Design Stories

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

Black Calder Brewing Queen Chess Piece Tap Handle

Black Calder Brewing Queen Chess Piece Tap Handle

Creating the Chess Piece Tap Handle Black Calder Brewing contacted Knockout Designs when they needed distribution tap handles for their signature craft libations. Black Calder is just starting to distribute their line of craft brews in Michigan. They wanted their logo...

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Festival Café Negroni Cocktail Tap Handle

Festival Café Negroni Cocktail Tap Handle

Festival Café Negroni Cocktail Tap HandleFestival Café wanted a Negroni cocktail tap handle for their custom Negroni cocktail on tap. Festival Cafe is located in NYC’s Upper East Side. We fabricated a wooden tap handle with “Nitro” laser engraved on one side and...

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Custom Cricket Tap Handle

Custom Cricket Tap Handle

Wah Gwaan Brewery Custom Cricket Tap HandleWah Gwaan Brewing Company is a Jamaican brewery located in Denver, Colorado. Harsha, one of the owners of Wah Gwaan Brewing, ordered custom cricket tap handles to complement the Jamaican theme brewery. The Knockout Design...

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Replay Brewing Joystick and Flipper Tap Handles

Replay Brewing Joystick and Flipper Tap Handles

Replay Brewing Joystick and Flipper Tap HandlesJason, the owner of Replay Brewing, contacted Knockout Designs, located in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts, about creating custom joystick and flipper tap handles, which would complement their arcade game theme...

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Wine Bar Tap Handles for Vineyard

Wine Bar Tap Handles for Vineyard

Fairfield Family Vineyard is a small, family-owned vineyard in southern California. They do not distribute their wine. The owners wanted tapered wooden wine bar tap handles with their family logo on a black backdrop on top. They also wanted the Fairfield name laser...

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Pentagon Tap Handle

Pentagon Tap Handle

Knockout Designs was honored to be asked by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to create a tap handle as a farewell gift. We were thrilled to craft a Pentagon tap handle for our military with its unique design challenges. The tap handle needed to include the...

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Rainbow Pride Tap Handle

Rainbow Pride Tap Handle

Rainbow Pride Tap Handle With the help of Knockout Designs, Provincetown Brewing Company now has a new tap handle: the rainbow pride tap handle! We wanted to help them celebrate pride month with this special rainbow pride tap handle. The 3D-printed rainbow tap handle...

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Brewery Logo Design Tap Handle

Brewery Logo Design Tap Handle

Truth or Consequences Brewing is a client of Knockout Designs located in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. T or C Brewing was recently looking for a new logo design tap handle. We cut the wood in the shape of their logo and then put a decal on the wooden handle to...

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Cooper Landing Brewing Company

Cooper Landing Brewing Company

Cooper Landing Brewing Company Knockout Designs has been manufacturing modern metal tap handles for Cooper Landing Brewing Company since their opening four years ago. Cooper Landing, Alaska, where the brewery is located, is a region of vast natural beauty. This land...

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Fire Maker Brewery-Calamity Jane Golf Club Tap Handle

Fire Maker Brewery-Calamity Jane Golf Club Tap Handle

Fire Maker Brewery in midtown Atlanta was our latest client! They needed two unique private label putter tap handles for their special Calamity Jane Blonde Ale. This beer was named after the putter used by Bobby Jones, an influential 20th-century golfer from Atlanta....

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Nik and Ivy Brewing Tap Handles

Nik and Ivy Brewing Tap Handles

In December of 2020, Paul from Nik & Ivy Brewing contacted Knockout Designs for a laser engraved logo tap handle for their new tap room. Nik & Ivy had opened only four months earlier, in Lockport, Illinois. Paul and Chrissy had a few design ideas for their tap...

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Glass Jug Beer Lab Tap Handles

Glass Jug Beer Lab Tap Handles

Chris at The Glass Jug Beer Lab needed different wooden tap handle designs for the brewery’s beer, seltzer, water and guest tap handles. The Glass Jug Beer Lab is located in Durham, North Carolina, and prides itself on staying involved with the local community. At...

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Hypnotic Chicken Craft Cocktails Tap Handles

Hypnotic Chicken Craft Cocktails Tap Handles

Kari Ann is the owner of Hypnotic Chicken, a restaurant in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Steamboat Springs is a beautiful ski town with a small-town feel as well as many tourists. The restaurant has a large mirrored chicken above the bar. Kari Ann requested a tap...

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Whisk Door Pull for Smallcakes

Whisk Door Pull for Smallcakes

Chris from Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery in Ohio and Indiana wanted the sweetness of his new Smallcakes shop to start when the customers open the door with a custom whisk door pull. The whisk door pull needed to look like a whisk but be strong enough to withstand...

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Angry Fish Brewing Co.

Angry Fish Brewing Co.

Angry Fish Brewing Co   Angry Fish Brewing Co. is a brewery in Lexington, South Carolina that sells house-brewed beer. Joseph from Angry Fish Brewing Company reached out to Knockout Designs for a fish tap handle. He wanted their logo, an angry fish, as a...

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Williams College Mascot Tap Handle

Williams College Mascot Tap Handle

The William Shop Tap Handles Knockout Designs team created a Williams College mascot tap handle for The Williams Shop! The college mascot tap handle includes a purple wooden shaft that says “Williams” in yellow lettering. There are three options that buyers can choose...

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Bounty Fare Wood Guitar Tap Handle

Bounty Fare Wood Guitar Tap Handle

Bounti-Fare Wood Guitar Tap Handle   This new guitar tap handle is one of our most creative designs yet! It is a laser engraved guitar tap handle made as a gift. Mike, our very talented “wood guy,” designed it for his friends at Bounti-Fare. Bounti-Fare is an...

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Azalea City Brewing Company Custom Tap Handle

Azalea City Brewing Company Custom Tap Handle

Azalea City Brewing Company Blackboard tap handle   Azalea City Brewing Co. is a new brewery in Palatka, Florida. Andrea, the brewery’s owner, chose Palatka as the location due to her love for the outdoors. Palatka is home to many trails, and is located on the...

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Tidal Creek Brewhouse

Tidal Creek Brewhouse

Tidal Creek Brewhouse is a beachtown brewery in South Carolina. They serve beer, coffee, and meals all day long. Dara from Tidal Creek asked us to replicate their previous wooden tap handle. Their logo (a fiddler crab holding hops) was carved into the wood. We let...

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Volition Brewing Company

Volition Brewing Company

Volition Brewing Company is a brewery located all the way across the country from Knockout Designs, in North Bend, Washington! The brewery offers beer to-go as well as Founders Club memberships. Both kids and dogs are welcome! Lucas from Volition Brewing Co. ordered...

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