Russell Breweries Inc.

Russell Breweries Inc.

May 14, 2013 17:51 ET

Russell Wins Two Medals at 2013 Canadian Brewing Awards

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) -

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Russell Brewing Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Russell Breweries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RB), was honoured with two distinctions at this year's Canadian Brewing Awards that took place this past weekend in Victoria, BC.

The company took bronze for 'Black Death Porter' in the Porter category and bronze for 'Hop Therapy Double IPA' in the Imperial India Pale Ale category. Both beers are part of the Russell Brewmaster Series which are brewed in small batches and have limited distribution.

"We are honoured to be recognized twice at this year's Canadian Brewing Awards," said Jack Bensley, Brewmaster, Russell Brewing Company. "It is rewarding that our hard work and commitment to quality, comes through in the taste and we look forward to continuing to produce high-quality, flavourful beers for our loyal fans."

About the Canadian Brewing Awards

The Canadian Brewing Awards are the premiere competition for judging the quality of Canadian brewed beer. A Canadian Brewing Award medal is widely recognized symbol of brewing excellence in Canada. A panel of approximately 25 Certified Beer Judges (BJCP) considers five criteria: aroma, appearance, flavour, mouth-feel, and overall impression when judging the beer.

About Russell Breweries Inc.

Russell Breweries Inc. is leading Western Canadian brewer. It brews, markets, sells and distributes a diverse portfolio of award-winning beers that are produced by its wholly-owned regional breweries: Russell Brewing Company in British Columbia and Fort Garry Brewing Company in Manitoba. Both breweries are dedicated to producing high-quality, flavourful ales and lagers. Russell Breweries Inc. is publicly listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:RB).

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