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New Chair Named To Board Of Directors At Big Rock Brewery Inc.

For Immediate Release

November 10th, 2017 — Calgary, Alberta — Big Rock Brewery Inc. (TSX: BR) (“Big Rock” or “the Corporation”) announced today the appointment of Mr. Michael Kohut as the new chair of its Board.

Mr. Kohut is the Vice President of Finance at Paramount Resources. He has been a member of Big Rock’s board since 2008 and also currently serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee.

“It’s an exciting time for Big Rock. I’m looking forward to taking on this expanded role as we continue to create demand for Big Rock’s fresh, local, batch brewed beers and ciders across this country,” says Mr. Kohut.

In July Big Rock Brewery announced Mr. Wayne Arsenault was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

“We are proud to be part of an industry that is changing consumer expectations of what good beer should taste like. Mike brings great leadership and expertise to our board,” says Mr. Arsenault.

“We look forward to working with Mike in his new role as we continue to build on our 32 year history of brewing great craft beer.”

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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Phone:              (403) 203-3745


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