Pure Blonde launches new ‘A Place Purer Than Yours’ campaign via The Monkeys, Australia


Australian ultra-low carb beer Pure Blonde has partnered with The Monkeys, part of Accenture Song, to relaunch the iconic brand. The campaign goes live in New Zealand on May 5.


By re-establishing the original ‘A Place Purer Than Yours’ platform, Pure Blonde is returning to its lush, forested roots: by imagining a world uncorrupted by modern life.

Says Ant Keogh, chief creative officer of The Monkeys: “The real world is an impure place. It was when Pure Blonde first launched, and it’s arguably gotten worse. So, it made sense to revisit the original brand world: and see what measures they are taking to keep the beer pure.”

Pure Blonde launches new ‘A Place Purer Than Yours’ campaign via The Monkeys, Australia

The film, directed by Freddy Mandy through FINCH, features a trespasser in the world of Pure Blonde, who is confronted by locals who will go to any lengths to protect the purity of the beer.

Says Tessa Whittaker, marketing manager Pure Blonde at Carlton & United Breweries: “It’s great to get back to the delicious, natural world that originally launched Pure Blonde. This new campaign seeks to build on those original semiotics, remind drinkers that Pure Blonde is 86 calories per bottle, and appeal to a new audience that doesn’t want to compromise on taste when it comes to low carb beer.”

The campaign goes live from the 5th of May in Australia and New Zealand, across broadcast television, OLV, OOH, social and digital audio.

Pure Blonde launches new ‘A Place Purer Than Yours’ campaign via The Monkeys, Australia

Client: Carlton & United Breweries
General Manager – Marketing: Nicole McMillan

Head of Contemporary Brands: Ben Eyles
Marketing Manager: Tessa Whittaker
Assistant Brand Manager: Patrick Wallace
Creative Agency: The Monkeys, part of Accenture Song
Chief Executive Officer: Paul McMillan

Chief Creative Officer: Ant Keogh

Chief Strategy Officer: Michael Derepas
Strategy Director: Dave Collins
Head of Design: Raph Tamkalis
Creative Directors: Hugh Gurney & Connor Beaver
National Head of Production: Romanca Mundrea
Senior Producer: Eliza Malone
General Manager: Sophie Gosper
Group Account Director: Alex Ashby
Senior Account Director: Jenny McLarney
Account Manager: Isaac Montebello
Production Company: Finch
Director: Freddy Mandy
Managing Director: Corey Esse
Executive Producer: Loren Bradley
Producer: Nikki Walker
Production Manager Melb: Darcey Taylor-Morrison
DOP: Gin Loane
Post Partners: The Editors
Editor: Jack Hutchings
Executive Producer: Charlotte Griffiths
Producer: Maxine Zanoni
Colourist: Dave Gibson

Online & VFX: Alt VFX
Executive Producer: Tyrone Estephan
Producer: Caroline Macleod
VFX Supervisor: Dave Edwards
VFX Lead: Jay Hawkins
Sound: Squeak E. Clean Studios
Executive Producer: Ceri Davies
Senior Engineer: Paul Le Couteur

Music: Ben Talbot Dunn
Photography: The Kitchen
Photographer: Toby Burrows
Producer: Federica Genovesi
Retouching: Dave Mercer
Media Agency: PHD Melbourne
Planning Director: Tom Lamplugh
Investment Manager: Erin Baker
Account Executive: Priya Rao
In House Agency: 1House Asahi Beverages Australia
Digital Planner: Cindy Luu
Channel Specialist: Victoria Scholten
Brand Partner: Rachel Linacre
Project Lead: Benjamin Deville
Media Manager: Christina Coco