The Hop Bag

Archives for October 2016


18 Year Olds and Beer Bars

October 31, 2016

This weekend, I had the pleasure of taking my newly 18-year-old daughter out for drinks.  It was just her and I at home for the weekend, so I thought I would make the most of it.  The downside of it all was that as she is still on her Learners, I was designated driver.  None Read More →


White Lies launch brewery bar on Brisbane’s south!

October 18, 2016

Last week, I had the great pleasure of sharing a beer with Lee from White Lies Brewery to celebrate a significant moment in Lee’s and all Brisbane Craft Beer drinkers’ lives – White Lies Bar is now fully licensed. Like most applications for breweries and bars in Brisbane, Lee’s DA and License took far longer Read More →


Success and two new breweries

October 6, 2016

The last couple of weeks have seen a major change in the beer consumption landscape in my life, due to a major success. And as a result of that, visiting other breweries, such as Black Hops at Burleigh, have now become a much more pleasurable event. So starting with the success – if you have Read More →