Russell Breweries Inc.

Russell Breweries Inc.

November 22, 2007 18:35 ET

Russell Cream Ale Wins Silver Medal at Canadian Brewing Awards

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 22, 2007) - Russell Brewing Company (TSX VENTURE:RB), a producer of premium craft beer in British Columbia, was awarded a Silver Medal in the Cream Ale category at the 5th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards Gala yesterday.

Over 200 beers in 21 categories were entered into the competition with awards of gold, silver or bronze given to the top 3 scoring beers in each category. Russell Cream Ale was awarded a Silver Medal.

"We are honored to have Russell Cream Ale recognized as one of the top Cream Ales in the country," said Angie Harris, Marketing Manager. "This is the first time we have ever entered our beer into a contest and winning this medal is a testament to our outstanding brewing team."

Russell Brewing Company produces premium craft beer in British Columbia. In 2006, Russell was recognized as BC's fastest growing brewery by the BCLDB. Using all natural ingredients and traditional beer-making techniques, Russell beer is brewed for people who love beer. Products include: Russell Cream Ale, Russell Pale Ale, Russell Honey Blonde Ale, Russell Extra Special Lager plus two seasonal brews, Russell Lemon Ale and Russell Winter Porter. Russell Brewing Company and Fort Garry Brewery Company are wholly owned subsidiaries of Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB).

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