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March 10, 2005 12:00 ET

Big Rock Eddies Tickets Go On Sale-Sold Out in Record Time Last Year


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MARCH 10, 2005 - 12:00 ET

Big Rock Eddies Tickets Go On Sale-Sold Out in Record
Time Last Year

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 10, 2005) - Big Rock Brewery
Income Trust (TSX:BR.UN): Tickets to the Twelfth Annual Big Rock Eddies,
which sold out in record time last year, go on sale at 10 am, March 14,
2005 at Ticketmaster, (403) 777-0000 or at www.ticketmaster.ca.

The legendary Best Beer Commercial Contest, sponsored by Big Rock
Brewery and produced by One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre, will be
held at the Stampede Round Up and Corral Centre on May 9th, 2005. All
proceeds from the event will be donated to the Calgary Women's Emergency
Shelter.

"Tickets for last year's event sold out in eight minutes," says Jessica
Barrie, Marketing Coordinator for Big Rock Brewery. "By doubling
capacity this year, we hope people will have a better chance at getting
a ticket."

Tickets for the event, one of Calgary's top-rated fundraisers are $55
plus fees, with 4,000 tickets available. The event includes a night
packed with stellar entertainment, tantalizing delights from many of
Calgary's finest restaurants, and of course Big Rock beer. The fun
starts at 7pm, with a pre-party, followed by the infamous awards show
and the highly anticipated after-party. More than $20,000 in cash prizes
for top videos and print ads will be awarded during the evening.

Dress for the Eddies is Las Vegas Glam. Thomas Lynch of Thomas Lynch
fashions will pick the winning male and female outfits of the evening,
for a $1,000 gift certificate at Thomas Lynch Fashions.

The Twelfth Annual Big Rock Eddies are made possible through the support
of: West Jet, The Calgary Herald, FFWD Weekly, CJAY 92, Vibe 98.5,
NewAd, Thomas Lynch Fashions, Avenue Magazine, Venture Communications
Inc, Zoom Communications, Special Event Rentals, Unicom Graphics, AVW
Telav, Christie Lites, PM Gigs, CYGNUS Sign Management, Jetstream, Wheat
Buckley and A-Channel.

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. The company also produces and
distributes cider and cooler products. Big Rock products are marketed in
seven provinces and three territories in Canada and in the Western
United States.

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