Winter 2017 Pro-AM

We are just days away from our second Pro-Am Cask Festival. Our first was just over a year ago in the fall of 2015, we have adjusted it’s placement in our yearly schedule but that has not hurt it one bit. Since that first Pro-Am a lot has changed and happened, though one thing has…

Pairing Beer and Cheese

Pairing Cheese and Beer After selecting a beer from the thousands of choices available, the next step, pairing it with food, can be intimidating. We like to stress that anything that a drinker enjoys with their food is entirely appropriate, but if you want to make the most from your experience, there are some pairings that…

Siris Cask Festival

Celebrating the Women of Craft Beer, Celebrating the Craft Beer of Women April 22nd 2017 will be the debut of the Siris Festival, a Craft Cask event featuring beer brewed exclusively by women! The festival will showcase the amazing skill of our female brewers, reaching back to a time when the important duty of brewing…

Chocolate Stout Brownies

These brownies are dense, chewy and richly satisfying. Enjoy them with a glass of Russian Imperial Stout, or a scoop of ice cream. INGREDIENTS 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 tsp salt 6 tbsp of unsalted room temperature butter 8 ounces dark bittersweet chocolate, chopped 4 large eggs, room temperature…

Russian Imperial Stout

This rich, black beer was originally brewed by the British for export to the Russian court. The Russian royals, in addition to being the world’s #1 consumers of sparkling wine were the undisputed champions strong dark beer drinkers. A lot of beer consumers might associate stout mainly with Guinness, but despite being a dark beer…

Fall 2016 Round-Up

The Tri-Cities Cask Beer Fall Festival was a roaring success! Held November 19th from 11am to 5pm at the Burrard Public House, over 175 people came to taste the delicious cask ales, enjoy great food, and share the joy that Craft beer brings everywhere it goes. This festival had a special addition, two casks used…