In order to commemorate the first voyage to Australia – and ergo the arrival of the brewery’s namesake – James Squire has launched new 586ml pint bottles of some of their best selling brews.

Designed to mark the anniversary of the man himself being plonked onto the convict ship ‘Friendship’, and bound for the British penal colony of Australia, the bottles are meant to be of a size that is conducive to sharing, according to Lion Head of Craft, Brett Grebert.

“In the true spirit of James Squire, we wanted to create beers that
could be easily shared amongst mates,” he says. “The idea of sharing a
beer whilst telling a good story is deeply entrenched in Australian
culture and the new James Squire Friendship Pints are a testament to

The new bottle size – based on an authentic imperial measure – will be available in three different styles from the James Squire Range: Nine Tales Amber Ale, The Chancer Golden Ale and One Fifty Lashes Pale Ale.

James Squire Friendship Pints are now available nationally.

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