GABS Hottest 100 2021 Wrap Up: G.O.A.T. Goes Top 5 Again

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Ever since pioneering Fremantle Pale Ale Little Creatures took out the title in 2008, the GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beer countdown has been reflective of the breweries and drinking trends that continue to shape and define our ever growing industry. Over the past thirteen years the annual countdown has risen to become one of the highlights in craft beer circles. …

Press Release: Black Hops Announces Launch Of Equity Crowdfunding II.

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Gold Coast: January 2022 Gold Coast craft brewery Black Hops have announced their second Equity Crowdfunding campaign set to launch on January 25th.  This investment round will help fund the large expansion currently underway at their main production brewery; BHII, and the possibility of opening a distillery if the high end of the scale is reached. The campaign will be …

2021 Black Hops Wrap Up

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Following on from the challenges of 2020, the past 12 months has been one of further consolidation and growth in the world of Black Hops. We’re proud to say that we still remain majority founder owned and independent, having no institutional investors or venture capital input. On the brewing front we brewed 104 different beers in 2021, consisting of 76 …

Press Release: Black Hops Enter The NFT Realm, Announce Launch of Beta Team

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Gold Coast: December 2021 Gold Coast craft brewery Black Hops have announced the launch of the Black Hops Beta Team, an exclusive meeting point for like-minded individuals with a passion for beer, cryptocurrency, NFTs and Web3. With the flourishing growth in digital assets via non-fungible tokens (NFTs) during 2021, CEO Dan Norris recognised an opportunity for the rapidly growing craft …

24 Reasons To Celebrate The 2021 Indies

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The annual Australian Independent Beer Awards (aka The Indies) is Australia’s largest independent beer competition and provides an opportunity for brewers to benchmark their beers while recognising excellence within the brewing industry. For the second year running this year’s event was held as a virtual ceremony, streaming from a Melbourne studio due to the impacts of the pandemic. A number …

Black Hops Recognised As One Of Australia’s Fastest Growing Companies

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For the past 31 years respected business publication The Australian Financial Review (AFR) have published their Fast 100 and Fast Starters lists, in recognition of the fastest growing businesses and start ups in Australia over the previous 12 months. This was our first year of being eligible for the Fast 100 list, so we were stoked to be recognised as …

Taking Murder Hornet To The Can Design Awards

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The GABS Can Design Awards, now into their second year, are held in recognition of the fine art of designing a killer craft beer can. At last year’s inaugural event we were stoked to make the list of finalists with our limited release Moondancer Hazy IPA, with can designer Troy creating a new character, affectionately dubbed ‘Hop Man’, dancing around …

Home Guard Incoming: Black Hops Beer Club Has Landed

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On Friday, 15 October we officially launched Home Guard, an exclusive beer club for lovers of fresh and limited release Black Hops Beers. The concept ties in with our bi-monthly limited release beers, which this year has seen us put out limited batches of previous favourites such as Super G.O.A.T., Neverland and Caribbean Haze, as well as new releases like …