First ever Cask Fest hits Halifax

By mstewart, on Wed, 11 Dec 2013 | 0 Comments

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It's fresh, unfiltered and naturally carbonated. Some beer geeks call this smooth brew "a living beer." Some brewers call it an art form.

For the uninitiated, cask conditioned ale is a beer that starts brewing in the fermenter; then it's carefully transferred to a cask for 1-2 weeks, where it ferments a second time. You can't test the beer until the fermentation is complete. When it works, the result is brew that offers subtle carbonation and full, complex flavours. As a beer geek myself, all I can say is - try it. You'll get it.