Black Hops beer

Our core range of beers


Our core range of beers are available in bars around Queensland, and our Brewery & Taproom in Burleigh Heads.

Pale Ale – 4.8%

Defined by a balance of pale malted barley and tropical hop aromas, our Pale Ale is light in colour but big in flavour. But don’t overthink it. It is what it says on the tin, a Pale Ale, the Black Hops beer for every occasion.

Grain: Australian grain – Pale malt, Wheat & Vienna

Hops: Dr Rudi (NZ) and Vic Secret (AUS) for bittering. Cascade (US), Motueka (NZ) and Mosaic (US) for aroma.

Yeast: American Ale.

Hornet – (6% IPA)

Dry, angry and bitter, Hornet has some serious sting with a balancing aroma of stone and citrus fruits. This modern IPA drinks with a subtle sweetness and a sturdy presence of hop bitterness.

Grain: American Pale 2 Row, Crystal, Carapils

Hops: Dr Rudi, Victoria Secret, Motueka, Riwaka, Cascade

Yeast: American Ale

Beach House (Australian Saison) – 4.8%

Our Gold Coast take on the traditional French Farmhouse ale. Light bodied, low bitterness and dry, makes this easy drinking. Delicately hopped, giving tropical aromas whilst letting the yeast shine through with zesty fruit & spice.

Grain: Australian barley & wheat.

Hops: Summer, Vic Secret, Nelson Sauvin & Citra.

Yeast: French Saison.

Lay Day (Tropical Lager) – 4.4%

A super sessionable lager brewed with pilsner malt and rolled oats to give a smooth, velvety body. A big late addition of New Zealand and American hops delivers a refreshing aroma of tropical fruits.

Grain: Pilsner Malt and Rolled Oats

Hops: Dr Rudi (NZ) and Vic Secret (AUS) for bittering. Cascade (US), Motueka (NZ) and Mosaic (US) for aroma.

Yeast: Lager.

30 Cal (Mid Strength Pale Ale) – 3%

Our mid strength take on the classic hop-forward West Coast style Pale Ale is bold yet refreshing. The punchy character from U.S. hops is balanced with a distinct malt base. At 3%, it’s the Black Hops beer to keep you in the battle for longer.

Malt: Pale Barley, Wheat, Supernova

Hops: Dr Rudi, Citra, Amarillo, Simcoe

Yeast: American Ale

Eggnog Stout – 5.8%

A dry Irish Stout with subtle notes of nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla bean and French brandy. It showcases a mild bitterness through the use of roasted barley and a generous late hop addition. Our first commercial release and a beer that is close to our heart.

Grain: A blend of Black, Chocolate & Roasted Barley.

Hops:East Kent Goldings (UK).

Yeast: Irish Ale.

Pink Mist (Raspberry Saison) – 4.7%

A Saison brewed with fresh raspberries and delicately hopped with Nelson Sauvin & Citra hops. This results in a beautiful pink colour with tart berry flavour and a dry crisp finish.

Grain: Australian Barley & Wheat.

Hops: Citra & Nelson Sauvin with Raspberry additions

Yeast: French Saison.

Seasonal IPA’s

Code Red – 6.2% (Autumn Release Red IPA)

A classic American Red Ale, boasting a rich toffee malt body and a luscious ruby colour with minimal yeast character, providing a clean finish and allowing the Simcoe, Citra and Mosaic hops to shine through.

Grain: Ale Malt, Crystal Malt, Chocolate, Oats.

Hops: Magnum, Citra, Simcoe, Mosaic.

Yeast: American Ale.

ABC Bomb – 6.5% (Winter Release Black IPA)

This hoppy black ale is balanced by strong citrus and pine hop aromatics and a distinct toasty dark malt character. The use of Citra, Cascade and Chinook hops give this beer a genuine American IPA backbone with a unique spice flavour through the addition of rye.

Grain: Black, Chocolate, Munich & Crystal.

Hops: Citra, Cascade & Chinook.

Yeast: American Ale.

Flash Bang – 6.8% (Spring Release White IPA)

An American Wheat IPA with big citrus and pine hop aromas.
Light bodied with a smooth finish, perfect IPA to get you through Spring.

Grain: Malted wheat & flaked wheat 50%, Pale Malt, 2 Row & crystal 50%

Hops: Magnum (Bittering), Cascade & Chinook Whirlpool. Dry Hop – Citra, Amarillo, Cascade

Yeast: West Coast Ale

Super Hornet

The Super Hornet DIPA is an upgraded redesign of our Hornet IPA, fitted with extra ABV firepower and extended bitterness range, this bad boy is destined to establish flavour superiority. Loaded with an armament of fresh NATO hops, you will smell this beer before you even see it coming.

Grain: Ale Malt, Light Crystal, Carapils, Caramunich, Wheat

Hops: Dr Rudi, Motueka, Mosaic, Cascade, Kohatu, Vic Secret

Yeast: American Ale

Here is where you can drink our beer.