March 28th Cask! Social Postponed

As a result of the Province of Ontario’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cask! Social that was scheduled for March 28th 2020 will be postponed until a later date.

We hope everyone stays safe and well.

Cask! Social at Castro’s Lounge – March 28th 2020

We hope you can join us for our next Cask! Social which returns to an East End gem, Castro’s Lounge, 2116 Queen St East, Toronto. Castro’s welcomes us back to its cozy atmosphere and unique vibe for an afternoon of cask ale enjoyment in the spring weather (here’s hoping).

Saturday March 28th from 1:00pm until 5:00pm.

We will update you on details of the cask ales that will be available once they have been announced.

And… for those wishing to stick around, Castro’s regular Saturday evening live music slot starts at 6:00pm.


Cask! Social November 2nd at Bar Volo

Toronto is rejoicing in the much-anticipated opening of the new Bar Volo on St. on Nicholas Street. And with six beer engines dispensing cask conditioned ales, we are rejoicing too! We have cause to celebrate in our own inimitable way – with a Cask! Social of course.

Please join us on Saturday, November 2nd, from 3:00pm. Bar Volo is located at 17 St. Nicholas Street, Toronto, near Yonge and Wellesley.

We look forward to seeing you there

Summer Cask! Social @ People’s Pint – August 18th 2019

Feeling the heat this summer? In need of a refreshing pint of cask conditioned ale to slake your thirst? Then you’re in luck! In association with Bent Mallet Brewing we have arranged a mid-summer Cask! Social for you at People’s Pint Brewing Company in the Junction. Sunday August 18th starting at noon. Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this collaborative brewery, a wonderful selection of beers and the pleasant surroundings of their tap room with patio space out front.

There will be 5 cask ales available: 2 from Bent Mallet, 1 from People’s Pint and 2 from guest brewers. Plus food offerings.

People’s Pint Brewing Company is located at 90 Cawthra Ave, Toronto (in The Junction). We look forward to seeing you there.

Bent Mallet Aug 18 2019

CASK! Social. Brass Taps


This Sunday, May 26 at the Brass Taps Pizza Pub our next CASK! Social runs from 2 to 5 pm.

Big Rig Alfa Bomb, Rainhard Armed & Citra, Black Oak Saison, Amsterdam Nut Brown, and a surprise cask ale announced on-site are all on offer.
Back up…
Junction’s New England IPA.
All welcome.

Beer for a Cure raised $2,700 for charity

Thank you to everyone who turned out for this year’s Beer for a Cure event. It was a fun evening with an entertaining English-themed quiz (thanks to Martin Long, Quiz Master extraordinaire), a successful live auction (thanks to this year’s auctioneer, Nick Pashley) and fantastic songs care of Benny Caruana and his guitar! And of course all of the cask beers were very tasty indeed, pairing well with the delicious four-course meal!

Thanks to your generous support we were able to raise $2,700 for charity. The funds will go to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada.

Special thanks to all the folks at The Granite Brewery and Tied House for supporting this event every year and for looking after us so well.

RSVP for Beer for a Cure & Check out the Beer List

The beers have been announced for the St. George’s Day Beer for a Cure dinner, to be held on Saturday April 20th 6:30pm at The Granite Brewery and Tied House. Check out the full menu…

Beer for a Cure 2019 Menu with beer

To reserve your seat and choose your main course please RSVP here, or you can email us at

We hope you can join us for this fun evening and at the same time support a good cause.  Proceeds go to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada. Thank you!

Beer for a Cure 2019

This year’s Beer for a Cure charity dinner will take place on Saturday April 20th from 6:30pm at The Granite Brewery, 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto. As with previous years, proceeds from this charity fundraising event will go to The Heart and Stroke Foundation and Prostate Cancer Canada. So please join us for a good cause and celebrate St George’s Day.

Beer for a Cure poster 2019a

The evening will include a generous four course dinner, each course paired with a different cask conditioned ale. And as many of you will know, the beer is seldom in short supply. Here is the menu for this year. Beer selections are being finalized with local breweries as we speak.

Beer for a Cure 2019 Menu draft

Ticket price is the same as last year, $75 per person, which includes tax and a partial charitable tax receipt. There will also be a live auction, silent auction and door prizes on offer.

Stay tuned for RSVP information!

Cask! Socials 2019… we’re on a roll

Thanks to everyone who made it out to February’s Cask! Social at Black Oak Brewery.

The date is now set for our next social… Saturday March 30th 2-6pm at Wenona Craft Beer Lodge, 1069 Bloor St West, Toronto. Beer lineup to be announced soon via our mailing list. If you’re not already on the mailing list, registration is easy and free… simply go to the About Cask page and click on “Register Online”.

Hope to see you on March 30th.


November 24th Cask! Social

This year represents the 10th anniversary of Cask! Toronto, so please join us to celebrate the last Cask! Social of 2018 (but don’t worry, there will be more socials to come next year too). This social will take place on Saturday November 24th 2:00-6:00pm at The Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St, Toronto, one block south of College Street in the Little Italy district.

Here is the list of cask beers that will be available for tapping on Saturday:

  • Durham Black Eye IPA
  • Durham Red Dragon
  • Junction Conductor’s Craft Ale
  • Great Lakes Shiny Pants Stout
  • Granite New Forest Red IPA
  • Granite 1812 Porter w/Bourbon Oak

We hope to see you there!