitors a sensational way to explore the stunning scenery, gourmet flavours and lip-smacking beers of the whole region.
COMING TOGETHER: High Country Brewery trail members (left to right) Scott Brandon (Bright Brewery), Nathan Munt (King River Brewing), Mark Hubbard (Blizzard Brewery), Jeff Whyte (Social Bandit), Ben Kraus (Bridge Road Brewers) Pete Hull (Sweetwater Brewing Co), Sam Attwater (formerly of Rutherglen Brewery), and James Booth (Black Dog Brewery).