Lion has announced that it has acquired the Fermentum Group, including Stone & Wood, Two Birds and Fixation.
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Stone & Wood was built on a ‘conscious business model’ more than independence according to co-founder Jamie Cook.
The news this morning that Stone & Wood was being sold to Lion has left people with mixed feelings, reflected in the IBA response and an editorial from Brews News.
Stone & Wood’s use of a third-party brewery to facilitate its entry into the contemporary beer market has revived the contentious issue of transparency in labeling for beers made under contract.
Stone & Wood brand The Gatherer is being moved to the Two Birds portfolio as the Fermentum-owned Melbourne brewery makes the move to 100% cans.
Gage Road Brew Co.’s parent company Good Drinks has seen strong financial results despite the turbulent year as it looks to grow its venue strategy.
The latest beer and beverage releases from Australian and New Zealand breweries announced in July 2021.
Stone & Wood Brewing have partnered with Rugby Australia and the Wallabies, as excitement brews ahead of the international season.
This week on the podcast, the team discuss Stone & Wood’s expansion plans and the latest news from the 2021 hop report.
Stone & Wood has confirmed plans for a $50 million expansion in Murwillumbah close to its current production brewery at a media event yesterday.