The opening of the Esperance Cordial Factory. Photographer J. Rushton – Courtesy P. Rushton
The brewery tower which was forty feet high was put out to tender and won by E.J.McCarthy & Co.
The Esperance Cordial Factory was built on lot 55 Dempster Street. Mr John Coleman applied for a brewery license in January and was granted the licence in the court the following month; the cordial factory began full production.It was opened on the 31st October with free drinks all day.
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