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An Australian podcast about beer and beer stuff.




’sode 91: Luke Finally Learns What A Hot Liquor Tank Is

This week it’s just the two of us, just the two of us. Just the two of us, Dave and I. We unpack the traditional brewery tour and tasting scripts and question if they are all that exciting or beneficial. Do you care what a mash tun or cold liquor tank is? Or do you just want beer? Tune in. http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 00:53:26

Episode 90: Goose Island from Tif

We hangout with old friend and previous guest, Tif Waldron, and learn a bit about her new role with AB InBev/CUB as a High End Beer Ambassador. We ask all the tough questions, and some that aren’t so tough. What those are, you’ll have to tune in.

Duration: 00:32:21

‘Sode 89: Co-Conspirators

This week we hang with the gang from Co-Conspirators. Two couples, four people, eight legs… and they are brewing some great beers that we have quickly become fans of. http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 00:33:32

’sode 88: David and Jamie from Brewmanity

We chat to the guys behind Brewmanity, a brewery set up with aims to give something back. We learn the details behind the brand, and talk about the risks of setting something up that may be construed as a gimmick rather than a beer. Also, Dave and I do the usual thing. http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 01:01:52

’sode 87: Antagonising Change with Bendigo Beer

This week we are in Bendigo chattin Bendigo Beer and Bendigo on the Hop. Founder Trev Birks tells us the story of a couple of guys trying to get better beer into local pubs in 2011; and how that’s grown into a full fledged not for profit that supports local craft beer. http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 00:45:30

’sode 86: No-one Calls Me Goose

This week the two of us kick it at Slowbeer Fitzroy and talk about beer and stuff. Good Beer Week, GABS, NE IPA, Pale Ales, Goose Island, and heaps more. You know the drill. Tune in!

Duration: 01:09:30

‘Sode 85: GABS 2017 - It’s Good

We are live on tape at GABS 2017. The audio is all over the place but the guests are tight. It features Dave from Aether Brewing, Kirrily Waldhorn, Richard from Bentspoke, Stirling from Balter, and Steph from Craft Beer College. What a jam packed extravaganza!

Duration: 00:48:34

’sode 84: Topher from Wildflower

We sit down with Topher from Wildflower Beer. The new brewing/blending project set social media alight when it launched last month and bottles flew off shelves. Topher is passionate about making good beer his own way. We learn all about his fermentation, wild yeasts and ethos. http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 00:49:43

’sode 83: Moon Dog revisit with Josh

3 years, almost to the day, we chat with Moon Dog cofounder, Josh Uljans about their recent expansion and the brand as a whole. Josh is honest and open about the business and their brand. Also, Dave and I crap on a bit about other stuff. Does anyone even read these? http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 01:19:29

‘Sode 82: Brendan from 3 Ravens

Special extra episode this week, featuring Brendan O’Sullivan from 3 Ravens. We drink some crazy barrel aged beer, a Juicy IPA and lager from a tin. All in all, everything Luke and Dave want from life. Also we geek out pretty hard about bugs, barrels and RTDs… http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 01:31:37

’sode 79: Hard Juice Down

This week it’s just the two of us. We talk a lot of guff to be honest. And it’s great! Tune in. http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 00:51:04

’sode 78: GABS H100 New Zealand - Guest Panel

It’s a special episode! We asked a panel of New Zealand drinkers and industry types to unpack GABS New Zealand Hottest 100. The first time the list has been announced in NZ, and the first time we’ve handed over the reins completely. No Dave, no Luke… instead we have Megan Whelan (RNZ Community Engagement Editor), Llew Bardecki (Wild and Woolly), Steph Coutts (Craft Beer College), Dylan Jauslin (The Bottleneck). What a lineup! Hear them talk all about GABS H100 and NZ...

Duration: 01:06:12

‘Sode 76: Steve Jeffares and the Hottest 100 Beers of 2016

This week we speak to Steve Jeffares, all about the GABS Hottest 100 beer poll. The annual poll gets increasing amount of attention and criticism and in our chat we cover everything. Things such as having too many pale ales at the top, beers no one has ever tried landing in the list, and the ”Change the Date” campaign are all discussed.. In addition, Steve updated us about Stomping Ground as well as their support of Midsumma festival and their mentoring program for LGBTQIA+ artists. It’s a...

Duration: 01:07:45

’sode 75: Hop Nation

We venture into the heart of class-war torn Footscray to speak to Hop Nation. A couple of Kiwi wine makers have become firm podcast favourites and we learn how that happened. We also complain about the heat, talk cricket, and some other stuff. You know how this works by now. Their website is here. Social links here, here and here. Full show notes can be found here: http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 01:06:44

’sode 74: Christmas with La Sirene

Our annual Christmas day release. A Christmas, La Sirene, miracle.

Duration: 00:55:43

’sode 69: Jeremy Halse from White Rabbit

This week we start at Hop Nation in Footscray, before throwing to White Rabbit in Geelong. We sit and talk all things White Rabbit with the head brewer Jeremy Halse. Since moving from Healesville, they have expanded their barrel aged program and Jeremy tells us about the direction he would like it to go. We learn about life under Lion ownership, life in Geelong, and get some insight into their range and history. Other than that, we talk some absolute garbage about toast, crowd surfing and...

Duration: 01:16:49

’sode 68: Guy and Ashur from Stomping Ground

We are hanging out at Stomping Ground this week and chatting to head brewer Ashur Hall, and co-founder Guy Greenstone. Many Australian listeners would know Guy as half of the team behind the Local Taphouse and GABS festivals. We get to the bottom of why a brewpub, why the name, and what the team have planned for the future. No show notes for this one, as it’s all Stomping Ground. http://aleofatime.com/

Duration: 01:01:33

’sode 61: Ray Liotta’s Face

Episode 61 of our famous beer podcast, it’s just Dave and I this week and we talk mostly garbage. But it’s garbage worth tuning in to. We discuss Ray Liotta’s face, White Men Can’t Jump; plus beer stuff like Pirate Life, Garage Project, GABS, Big Shed, CUB, Panhead, Lion. Basically everything the modern beer lover wants in their half-informed podcasts.

Duration: 00:44:54

‘Sode 58: Greg from Craft and Co, James from Crafty Pint

This week we have two guests in an extravaganza of a show. Greg from Craft and Co and FB Propack; and James from the Crafty Pint. We learn about how they both ended up doing what they are doing. Plus we talk about buyouts, IPA releases. All the usual guff. Also Dave forgot to bring me beers, ruining my day. Full deets: http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 00:55:08

‘Sode 57: Handshake tips with Wes from Akasha

We chat to Wes from Akasha Brewing in Sydney. He gives us an insight into the origins of Akasha, what their plans are, as well as the best grain for napping on and how to give a good handshake. As well as that, we discuss milkshake beers, Cascade, Thunder Road, Devil’s Backbone and heaps more. All sorts of fun and laughter as usual. Full details here:http://aleofatime.com/category/podcast/

Duration: 01:00:41

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