The words ‘water chemistry’ are probably not the first thing that most people associate with brewing great beer. But without the correct water chemistry balance of salts, ions and minerals during the brewing process, your beer won’t be what it should be.
Since we put our love of beer to the ultimate test and opened our own brewery, Black Hops, we’ve learned a lot of important lessons. In this blog post we go into some of the top ones, some positive, and some not so. To find out more read on..
Those of us who love quality beer can often be limited for choice when it comes to drinking our favourites when we’re out. So how can you, as a beer loving consumer, influence what type of beer gets served at your local? Well one way is by not asking for ‘craft beer’ at all!
It’s been a long journey but we’ve finally opened our brewery and tasting room in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast. I got the boys together for a final podcast to close out our story. Thanks for supporting us, we look forward to the next chapter.
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’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.