A fair bit’s changed since the three boys first sat around the kitchen table, dreaming up what would be the original and handcrafted Pacific Ale, back in 2008. What hasn’t changed are our values, being proudly independent, being ingrained in our communities and our focus on treading as lightly as we can on our Earth.
It’s funny to think, that despite us capturing the day-to-day to share with you all on in our online communities, it took a collective effort to pull together this timeline for our tasting room wall, showing the milestones of our shared history…
Into 2017, we will continue striving to be a good business defined by our actions and we will not forget our humble beginnings.
Ross, Brad and Jamie get the keys to an old soft drink factory in the Arts and Industrial Estate, Byron Bay…
Shiny new tanks arrive all way from Prince Edward Island in Canada, the brewery starts to come together
Stone & Wood’s first keg of beer (Draught Ale) goes on tap in the local pubs…
First Stone & Wood Lager bottles rattle down the bottling line…
First batch of Stone Beer brewed
Draught Ale released in bottles
The original Pacific Ale is born, Draught Ale is renamed to Pacific Ale
Jasper Ale first brewed…
The Mash Collective is born …
Garden Ale released as a summer seasonal
New site settled on to build a bigger brewery in Murwillumbah
First employees become shareholders under our employee ownership plan
Bonnie the caravan joins the Stone & Wood family and goes on her first road trip to Newcastle
We open our second brewery in Murwillumbah…
Cloud Catcher released as a celebration beer, inspired by the brewery’s backdrop, Mt Warning (Wollumbin)
Clyde the beer truck joins the Stone & Wood family and goes on Surfari!
Stone & Wood hires its 50th employee, growing from three staff to 50 in under seven years
Installation of 100kw of solar panels on the roof at Murwillumbah to reduce our footprint…
Beers of the Earth Released, six traditional styles brewed in six tanks side by side…
Our lager rebranded to Green Coast, reflecting the green hills that roll down to meet the Pacific Ocean…
Pilot Brewery installed at Byron Bay….
Festival of the Stone goes on Tour….
Big Scrub joins Beers from our Backyard Range as a limited release…
Beer as a force for good, Stone & Wood brewing Co. accredited as a Certified B-Corp Corporation!
2017 and beyond…
Independent local brewer, brewing handcrafted beer in the Northern Rivers of NSW.
Cheers to the good times ahead!