Black Oak Winter Storm Bash

Following the Cask! Social on Saturday February 6th, our friends at Black Oak Brewery will be holding their Winter Storm Bash starting at 5:00 until 10:00pm. The event will feature the release of their Triple Chocolate Cherry Stout and we are expecting cask ale to be available. Live music, food and “beer hot chocolate” will also be available. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.
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Beers announced for Feb 6th Social

The fine folks at Lansdowne Brewery have announced a great line up of local cask ales that will be available for our Social on Saturday February 6th @ 2pm:

  • Clifford Brewery – Bastard Landlord ESB
  • Granite – Hopping Mad IPA
  • Great Lakes – ‎Pompous Ass English Pale Ale
  • Junction – Hughey’s Gold – Golden Ale
  • Rainhard – Sweetback’s Stout

What a selection!  We hope you can join us to enjoy some of it.

Cask! Social Feb 6th 2016

Our next Cask! Social will be held on Saturday February 6th from 2:00 to 5:00pm at Lansdowne Brewery, 303 Lansdowne Ave, Toronto. The folks at Lansdowne have shown some enthusiasm for cask ale holding several cask nights of their own. This will be their first Cask! Social and we hope you can join us to show them our support. Although they are not yet producing their own beers, they will have 3 or 4 cask ales from local breweries for us to enjoy.
Lansdowne Brewery is located on the east side of Lansdowne Ave between Dundas and College Streets, accessible via the 505 Dundas or 506 Carlton street cars. Alight at the Lansdowne stop which is very close to the brewery.

Lansdowne Brewery Cask Night – Thursday Oct 15th

Yet another Toronto establishment is beginning their cask journey. Today, Lansdowne Brewery, 303 Lansdowne Ave, Toronto, will be tapping a firkin of Garden HHH Honey IPA. They will also be having a meet the Brewer session with give aways. Pints of the cask will be $6 all night long. Join them if you can to help them drain the cask! Cheers.

Cask! Social for Toronto Beer Week 2015

In celebration of Toronto Beer Week which runs September 18th to 26th, The Granite Brewery will be hosting our next Cask! Social along with their superb BBQ fare on the back patio from 1:00 – 5:00 pm on Saturday September the 19th. There will be several cask ales available including Granite Summer Ale and a special Harvest Ale made with wet hop Nugget and dried leaf Cascade from Winterbrook Farm, Caledon. The Granite is also planning to have casks from other breweries available specially for the event.
Sound enticing? See you there. 245 Eglinton Ave East, Toronto. Less than 10 minutes walk from Eglinton subway station.

Cask! Social May 30th @ Castro’s

Our next Cask! Social is taking place on Saturday May 30th 2:00 – 5:00pm at Castro’s Lounge, 2116e Queen St. East, Toronto in the Beaches. The fine folks at Castro’s have really embraced cask ale and serve up to four of them at any one time. And now, on Saturday afternoons, a pint of cask ale will only set you back $5! So, join us if you can on May 30th to enjoy convivial company and some great beers at a very reasonable price.

The cask ale line up for Saturday is still being finalized, but the following have been confirmed so far: Dancing Duck, Hop Noggin and Red Dragon from County Durham Brewing. Hope to see you there.

CASK! Social

CASK! Presents St. George’s Day Celebrations 2015

Raise a glass of traditional cask ale to St. George, patron saint of England, at The Granite Brewery and Restaurant, 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto, on Saturday, April 25th from 3 pm to 6 pm.
CASK! presents a new way to celebrate St. George’s Day with real ale, an open mic, prizes and a 50-50 draw, with donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.