Author Archive for Dan

  1. Branding Case Study – Black Hops Pale Ale

    Early April sees us hitting two significant milestones in the history of Black Hops Brewing. Our very first Pale Ale will be officially available, and it will be our first beer to come in cans. In this post we run through the process for designing the cans and boxes for the new Pale Ale.

  2. Lessons learned opening our brewery business

    Since we put our love of beer to the ultimate test and opened our own brewery, Black Hops, we’ve learned a lot of important lessons. In this blog post we go into some of the top ones, some positive, and some not so. To find out more read on..

  3. Pale Ale 12-Pack Slab Pre-order Now Live (Sold Out)

    In April, Black Hops are coming out with our very first beer into cans, our Pale Ale. Read on to see how you can be one of the first to grab a carton when we package it in the first week of April.

  4. Press Release: Black Hops Brewery to Release 12-pack Pale Ale Cans

    Press release for the launch of Black Hops Pale Ale 12-pack cartons.

  5. OPERATION BREWERY S02E04 – Our AIBA Award Submissions(with Hendo)

    This week, Hendo is back to chat about our decisions for the beers we will submit to the AIBAs.

  6. OPERATION BREWERY S02E03 – Beer Design with Matt Vergotis

    This week Dan chats with design boss Matt Vergotis about how we went about the new design for the Black Hops cans and cartons.

  7. Beergustation: heavenly food and beer pairings

    Beergustation is all about matching up great beer and delicious food to create the ultimate stomach lining experience. Read on to discover the beer gastronomy fundamentals, as well as a few of our favourite beer and food pairings.

  8. We’re hiring! – Your mission, bring Black Hops to the people of NSW

    Black Hops is on a mission for a commission sales rep to represent our brand in Sydney.

  9. Black Hops at Brewsvegas 2017

    Brewsvegas is a grass roots, community minded celebration of Brisbane’s burgeoning craft beer culture. Here’s the lowdown on which events Black Hops will be hosting or involved with during Brewsvegas 2017, from 10 – 19 March.

  10. Don’t ask for craft: how you can drive beer choice at your local

    Those of us who love quality beer can often be limited for choice when it comes to drinking our favourites when we’re out. So how can you, as a beer loving consumer, influence what type of beer gets served at your local? Well one way is by not asking for ‘craft beer’ at all!