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Craft Beer Podcast Feature: Pro surfers Taj Burrow, Jay Davies and Dino Adrian + Black Brewing Co launch Honest Ale.

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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! @craftbeerlovin’ podcast – Pro surfers Taj Burrow, Jay Davies and Dino Adrian + Black Brewing Co launch Honest Ale.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST on iTunes – #159 Honest Ale (Pro surfers Taj Burrow, Jay Davies and Dino Adrian + Black Brewing Co launch new craft beer). 

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Rad podcast chats!

Yesterday arvo I sat down with Pro Surfers Taj Burrow, Jay Davies and Dino Adrian at Hotel Ravesis in Bondi Beach to introduce a brand new Western Australian beer, Honest Ale, to the East Coast of Australia. 

Honest Ale was born in the Margaret River region of Western Australia in May of 2017 and is the product of these three west oz natives in partnership with the crew at Black Brewing Co.

I actually grew up in Perth and every summer holidays we’d head down to the south coast of WA to Busselton (or Busso as the locals call it) in the Margaret River region and I have so many happy memories of that magical part of the world!

Inspiring chats as Taj, Jay and Dino share their earliest ever childhood memories, what the Honest Ale name means and what Black Brewing Co did to bring their dreams into reality and their advice for any one of you who has a dream, but is afraid to take that first step.

Super chats, super night out with the boys in Bondi Beach. Let’s get into it!  

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST via iTunes – #159 Honest Ale (Pro surfers Taj Burrow, Jay Davies and Dino Adrian + Black Brewing Co launch new craft beer)

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Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!
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DOWNLOAD the PODCAST via iTunes – #159 Honest Ale (Pro surfers Taj Burrow, Jay Davies and Dino Adrian + Black Brewing Co launch new craft beer).

Android Users: Download Castbox Podcast App via Google Play, then Click here to Subscribe to Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast.

Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! @craftbeerlovin’ podcast – Pro surfers Taj Burrow, Jay Davies and Dino Adrian + Black Brewing Co launch Honest Ale.

Social Enterprise Podcast: Daniel Flynn, Thankyou Group co-founder, author and entrepreneur.

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Thank You Group co-founder Daniel Flynn LIVE on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! entrepreneurship podcast.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #152 Daniel Flynn (Thank You Group co-founder). 

Excited to have Thankyou social enterprise co-founder, author and entrepreneur, Daniel Flynn back on the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast! 

A truly excellent episode as we delve into the challenges and rewards of launching a business up into new global markets ahead of the Thankyou Group New Zealand launch, the success & challenges of authoring his first ever book, ‘Chapter One: You Have the Power to Change Stuff’, which smashed Australian records in book sales with $360,000 raised in the first 2 hours and over 50,000 copies sold in the first 28 days and the Thankyou co-founder provides us with a few absolute gems of advice that he would share with any young entrepreneur who wishes to create their own business/chase their dreams and doesn’t quite know where to begin. 

This is that podcast. SO good… Let’s get into it!

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Thank You Group co-founder Daniel Flynn LIVE on Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! entrepreneurship podcast.

REVEL founder Dan Sims & Pinot Palooza 2017 set to take the world by storm!

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Dan Sims (REVEL global wine festival founder) + Dan Wilkinson @hotndelicious chat REVEL, Pinot Palooza 2017 & more!

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #151 Dan Sims (REVEL global wine festival founder). 

REVEL founder, sommelier & global wine festival entrepreneur, Dan Sims, is the man!

Starting out in the wine industry as a sommelier, Dan Sims created a series of large scale rock festival-style wine festivals in 3 different countries (Australia, New Zealand, Singapore) and 9 different cities and with the rebrand of the business this week, REVEL are now set to take on Hong Kong, Japan and the USA.

This weekend the jewel event in the REVEL crown, Pinot Palooza, kicks off in Melbourne and Sydney with over 8,000 party people expected to rock-up at the Royal Exhibition Buildings (Melbourne – Saturday 7th of October) and Carriageworks (Sydney – Sunday 8th of October).

