Mint (issue 15) May 2016

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FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY Light lunches on Fridays. BBQ on weekends.

On the final Sunday of Good Beer Week, Red Hill Brewery hosts a guided mountain bike ride around the trails of Red Hill with the Red Hill Riders mountain bike club. The event is followed by a social session of beer, barbecue and tales of extreme achievement. Kicking off at 9am with coffee and a chat, riders are grouped into riding ability to head off on a three-to-four-hour ride around the hidden trails of Red Hill. Even non-riders are welcome for the day. • Advanced “all mountain/gravity” ride, 15km+, high fitness & MTB skills needed • Intermediate “XC” 10km+ single track/ off road. Medium fitness & some MTB skills needed

• Non Riders – bring your walking shoes and take a FREE walk or run along the track (4km) to coffee, shopping or one of the many great local wineries! Recently, the trails of Red Hill have become accessible to mountain bike riders, thanks in no small part to the hard work of the Red Hill Riders mountain bike club. Ride the trails that have been planned and groomed by the club, and are now world class MTB terrain with ever-improving features. Come and try some of the best downhill action in Australia, right on the doorstep of the brewery! After the ride it’s all social, with beer and food available to riders and nonriders alike at bar prices.

MEAD MAKING WITH MOONLIGHT AND THE BEES Join Moonlight Meadery from the U.S., John Winkels from Pure Peninsula Honey and Red Hill Brewery for a day showcasing the humble bee. The day will feature a live mead-making event and some unique insight into the world’s oldest fermented beverage, with Moonlight founder and mead advocate Michael Fairbrother. This event will also showcase Red Hill Brewery’s foray into the world of fermented honey, with Dave the head brewer making mead and exploring the world of honey beers. Over 30 Moonlight Meads will be on display. Local honey producer John Winkels from Pure Peninsula Honey will be showcasing Mornington Peninsula honey and will be on site to talk all things honey. music | arts | events | entertainment

The ticket price of $20 includes beer and mead tastings, a brewery tour, meet the brewer, meadmaker from Moonlight Meadery and Honey Farmer. Food and beer available at bar prices on the day.

Mead Making with Moonlight and the Bees Thur 19th May

Join Moonlight Meadery from the US in a unique mead making day and exploration day featuring Pure Peninsula Honey.

Ride With The Brewers Sun 22nd May

Join the Red Hill Riders MTB club to discover the hidden trails of Red Hill with the Red Hill brew crew. 9am meet followed by social lunch and beers.

Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend BBQ & BEER Fri 10th – Mon 13th June BBQ smoking up a storm, specialty dark beers to match.

11am-6pm, 88 Shoreham Rd, Red Hill South. 5989 2959 visit | like us at facebook: mint mag 41

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