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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


Season 1 Ep 10 - Black Hops Brewing Special

Episode 10 of Aussie Beer Explorers is a Black Hops Brewing special!


In this special episode we tasted 6 Black Hops beers:

Lay Day Lager

Pink Mist

Pale Ale

Flash Bang White IPA

Hornet IPA

Eggnog Stout


And for something a bit different this episode we have don't have a Bogan or Boutique, instead we have a Home brew challenge:

Hornet IPA vs Dave's West Coast IPA: 7.5% ABV, 97 IBU, 34 EBC


Season 1 Ep 9 - Should you rotate your stock?

This episode we tasted:

Moo Brew Hefeweizen

Fat Yak Pale Ale - Matilda Bay Brewing Company/Carlton and United Breweries (CUB)/ABInBev

O’Brien Pale Ale - Rebellion Brewing

Kaiju Crush - KAIJU! Beer & Golden Axe Cider

Fixation IPA - Fixation Brewing Co

Brown Ale - Mornington Peninsula Brewery

Bogan or Boutique:

Hefeweizen - Moo Brew

Witbier - Hoegaarden


Season 1 Ep 8 - Dave picks the bogan beer

This episode we tasted:

Cool hops Australian lager - Edge Brewing

3 Bolt Pale Ale - Green Beacon Brewing Co

Hop Stomper IPA - Stomping Ground Brewing Co

Here's a link to an article about the limited edition Laneway Lager Comicon labels:

Water Buffalo Brown Ale - Akasha Brewing Company

21 feet 7 inches Porter - Newstead Brewing Co

Milk Stout - Exit Brewing

Bogan or Boutique
Cool hops Australian lager - Edge Brewing

Carlton Dry - Carlton and United Breweries (CUB)/ABInBev