In today’s inspiring and elevating entrepreneurship chats, Dan and I discuss how to work out “What is the business that you’re in?”, the challenges and benefits of renaming an established brand, 2 “pinch-me” moments this former sommelier has experienced by bringing wine to the people in the most beautiful and game-changing fashion via a culture of inclusiveness and Dan shares with us 2 key pieces of motivation and advice for you to take the first steps into your own dream business.

Someone out there has to be successful. Why shouldn’t it be you? Download this Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! podcast free and make a start… make a start today!

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Dan Sims (REVEL global wine festival founder) + Dan Wilkinson @hotndelicious chat REVEL, Pinot Palooza 2017 & more!

Breaking News Exclusive: Jameson Irish Whiskey x Young Henrys Brewery whiskey release.

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Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Edition. Image courtesy of Jameson Irish Whiskey.

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #150 Oscar McMahon (Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Edition announcement). 

Boom! Breaking News!!!! Hot off the press for our 150th episode of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast, we are excited to announce the release of a whiskey collaboration between Young Henrys Brewing & Distillery and Jameson Irish Whiskey!!!!! Excitement! 🍺🥃

Formed off the back of an ongoing relationship of mutual respect, Young Henrys took possession of a number of Jameson Irish Whiskey casks and brewed Craic & Barrel, an Irish Red Ale aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey casks last October. Following the brew, these 10 red ale soaked barrels were sent from Newtown (Sydney) across the ocean back to Midleton, Co. Cork (Ireland), where they were filled with delicious Jameson whiskey and today marks the release of that whiskey! Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Edition, the first Australian whiskey partnership for Jameson Caskmates and a limited edition.

In today’s episode, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet founder Dan Wilkinson catches up with Oscar McMahon of Young Henrys delve into how the collaboration came to be, the challenges that they met along the way making this whiskey, how they came to agree on a recipe, some of the highlights of the whiskey taste-testing trip to Ireland by the Young Henrys boys and much more.

Come get a taste of exciting things to come! Download this exclusive one-on-one with Oscar McMahon on the Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Edition release today!

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻
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To attend the launch of Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Edition:

  • Melbourne – Wednesday October 4th. Leonard’s House of Love. 6pm.
  • Sydney – Thursday October 5th. The Unicorn Hotel. 7:30pm.
Connect with Oscar McMahon (Young Henrys) online:

https://www.instagram.com/younghenrys/

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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Edition. Image courtesy of Jameson Irish Whiskey.

Edge Brewing Co, Mash Beer Fest and Barcelona’s exploding craft beer scene!

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Edge Brewing Co + Mash Beer Fest images by @craftbeerlovin’ AKA Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!) http://www.hotndelicious.com

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #149 Scott Vanover (Edge Brewing Co founder – Barcelona). 

Touchdown Barcelona 🇪🇸  My 1st time in Barcelona ever and the weather is all Thunderbolts & Lightning ⚡⚡⛈⛈  But you can’t keep a good man down and I immediately decide to dedicate Day 1 in Barcelona to indoor sports – AKA delicious tapas & craft beer! 😃🍻✨

Flash forward 24 hours and I’m interviewing inspiring Tech Entrepreneur turned Venture Capitalist and American founder of Barcelona’s largest craft beer brewery, Scott Vanover from Edge Brewing Co for the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! weekly @iTunes entrepreneurship podcast and been invited to the launch party of the inaugural Mash Craft Beer Festival in Barcelona, a craft beer festival collaboration and creation by Edge Brewing, Garage Beer Co, Brewski.se + Whats Brewing craft beer festival in Norway 🇳🇴 Yas! Can’t wipe the smile off my face!

Super inspiring chats with Scott about setting up his first software company at age 16, ambition, the exploding Barcelona craft beer scene, the creation of Mash Craft Beer Festival and chasing your dreams!

