Thursday, February 21, 2008

Celebrate beer at the Colorado Firkin Rendezvous

Firkin RendezvousThere is a little known beer festival going on this weekend in Colorado. On February 23rd, 2008 the Colorado Brewers Guild will sponsor the 4th Annual Firkin Rendezvous from 1 to 5 p.m. MST, Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Bristol Brewing Co. (1647 S. Tejon St.) in Colorado Springs. Tickets are $30 at the door or $25 in advance. Entry includes a souvenir tasting glass, food and samples of traditional English-style cask ales. Tickets are available at the Bristol Brewing Company. Proceeds will benefit the Colorado Brewers Guild.

What's a Firkin? A firkin is a British term that refers to a particular size of wooden cask that ferments and serves ales.

Over 17 Colorado Brewers will be participating in this one day event. Brewers include: Bristol Brewing, Boulder Beer Company, Carver Brewing, Dry Dock Brewing, Durango Brewing, Glenwood Canyon Brewing, Great Divide Brewing, Kannah Creek Brewing Company, New Belgium, Odell, Oskar Blues Brewery, Rockyard Grill & Brewing, Rock Bottom Brewery, San Luis Valley Brewing, Shamrock Brewing, Steamworks Brewing, and Ska Brewing.

More details can be found at the web site. It's going to be firkin great!

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