Brick Brewing settles lawsuit with The Beer Store

    WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 3 /CNW/ - Brick Brewing Co. Limited (TSX: BRB)
announced today that it has settled its lawsuit against Brewers Retail Inc.,
carrying on business as The Beer Store. Details of the settlement are subject
to a confidentiality agreement between the parties. Brick Brewing will
continue to have access to the industry standard bottle and will be entitled
to continue to use non-standard bottles, subject to certain conditions, for
certain specified products. The interlocutory injunction previously obtained
by the Company against TBS has been lifted as part of the settlement.

    About Brick Brewing

    Brick Brewing Co. Limited is Ontario's largest Canadian-owned and
Canadian-based publicly held brewery. The Company is a regional brewer of
award winning premium quality and value beers. The Company, founded by Jim
Brickman in 1984, was the first craft brewery to start up in Ontario, and is
credited with pioneering the present day craft brewing renaissance in Canada.
Brick has complemented its J. R. Brickman Founder's Series and Waterloo Dark
premium craft beers with other popular brands such as Laker, Red Cap and
Formosa Springs Draft. Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB. Visit us

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For further information: Jim Brickman, Executive Chairman & Founder,
Tel: (519) 576-9100 Ext. 232; George Croft, President & CEO, Tel: (519)
576-9100 Ext. 242, E-mail: