Archive for the ‘Craft beer’ category

  1. How to make a Jockey Box (portable 4-tap bar system) for under $1,000

    In this post we step you through the exact process we used to make a 4 tap portable beer system (jockey box) for under $1,000.

  2. Our plans to open the Black Hops brewery on the Gold Coast in 2015

    After a quick start last year with our Eggnog Stout release and launch, we set a big goal for 2015 to open a physical brewery. We’ll be releasing an update each month with our progress.

    Here are all the details on what we are planning and the progress so far.

  3. How to brew all grain beer at a non all grain brewery

    In our last post, I mentioned the 4 events we’ll be sending beer to (and attending) at Brewsvegas. We committed to all of these events a while ago but we still had one problem to solve. We don’t have a brewery.

    In this post I’ll run through how we ended up brewing 4 all grain brews at a non all grain brewery.

  4. Brewsvegas here we come (where to drink Black Hops)

    In case you missed it, Brewsvegas was announced this week. We are stoked to be sending Black Hops beer to 4 events.

    Here are all the details for the events we’ll be at. See you there.

  5. Lessons learnt brewing 10 pilot batches of craft beer

    We like brewing pilot batches before committing to a full commercial release. So much so, that we’ve brewed 10 pilots to 1 commercial release!

    Some have worked out almost exactly as we wanted first go, and some haven’t. Here are our lessons learnt so far.

  6. How to brew a stout

    It has been 2 months since we brewed our first commercially available beer; the Eggnog Stout and we are pumped with how it has been received.

    We’ve had a number of people ask us for more info on the process, so I thought I would go in to more detail in this post about how to brew a stout.

  7. Goldtoast Supper Club – Aussie Pale Ale

    A few weeks ago we were approached by our friends at the Goldtoast Supper Club to produce a beer for their upcoming “Colonial Australia” themed dinner party.

    It was going to be a tight squeeze to fit it in, but we will be there with the Goldtoast Pale.

  8. Beer #1 – Eggnog Stout

    In this post we run through our process for making our first beer, the Eggnog Stout.