Brick Brewing Company launches new Laker Lager and Laker Light 18 pack bottles

    WATERLOO, ON, March 30 /CNW/ - Brick Brewing Company (TSX: BRB) announced
today that Ontario beer drinkers will have another pack size option when
heading to The Beer Store. Laker Lager and Laker Light 18 pack bottles are now
available and value priced at $19.20 plus deposit.
    "Brick Brewing Company has been long known for offering Ontario beer
drinkers great quality and value. We're proud to launch Laker Lager and Laker
Light 18 pack bottles, which are brewed for Ontario beer drinkers by a 100%
Canadian Owned Ontario brewer" said Sean Dennis, Director of Marketing for
Brick Brewing Co Limited.
    "The beer drinker has started to purchase alternative pack sizes" said
George Croft, President and Chief Executive Officer. "By making our new 18
pack bottles available at the same price as what other brewers normally price
their 12 packs for, Ontario beer drinkers will quickly realize that this is a
deal that is hard to pass up" added Croft.

    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 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 family of 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: Sean Dennis, Director of Marketing, Tel: (519)
576-9100 Ext. 242, E-mail: