Russell Breweries Inc.

Russell Breweries Inc.

June 15, 2009 08:30 ET

Pucker Up! Russell Introduces Cactus Lime Lager

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB) -

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Russell Brewing Company, Western Canada's premium microbrewery launches six pack bottles of new Cactus Lime Lager for immediate distribution in the provinces of British Columbia and Manitoba.

Cactus Lime lager is Russell's premium light lager with a splash of light lime flavour. Perfect when you are out on the patio, throwing a backyard BBQ or looking for a change in the hot summer sun - Cactus Lime Lager is sure to quench your thirst.

Cactus Lime Lager in six pack bottles is now being delivered to wine and beer stores throughout BC and Manitoba and will be on sale at a suggested retail price of $11.50.

"High quality flavoured beers are a growing segment of the beer market," says Andrew Harris, President. "We have been developing our Cactus Lime Lager for some time and we think consumers will really enjoy a premium locally-produced lime beer. It tastes great and is very refreshing. And for those who prefer lemon, we have also launched our Russell Lemon Ale, a lemon infused wheat ale, which is now available in bottles."

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 flavoured 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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