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July 08, 2009 13:19 ET

Fort Garry Brewery Signs Three Year Agreement With Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2009) - Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB) -

Fort Garry Brewing Company, Winnipeg's oldest microbrewery is pleased to announce a three-year partnership agreement with the Winnipeg Goldeyes, Manitoba's three-time winner of the Northern Baseball League "Organization of the Year".

The agreement covers supply of Fort Garry brands at Canwest Stadium, home of the Goldeyes, and supportive advertising, promotion and product development programs for the 2009, 2010 and 2011 seasons.

"We are extremely proud to be part of the Goldeyes continuing success", said Orest Horechko, General Manager of Fort Garry Brewery. "The Goldeyes are an incredible team with devoted fans and it is an absolute privilege to support them".

"The Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club is very pleased to partner with Fort Garry Brewing for the 2009 Baseball season", said Andrew Collier, Goldeyes General Manager. "Fort Garry Brewing has been a sponsor of the Goldeyes since 2003. In 2009, Fort Garry has three of their premium products available for sale at Canwest Park, Fort Garry Dark, Fort Garry Pale Ale, and Fort Garry Light. Also for the 2009 season, a new draught beer was added to the line up, Goldeyes Lager."

About Fort Garry Brewing Company

Fort Garry Brewery is Manitoba's oldest microbrewery. Established in 1930, their recipes and brewing techniques are a time honoured tradition that have been passed down through the generations. Only the finest raw ingredients are used to brew these fine ales and lagers. The product range includes: Fort Garry Dark, Fort Garry Light, Fort Garry Pale Ale, Fort Garry Rouge and Frontier Pilsner. Fort Garry also distributes brands in Manitoba for their sister brewery in British Columbia, Russell Brewing Company.

About Russell Brewing Company

Located in British Columbia, Russell produces high quality beers without preservatives or pasteurization. Only the finest quality ingredients are used to produce the company's complete line up 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.

Both Russell and Fort Garry are subsidiaries of Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB).

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