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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Ontario Cask IPA Challenge Starts Sunday

barVolo has released the official bracket for their 2nd annual Ontario Cask IPA challenge, which is set to begin this Sunday, May 30th. 

Round one will get underway at 12pm and will run until 8pm, a day after barVolo hosts their first ever Canadian Double IPA Challenge.  The Cask IPA Challenge will feature 22 IPA's produced by Ontario breweries across the province, an increase in participants that the 16 barVolo originally thought they would attract. 

Beers Included:
Division One: Toronto
Duggan Number 9 IPA 
vs. Black Creek IPA (TBA)

Great Lakes Red Neck IPA 
vs. Chesire Valley English IPA vs. Granite IPA

Black Oak Hop Bomb IPA 
vs. Great Lakes My Bitter Wife IPA vsMill St. IPA

Amsterdam Bone Shaker IPA 
vs. Granite Hopping Mad IPA vs. TBA

Division Two: Ontario
Country Durham Hop Addict IPA 
vs. Muskoka Cottage Born Bitter IPA

Church Key West Coast IPA 
vs. Flying Monkey Smash Bomb IPA vs. Grand River Plowman’s Anniversary IPA

Publican House Square Nail IPA 
vs. Beau’s Beaver River IPA vs. Durham XXX IPA

F&M Stonehammer IPA 
vs. Trafalgar IPA (TBA) vs. Scotch Irish Sgt.Major IPA 

**Volo would like to remind individuals that all beers will be served blind and will be disclosed the following day on their website. The top score from each beer pairing will advance to the next round. 

All beers will be available by the 1/4, 1/2 and full pint serving size
1/4 pint - $2.00 

1/2 pint -  $4.00 
Full Pint - $8.00 included tax.
Cash only - This is a 19+ event. 

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