Here at Black Hops we’ve recently made the switch to selling our beer in cans. In this post we look at why we’ve gone down this road, and why cans are just as good as bottles when it comes to beer.
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!
Our location has been something we’ve been working towards for a long time. In this, our second last episode in the series of launching our brewery, we reveal our location. We also run through the upcoming GABS festival, what we are working on what specifically how we came to our location.
This week we are stoked to announce the release of our new podcast, Operation Brewery. The show will be a 10 part series that takes you into our world as we work on opening the Black Hops Brewery and Cellar Door on the Gold Coast, Australia. In episode 1 we take you inside our investor meetings as we start the process …
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.
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.
A few weeks ago we were approached by our friends at the Goldtoast Supper Club to produce a beer for their upcoming “Colonial Australia” themed dinner party.
It was going to be a tight squeeze to fit it in, but we will be there with the Goldtoast Pale.