Big Rock Brewery Income Trust

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust
BIG ROCK BREWERY LTD.

BIG ROCK BREWERY LTD.

January 21, 2005 18:34 ET

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust Announces Monthly Distribution


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FOR: BIG ROCK BREWERY INCOME TRUST

TSX SYMBOL: BR.UN

AND BIG ROCK BREWERY LTD.

JANUARY 21, 2005 - 18:34 ET

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust Announces Monthly
Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 21, 2005) - Big Rock Brewery
Income Trust (TSX:BR.UN) (the "Trust") is pleased to announce that a
distribution of $0.10 per trust unit will be paid on February 15, 2005
to unitholders of record on January 31, 2005. The trust units will
commence trading on an ex-dividend basis January 27, 2005.

The Trust is an unincorporated open-ended limited purpose trust
established under the laws of the Province of Alberta. The Trust owns
all of the securities of Big Rock Brewery Ltd. ("Big Rock") which
entitles the Trust to receive all cash flow available for distribution
from the business of Big Rock, after debt service payments, maintenance
capital expenditures and other cash requirements.

Big Rock is a regional producer and marketer of premium quality beers,
headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Big Rock's products are
available in draught, bottles and cans. Big Rock also produces or
distributes Cider and Cooler products. Big Rock is committed to four
business fundamentals:

- consistently brewing distinctive, premium quality beers;

- profitable growth in business operations;

- constantly providing superior, personalized customer services; and

- creating and sustaining strong community relationships.

Big Rock products are marketed in five provinces and three territories
in Canada and in the United States.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Big Rock Brewery Ltd.
    Ed McNally
    Chairman
    (403) 720-3239
    (403) 236-7523 (FAX)
    or
    Big Rock Brewery Ltd.
    Bob King
    President
    (403) 720-3239
    (403) 236-7523 (FAX)
    or
    Big Rock Brewery Ltd.
    Tim A. Duffin, C.A.
    Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 720-3239
    (403) 236-7523 (FAX)