"This juice bomb features the signature opaque appearance of the style, paired with an explosion of tropical fruit flavours thanks to the generous late addition of Mosaic, Amarillo and El Dorado hops." - Black Hops
What are we getting? Golden straw in colour, light haze with a nice tropical nose. First mouthful brings the anticipated tropical wave, with a hint of grapefruit bitterness that levels the finish slightly to the right of centre on the juice – dry index. Instantly demands another sip!
How should you drink this brew and with what? Pull up a stool in the beer garden and settle in for the afternoon. Its tropical nature definitely lends itself to a solid summer beer, but its good no matter the weather. Taco’s, parmy, whatever you chow down with it, it’ll hold its own.
Who is this beer for? Hazy lovers who don’t want a full-on glass of juice, but still want that hop-tropical hit. When you just want a consistently good beer, Black Hops delivers.
Is this beer readily available? It’s been promoted to their core range, so we have it all the time.
Why do we like this beer? ‘Greatest Of All Time’ may be a fairly generous name and assessment, but there’s no denying the beer’s consistent quality. Perhaps, ‘Good Often Always Tasty’ is a more fair interpretation of what the G.O.A.T is and should be.
Black Hops was started in 2014 by three mates on the Gold Coast as a gypsy outfit. Fast forward 5 years they now have 3 breweries and a wall full of trophies including Australia's 2018 AIBA Champion Small Brewery and 2019 and 2021 RQFWS Champion Brewery. We love their hop forward approach to brewing and their openness to sharing their journey and knowledge to adoring fans.
IN-STORE: if you live in Brisbane drop into one of our two awesome shops. You’ll find My Beer Dealer Caxton Street under our mothership Brewski – it’s one of the few drink-in bottle shops in Brisbane complete with 10 taps for growler and can fills. And My Beer Dealer Eagle Junction is in Clayfield in Brisbane’s north (right next to Eagle Junction train station) with a killer range of beers, wines and spirits.
ONLINE: Choose from our free Click & Collect service from either shop or we’ll package your order up and deliver it pretty much anywhere in Australia for $10 (for up to 20kg). If you’re in a major city your parcel will travel with Aus Post Wine Service.
We’re Antoinette, Natasha, Matt and Simon. We’re good booze lovers just like you. We started our beery journey in 2013 when we opened the famous Brewski on Brisbane’s infamous Caxton Street. In 2018 we opened our first My Beer Dealer under Brewski, it’s one of the few drink-in bottle shops in Queensland and we’re super chuffed with it. 2020 was a big year for us, we launched our online store (you’re looking at it) and opened our second bricks ‘n mortar shop next to Eagle Junction station in Brisbane’s Clayfield (we’re super chuffed with it as well). Both of these have allowed us to complement our awesome beer range with our other passions of good wine and good spirits.
As we’re a small family run business we prefer to support other family businesses and small producers, ensuring that when you visit us it’s not the same old, same old. And by shopping with us we hope you get to feel good about supporting a whole heap of small businesses, just like we do. So if you do choose to buy through us, thank you from us and thank you from our family of suppliers (and thanks for reading this far, our copywriter is stoked).
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