It’s been over a year since a raft of breweries made their debut with equity crowdfunding, including Dainton Brewery and Black Hops. We got in touch with the brewers to find out how the last 12 months have played out.
Black Hops Brewing
Liquor licensing regimes in Western Australia and South Australia are hindering companies thinking about equity crowdfunding in those states, according to industry players including law firm partner Jessica Patterson.
Stone & Wood, Balter, Black Hops and Burleigh Brewing will be joined by 19 independent Australian breweries and distillers for the Backyard Invitational Gold Coast on Saturday 17 August.
Gold Coast brewery Black Hops has hit its fundraising target of $400,000 just six days after opening to the public.
Reigning Champion Small Brewery Black Hops Brewing, has this afternoon been forced to take down and apologise for a Facebook post, deemed by Pink Boots Society Australia as “degrading” and “tacky”.