Download our EXCLUSIVE Edge Brewing Co @craftbeerlovin’ episode of the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! with founder Scott Vanover below and check out all the kick-ass street art and beers from Mash Craft Beer Festival at Nau Bostik in Barcelona 🎙

P.s. Mad love to Robin Bardon + Jeremy Luz at Edge Brewing for making me feel so welcome, introducing me to Scott and invites to Mash Craft Beer Festival. What a time to be alive! 😃✨🍻🇪🇸  Salud!

P.P.s. Shoutouts to Cora, Michael, Bates + Miranda from Duration Brewing, Nikki and all those who made my first trip to Barcelona, one of the most amazing holidays that I’ve ever had!  Happiness!

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻
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Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

Edge Brewing Co + Mash Beer Fest images by @craftbeerlovin’ AKA Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!) http://www.hotndelicious.com

Boom, Bash, Yeah! BRŁO Brewery, Berlin. LIVE craft beer podcast!

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BRŁO Brewery, Berlin. LIVE craft beer podcast!

DOWNLOAD the PODCAST – #148 BRLO Berlin Craft Beer Brewery – Devin Duffy Meade. 

Boom, Bash, Yeah! BRŁO Brewery, Berlin. LIVE craft beer podcast! 🇩🇪🍻✨

Berlin’s craft beer scene is alive and well! Last week on my very last day on German soil, I treated myself to one last craft beer and streetart walking tour around Berlin to sample some of this magical city’s delicious craft beers and take in the history of Berlin just one last time before jetting out to Australia.

My final stop for the day was BRŁO Brewery. Earlier in the week, I’d sampled their delicious Pale Ale on tap at St Oberholz in Rosenthaler Platz (the co-working space where Soundcloud made its first steps) and wanted to get a taste for the rest of their range.

Much to my delight, while the BRŁO founders weren’t on site, Devin Duffy Meade, self-confessed craft beer nerd, BRŁO’s sales & marketing dude and expert tour guide was in on his days off and I was like.. FUCK it! Let’s record a quick 26 minute podcast! 

Kick-ass chats and if you’ve ever wanted to know more about Berlin’s craft beer scene then THIS is the place to wet your whistle! Oh, and we tell you the awesome story behind what BRŁO means too. Get amongst it!

Download our EXCLUSIVE BRŁO Brewery @craftbeerlovin’ episode of the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! iTunes weekly entrepreneurship podcast with Devin Duffy Meade of BRŁO Brewery by clicking below

P.s. Mad love & shoutouts to bar guru Hannah Morrison at BRŁO for the beer flight, beer + food matching sample for the porter & take-aways… Can you believe Berlin Airport Security made me skull that BRŁO German IPA at the airport??!! 😃✨🍻🇩🇪

Prost!

 

Article & podcast by Dan Wilkinson of Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!  🍻🎙✌🏻
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Exclusive @craftbeerlovin’ Berlin Craft Beer Bar & Brewery Map.
Dan Wilkinson is founder of travel, entertainment & lifestyle biz/brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet and one of Australia’s most experienced social media professional who has driven social media for a range of international brands including Cancer Council Australia, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Philadelphia Cream Cheese & more.

 

BRŁO Brewery, Berlin. LIVE craft beer podcast!

Secure Award-Winning Social Media Strategy + Content For Your Biz.

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Sunset at Bronte Beach by @hotndelicious. Brand building with Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet!

Hot & Delicious Rocks The Planet! with Global Award-Winning Social Media Strategy & Content Production for your brand!

Social Media Strategy, Content Production, Monthly Social Media Calendars, Best Practice Social Media Playbooks, Community Management & Monthly Reporting.

Just 1.5 years after relocating to Sydney from Melbourne (via Los Angeles) to take on Cancer Council Australia as a client, I’ve significantly diversified Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet’s depth of experience across a range of different industries in social media strategy.

