Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

March 03, 2005 08:00 ET

Sleeman Breweries To Hold Q4 Earnings Announcement


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FOR: SLEEMAN BREWERIES LTD.

TSX SYMBOL: ALE

MARCH 3, 2005 - 08:00 ET

Sleeman Breweries To Hold Q4 Earnings Announcement

GUELPH, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 3, 2005) - Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
(TSX:ALE) today announced that management will hold a live Webcast on
Thursday, March 10 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss the company's fourth
quarter and year-end 2004 results.

The event will be hosted by John Sleeman, Chairman & Chief Executive
Officer, Rick Knudson, President & Chief Operating Officer and Dan
Rogozynski, Vice President, Finance & Administration.

To access the Webcast, please visit the Company's website at
www.sleeman.com or www.ccnmatthews.com. Participants will require
Windows Media Player™, which can be downloaded prior to accessing the
call.

Sleeman Breweries Ltd. is the leading brewer and distributor of premium
beer in Canada and the third largest brewing company nation-wide. The
Company has supplemented its core Sleeman brands, which are available in
every province, with a family of exceptional regional brands. These
include Okanagan Spring and Shaftebury in British Columbia and Alberta,
Upper Canada in Ontario, Unibroue in Quebec and MacLays in Atlantic
Canada. Sleeman entered the rapidly growing value price category in 1999
by acquiring the Stroh portfolio of brands in Canada. The company
markets and distributes world-class imported products such as Guinness,
Grolsch, Samuel Adams, Scottish & Newcastle, Pilsner Urquell and
Strongbow Cider, and provides contract production for Japan's Sapporo
products. Sleeman is also available in selected U.S. and British
markets. Please visit our website at www.sleeman.com.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
    Dan Rogozynski
    (519) 826-5494
    (519) 822-2850 (FAX)
    www.sleeman.com