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 …

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 …