Cask ales like ‘fresh-baked loaves’

October 24th, 2007 | Posted by Real Beer

“If mass-market kegs are the Wonder bread and Velveeta of the beer world, cask ales are like fresh-baked loaves or artisanal cheeses, with the potential to be glorious but risky all the same.”

Eric Asimov writes about cask-conditioned ales today in the New York Times.

The story: The Power in the Cask: Old Ways, New Beer

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One Response to “Cask ales like ‘fresh-baked loaves’”

  1. Andy Calimano Says:

    Thirteen of the country’s finest craft brewers will gather at the Matinecock Masonic Historical Society in Oyster Bay on August 22, 2009 from 1:00—5:00pm to showcase their finest cask beer. Festival attendees will be able to try samples of the cask beer from the local, award winning breweries like Blue Point Brewing Company and Black Forest Brew Haus, plus breweries hailing from California, Pennsylvania, New York State, and Massachusetts. The event will be held at the Matinecock Masonic Historical Society located at 14 W. Main Street in Oyster Bay, NY. http://www.CraftBeerFestivals.com/Caskfest

    andyc@starfishjunction.com