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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 threegreensbrewing.com 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:

 

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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 https://mpbrew.com.au/beer/lager/

Pale Ale - Exit brewing https://www.exitbrewing.com/core-range

Hair of the dog XPA - Old Wives Ales http://oldwivesales.com/beers/hair-of-the-dog

Jedi Juice NEIPA - Hop Nation https://hopnation.com.au/collections/beer/products/jedi-juice-neipa?variant=7524151427133

Cluster 8 Double IPA - Bentspoke Brewing Company https://www.bentspokebrewing.com.au/on-tap/

Black Brute - Rocky Ridge Brewing https://www.rockyridgebrewing.com.au

 

Bogan vs boutique

Mornington Lager (German style lager) - Mornington Peninsula Brewery https://mpbrew.com.au/beer/lager/

Vs

Lowenbrau Original - Löwenbräu Brewery/ABInBev https://udh.pl/en/production/lowenbrau/?#

 

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

https://craftypint.com/news/1857/The_Big_Issue_Copyright_Or_Wrong

 

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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

vs

The Surprise Summer Ale - John Boston

 

150 Lashes Pale Ale - James Squire

vs

The Point Pale Ale - John Boston

 

The Chancer Golden Ale - James Squire

vs

The Guardhouse Golden Ale - John Boston

 

James Squire - Malt Shovel Brewery/Lion www.jamessquire.com.au

John Boston - Pinnacle Drinks/Woolworths www.johnboston.com.au

 

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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 - https://bridgeroadbrewers.com.au/shop-beers/special-releases/fat-man-red-suit-big-sack-red-ipa/

Magical Christmas Unicorn - https://bridgeroadbrewers.com.au/shop-beers/special-releases/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 - https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/christmas/entertaining/entertaining-detail/ps/p/farmdale-fresh-egg-nog-1l/

 

Merry Xmas everyone!

 

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Season 1 Ep 12 - They are massive cans!

This episode we tasted:

Miss Pinky Raspberry Berliner Weisse - Boatrocker brewers and distillers https://www.boatrocker.com.au/products/miss-pinky

Prospector Pilsner - Hemingway’s Brewery https://www.hemingwaysbrewery.com/beer-first/flagship-range/

Bicycle Beer - Temple Brewing Company http://templebrewing.com.au/2014/product/bicycle-beer/

4 Pines Pale Ale - 4 Pines Beer https://4pinesbeer.com.au/our-beer/american-pale-ale/

Doug’s Courage IPA XPA - Hemingway’s Brewery https://www.hemingwaysbrewery.com/beer-first/flagship-range/

Bentspoke Crankshaft Cranking IPA - Bentspoke Brewing Company https://www.bentspokebrewing.com.au/can-range/

 

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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.

www.hopstohome.com.au/

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 http://www.mrbanksbrewing.com.au/

CVBC Brut IPA - Clare Valley Brewing Company https://cvbc.beer/

CVBC New England IPA (NEIPA) - Clare Valley Brewing Company https://cvbc.beer/

The Undertaker Rye IPA - Co-conspiritors Brewing Company http://coconspirators.com.au/our-beer/view/the-undertaker-rye-ipa

Pop's Passion Tart Gose - Old Wives Ales http://oldwivesales.com/beers/pops-passion-tart-smalt-gose

 

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Season 1 Ep 10 - Black Hops Brewing Special

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

https://blackhops.com.au/

 

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

  

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Season 1 Ep 9 - Should you rotate your stock?

This episode we tasted:

Moo Brew Hefeweizen https://moobrew.com.au/the-beers/

Fat Yak Pale Ale - Matilda Bay Brewing Company/Carlton and United Breweries (CUB)/ABInBev https://www.yak-ales.com.au/product/fat-yak

O’Brien Pale Ale - Rebellion Brewing https://rebellionbrewing.com.au/our-range/

Kaiju Crush - KAIJU! Beer & Golden Axe Cider https://kaiju-beer-golden-axe-cider.myshopify.com/pages/the-kaiju-family-what-we-make

Fixation IPA - Fixation Brewing Co http://www.fixationbrewing.com.au/ouripas/

Brown Ale - Mornington Peninsula Brewery https://mpbrew.com.au/beer/brown/

Bogan or Boutique:

Hefeweizen - Moo Brew https://moobrew.com.au/the-beers/

Witbier - Hoegaarden https://hoegaarden.com/beer/hoegaarden/

 

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Season 1 Ep 8 - Dave picks the bogan beer

This episode we tasted:

Cool hops Australian lager - Edge Brewing https://www.edgebrewing.com.au/native-series

3 Bolt Pale Ale - Green Beacon Brewing Co https://www.greenbeacon.com.au/beer/3-bolt

Hop Stomper IPA - Stomping Ground Brewing Co https://www.stompingground.beer/hop-stomper-ipa

Here's a link to an article about the limited edition Laneway Lager Comicon labels: https://www.brewsnews.com.au/2018/09/14/stomping-ground-and-oz-comic-con-collaboration-series/

Water Buffalo Brown Ale - Akasha Brewing Company https://www.akashabrewing.com.au

21 feet 7 inches Porter - Newstead Brewing Co https://newsteadbrewing.com.au/beers/our-core-range/#porter-snapshot

Milk Stout - Exit Brewing https://www.exitbrewing.com/core-range

Bogan or Boutique
Cool hops Australian lager - Edge Brewing https://www.edgebrewing.com.au/native-series

Carlton Dry - Carlton and United Breweries (CUB)/ABInBev https://www.carltondry.com.au/product/carlton-dry

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