Moosehead Breweries Limited

Moosehead Breweries Limited

June 28, 2005 08:28 ET

Moosehead Wins Gold at Monde Selection 2005

Award-winning brew celebrates with discounted price for long weekend Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Food/Beverage Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor SAINT JOHN, NB--(CCNMatthews - June 28, 2005) - Moosehead Lager, the best-selling Canadian-owned brand around the world, has won gold at the 44th Monde Selection World Selection of Quality Awards.

"Moosehead prides itself on brewing quality premium lager and we're delighted to be recognized by Monde Selection," said Derek Oland, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Moosehead Breweries. "Moosehead Lager is the best selling Canadian-owned beer brand and we're proud to be an independent brewery succeeding on the international stage."

To celebrate its win, Moosehead is offering 24 cans of its award-winning premium lager to Ontario long weekend revelers for $35.95. With the Canada Day weekend quickly approaching and people preparing for the cottage, camping trips or a day on the links, Moosehead's specially priced holiday cans gives beer drinkers the best tasting Canadian beer in the convenience of a can for the best price.

Renowned for its independence and impartiality, Monde Selection is the oldest and most representative organization in the field of quality selections worldwide. Monde Selection's recognition of Moosehead as a gold standard product solidifies its position as one of the best world-class beers.

Moosehead Breweries Limited traces its roots to 1867. It is Canada's oldest, independent brewery. The company is owned and managed by New Brunswick's Oland family, whose members represent the fifth and sixth generation to work in the family business. Moosehead sells its beer throughout Canada, the United States and in 17 countries around the world.

/For further information: Joel Levesque
Vice President, Public Affairs
Moosehead Breweries
(w) 506-635-7087
(h) 506-650-1777

Amy Cole
Account Manager
Ciris Public Relations
(w) 416-368-8770 x264
(c) 416-518-8384

Contact Information

  • Joel Levesque, Vice President, Public Affairs, Moosehead Breweries
    Primary Phone: 506-635-7087
    Secondary Phone: 506-650-1777