On behalf of Cask Days & barVolo we would like to thank everyone who joined us this weekend and participated in the 4th Annual Ontario Cask IPA challenge. The weather was in perfect condition for cask ale and it was the largest customer participation / turn out we have ever seen.
A special thanks to all of the craft breweries from Ontario who entered their beer into this years challenge. Everyone can agree that the quality and taste of the IPA’s were in excellent condition and gets better every year. The challenge is not so much about who makes the best beer, but to spread the awareness of the style and to stimulate local breweries to create new and exciting varieties of india pale ales.
Cask Days would like to congratulate House Ales who came out on top and won the challenge with their West Side 213 IPA. For those of you who missed out this weekend or our live twitter feeds you can check out the results here;
- Cask Numbers
- Round One Results
- Round Two Results
- Round Three Results
- Round Four Results
- Final Bracket
We also have some great photos of the event taken by Mandeep Flora;
Finally, a big thanks to Caplansky’s Truck & Chef Ryan (for catering the event), Guerrilla Printing (for all their hard work and awesome prints), Keep6 Design (for branding the challenge), barVolo staff/volunteers (standing outside all weekend long in the cold weather serving beer) and for all our customers who came out to support the event. Its great to see so many new faces and industry folk present. Its a good time to be a craft beer lover in Ontario. Cheers and see everyone next year! (At a new undisclosed location )