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Firkin Fun

Cask ale celebrations across America.

 

Our September/October 2012 issue taps into beer culture coast to coast, including the naturally carbonated, unfiltered and unpasteurized cask ales. Part of the allure of these “real” ales are the events that take places across the country to celebrate the culture of these distinctive brews. Here are some of the festivals that highlight the cask-conditioned culture of these craft beers.

 


FALL
DuClaw Brewing Company Real Ale Festival
Bel Air, Maryland; realalefest.com

Gotham Cask Festival (part of New York Beer Week)
New York City; nycbeerweek.com

Syracuse Beer Week Cask Nights
Syracuse, New York; greatbrewers.com/festival/Syracuse-beer-week

Chesapeake Real Ale Fest
Baltimore, Maryland; baltimorebeerweek.com

Cask Beer Festival Cask Days
Toronto, Canada; caskdays.com

 

 

WINTER
Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting
Sandy Springs, Georgia; classiccitybrew.com

The Best Firkin Beer Festival
Asheville, North Carolina; highlandbrewing.com

Buffalo Cask Ale Festival
Buffalo, New York; mrgoodbarbuffalo.com

Connecticut Real Ale Festival
New Haven, Connecticut; ctbeertrail.net

Firkin Rendezvous
Colorado Springs, Colorado; bristolbrewing.com

SF Beer Week Festival of Firkins
San Francisco; sfbeerweek.com

 

 

SPRING
Blue Point Cask Ales Festival
Patchogue, New York; bluepointbrewing.com

Brew Your Cask Off Cask Ale Festival
Atlanta; brewyourcaskoff.com

Cask AleFest
Dayton, Ohio; alefest.com

The Chesapeake Real Ale Festival
Baltimore, Maryland; prattstreetalefest.com

Day and Night of the Living Ales
Chicago; chibeer.org

Firkinstock Beer Festival
Bluffton, South Carolina; firkinstock.com

The Great Allentown Brew Works Cask Beer Festival
Allentown, Pennsylvania; thebrewworks.com

Happy Gnome Cask Ale Festival
St. Paul, Minnesota; thehappygnome.com

New England Real Ale Festival (NERAX)
Massachusetts; nerax.org

Philly Real Ale Invitational at Yards Brewery
Philadelphia; yardsbrewing.com

Triple Rock Firkin-Gravity Beer Festival
Berkeley, California; triplerock.com

Virginia Cask Beer Fest
Richmond, Virginia; capitalalehouse.com

Washington Brewers Guild Cask Fest
Seattle; washingtonbrewersguild.org

 

 

SUMMER
Ashley’s Michigan Cask Ale Festival
Westland, Michigan; ashleys.com

Frederick Beer Week Firkin Fest
Mount Airy, Maryland; frederickbeer.com

iTap Firkin Fest
St. Louis, Missouri; internationaltaphouse.com

Los Gatos Brewing Company Firkin Fest
San Jose, California; lgbrewingco.com

Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Festival
Milwaukee, Wisconsin; milwaukeefirkin.com

Oakridge Keg & Cask Festival
Oakridge, Oregon; ci.oakridge.or.us

Oregon Brewers Guild Firkin Fest
Portland, Oregon; oregonbeer.org

 

 

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