Russell Breweries Inc.

Russell Breweries Inc.

June 19, 2008 02:44 ET

Russell Breweries Inc. Grants Incentive Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB) a producer of premium craft beer, announces that it has granted incentive stock options on 1,000,000 common shares in its capital, exercisable for up to five years at a price of $0.40 per share pursuant to its stock option plan.

Russell Brewing Company Ltd. produces premium beer in British Columbia. 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. Fort Garry Brewing Company Ltd. is Manitoba's largest brewer and distributor of premium quality beers including Fort Garry Dark Ale, Fort Garry Pale Ale, Fort Garry Premium Light, Two Rivers Red and Stone Cold. Russell Brewing Company Ltd. and Fort Garry Brewing Company Ltd. are wholly owned subsidiaries of Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB).

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