Sail & Anchor ‘Cabin Boy’ Poster
$24.00 – $85.00
When Australian craft beer drinkers are asked to name their version of The Holy Land, Meccah, or Graceland the answer invariably leads to a little port town in the west called Fremantle. Those who have been around a little longer will be more specific and pinpoint the Sail & Anchor Hotel as the ‘birthplace’ of craft beer in this country.
It was back in 1984 when Phil Sexton led a team of keen and enthusiastic beer lovers to establish a rather neglected public house in which to brew their beer. The stranglehold of both the pale golden lager and the large local brewers’ tap contracts meant that the new and exciting brews made by Phil & Co had no market and the Sail & Anchor became the means to an end and the genesis of a craft brewing legend.
In 2010 ALH (Australian Leisure & Hospitality group, a part of Woolworth’s) closed down the brewing operations at the Sail & Anchor. Sail & Anchor branded beers would be brewed at “a small,local, independent brewery”.
Today, Sail & Anchor branded beers are appearing on shelves with the first four labels harking back to a gentler, less complicated time when beer held the promise of simple pleasure delivered through an honest product crafted by skilled and loving hands and a measure of honest toil. Bolt was one of the first beers brewed using the ‘independent’ brewery, ( I believe it was Gage Roads). The later incarnations are The Cat’s Shank, Boa’s Bind, Monkey Fist and Lark’s Foot and are Kolsch, Amber, Pale and Golden Ales respectively.
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
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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