Ale of a Time

Beer and beer related things

Manatee beers

A manatee joke is a kind of humour popularised by Family Guy and satirised by South Park. A manatee joke is when one of the characters says something that has … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer Basics: Buying beer

Should be easy, right? You go into a shop, you chose a beer and you pay your money. Nice and simple. But given the amount of beers out there now, … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

Podcast ‘sode 18: IPA, sexism and no guest.

This ‘sode we discuss IPA day and it’s ilk, as well as what it means for a beer to be an IPA and talked about beer styles. We also discussed reviewing and … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Red Duck – Gruitest

This is only the second Red Duck beer I’ve tried in over a year I think. The other, was only a few days ago. Despite them releasing a ridiculous amount of … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 3 Comments

Random Thoughts (this is not a writers block post)

I’m just a guy who loves writing and has slacked off on it a lot lately. Half formed post-ideas are not forming into the full-bodied posts I want. So here … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

Podcast ‘Sode 17: Fashion Advice with the Beer Diva

This week we talked about Crown Golden Ale, Stone’s new indiegogo campaign and were joined by Kirrily Waldhorn, the Beer Diva. We discussed how she became the Beer Diva, her … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Podcast ‘Sode 16: At the Nest with Jayne of Two Birds

We spoke to Jayne Lewis, one half of Two Birds Brewing who have just opened their brewery and brewery tasting room in Melbourne’s west. We discussed their beer, brand, venue, contract brewing, … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Good beer is the new premium

Beer is changing and we all know it. People are leaving commercial lagers in droves for niche offerings and it shows no sign of slowing. I don’t need to cite … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Podcast ‘sode 15: All the best stuff was off mic; with Boneyard Brewing

This week we had some spilt beer, technical difficulties and a lot of fun with Chris and Brendan of Boneyard brewing. A great chat covering beer and food, homebrewing, Berliner … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

Podcast ‘sode 14: Slightly dated sports references and Sean from Killer Sprocket

This week we spoke to Sean from Killer Sprocket about how he started brewing; his branding and his ethos. We also make some sports references that are no longer current, some … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment
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