Cask Ale Fest is tonight! Tickets are still available online and will be available at the door.

A yearly tradition, now moves to the eve of Madison Craft Beer Week. Isthmus Cask Ale Fest features exclusive cask-conditioned ales from your favorite regional breweries. This year Cask Ale Fest will be held at the Madison Children’s Museum from 7 – 10 PM on Thursday, April 27. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

Tickets for the fest are $40 and include:

  • Commemorative tasting glass
  • Unlimited samples of over 25 cask ales
  • Coffee samples from Just Coffee Cooperative
  • One free beer to be redeemed at the Great Dane (Downtown location only) during Madison Craft Beer Week
  • Exclusive craft beer-inspired samples from The Roman Candle which include:
    • Breakfast slice of pizza with Hair of the Dog Sauce – made with Titletown Brewing Co. Green 19 IPA
    • Bavarian pretzel with house made beer cheese sauce – made with Surly Hell
    • Chicken wings with home made BBQ sauce – made with Ale Asylum Ambergeddon
  • Special release of this year’s Common Thread collaborative brew

Cask Ale or ‘real ale’ is made using traditional methods for fermenting and storing beer. Unpasteurized, unfiltered and unlike any beer you’ll find on the shelf or out of a keg, cask-conditioned ales are known for their unique flavor profiles and light natural carbonation.

Learn more from Cask Ale University professor Scott Manning from Vintage Brewing Company:

Tickets include:

  • Commemorative tasting glass
  • Unlimited samples of over 25 cask ales
  • Exclusive craft beer-inspired samples from The Roman Candle which include:
    • Breakfast slice of pizza with Hair of the Dog Sauce – made with Titletown Brewing Co. Green 19 IPA
    • Bavarian pretzel with house made beer cheese sauce – made with Surly Hell
    • Chicken wings with home made BBQ sauce – made with Ale Asylum Ambergeddon
  • Special release of this year’s Common Thread collaborative brew

Watch the Great Dane and Karben4 discuss the cask ales that they're bringing to the fest:

Isthmus Cask Ale Fest is Presented By: