In long distance support of the U.K.'s National Cask Ale Week...

1st CASK FESTIVAL AT THE GATE

The 1st Cask Ale Festival at The Gate will happen Thursday 9th to *Sunday 12th April 2009.

Location: The Gate, 321 5th Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Pay-as-you-go, no entry fee. About 10 RARE AND INTERESTING casks will be available, including British beers from York, Harviestoun, and J.W. Lees, plus some very sought after domestic brews.

*Through Sunday if they last, get there early to avoid disappointment...

Hours: 3pm to late Thursday & Friday, 1pm to late Saturday & Sunday.

BE PART OF THE WORLD'S BIGGEST TOAST (TO CASK ALE) - BE AT THE GATE SATURDAY 11 APRIL, 2PM!!!
SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL FROM SIXPOINT WILL BE TAPPED FOR THE TOAST!!!

-Alesmith 'Anvil E.S.B.'
-Harviestoun 'Old Engine Oil' (from Scotland)
-Harviestoun 'Ola Dubh Special Reserve 30' (from Scotland)
-Hook Norton 'Hooky Gold' (from England)
-Lagunitas 'Brown Shugga'
-Lees 'Harvest Ale - Calvados Cask' (from England)
-Oakham 'Inferno' (from England)
-Oskar Blues 'Gordon'
-Thornbridge 'St. Petersburg Imperial Russian Stout' (from England)
-Wintercoat 'Double Hop' (from Denmark)

Plus these extra special firkins, which will be tapped just before The World's Largest Toast (2pm Saturday):
-Earth Bread & Brewery 'Monkey Brain Tonic'
-Sixpoint 'Ginger Midge'

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External links: BEERTENDER BROOKLYN: THE GATE'S BLOG

This event is in support of the U.K.'s