After a 3 month stint in California and making the transition from my full-time role as Social Media Lead for SapientNitro in Australia driving social media for Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate, Peroni Italian Beer, Bulmers Original Cider, Oreo, Philly Cream Cheese, Kraft Peanut Butter & more, I decided that I needed a change of scenery, moved up to the beaches of Sydney, knuckling down to the task of operating my own biz again and focusing on project-work with clients across a broad spectrum, including Cosmetics, B2B, Health Insurance, Tech, Health & Wellness, FMCG, Not-For-Profit, Alcohol brands (including craft beer), Travel, Lifestyle and much more.

It’s been a wonderful journey since leaving SapientNitro and we are now in the position where we are expanding Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! to take on new ongoing clients and additional social media strategy projects, as well as ongoing/freelance content production, social media reporting and community management contracts (including Out Of Hours community management – weekends/public holidays and Crisis Management) as part of my ongoing relationships with brands, agency partners and industry friends.

Our clients over the past 12 months include Moula Money (in partnership with Xero), Cancer Council Australia, Mahlab Content Agency (B2B clients on LinkedIn, hbf), Cherry Blooms global cosmetics brand and REBORN Agency. Not only have we managed to grow the business, but in 2017 I became a university lecturer in social media strategy at Macleay College in Sydney for the 1st time, we’ve continued to build the Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! brand through our 2 Instagram accounts, @hotndelicious and @craftbeerlovin’, which have each grown by over 14K+ global followers in the past year, I’ve stepped into brand campaings as a social media influencer myself, speaking engagements at events, had a weekly radio show on Bondi Beach Radio and my weekly iTunes entrepreneurship podcast Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet! continues to go from strength-to-strength, averaging over 2K downloads a month in 2017!

While every project has its challenges, be yours client-side, agency-side or indeed working in your own business, ultimately this past 18 months has been one of the most wonderful, enlightening and rewarding experiences of my life thus far – to take the leap of faith to run your own business and brand, then to see it take off! It makes me so happy!

So if you are keen to audit your brand’s social media presence, to generate a strategy, improve your content production (premium photography, copywriting and yep, we can even create a podcast for your business!), monthly digital reporting and systems & processes that actually drive your business/brand objectives, whilst creating a digital ecosystem that your audience, customers and fans actually want to interact with and be a part of, then we should chat!

Warning: We don’t do inspirational quotes or cat memes as they do nothing to help your business – unless you’re a yoga business or pet store 😜

Design your Social Media Strategy not only for the User Experience, but a strategy that drives Return On Investment! Get in touch!

Dan Wilkinson (Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet!)
info@hotndelicious.com

A few career highlights so far include:

In my time in the advertising industry, we’ve changed the way our clients play in the social media space with innovative thinking, exciting brand building and social media-led campaigns.

When I first joined SapientNitro in July 2013, the Australian arm of the business had never focussed on social media clients before. During my time at the agency, with the support of our global social teams in Miami, New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Toronto, we transformed the Melbourne office into a digitally-focussed business, creating internal ways of working, crisis management & escalation procedures, content production and community management processes, monthly/campaign reporting templates, social listening and analytics tool assessment/review, pitch document creation for successful pitches and more.

I stepped away from full-time agency-life in January to soak up the challenge of further building my own business and brand, Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet, and that of my clients, who crave a forward-thinking digital brand of their own. I want to partner with agencies, brands and clients to create audience-centric content that’s built for the user experience and drives the brand awareness/Reach that ultimately drive foot traffic/sales for their respective businesses.

And that now starts with you…

If you, your agency, your business, your brand or your client are looking to transform the way you approach social media then your journey starts now.

Complete our Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet contact form below and we can start building your presence today.

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Dan Wilkinson works as a Manager, Marketing Strategy & Analysis – Social Media at SapientNitro Australia and is founder of music industry biz, Hot & Delicious Group.

 

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Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet. Social Media Strategy, Monthly Content Creation, Community Management & Reporting. Photo credit: Dan Wilkinson.
Hot & Delicious: Rocks The Planet. Social Media Strategy, Monthly Content Creation, Community Management & Reporting. Photo credit: Dan Wilkinson.