Two Brothers Brewery Samples “Real Ale” and Craft Beers
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Free to Attend
Two Brothers Brewery’s Andy Jenkins will be at Smoke Daddy serving Caine and Ebel beer as a “Real Ale,” which is cask-conditioned straight from a Pin. The beer will also be sampled from the bottle so guests can taste the difference. Two Brothers Brewery will bring in additional craft beers to taste as well. Cane and Ebel “Real Ale” pints will be available for $6.
The beer: Cane and Ebel is one of a series of special, limited-run beers in styles that are more unusual or extreme. It is dry with a creamy touch of Thai Palm Sugar and the spicy tang of Rye. The flavors are balanced by loads of the wackiest new Hops we could lay our hands on.
What is Cask Ale? Cask ale or cask-conditioned beer is the term for unfiltered and unpasteurized beer which is conditioned (including secondary fermentation) and served from a cask without additional nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure. Cask ale may also be referred to as real ale, a term coined by the Campaign for Real Ale.
What is a Pin? A pin is a 20.4-liter (5.4-gallon) vessel used for storing beer in its truest form. Two Brothers filters beer straight from the fermentation tanks to the pin, then adds an additional round of hops to the vessel, increasing the beer’s hop aroma. The result is what has been historically referred to as “real ale” — that is, beer with natural carbonation only. No Co2 pumped in – just beer.
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