Archive for the ‘Craft beer’ category

  1. America Trip Wrap Up – 9 things that stood out about the U.S. Craft Beer scene

    We had a ball checking out the American craft beer scene recently. Here’s 9 things that really stood out for us while we were there.

  2. Recon Series: small batch creative brewing

    Black Hops has always prided itself on pushing the boundaries when it comes to creative beers. In this article we’ll go through how we are approaching brewing some of our more interesting beers.

  3. India Pale Ale: the history and flavour of IPA’s

    India Pale Ales (aka IPA’s) are one of the most popular beer styles in craft beer circles. In this post we discuss the history of IPA’s, what gives them their unique flavour and walk you through the Black Hops range of seasonal IPA’s.

  4. Stout vs Porter: WTF is the difference?

    A question we often get asked is, WTF is the difference between a Porter and a Stout? So our head brewer, Govs, has had a shot at solving the riddle and explaining the difference between these two fine styles of ale.

  5. 2017 AIBA Beer Award Results

    Find out which Black Hops beers took out top honours at this year’s Australian International Beer Awards (AIBAS).

  6. What’s the deal with beer colour?

    Beer comes in various shades of amber, brown and black. In this post we look at the what gives each beer its own unique colour, and apply this to four of our favourite Black Hops beers.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  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!