Gold Coast Amateur Brewing Comp 2021 at BHII

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After a COVID-induced hiatus last year, on 26 June the annual Gold Coast Amateur Brewing Competition (GCABC) made a welcome return to the local beer calendar. The competition is coordinated by the Gold Coast Homebrew Club (GoldCLUB), who are great mates of ours and hold their regular meetings on the second Friday of every month at our Biggera Waters Brewery …

GABS Hottest 100 Wrap Up: Getting G.O.A.T. Into The Top 5

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The GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beer countdown is the biggest ‘people’s choice’ craft beer poll in the country, with 1000’s of beers from all over Australia vying for the chance to claim a place within the pantheon of the favourite craft beers in the land. This year’s countdown took place on Saturday, 23 January, and the vibe across our …

Pink Mist and G.O.A.T. Go Gold At The 2019 Indie Awards

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On Wednesday, 4 September a Black Hops contingent headed down to Melbourne for the seventh annual BrewCon and Trade Expo, which culminated at The Independent Beer Awards (aka ‘The Indies’). This was our first time attending both the Expo and the Awards Night. During the day of the conference it was good to mingle with our independent brewing colleagues from …

2019 AIBA Award Results

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On Thursday 16 May we joined our craft beer industry friends at the annual Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA’s). We have attended the awards for the last 4 years thanks to our generous partners Cryer Malt and HopCo who have given us seats at their tables. This year it was a real thrill for the founders to take the brew …

OPERATION BREWERY S02E01 – Making beer well with Hendo from BrewCult

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Operation Brewery is back! If you missed last season, we focused on how we were going about building our brewery. It’s been 7 months since then and things are a bit different.
This season, Road to the AIBA’s will document our journey to improve the beer we make and work towards the big night for beer in Australia, the AIBA’s in May.

On episode 1 we catch up with good mate and beer legend Steve (Hendo) Henderson about what we have planned.