Posts Tagged With ‘craft beer’

  1. Brewery Finance – How we are going about raising money to build Black Hops

    On the Black Hops blog, we like to tackle questions that we and other new breweries found it hard to find answers to when we started. Raising investment finance is one of the biggest examples of a topic like this. In this post we dig into all the options that we’ve either used or considered to help fund Black Hops.

  2. OPERATION BREWERY S02E06 – Season Finale our AIBA Results

    In the final episode of this series we catch up with Hendo again and wrap up the AIBA awards and discuss our results and lessons learned.

  3. Why we put Black Hops beer in cans

    Here at Black Hops we’ve recently made the switch to selling our beer in cans. In this post we look at why we’ve gone down this road, and why cans are just as good as bottles when it comes to beer.

  4. Craft beer bullshit: Impress your mates with these top 10 jargon terms

    Craft beer lingo can be a bit of a mystery for those not part of the scene. So Black Hops head brewer Govs has put together a top ten list of craft beer jargon, to help you know your dank from your lacing.

  5. Craft beer prices: how much does beer cost to make?

    We often get asked how much it costs to brew our beer, so in this post we go into all of the costs associated with making one of our most popular craft beers, Beach House.

  6. How we come up with the styles and names of Black Hops Beers

    We often get asked how we came up with the ideas and recipes for Black Hops beer. In this post we go into how we settled on our range of beers and what the names of the beers mean.

  7. What is Gypsy Brewing?

    In this post we talk about gypsy or contract brewing, in particular what it is, how we made it work for Black Hops and factors to consider if you are looking at making the jump from home brewing to commercial brewing.

  8. OPERATION BREWERY EP4 – What beer should we brew? Black Hops hits the streets

    In the podcast this week we hit the streets of the Gold Coast to find out what beer is selling well to help us arrive at a core range of beers. We also provide an update on how things are going with our plans to build a brewery.

  9. Shit’s getting real – We’re brewing the Eggnog Stout in October

    A few months ago over a beer (or 2), Eddie, Govs and I (Dan) decided to make our own Eggnog Stout. We made the beer, and 6 other beers as small pilot brews as we worked towards doing a commercial batch.

    Today we are happy to announce that it’s happening! Here are all the details.