BWS is undertaking a nationwide multi-million dollar campaign to promote 92 Australian local independent breweries, distilleries and wineries.
News briefs from Braeside, Hemingway’s, The Good Beer Co and Hop On Brewery Tours as well as Founders First and the Restaurant & Catering Association.
The recent recall of Black Hops’ Extra Eggnog shows smaller brewers have taken on board the need for recall procedures but also highlights the pressures faced by small brewers in the endless quest for novelty.
FB*PROPAK has access to US canning and brewing technology through its new partnership with equipment manufacturer Alpha Brewing Operations.
Black Hops has collaborated with packaging specialist Fibre King to develop an automated case packer machine for smaller breweries, saying “the requirements of the Australian craft industry have been overlooked”.
Gold Coast-based Black Hops Brewery is the latest Australian brewery to announce an equity crowdfunding campaign.
This week we were very fortunate to be joined by marketing consultant and Pink Boots Australia Vice President, Zoe Ottaway, for her very thoughtful analysis on the Black Hops beer issue,
Equity crowdfunding by breweries overseas has been effective overall, despite some high profile failures, according to Pozible.
Black Hops Brewing is seeking investors from within its fanbase to help finance the expansion of its Gold Coast brewery, which has already reached capacity.
A new book documents Queensland start-up Black Hops’ rapid rise from craft beer drinkers to brewery owners.