Nine Aussie women fed up with the male-dominated beer industry have turned their appetite for change into a brand new beverage company, with products that speak for themselves.
Their craft beer brewery is Adelaide-based, but the team behind The Sparkke Change Beverage Company are bringing their expertise from all over the country.
Each of their four all-natural alcoholic creations comes with a message on a different social cause and part of the profits pledged go back into each.
The Sparkke range has something to say. Image via Facebook.
They have a lemonade for gender equality which shouts the slogan 'Nipples are Nipples'.
Meanwhile their pilsner is pushing to 'Change the date' of Australia Day, out of respect to Indigenous Australians.
There's a ginger beer for asylum seekers, reminding drinkers we've 'Boundless plains to share' and finally an apple cider with a powerful take on sexual consent, reading: 'Consent can’t come after you do'.
Sparkke is run by an all-female team of young social activists with diverse sexual orientations, cultures, and backgrounds.
S P A R K K E is live! We're crowd funding on Pozible to #sparkkechange for gender equality, sexual consent, asylum seekers, and to #changethedate of Australia Day to name a few! This is not a fundraising drive, it's a pre-sale of our delicious bevvies to bring Sparkke to market with 10% of sales going directly to support our causes. So buy a case on Pozible, help us bring Sparkke to the world and let's drink to a better future!
They're already disrupting the four billion dollar a year beer industry with big plans to "add to the conversation" and agitate for real, positive change in the community.
“We realise it’s a totally new way to tackle social issues, but if you think about it, the greatest conversation starter of our generation – and most generations – is a social drink," Sarah Barrable-Tishauer of Sparkke said.
"We want to get people talking about important issues in relaxed settings where the real conversations happen – and at the same time get a smile or two.”
The drinks are now available for pre-sale on Pozible - just in time for summer.
Here's cheers to some much-needed change.