|Front of the cask showing the wooden keystone at the bottom(left) |
Side of the cask showing where the shiv would be placed on top (right)
Cask ale or cask-conditioned beer is simply an unfiltered and unpasteurized beer which is conditioned and served from a cask, without additional nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure. Traditionally a cask
would have been a wooden barrel,
|Tapping a cask by hammering the tap through|
the wooden keystone
a length of tubing with a beer engine or hand-pump at the opposite end of it.
|Serving a cask beer from a |
Now that you know a little bit more about cask beer come visit us on Thursdays to try one of our new creations served on cask, this Thursday we will be serving Long Fin Lager Lemon Shandy!
Home Brew Mart / Ballast Point
5401 Linda Vista Road suite #406
San Diego, Ca 92110
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