Eumundi Lager Poster

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The attractive small township of Eumundi nestles in the hinterland rainforests of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, 110 km north of Brisbane, perhaps an unlikely location for a brewery. During 1987 John Lynch, a brewing engineer and developer, had invited a number of Queensland businesspeople and hotelowners to invest in a brewery at Eumundi, which could ‘grow with demand’.

On behalf of the group, Lynch purchased the beautiful old Imperial Hotel at Eumundi, and began construction of an adjacent brewery. In February 1988 Eumundi Lager was on the market, and the beer sold as fast as it could be brewed — from the keg at the Imperial, and in long-necked bottles throughout south-east Queensland. The beers — Eumundi Lager, Gulf Beer and Laguna Bay Lager — quickly attracted cult followings. The bottle labels of all of the company’s beers are particularly attractive, and the beers themselves gained widespread popularity.

A prospectus was issued in 1989, and the share issue was oversubscribed. Shortly after, however, the new company, Eumundi Brewing Co. Ltd, was faced with a number of problems. Eumundi was always meant to be a premium beer but at a premium price, and gradually it became a luxury few drinkers could afford or were prepared to pay. Local residents took exception to the smells coming from the brewery, and, to make matters worse, there were huge cost over-runs at the brewery.

By early 1991 mounting losses required the infusion of further capital, but the problems persisted. In Dec­em­ber 1991 an agreement was reached with the Power Brewing Co. of Yatala to produce and distribute Eumundi’s beer.

In February 1992 the Eumundi Brewery closed.  

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Description

This is a fantastic Australian brewery poster to compliment any wall. These prints
are highly collectable and a refreshing way to bring colour and verve onto any wall.
Our high quality art prints come professionally printed on art paper stock which
allows for a vivid image with exceptional colour vibrance and print quality. You will
not be disappointed with the quality and workmanship. We have an extensive
collection of brewery photographic and poster art and if you require something not
displayed on our site do not hesitate to contact us to see if we have it, you may be
pleasantly surprised.

We are adding new product and product types everyday. This piece comes in
multiple sizes for your convenience.

Shipping and Packing
Our products are delivered with a tissue wrap and rolled into a secured tube or
envelope (sandwiched between cardboard stiffeners to eliminate damage). Our
postage costs are for Australian customers only, for international sales please
contact us prior to purchase to arrange a quote for delivery. We ship via Australia
Post for all our art prints. Private courier can be arranged by request.

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A1, A2, A3

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