Design Stories

Every Knockout Designs’ knob, handle and tap tells a story–

Steel Horse Wines at Wooden Wheel Vineyards

Here at Knockout Designs, our latest adventure was designing a wine tap handle! A winery called Wooden Wheel Vineyards LLC, in Keota, Iowa, requested five tap handles for serving their Steel Horse Wine. They wanted a wooden tap handle, screen-printed with the Iron...

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Provincetown Brewing Company

Provincetown Brewing Company participates in recreational activism, or, as they call it, draftivism. They donate a portion of every sale to charity, so you can always feel great about yourself and know that you’re supporting important causes while enjoying a...

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Guadalupe Mountain Brewing

April at Guadalupe Mountain Brewing Company in Carlsbad, NM reached out to us in search of the perfect tap handle. She wanted their logo to be printed in plastic and on top of a wooden tap handle. Guadalupe Mountain Brewing Co. is a spacious brewery that serves beer,...

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The Barn Bar at the Williams Inn

- Williamstown MA Knockout Designs is based out of North Adams, MA, close to Williamstown, the home of Williams College and the New Williams Inn. The new restaurant and bar at the New Williams Inn, called The Barn, needed beer tap handles. They wanted the tap handles...

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Jersey Cyclone Brewing Company

Jersey Cyclone Brewing Company, a new brewery in Somerset, New Jersey opened in May. Jan, the owner of Jersey Cyclone, wanted a cyclone tap handle to promote his Jersey Cyclone Brews. The metal cyclone is 3D-printed in black steel. It is strong enough to withstand...

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St. Augustine Lighthouse Pull

A unique Father’s Day gift Kori decided to order a custom tap handle of the St. Augustine lighthouse for her husband for Father’s Day. She described the lighthouse to us in detail, and we also found images of it online. For the base, we used wood and black and white...

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Paddle Hard Beer Tap

Paddle Hard Brewing is new brewery in Grayling, Michigan. Dave and Cindy, the owners and brewers of Paddle Hard Brewing, wanted their tap handle to resemble a racing paddle. A racing paddle is different from an everyday canoe paddle, and this distinction was important...

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Garrett’s Brewery

Our latest client was Garrett’s, a new brewery in Trumansburg, NY. Garrett’s serves many different types of house-crafted brews. They serve Pilsner Beer, #Almost, a variety of seasonal beers, and more. Garrett’s hosts their own events, such as “Girls Pint Out” night...

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Copper City Brewery Rome, NY

For Copper City Brewing Company in Rome, NY (aka known as Copper City), Knockout Designs was able to make a challenging tap handle design cool, unique, functional, and sturdy. At Copper City Brewing Company, everything is made of copper. Their beer tap handles are no...

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Betsy the Cow Door Knocker

Here at Knockout Designs, we were recently presented with a very challenging but also interesting project. Lisa, our customer, loves cows and wanted a cow door knocker for the front door on her beautiful new home in the Berkshires. “Betsy” the cow door knocker, now...

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New Knockout Knobs Banana Door Handle

Truly nothing is off-limits at Knockout Knobs!  Our latest creation was this banana door handle for a photography studio in NYC. They wanted a realistic-looking banana door handle to complement their new front door. We fully supported their idea and thought a piece of...

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Skewed Brewery Logo Tap Handles

This week, we designed an intricate set of logo tap handles for Skewed Brewery to help the bar rebrand itself. Skewed Brewery is a locally-owned bar in Watertown, New York. The owners reached out to us to help refurnish the design of their place. Their former tap...

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Log Tap Handle for The LOG Restaurant

The LOG is a bar and pizza restaurant in Williamstown, Massachusetts, so of course, they needed a tap handle that fit the name of their restaurant—it had to be a log. Not only is it the name of the restaurant, but logs also give off a woodsy vibe that makes students,...

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Pineapple Door Pull “Welcome!” for Heather’s Barn

Pineapples are a welcome symbol, and have been since colonial times. Back in colonial times, they were so rare that people would rent them out as a decoration for parties, rather than buying them to eat. This is why Heather wanted custom pineapple door pulls for her...

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Custom Tap IDs Beer

A Tap Handle for Cooper Landing Brewing Company in Alaska (3D printing, woodworking and laser engraving all in one tap handle) Cooper Landing Brewery Company in Cooper Landing Alaska needed a beer tap handle for their new tap room. The brewery presented Knockout Knobs...

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Hops in a Circle Beer Tap Handle

An interchangeable plastic logo in our red plastic circle Knockout Knobs uses plastic 3D printing and a simple wood tap handles to create a less expensive custom tap handle. We can print the plastic rim in a variety of colors. The interchangeable hops design can also...

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Unique tap handle

Good News Brewing Company requested a tap handle with their logo A two color plastic printed custom unique tap handle Designing a custom tap handle for Good News Brewing Company created some challenges for Knockout Knobs. Good News Brewing wanted a two color unique...

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Home Brewer Tap

A Bulldog Custom Tap Handle for a Home Brewer Hitman Brewery wanted a tap handle with their beloved bulldog logo At Knockout Knobs our minimum is one. This makes us the perfect tap handle designer and manufacturer for home brewer taps. Craft beer enthusiasts devote a...

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