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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Victory Cafe Cask Festival - List of Beers

Fans of real ale have something to look forward to this weekend as Victory Cafe is hosting a Cask Festival this Sunday (July 13th). A list of participating breweries has just been released and while the not as extensive as the line-up forVolo's Cask Days, this is the start of some good things to come in Toronto for fans of the unfiltered brew.

The List:
Summer Ale, Granite Brewery
Hop Head, County Durham Brewing Co.
Hop Bomb IPA, Black Oak Brewery
Granite IPA, Granite Brewery
Plowman’s Ale, Grand River Brewing
MacLean’s Pale Ale, F&M Brewery
Signature Ale, County Durham Brewing Co.
Best Bitter Special, Granite Brewery
Triple X, County Durham Brewing Co.
StoneHammer Dark Ale, F&M Brewery

As mentioned here earlier, Victory will be hosting the cask festival on their patio as part of 'Pedestrian Sunday's', the summer festival in Mirvish Village. The cask festival's goal is to introduce new drinkers to the wonderful world of real ale and to celebrate the local brewers who believe in the product.

There will be a $6.50 admission to the event which provides you with a souvenir tasting glass and 2 half pint sample tickets. A $10.00 admission fee includes access to a food buffet. The festival begins at 12:00 and runs until 7:00pm.

Victory Cafe is located at 581 Markham Street, Toronto in the heart of Mirvish Village. Come down and enjoy some terrific beer produced by some terrific brewers in a comfortable and relaxing environment. You won't leave disappointed.

See you there.

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