Who Won The 2017 YYC Beer Week Cask War at CRAFT Beer Market?
The final event of Calgary’s YYC Craft Beer Week was a Cask War hosted at CRAFT Beer Market. 8 Calgary breweries duked it out for the honour of attaining the “Golden Cask”.
By Shira Kogut on Jun. 12, 2017
On Friday June 9, 2017, as the Grande Finale of YYC Beer Week, 8 incredibly talented Calgary-area breweries showed off their impressive one-off casks and competed in a “Cask War” hosted at CRAFT Beer Market by JustBeer App.
The winer of the YYC Beer Week Cask War is…
By popular vote the winner was Wild Rose’s Belgian Farmhouse Wheat brewed with strawberries and cultivated yeast from their live bourbon barrels.
Breweries Competing in the Cask War:
You can visit The Golden Cask in their tap room until they defend their title at next year’s YYC Beer Week!
For more information about YYC Beer Week, check out these posts:
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