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Waterloo Brewing Tops Up Its Brewing Talent

KITCHENER, Ontario, June 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Highlights:

  • Ken Robbins joins Waterloo Brewing as Director of Brewing and Blending starting June 25, 2018.
  • Ken Robbins brings over 32 years of beer industry and world class manufacturing expertise and a deep passion for brewing great beer to Waterloo Brewing.
  • The addition of Robbins further bolsters Waterloo Brewing’s management team and will be a critical element in the company’s strategic plan to be the best craft brewer in Canada.

Waterloo Brewing, the trade name of Brick Brewing Co. Limited (“Brick” or the “Company”) (TSX:BRB), today announced the addition of world class brewer Ken Robbins to the Waterloo Brewing team as Director of Brewing and Blending.

“Our company has the highest product quality standards of any craft brewer in Canada,” said George Croft, President and Chief Executive Officer, Waterloo Brewing. “We are also Ontario’s First Craft Brewer and we need to continually back up those claims: in both product quality and innovation.”

“When it comes to brewing a great beer and developing new and innovative craft beers that appeal to our customer, Ken is the man to get it done.” said Russell Tabata, Chief Operating Officer. “I’ve worked with Ken in the past and his contributions to the success of our company will be immediate and enduring.  He genuinely cares about the people on his teams and understands that the passion and effort he and the brewing team put into the product has a direct and measurable effect on the customer experience.  Ken’s arrival is exciting news for our company with the promise of more exciting brews for our customers.”

About Brick Brewing

Brick is Ontario's largest Canadian-owned brewery. The Company is a regional brewer of award-winning premium quality and value beers and is officially certified under the Global Food Safety Standard, one of the highest and most internationally recognized standards for safe food production. Founded in 1984, Brick Brewing Co. 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 premium craft beers with the popular Laker brand.  In 2011, Brick purchased the Canadian rights to Seagram Coolers and in 2015, secured the exclusive Canadian rights to both LandShark and Margaritaville. In addition, Brick utilizes its leading edge brewing, blending and packaging capabilities to provide an extensive array of contract manufacturing services in beer, coolers and ciders. Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB. Visit us at www.brickbeer.com.

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Contact Information
For further information:
Russell Tabata
Chief Operating Officer
(519) 742-2732  Ext. 112
russellt@waterloobrewing.com