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A Silky Permutation of a Traditional Honey Mead

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- Big Rock Brewery Inc. ("Big Rock") (TSX:BR) is excited to announce Freyja's Field Mead Braggot as the second Alchemist Edition release of 2014.

The braggot is an ancient brew that dates back to the 12th century. Freyja's Field, named after a Norse goddess, is Big Rock's euphoric take on this classic style. The tang of sweet clover honey from Three Hills, Alberta is blended with Alberta two row malt, hallertau hops and a specialized Braggot yeast. Paul's personal tasting notes explain that Freyja's Field will reveal itself with notes of sweet honey and light malt making it a perfect brew for Spring.

Only 3,000 bottles are being produced, making this brew one of our most limited releases. Available in a 650ml bomber bottle, Freyja's Field makes its appearance April 17th, 2014 in Alberta. To find out where you can get a bottle of Freyja's Field, visit our website at www.bigrockbeer.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest updates.

What is the Alchemist Edition?

In brewing, as in life, you have to take risks to reap rewards. For the Alchemist Edition, Brewmaster Paul Gautreau ventures deep into uncharted brewing territory to craft bold, small batch beers that pay no heed to the rules of what came before. Adventurous and experimental, these risky brews are their own reward.

About Big Rock Brewery Inc.

Big Rock Brewery Inc. - headquartered in Calgary, Alberta - produces premium, all-natural craft beers. As Canada's leading craft brewer, Big Rock boasts a family of exceptional ales and lagers, Rock Creek Cider®, an ongoing selection of seasonal beers released through the Brewmaster's Limited Edition and cutting-edge, small-batch brews released through the Alchemist Edition. Big Rock products are sold in nine provinces and two territories in Canada, and are also available in the Republic of Korea.

For more information on Big Rock Brewery visit bigrockbeer.com.

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