Cask Days 2013: Thank You!

On behalf of the Cask Days 2013 team we would like to thank you for being part of our 9th Annual Cask-Conditioned Craft Beer Festival held on October 19th and 20th at Evergreen Brickworks. The festival welcomed 4500+ guests over 2 days, 124 breweries from across Canada and the UK and 230 different cask-conditioned ales. 

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Special thanks to all participating breweries, volunteers, event staff, Kim Montgomery for co-ordinating media, sponsorship, food and DJ program, Jake Lewis, UNITY charity, barVolo staff, Ruth Evans, Evergreen Brickworks, pick up points (Harbour, Parallel 49, Big Rock, Half Pints, Les Trois Mousquetaires, Propeller), ticket outlets (Amsterdam Brewhouse, Bellwoods Brewery. Indie Ale House, barVolo, Granite Brewery), Stephen Beaumont, Edward Lofthouse, Rusty Wyatt, HiMyNameIs Productions, friends and family! 

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Also…

Our sponsors: (http://caskdays.com/sponsors) barVolo, Keep6 Imports, Microdat, BFBI, Guerilla Printing (Art Gallery), Ontario Craft Brewers Association, Glibertson & Page (brewers breakfast sponsorship), Mill St. Brewery (Shuttle Buses) Granite Brewery (Artist Gallery & Live Painting), Rankin Brothers, Amsterdam Brewery (Music), Ontario Hop Growers Association, Get Well (arcade), Spirit Tree Cidery,  our media sponsors: The Grid and City Bites Magazine

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Food Vendors: (http://caskdays.com/eats) Bar Isabel, Ceili Cottage, Parts & Labour, Tracy Winkworth, Hogtown Charcuterie, Pig Iron Coffee

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DJs: (http://caskdays.com/beats) Skratch Bastid, DJ Fathom, DJ Fase, Nasty Nav, DJ Serious, DJ Numeric, Shingo Shimuzu, Dirty Dale, Henry T, Carlo Cruz, Lively Ones

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Artists: (http://caskdays.com/gallery) Kellen Hatanaka, Adrian Forrow, Jim Mezei, Marcus Uran, Rcade Wizard, Beavertown, Magic Rock, Amsterdam, Bellwoods Brewery, Le Trou Du Diable, Siren Craft, Indie Ale House, House Ales, Dieu Du Ciel!, Beau’s All Natrual, 

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Photographers: Connie Tsang and Michael Lee 

Congrats to the winner of the 5th Annual Cask-Conditioned IPA Challenge: Flying Monkey’s Pink Dime IPA from Barrie Ontario. Here are the beer numbers (4)Flying Monkey (2) Left Field (4) Hopfenstark (3) House Ales. 

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See everyone next year for our 10th anniversary of Cask Days. Check out some of the press we got this year:

National Post: You won’t know if you don’t cask: The transatlantic journey of a British Brew

City TV: Thousands Attend Cask Days Beer Festival 

Toronto Star: Cask Days beer festival moves to Brickworks, welcomes true British Cask Ale 

BlogTo: How Cask Days became a full-blown beer phenomenon 

The Thirsty Wench: Cask Days 2013

The Varsity: Annual Beer Festival Celebrates The Art Of Cask Ale 

Toronto Life: Five Weird And Wonderful Brews Coming To This Years Festival 

Swallow Food: Cask Days Are Coming 

City Bites: Cask Days 2013 pours into the Brick Works 

Chill Media: Our Top 8 Brews

1LOVETO: Cask Days 2013

Not My Typewriter: Cask Days 2013

Ltd.Supply Kitchen Brewery: Cask Days 2013 

Toronto Social Review: Cask Days At Evergreen Brickworks