Categories: Beer EventsPublished On: April 2, 2009


Bar Towel News Editor


Toronto’s first ever Cask Ale Crawl, presented by CASK!, takes place this weekend at six pubs around the city – C’est What (67 Front Street East), Granite Brewery (245 Eglinton Avenue East), Mill Street Brewpub (55 Mill Street, Building 63), Rhino (1249 Queen Street West), Victory Café (581 Markham Street) and Volo (587 Yonge Street).
From Friday at 5 PM until closing time Sunday (while supplies last), these pubs will be pouring a selection of 19 cask ales. There is no admission charge, it’s a “pay as you drink” event.
Here’s the finalised list of beers that will be available (assuming no last minute changes):
Granite Brewery:
Granite Best Bitter Special
Granite IPA
Granite Hopping Mad
Mill St. Brewpub:
Mill St. IPA
C’est What:
County Durham Hop Addict
County Durham Hop Head
Grand River Curmudgeon IPA
Grand River Plowman’s Ale
Neustadt Big Dog Porter
County Durham ESB
Black Oak Pale Ale
Cheshire Valley Dry Stout
Victory Cafe:
Compass Starlight Ale
County Durham Signature Ale
Nickel Brook Sour Cherry Ale
C’est What Chocolate Hazelnut Ale
Grand River Russian Gun Imperial Stout
MacLean’s Country Organic Ale
Neustadt Texas Tea Stout
(Note: Volo is participating on Friday & Saturday only due to their Cask IPA Challenge on Sunday.)
There will also be free Festival Passports available at all locations. Get your Passport stamped at all six pubs, and enter it into a draw for gift certificates from the pubs and other prizes.
Note that there will be a limited number of Passports available at the pubs (50-100 per location), but you can download a PDF version and print your own to make sure you don’t miss out.