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St. George’s Day Festivities for Charity

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Please join us on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 6:30 PM for St. George’s Day festivities at the Granite Brewery!

 

Join us for St. George’s Day festivities in support of charity on Saturday, April 22rd at 6:30 PM at the Granite Brewery and Restaurant, 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto.  Celebrate all things English with co-hosts Maz Brereton and Robert Hughey and guest speaker Nick Pashley. Door prizes, silent auction, plus a live auction with auctioneer Julian Mulock.

Welcome Beer:  Muddy York Major Small Best Bitter

Served with vegetarian samosas or sausage rolls with HP sauce

Black Oak Pale Ale Dry-Hopped

Matched with a green salad and the Granite Brewery’s Spent Grain Bread

The Second Wedge Brewing Company 3 Rocks IPA

Served with your choice of: *

*Curried Butter Chicken, Spicy vegetables and Basmati rice

Cucumber raita and mango chutney

*Roast Prime Rib of Beef and Yorkshire Pudding

Mixed vegetables, garlic mashed potatoes and horseradish

*Curried Vegetables with Basmati rice

Cucumber raita and mango chutney

Granite Brewery Keefe’s Stout

Served with Sticky Toffee pudding, custard and thick cream

In honour of the 150th Birthday of Canada join Nick at the podium and bring your ‘England to Canada’ story, in words, song, pictures or mementos.

Please show your support for England and Canada and raise funds for Prostate Cancer Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Tickets are now on sale and you can buy them by calling 416 462 3788 or emailing robert.hughey@sympatico.ca

$70 per person (taxes and with partial tax receipt included)

This event organized by CASK! Toronto, which has helped raise over $20,000 for charity over the last few years! Sign up and buy your tickets now, indicating your choice of main.

Hope to see you there!

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CASK! Social

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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.

CASK! Social Details for June

We are happy to announce that the June Cask! Social will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2010 from 3 to 6 pm at the handsome Rhino, 1249 Queen Street West.

The usual rules apply: turn up, drink cask ale, chat in a friendly manner to other imbibers.  That’s about it — simplicity itself.  See you there.

2010 Cask Ale Crawl Update – Featured Cask Ales

We are in for a treat at this year’s Cask Ale Crawl.  There are over 20 cask ales being featured across the six participating pubs.  The event starts 5:00 P.M. Friday May 7th and runs until Sunday May 9th while supplies last.  Here’s the list of beers:

Beau’s Screaming Beaver
Black Oak Hop Bomb
Black Oak 10 Bitter Years
C’est What Al’s Cask
Cheshire Valley Mild
County Durham Hop Head
County Durham Tommy Knocker ESB
County Durham Triple X IPA
Grand River Mill Race Mild
Grand River Plowman’s Ale
Granite IPA
Granite Best Bitter Special
Granite Hopping Mad
Great Lakes Pompous Ass
Great Lakes Miami Weisse
Great Lakes Lackey’s Cask
Great Lakes My Bitterer Wife
Mill St. IPA (dry hopped)
Mill St. TAnKenStEin (massively dry hopped Tankhouse)
Neustadt L’Ale
Scotch Irish Sgt. Major IPA
Wellington Russian Imperial Stout

2010 Cask Ale Crawl

Cask Ale Crawl 2010
Building on the success of last year’s cask ale crawl, which won a Golden Tap Award, this year’s event will take place during the weekend of May 7th – 9th 2010.  At least six participating pubs across downtown Toronto have confirmed so far:

Granite Brewery, 245 Eglinton Ave East 
Volo, 587 Yonge St 
The Rhino, 1249 Queen  St West 
C’est What?, 67 Front St East 
Mill St. Brewpub, 55 Mill St 
Ceili Cottage, 1301 Queen  St East

The crawl begins at 5:00 pm on Friday May 7th and goes until Sunday May 9th while supplies last.  Pick up a passport at any of the participating pubs.  Have your passport stamped at each pub to be entered into the prize draw. 
See poster for details.  A list of the cask ales that will be available will be posted shortly.  Hope to see you on the crawl!

2010 Beer for a Cure raises money for charity

This year’s St. George’s Day Beer for a Cure event, organized by CASK!, proved to be a great success, raising over $3,000 for Prostate Cancer Canada.  Our thanks go to everyone who attended and showed their support, to all those who donated prizes, and to Ron Keefe and his wonderful team at the Granite Brewery for hosting another terrific event.  
Here are some photos of the evening for your viewing pleasure:

Love that tie!

Nicholas Pashley entertaining us in a way that only he can!

Thanks to everyone for generously supporting Prostate Cancer Canada

CASK! Social Details for April

After a brief respite during March, we are delighted to announce that our next CASK! Social will be held on Saturday, April 17th 2010, from 3pm to 6pm at Bar Volo, 587 Yonge St. Toronto (corner of Yonge and Dundonald).  Join us for a pleasant afternoon of lively conversation and luscious cask-conditioned ale.  We will have a fabulous range awaiting us next Saturday:

  • County Durham Red Dragon
  • F&M Oatmeal Coffee Stout
  • Black Oak Nutcracker
  • Great Lakes Brewing Pompous Ass

Hope to see you there… you won’t want to miss it.