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Big Rock Brewery Inc. Announces Resignation of Board Chair, John Hartley

For Immediate Release

Oct 20, 2017 — Calgary, Alberta — Big Rock Brewery Inc. (TSX: BR) (“Big Rock” or “the Corporation”) today announced Board Chair, John Hartley has resigned from his position, effective immediately due to personal reasons.

“I am grateful for having had the opportunity to serve on the board for the past nine years and I offer my best wishes for Big Rock’s continued success,” says Mr. Hartley.

“On behalf of the Board and management of Big Rock Brewery I would like to thank Mr. Hartley for his dedication and many years of leadership and commitment. We have been the benefactor of John’s passion for this company and craft beer,” says Kathleen McNally-Leitch, Vice Chair of the Board.

Mr. Hartley was named Chair in 2014. Prior to that appointment he served as Director of the Corporation.

About Big Rock Brewery Inc.

In 1985, Ed McNally founded Big Rock to buck the time’s beer trends. Three bold, European-inspired offerings – Bitter, Porter and Traditional Ale – forged an industry at a time heavy on easy drinking lagers and light on flavour. Today, our ten signature beers, ongoing seasonal offerings, four ciders (Rock Creek Cider® series) and custom-crafted private label products keep us at the forefront of the craft beer revolution, still proudly bucking the time’s beer trends. Big Rock brews in Calgary, Alberta, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Toronto, Ontario.

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For further information, please contact:

Susanne Fox, Communications Manager
Phone: (403) 203-3745

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