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Sparkke Awarded South Australia’s Top Award For Commercial Architecture

Founders First partner, Sparkke has won two awards for their brewpub Sparkke at the Whitmore at the AIA’s South Australian Architecture Awards. Designed by Troppo Architects the venue won the heritage architecture award for restoring the historic pub dating all the way back to 1851, just 15 years after Adelaide’s founding. During the restoration of […]

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Founders First Doubles Craft Beer Distribution In National Retailers For FY21

Success comes to Founders First as annual range reviews for national retailers are completed, +2000 distribution points across national Australian retailers have been secured. Total pack beer distribution points across the portfolio will increase from August after Founders First secured additional distribution through Coles (Liquorland, First Choice Liquor and Vintage Cellars) and Woolworths (Dan Murphy’s […]

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Foghorn Brewery Can King Street Pale

Joining Foghorn’s outstanding range of canned beers is the King Street Pale Ale, a quality craft session ale named after Foghorn’s Brewery on King Street, in the heart of Newcastle. King Street Pale Ale has been road-tested over a long period of time in the brewhouse and enjoyed by customers so much so, it has […]

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Founders First Media Release 15th October 2019

Investors Rush In To Be Part Of Craft Beverage Accelerator Craft beverage accelerator Founders First has completed its series B capital raising, its second for 2019, with the offer oversubscribed. The company was overwhelmed by interest from sophisticated investors both in Australia and overseas. Initially seeking to raise $10 million, the series B offer closed […]

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Concrete Playground On Jetty Road’s South Melbourne Beer Oasis

Concrete Playground reports on Jetty Road’s plans for a South Melbourne venue as hype grows since the brewery announced their intent to expand in the form of an inner-city brewpub. “The team has lodged an application to transform a sizeable chunk of real estate on Market Street into a multi-storey beer oasis, complete with a […]

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Jetty Road Get Mornington Peninsula Magazine’s Tick Of Approval

Mornington Peninsula Magazine has launched their first issue of Eat.Drink. Jetty Road was lucky enough to be one of the first up for review. “Beer-brewing. Local produce. Wide open space and plenty of it. If it isn’t the industrial kick-your-heels-up concrete floors, copper lighting or ceilings that reach for the sky that pull you in, […]

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Jetty Road Crosses State Borders

Founders First partner, Jetty Road continues to expand sales as distribution outlets across Australia grow. Jetty Road is now available in Brisbane and Gold Coast Dan Murphy’s stores. You’ll no longer need to be in Victoria to step into a Dan Murphy’s store to get yourself a Jetty Road Pale Ale. This is one large […]

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Founders First Partners With Jetty Road For Growth

Partnering for Growth: Founders First is working with Jetty Road to accelerate their growth via continued Brand building, increased production capacity, new product development, new venues and broader distribution. With support from Founders First, the ambitious team at Jetty Road Brewery have now added a brew house with capacity to produce 1.5M litres per annum […]

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