What happened to the old Swan Brewery?
In 1981 Alan Bond purchased the Swan Brewery, and eventually controlled around half of Australia’s beer market, with almost all the market in Western Australia. New owners Lion Nathan closed the Canning Vale operations of the Swan Brewery in 2013 and moved production of the Swan and Emu brands to South Australia.
Who bought Swan Brewery?
In 1978 the brewery was relocated to Canning Vale, an industrial estate in Perth’s southern suburbs. In October 1981 Alan Bond, through his company, Bond Corporation purchased the Swan Brewery for A$164M.
Is West End brewery closing?
The end of production comes eight months after brewery owner Lion announced it would close the historic site because of declining beer sales, intense competition from craft brewers and rising costs.
Where is Emu Export brewed now?
Reschs (“the beer we drink round here”) is brewed at CUB’s Yatala Brewery in Queensland, whilst Emu Export is brewed at Lion’s West End Brewery in South Australia and Tooheys in New South Wales, after the WA’s Swan Brewery closed in 2012.
Who owns the old brewery?
Samuel Smith Old Brewery
|The Old Brewery, High Street, Tadcaster|
|Headquarters||Tadcaster, North Yorkshire , England|
|Key people||Humphrey Smith|
What is the Old Swan Brewery used for?
The Old Swan Brewery, acquired by Besen in 2006, is a significant Perth property. The site stands today as a mixed-use precinct with residential apartments, commercial floor space for offices and restaurants, and a car park.
What is happening to West End Brewery site?
Lion has appointed global asset specialists Hilco Global APAC, in a joint venture with FA Maker to manage the sale of major assets from the West End Brewery. The appointment follows the announcement, in late 2020, of Lion’s plan to close the site at the end of June 2021.
Is West End Draught still being made?
In October 2020, Lion announced the closure of the Thebarton plant in June 2021, with production of West End Draught being transferred to breweries in Victoria.
Do they still make Emu Bitter?
We’ve got a beer for that! Emu Bitter is a classic beer. Since 1923 this Western Australian favourite has been delighting drinkers. A delightful fresh crisp lager with just the right amount of bitterness.
Who owns Emu Bitter?
Emu is a beer brand name now owned by Lion. It was originally brewed by the Emu Brewery in 1908 until the brewery’s sale to the Swan Brewery in 1927.
Who owns Sam Smith?
Humphrey Smith, who runs Samuel Smith’s, was visiting the Fox and Goose in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, seven weeks after it opened.
How many pubs does Sam Smith’s own?
The Perfect Pub Samuel Smith’s Brewery operates in the region of 200 pubs; most are small pubs situated in the former mill, mine and steel areas of the north of England.
Who bought the West End Brewery?
Lion has sold the brewhouse equipment in its closed-down West End brewery in Adelaide to Victoria’s Ostra Distillers. The brewhouse can produce 120 million litres per annum allowing great control over the flavour profiles that distilleries produce at this capacity.
Where is West End Draught made now?
The West End brewery sits on an 8-hectare site on Port Road at Thebarton, just across the River Torrens from the Adelaide Entertainment Centre and about 1.7 kilometres from Adelaide’s CBD.
What beer does Emu Export taste like?
Emu Export is toted as a medium bittered and full bodied beer with a crisp clean taste perfect for the west’s hot, dry climate. This would be an accurate description of the lager. It is what Australia is known for when it comes to beer, lagers with clean fresh taste and a tight bitter finish.
Is Bush chook owned by Emu Export?
Mr Wright is also a member of Perth Facebook group ‘Bring Back the Bush Chooks’, which currently has about 550 members. Originally owned by the Emu Brewery in 1908 before being bought by the Swan Brewery in 1927, Emu Export was locally produced right up until 2013.