As per our motto of being ‘the least covert operation in brewing’, we want to share all of our brewing stories with you, both good and bad. Brews don’t always go according to plan, but as we’ve found out, sometimes this can be a good thing! We’ll be doing a series in the blog, on examples where our brewing mishaps …
In our last episode, we covered our plans to raise money via crowdfunding for our brewery. This episode, after a successful campaign raising $17,800 we regroup and discuss all of the other financial considerations for building a brewery. We go down into fine detail of how much it’s costing, how much we’ve spent so far and where to from here.
Gold Coast trio Black Hops Brewing are aiming to become the first brewery in Australia to successfully launch via crowd funding, when they launch their Pozible campaign on 11 January 2016.
We recently returned from Jinan, China to inspect our brewing equipment.
In this post we run through a detailed account of events and what you need to know before buying brewing equipment from China.
In this post we give you a copy of the pitch deck we used to raise money to build our brewery. We also detail the purpose of each slide and what we talked about for each. You can use this as a resource for your own pitch deck, and even download it and use it as a starting point.
In this post we step you through the exact process we used to make a 4 tap portable beer system (jockey box) for under $1,000.
We’ve been busy making plans to open our brewery on the Gold Coast by the end of 2015.
Here is an update on everything that’s happened in the last few months, including an epic GABS result!
After a quick start last year with our Eggnog Stout release and launch, we set a big goal for 2015 to open a physical brewery. We’ll be releasing an update each month with our progress.
Here are all the details on what we are planning and the progress so far.
In this post we run through the detailed process of how we have made our first commercial beer.
We cover everything from yeast prep, to milling the grain, all the way through to kegging and choosing our launch venue.
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.