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 …
On the rise Gold Coast trio Black Hops Brewing are set to launch an all out assault on this year’s Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS). And the not-so-secret weapon in their amber arsenal is a one of a kind beer brewed especially for the event, which they’ve christened Assault Trifle.
We can’t wait for Good Beer Week to kick off in Melbourne. Here is a run down of the events we are involved in. If you are in town, hit us up for a beer! All week – Pint of Origin QLD at Fitzroy Pinnacle Pint of Origin is one of the great and enduring Good Beer Week events, providing …
If you’ve been following along our journey you’ll know we were building our craft beer brewery, on a tight budget, going directly to a Chinese manufacturer called Tiantai.
In this post we will run through the process of getting it from China and installed in our brewery in Burleigh Heads.
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.
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 our last post, I mentioned the 4 events we’ll be sending beer to (and attending) at Brewsvegas. We committed to all of these events a while ago but we still had one problem to solve. We don’t have a brewery.
In this post I’ll run through how we ended up brewing 4 all grain brews at a non all grain brewery.
In case you missed it, Brewsvegas was announced this week. We are stoked to be sending Black Hops beer to 4 events.
Here are all the details for the events we’ll be at. See you there.
We like brewing pilot batches before committing to a full commercial release. So much so, that we’ve brewed 10 pilots to 1 commercial release!
Some have worked out almost exactly as we wanted first go, and some haven’t. Here are our lessons learnt so far.
It has been 2 months since we brewed our first commercially available beer; the Eggnog Stout and we are pumped with how it has been received.
We’ve had a number of people ask us for more info on the process, so I thought I would go in to more detail in this post about how to brew a stout.