Why You Should Drink Hoppy Beer Fresh

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When it comes to craft beer, the saying ‘drink fresh’ is a good adage to drink by. And this is especially the case when it comes to beers that contain a strong hops flavour profile, such as Pale Ale’s, Hazy’s & IPA’s. Previously on the blog we’ve published an article called ‘How To Make Sure You Are Drinking The Freshest …

Semi-Pro Brewing Co. sells to Black Hops Brewing

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After knowing each other for years and many beer-fuelled nights together, Black Hops Brewing is putting a ring on Semi-Pro Brewing Co. and making the relationship official, giving one of South East Queensland’s favourite independent breweries a Brisbane home. From 26 October, Semi-Pro Brewing’s 10 hl production space and 100-seater taproom in East Brisbane will become Black Hops Brewing’s Brisbane …

How We’ve Moved to a More Environmentally Friendly Online Packaging Process

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Packaging and distribution is the final phase of our beer production process, following on from the brewing and cellaring phases. Previously on the blog we’ve gone into detail on our canning and packaging processes: In this post we covered off what we use for our canning and packaging solutions and how they operate across both our sites. And in this …

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 …