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Winter flavours on the beer, cider + spirits trail

Winter is the perfect season for warming flavours, stouts, mulled ciders and whiskey - the Mornington Peninsula Beer Cider Spirits trail offers it all! Whatever your persuasion, our innovative craft makers are developing new sips to discover the flavours of the season and inspire your winter senses.

Warm yourself by a fire, enjoy a hearty meal and stay cosy as you explore.

Bass and Flinders Distillery

At Bass and Flinders Distillery, toast the weekend with a glass of their new Heartbreak, Pinot Noir Gin. This beautiful limited-edition gin is perfect in a Negroni, on the rocks or with some tonic accompanied by a scorched orange rind. Searching for a novel winter activity? Discover Bass and Flinders’ Distillery Spiced Brandy Master Class. From the warm comfort of their Distillery Door, become acquainted with the classic spirit of elegance and finesse – guided by their experts you will uncover the magic behind the ‘winemakers’ spirit’.

JimmyRum Distillery

If rum is more your thing, stop by the JimmyRum Distillery rum garden for a Sunday Session. With a great live music program, a hot buttered rum in hand, blankets and heaters keeping you cosy, you will find the perfect ingredients for a delicious winter weekend activity to share with friends.  

Jetty Road Brewery

At Jetty Road Brewery, this winter is your opportunity sample the new ‘Beeramisu’, a delectable pastry stout. What’s not to love! With new winter warmer dishes available, explore the delicious flavour sensations beside the fire in an inviting space full of friendly faces who love their job!

Mock Red Hill

Find your way to Mock Red Hill. Breathe in a little history among their fifty-year-old apple trees and settle in for a hot mulled cider in front of their cosy fireplace. Once a packing shed that stored wooden crates and apples, now transformed into the Farmgate Store and Cider Lounge, a space to enjoy light lunch options and apple pie with your cider. Relax and ready yourself for an afternoon of apple inspired flavours.

Tar Barrel Brewery and Distillery

At Tar Barrel Brewery and Distillery, the time is right to sample their first winter beer – a red ale, Travelling by Train. Indulge in a tasting paddle of beers, or even a gin or Chief Son Distillery whisky paddle and wood fire pizza. A dog friendly venue, you and your furry friendly are welcome to warm yourselves under the toasty heaters and enjoy live music every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Time to plan your trail adventure. Look out for our comprehensive Beer, Cider and Spirits Trail Map to discover all of the home-grown flavours of the Mornington Peninsula. With so many places on offer to enjoy the perfect sip, you may want to give yourself more than a day or even a weekend to explore these unique winter wonder flavours.

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