Thomas W. Gilchrist resigns from Brick Brewing's Board of Directors

    WATERLOO, ON, Feb. 19 /CNW/ - Brick Brewing Co. Limited (the "Company")
today announced that Thomas W. Gilchrist ("Tom") has resigned from the Board
of Directors.
    Tom Gilchrist served as a Board member since the Company was founded in
1984. The Company recognizes the significant contribution Tom has made during
his tenure of 24 years.
    The Board of Directors and management thank Tom for his service and
dedication to Brick Brewing and wish him well in his future endeavors.

    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 Waterloo brand premium craft beers with other
popular brands such as Laker, Red Baron, Red Cap and Formosa Springs Draft.
Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB. Visit us at

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For further information: George Croft, President and CEO, Tel: (519)
576-9519 Ext. 247, E-mail: