Press Release: Black Hops II Brewery Opening in Biggera Waters on Saturday, 2 March

Dan About Black Hops, Brewing business, Events, Press Release

Gold Coast, Australia – 1 March 2019 Award winning independent Gold Coast Brewery, Black Hops, are officially opening their second brewery and taproom, Black Hops II, on Saturday, 2 March. Situated at the northern end of the Gold Coast, at 14 / 665 Pine Ridge Road Biggera Waters, Black Hops II will complement the original Black Hops brewery and taproom, …

Announcing the Black Hops Equity Crowdfunding Round

Dan Brewing business, Crowdfunding, Finance

We are excited to announce that shortly we will be running our equity crowdfunding campaign. In 2015 in an Australian first, we launched our brewery using a crowdfunding campaign to help fund the opening. After waiting a long time for equity crowdfunding to become legal in Australia, we are now aiming to launch our second brewery, in another first, via …

Our equipment setup for Black Hops Brewery II: Part 1

Dan About Black Hops, Brewing, Brewing business, Equipment

Recently on the blog we posted an update on how the new Black Hops brewery is progressing. We briefly discussed some of the new brewing equipment required to meet our up-scaled production targets. But that was only scratching the surface. So in this 2-part post we’ll dig into our specific equipment we are running with for BHII. In this post …

How we raised $400,000 in under a week to fund the Black Hops brewery expansion

Dan Brewing business, Crowdfunding, Finance

It’s been 3 years now since the concept of Black Hops was born, off the back of Eddie’s original idea to brew an Eggnog Stout. One thing we’ve learnt over the journey so far is that operating a brewery is an expensive business. In this post we go into detail about how we raised $400,000 in our latest investment round …