Fegley’s Brew Works Third Annual Cask Beer Festival Set for March 16

Mar 7th, 2013Press Release from Allentown Brew Works

Allentown PA- Fegley’s Brew Works has announced their annual Cask Beer Festival to be held on Saturday March 16, 4pm to 7pm in the Allentown Brew Works with an exclusive VIP Hour from 3pm to 4pm. The event features over 32 cask and beer samples from over 15 brewers and breweries.

A highlight of this event will be the tapping of exquisite, one-of-a-kind beers and casks from Brewmaster Beau Baden and Brewer Lewis Thomas of Fegley’s Brew Works. In addition, invited breweries will be bringing along a selection of their cask beer creations just for this event. There will be a one hour VIP session prior to the event for attendees to speak intimately with the brewers on their brewing methods with hors d’oeuvres for dining.

This annual event not only features cask beers, but a traditional, Irish themed buffet from the Executive Chef, Mike Honeywell, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, entertainment from the O’Grady Quinlan School of Irish Dance, and many local vendors.

Celebrating its third year, Fegley’s Brew Works promises that this will be the biggest and best event yet. Asked about what makes this year different, owner Rich Fegley said, “We wanted to increase the scope of past years. We want to emphasize unique cask beer, and local business in a great environment.”

Cask or ‘real’ ales are naturally carbonated and aged in the keg – or typically the firkin (~10.8 gallon casks) – they are served from. This allows for a purer traditional taste. Being tapped straight from the cask, these ales do not require extra nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure for serving and are typically served at a respectable temperature around 50 degrees.. Cask conditioned beer is a traditional process with no added stabilizers, filtration or additives to make the beer less perishable – making them reminiscent of ales from the 19th century.

Fegley’s Brew Works
Fegley’s Brew Works consists of four Lehigh Valley locations: The Allentown Brew Works, The Bethlehem Brew Works, The Burrito Works, and The Coffee Works. All locations are open seven days a week and are committed to providing customers with healthy family dining options, and the best beer selection in the Lehigh Valley. The Allentown Brew Works is also home to the production brewery and bottling line which produces thousands of barrels of beer that are distributed throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Brewery – Brewmaster Beau Baden at moc.skrowwerbehtnull@namreeB
Marketing – Traci Langer at moc.skrowwerbehtnull@gnitekraM
Website – http://www.thebrewworks.com/events/allentown-brew-works-cask-beer-festival/

Bryan Kleiner

Assistant to the Director of Marketing

Fegley’s Brew Works: www.thebrewworks.com

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