Cask Ale – difficult to describe a cask ale is a derivative of a real ale which is a type of beer coined by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and defined by being a “beer brewed from traditional ingredients, matured by secondary fermentation in the container from which it is dispensed, and served without the use of extraneous carbon dioxide”

The distinction from a real ale and cask ale is the preparation and act of which it is served, a cask ale comes from, well a cask. However, not all cask ale’s are considered real ale’s, as some American brewpubs use collected CO2 during the serving process which therefore disqualifies them from being considered a real ale.

Below are some of the Cask Ale’s we’ve tried and reviewed

The Cask Ale’s

12 Beers of Christmas Day 8/9: Cask Pale Ale and Mango IPA

Quarry used a cask barrel to brew their beer on “Day 8”, of the Christmas Beer Series. According to, a cask ale is unfiltered and unpasteurized, which is conditioned and served from a cask without nitrogen, or carbon dioxide pressure. This is the first time I had seen a cask barrel believe it or…

The 2018 LA Beer Fest was a success 

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to attend the 2018 LA Beer Festival, it was my first, and certainly won’t be my last. I finally was able to take a Saturday off work, and join the renown beer event in Downtown Los Angeles. The LA Beer Fest featured over 80 breweries and 200 beers for everyone to…