Taking place on Friday October 20th to Sunday October 22nd 2017 at the Evergreen Brickworks, the 13th annual edition of Cask Days will feature four sessions on Friday and Saturday offering attendees more than 400 cask beers and ciders from across Canada and North America, including a special spotlight section featuring 32 beers and ciders from New York City breweries.
General admission tickets for Friday and Saturday range from $35 to $45 depending on the session, and include a tasting glass and four drink/food tokens. Additional tokens can be purchased on site for $2.50 each, with most beers available in a 5 ounce serving per token, and some imports and specialty beers costing 2 tokens per serving.
There are a number of premium/VIP ticket options as well including: early access tickets for all sessions; a Ralph’s Reality Tour ticket that features a guided tour of the festival’s best beers by founder Ralph Morana and other perks; a Cask Lounge upgrade that includes access to a private area with water station, washrooms, and token booth; and a $160 Baller Pass that includes full access for the Friday and Saturday sessions.
New this year is the Volo Beer Garden, a family friendly session on Sunday afternoon that will feature 26 exclusive draught beers from Oregon, Maine, New York, British Columbia, and Québec, as well as the cask beers and ciders left over from the main festival. Admission is $5 with a tasting glass from a previous session, or an additional $5 to purchase a glass there.