Top 11 Lessons Building a Brewery and Navigating the Valley of Death (part 2 of 2)

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Last week I put out our first 6 of our Top 11 lessons building Black Hops and in today’s post I’ll go through the final 5 lessons and some thoughts on navigating the brewery valley of death. 6. Don’t Get Too Creative But Also Get Very Creative We’ve learned a few lessons when it comes to being creative with our …

Supply Drop is Changing

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Cheers to everyone who got behind our local delivery app Supply Drop which launched in the first week of the COVID-19 shut downs. It’s been truly epic to still get beer out to people during the last few months and do it in a fun way using our existing team and delivering beers that would previously have only been available …

Taprooms Back Open for Beers Onsite

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Thank you to all our incredible, supportive customers, thank you for still coming in to our taprooms for your takeaway beers. We are so excited to announce we are opening our doors and turning our taps on for onsite consumption from tomorrow Friday 5th June. Things will run within a few new guidelines, please see those below, and we will …

GABS Revival 2020 Online – Friday 5 June

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When the team at GABS announced that GABS wouldn’t be happening in May / June this year we, like many of you were pretty disappointed. GABS has been a big part of our story having attended the event before Black Hops existed and having submitted beers since before we had our own brewery. We also had a fun idea for …