Thursday, April 19, 2012

4th Annual Caskdays IPA Challenge Set for the Weekend

Toronto, ON

Cask Days™ invites you to participate in the 4th Annual Ontario Cask IPA Challenge taking place on Friday, April 20th to Monday, April 23rd, 2012. This year's challenge will be hosted by barVolo (587 Yonge St. Toronto) and feature 32 different cask-conditioned IPA's from 26 Ontario breweries served blind. Participating IPA's will go heads up in a single elimination bracket tournament, where the top score of each beer pairing will advance to the next round.

Attendees will have the opportunity to rate and score beers throughout the entire weekend. The beers will be revealed as they are eliminated from the challenge.

With the growing demand for hoppy beers, our goal is to stimulate and challenge our local craft brewers to create new and exciting ways to make india pale ales. For more information and details about the challenge visit the official website. http://caskdays.com/ipachallenge.html


EVENT Schedule

We will begin this years festivities with the IPA SPIN OFF featuring not so
traditional IPA’s from Ontario breweries. This will include the following
styles: Double IPA's, Black IPA's Belgian IPA's and experimental IPA's Beers.
The majority of beers for this event will be one offs. No admission required.

Friday, April 20th, 2012

"IPA SPIN OFF" 2:00pm - 2:00am 15 CASKS

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

ROUND ONE 12:00pm - 4:00pm 32 CASKS
INTERMISSION 4:00pm - 5:00pm
ROUND TWO 5:00 pm - 9:00pm 16 CASKS

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

ROUND THREE 12:00pm - 4:00pm 8 CASKS
INTERMISSION 4:00pm - 5:00pm
ROUND FOUR 5:00pm - 9:00pm 4 CASKS

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

PINT NIGHT - all remaining casks from the IPA challenge will be available by
the 500mL pint for $5.00 until supplies last.

PARTICIPATING Breweries

Great Lakes (Toronto, Ontario)
Niagara College (Niagara Falls, Ontario)
Mill St. (Toronto, Ontario)
Grand River (Cambridge, Ontario)
Amsterdam (Toronto, Ontario)
Lake of Bays (Baysville, Ontario)
Cheshire Valley (Toronto, Ontario)
Muskoka (Bracebridge, Ontario)
Black Oak (Toronto, Ontario)
Beau's (Vankleekhill, Ontario)
Durham (Pickering, Ontario)
Indie Ale House (Toronto, Ontario)
Granite (Toronto, Ontario)
Church Key (Cambellford, Ontario)
Clock Tower (Ottawa, Ontario)
House Ales (Toronto, Ontario)
Cameron's (Oakville, Ontario)
Toronto Brewing (Toronto, Ontario)
F&M (Guelph, Ontario)
Publican House (Peterborough, Ontario)
Sawdust City (Gravenhurst, Ontario)
Magnotta (Vaughan, Ontario)
Nickelbrook (Burlington, Ontario)
Kensington (Toronto, Ontario)
St.Roach (Toronto, Ontario)
Flying Monkey (Barrie, Ontario)

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