BRICK BREWING IS GOLDEN AT THE CANADIAN BREWING AWARDS

 

WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 27 /CNW/ - Brick Brewing Company (TSX: BRB) announced today that they have been awarded four medals at the 8th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards held on September 24, 2010. This prestigious competition included more than 390 entries from 76 Canadian breweries.

Brick's Red Baron Premium Blonde Lager was awarded a Gold medal for best North American Style Lager, while Laker Lager was awarded Silver in the same category.

Waterloo Dark was awarded a Silver medal in the North American Style Dark Lager category and Red Cap was awarded a Silver medal in the North American Style Blonde/Golden Ale category.

"Winning these awards is a testimony to our brewing credentials" said Bill Henry, Director of Brewing and Quality. "We are building on success earlier this year at the Ontario Brewing awards, where we achieved two Gold medals, a Silver medal and a Peoples Choice award."

"New and existing drinkers are rewarded every day with Brick beers that offer award winning quality at a competitive price" said George Croft, President and CEO of Brick Brewing. "We continue to focus on filling excess capacity of more than 200,000 hectoliters through a combination of organic growth and co-pack production. These recent accolades serve to further solidify our position as a co-pack producer of choice in Canada."

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 www.brickbeer.com.

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For further information: George Croft, President and CEO for Brick Brewing, at (519) 576-9100 ext 247