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Monday, October 16, 2006
Beer Event: Brazen Head's Cask Ale Festival
Now they've gone and done it. "They" are Brazen Head and they done gone too far to smash my worlds of beer appreciation and running together. Especially, on the weekend that I'm trying to run in the NYC Marathon on 11/5. Don't they know that I'll be running through Brooklyn only a few blocks away? Ugh! Well, perhaps a post-marathon celebration will be in order over in Brooklyn. Or, some "carb loading" the night before! Or maybe a well-timed "bathroom break." ;-) =========================================================== The 10th Tri-Annual 'Cask Head' Cask Ale Festival will take place Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th November 2006 at The Brazen Head, 228 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Expect 20 to 25 casks to be pouring over the weekend, at least 10 at a time. Many will be rare offerings not normally seen in cask in NYC. Beer will come in 10oz and 16oz measures, there's no entry fee and you pay by the glass - and prices will be a little cheaper than normal ($5/$3)! Opening hours: Noon to late. Provisional list of casks: Brooklyn Blast! Captain Lawrence Pleasantville Smoked Porter Captain Lawrence Captain's Reserve Sly Fox Magnum IPA Legacy Brown Aled Girl Legacy Reading Pilsner (dry hopped) Legacy 3H/Heavy Handed Hops Legacy Hoptimus Prime Greenpoint Beerworks-Heartland Smiling Pumpkin Greenpoint Beerworks-Kelso Nut Brown Lager Paper City Holyoke Dam Ale Paper City India'n Pale Ale Paper City Ireland Parish Gold Paper City Blonde Hop Monster Chelsea Cream Stout Chelsea Catskill Hop Harvest IPA Sixpoint Grand Crue (wood aged) Sixpoint *Ginger* Righteous Ale - festival special Blue Point Porter(?) Blue Point Sour Cherry Imperial Stout Butternuts Pork Slap Stoudt's *Juniper* Scarlet Lady (dry hopped with Summit) Stoudt's *Licorice* Fat Dog (dry hopped with Summit) Thomas Hooker Imperial Porter Defiant ESB (name?) Defiant Christmas Ale (name?) plus Warwick Valley Doc's Draft Cider and/or Perry
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Run Bryan..Run fast for the Blast (rumor has it - it goes quickly). :)
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