TORONTO, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Celebrating alongside Canada with 145
years of heritage is our country's largest independently owned brewery.
Let's raise a beer in recognition of the following milestones:
Susannah Oland, founder of Moosehead Breweries, sailed from England to
Nova Scotia with her family, amongst her belongings a treasured recipe
for her signature brown October ale.
Susannah Oland turns her ale from a household classic into a household
name in Halifax. With husband John and nine employees, they form The
Army and Navy Brewery.
After the great Halifax fire, the Oland family establishes a new
brewery, setting up in Saint John, New Brunswick.
The brewery celebrates the launch of Moosehead Pale Ale. The success of
the Moosehead brand ensures the Oland family's place in Canadian
With the success of Moosehead Pale Ale, the Oland-owned Maritime Brewing
& Malting Co. brewery changes its name to Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
Moosehead Breweries celebrates its 145th birthday alongside Canada!
This Canada Day, enjoy a 100% home-grown beer from Canada's Oldest and
Largest independent brewery. Cheers!
Moosehead Breweries Limited traces its roots to 1867 and is the only
Canadian-owned major brewery. The Saint John-based company is owned and
managed by New Brunswick's Oland family, whose members represent the
fifth and sixth generation to operate the business. Moosehead Breweries
Limited sells its beer throughout Canada, the United States and in 17
other countries around the world. For more information on Moosehead
Breweries Limited, please visit facebook.com/moosehead.
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