Line-Up Announced for the 2017 GCBF Drake Cask Tent

Selfi_guyThis year, the Great Canadian Beer Festival is set to introduce an exciting new feature: a cask tent sponsored by The Drake.

The line-up for the tent (all bar one) has now been announced and it looks set to be a fantastic time. You can expect to see me hanging out here quite a bit!

Deep Cove

– Sunkissed Saison – Honey and peach infused
– Gerwurztraminer XPA


– Drupaceous – Apricot wheat ale with gin botanicals
– Hop Chowdah – New England style IPA

Foamers Folly

– Tangerine IPA
– Raspberry Honey Hefe


– Child of the Wild dry hopped sour

Off the Rail

– Kentucky Bourbon American pale ale
– Train Wreck IPA

Parallel 49

– British golden ale

Red Arrow

– Sahti
– Saison IPA

Parkside Brewery


There will be an additional 20 casks located at various booths throughout the event. Check the beer menu on the GCBF site where new beers are being added all of the time.

Once the list is finalized, I’ll be breaking it down and letting you know the essential beers to check out this year.



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