Brick Brewing delivering on strategy to fill excess capacity


WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 5 /CNW/ - Brick Brewing Co. Limited (TSX: BRB) announced today that they have signed a new contract brewing agreement. The agreement is expected to deliver a minimum of $1 million in net revenue over the initial term of two years.

"Brick's strategy is to 'fix, fill, and optimize' the organization. A key component of this strategy is to attract beverage partners from around the world and leverage our excess capacity of more than 200,000 hectoliters", said George Croft, President and CEO. "We have a long way to go to fill our facilities, but this agreement represents an exciting step in the journey."

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 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 for Brick Brewing, at (519) 576-9100 ext 247