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The Cider & Ale Trail

Story: The Cider & Ale Trail
Episode: 8
Presenter: Scherri-Lee Biggs
Air Date: 12 December 2021

Now is the time to enjoy the sunshine and festivity. Scherri explores some of the Swan Valley's newest venues which are perfect for festive family gatherings.

  • The Swan Valley is WA’s oldest wine-producing region and it's located just 25 minutes east of Perth.
  • The Swan Valley is home to 11 breweries and cideries producing a range of traditional, contemporary, and creative beers and ciders.
  • Txoko (chock-o) brewing, is a family-oriented and run brewpub in Baskerville, serving up the latest ‘on trend’ beers using traditional techniques. The tap list at Txoko is constantly rotating.
  • A “Txoko” translates to “cosy nook” in the Basque language. The Basque language is spoken in the northern part of Spain.
  • A “Txoko” is a social club where people gather usually once a week to cook together and share a bottle of wine.
  • Funk 2.0 is not a brewery but a ‘fermentary’ where visitors can discover a new approach to the world of beer and cider.
  • Funk 2.0 has WA’s longest beer tap, with 18 taps pouring beers, ciders, and experimental flavours. Funk 2.0 is renowned for its large-tasting paddleboards.
  • Bailey Brewing Co is set within the picturesque bushland in Henley Brook.
  • Bailey Brewing Co is a place created for friends and family to make memories over some great food using local ingredients, and quality craft beers brewed onsite.

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