Russell Breweries Inc.
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Russell Breweries Inc.

June 22, 2009 08:30 ET

Russell Lemon Ale Now Available in Bottles

Vancouver's favorite summer beer is now available to take home

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2009) -

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Russell Brewing Company (TSX VENTURE:RB), a premium microbrewery in Western Canada, launches bottles of its very popular summer draught beer, Russell Lemon Ale. Russell Lemon Ale is filtered wheat ale infused with natural lemon essence.

Russell Lemon Ale is now available in six pack bottles at a suggested retail price of $11.50 through private liquor stores in the province of British Columbia.

"We've been producing Russell Lemon Ale in draught for about ten years and it's incredibly popular. It's always the first beer to sell out at beer festivals. We are very excited that Vancouver's favorite summer beer is now in a bottle" said Andrew Harris, President, Russell Brewing Company. "And for those who prefer lime, we also have Cactus Lime Lager, available now in bottles at your favorite beer and wine store".

Russell Brewing Company produces premium beers in Western Canada. Located in British Columbia, Russell Brewing produces high quality beers without preservatives or pasteurization. Only the finest quality ingredients are used to produce the company's complete lineup of products including award winning Russell Cream Ale, Russell Extra Special Lager, Russell Pale Ale, Russell Honey Blonde Ale and fun seasonal flavored beers like Cactus Lime Lager and Lemon Ale. Russell also has strong community partnerships and produces BC Lions Lager which is only available during the football season. All Russell products are held to the highest quality standards to ensure that the passion that goes into crafting Russell beers comes through in the taste.

Sister brewery, Fort Garry Brewing Company is located in Manitoba. Both Russell and Fort Garry Brewing are subsidiaries of Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB).

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