Design Stories

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

Ravenous Pig-Lure Designs

Ravenous Pig-Lure Designs

Some of our favorite tap handles to design are the ones with fun, unique logos. The Ravenous Pig is a brewery with that type of logo. The Ravenous Pig is located in Winter Park, Florida, a suburb of Orlando. Lure Designs, a graphic design company hired by the Ravenous...

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Van der Brew

Van der Brew

The latest “Knockout Design” was for van der Brew, a brewery in Winthrop, Maine! They opened in 2018 and have been busy ever since. Van der Brew’s logo includes a windmill, and they wanted it to be laser-engraved onto a wooden tap handle. The windmill comes from the...

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Concord Craft Brewery-Apres Brewski

Concord Craft Brewery-Apres Brewski

Each one of our designs is just as unique as our client who orders it. Recently, we got a call from Dennis at Concord Craft Brewery, in Concord, New Hampshire. He wanted a ski tap handle for his winter “Apres Brewski.” This is a special winter brew which is...

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Bone Broth Tap Handles

Bone Broth Tap Handles

Recently, Knockout Designs faced an exciting new challenge; designing bone broth tap handles.  A bone broth store called “Brodo” opened a new location in Manhattan. Brodo makes chicken, beef, hearth, and (vegan) mushroom broth. Customers also order different add-ins,...

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Mighty Lucky Photography Studios’ famous door

Mighty Lucky Photography Studios’ famous door

Our 3D modeler, Dano, recently came across a banana tap handle that we designed! It is located in the East Village in NYC, and we also received a warm thanks from Mighty Lucky Photography Studios, the client we made it for. They wrote, “You made our door famous!...

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Tetrad Brewery

Tetrad Brewery

Want to kick back with a cold beer in Greenville, South Carolina? Tetrad Brewing Company has got you covered. The word “tetrad” means a group or arrangement of four. It symbolizes the four ingredients used to make beer: grain, hops, yeast, and water. Tetrad Brewing...

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Cricket Bat Tap Handle

Cricket Bat Tap Handle

Dock Street Brewery in Philadelphia reached out to Knockout Designs to create a wooden cricket bat tap handle. The brewery ordered it for a customer of theirs, Merion Cricket Club in Haverford, PA. Merion Cricket Club serves Dock Street’s Sticky Wicket beer, a Golden...

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Steel Horse Wines at Wooden Wheel Vineyards

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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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