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Jetty Road Founders To Leave Brewery

Jetty Road Founders To Leave Brewery

The two faces best associated with Jetty Road are set to leave the business they founded, with Blake Bowden and Grant Bowden set to sell their shares at the end of the year. We spoke to them about their decision and future plans.

October 28, 2021 by Will Ziebell


Founders First Take FogHorn To The Hunter

February 4, 2020 by Crafty Pint

Founders First's rapid rise to prominence within the Australian beer industry continues this week with the purchase of Potters Brewery and Brasserie in the Hunter Valley, set to become a second home for FogHorn.


Founders First Continue To Accelerate

November 25, 2019 by Will Ziebell

Founders First, the "craft accelerator" that started out with an investment in Jetty Road, today they'll announced they're adding SA beverage company Sparkke to their portfolio, continuing a frantic burst of activity ahead of their IPO.


Sauce To Open Brewpub In Cairns

October 23, 2019 by James Smith

Marrickville hazemeisters Sauce are heading north. They're to open a brewpub in the heart of Cairns in the middle of 2020, thanks to a new partnership with "craft accelerator" Founders First, who are already invested in Jetty Road and FogHorn.


FogHorn Sounds Anew

January 31, 2019 by James Smith

Late in 2018, word spread that FogHorn, the highly-rated Newcastle brewpub was up for sale. In truth, it was a case of one founder looking to get out and the other, head brewer Shawn Sherlock, looking to the future. And now he is.


Beer Travel: Nelson-Tasman

October 2, 2017 by Jono Galuszka

While Wellington claims to be New Zealand’s "craft beer capital" and cities like Christchurch and Auckland occasionally stake a claim for the title, the Nelson/Tasman area feels like its home. Our Man In NZ Jono Galuszka recounts his weeklong road trip through the area,

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