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Ep 17 - IPAs a plenty!

For this episode of Aussie Beer Explorers we decided to do something a little different...

We dedicated this episode to the India Pale Ale (IPA) style. Dave randomly selected six IPA's from around the country:


Watts River Brewing IPA - Victoria

New World IPA - 3 Ravens Brewery, Victoria

Hope Brewhouse IPA - New South Wales

Pirate Life IPA - South Australia CUB/AbInBev

Metric IPA - Fox Hat Brewing Co, South Australia

Cheeky Monkey IPA - Western Australia


Hops to Home February 2019 Pack – Review of this months Fresh Craft Beer Club

Line up your cans and play along at home while we enjoy the five awesome fresh beers from the Hops to Home February pack!


Urban Alley - Kiwi sour

Little Bang Brewery - little banger super session IPA

Blackmans Brewery - Sea spray IPA

Three Greens Brewery - Red eye IPA

Old Wives Ales - Old man yells at cloud double NEIPA


Don't forget to use our promo code AUSSIEBEEREXPLORERS to get $25 off you first order with Hops to Home!

Ep 16 - Colonial Brewing Company special

Episode 16 has arrived! In this episode we tasted six beers from Colonial Brewing Co Port Melbourne​

Draught Kolsch Ale
Small Ale
Pale Ale
Australia I. P. A.
Robust Porter
Southwest Sour

Bogan or Boutique:

Draught Kolsch Ale vs Crown Lager


Ep 15 - We chat to Three Greens Brewing Company

In this episode we ventured out to Three Greens Brewing Company's headquarters in Melbourne's northern suburbs. These guys share their journey on what it takes to get beers from concept to market as well as provide insights into the backstory of their current range.

The beers we tasted in their range are:

Sunrise Ale (or is it?)
Red Eye Rye IPA
Night Hawk IIPA

Head to to find out where you can enjoy their beer.


And Three Greens are launching their first crowdfunding event today! 
Check out their cool rewards to be part of it:


Ep 14 - Return of the Bogan segment

Very excited to welcome back the bogan vs boutique segment for episode 14!


This episode we taste:

Mornington Lager - Mornington Peninsula Brewery

Pale Ale - Exit brewing

Hair of the dog XPA - Old Wives Ales

Jedi Juice NEIPA - Hop Nation

Cluster 8 Double IPA - Bentspoke Brewing Company

Black Brute - Rocky Ridge Brewing


Bogan vs boutique

Mornington Lager (German style lager) - Mornington Peninsula Brewery


Lowenbrau Original - Löwenbräu Brewery/ABInBev


Here's a link to the Crafty Pint article we mention that discusses copyright issues:


Ep 13 - James Squire and John Boston go head to head

This is a very different episode of Aussie Beer Explorers! It may not be everyone's cup of tea but it's something we've wanted to try for a while...

In this episode we put a few John Boston beers against their very similar looking James Squire counterparts...

The matchups we tasted are:


The Swindler Tropical Pale - James Squire


The Surprise Summer Ale - John Boston


150 Lashes Pale Ale - James Squire


The Point Pale Ale - John Boston


The Chancer Golden Ale - James Squire


The Guardhouse Golden Ale - John Boston


James Squire - Malt Shovel Brewery/Lion

John Boston - Pinnacle Drinks/Woolworths


2018 Xmas Day Special - Bridge Road Brewers

For this special Bridge Road Brewers Xmas day episode we tasted the last two beers of the Craft Beer Christmas Countdown advent calendar.


Fat Man Red Suit Big Sack -

Magical Christmas Unicorn -


And just as an added bonus we finally got our wish and for a few minutes we became known as the Aussie Eggnog Explorers:

Eggnog -


Merry Xmas everyone!


Season 1 Ep 12 - They are massive cans!

This episode we tasted:

Miss Pinky Raspberry Berliner Weisse - Boatrocker brewers and distillers

Prospector Pilsner - Hemingway’s Brewery

Bicycle Beer - Temple Brewing Company

4 Pines Pale Ale - 4 Pines Beer

Doug’s Courage IPA XPA - Hemingway’s Brewery

Bentspoke Crankshaft Cranking IPA - Bentspoke Brewing Company


Season 1 Ep 11 - Hops To Home special

Hops to home is a craft beer club that offers a subscription based service of fresh craft beer delivered to your door.

For $25 off your first month subscription use our discount code AUSSIEBEEREXPLORERS

This episode we tasted the November 2018 pack consisted of the following beers:

Mr Banks Brut IPA - Mr Banks Brewing Co

CVBC Brut IPA - Clare Valley Brewing Company

CVBC New England IPA (NEIPA) - Clare Valley Brewing Company

The Undertaker Rye IPA - Co-conspiritors Brewing Company

Pop's Passion Tart Gose - Old Wives Ales