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Firkin Fest 2018!

Prepare your tastebuds, the 16th Annual Bay Area Firkin Fest is happening November 18th from 11:30am-4pm! It's been a decade and a half of ridiculously awesome cask-conditioned beer and just like last year, we're celebrating absurdity.

We've reached out to over 20 of our favorite breweries to show us what they think the "state of the firkin" is. They're crafting the most outlandish, original and thoroughly "Berkeley" beers they possible can, and you get to judge their work. These brews have never seen the light of day before, and probably never will again!

Proceeds of this event benefit the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, a cause that needs our support now more than ever. Drink for a good cause and educate yourself on how you can help the victims of fires.

Tickets on sale at! Pre-sale package includes UNLIMITED tastings of all competing beers, voting token and a signature glass to take home. Winner will be chosen by YOU so come experience the wacky world of firkins and help us pick the best brew!

Must be 21+ to drink, families with well-behaved children are welcome. We love your pets but please leave them at home.

Current List of Attending Breweries:
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
The Rare Barrel
Cellarmaker Brewing Company
Faction Brewing
Fieldwork Brewing Company
Marin Brewing Company
Moylan's Brewing Company
Ghost Town Brewing
Drake's Brewing Co.
Alameda Island Brewing Company
Gilman Brewing Company
Oakland United Beerworks
Shadow Puppet Brewing Company
Danville Brewing Co.
Social Kitchen & Brewery
HenHouse Brewing Company
High Water Brewing
Benoit-Casper Brewing
Berryessa Brewing co
21st Amendment Brewery
Novel Brewing Company (Last Year's Winner!)

Earlier Event: November 15
Monkey Head
Later Event: November 19
Board To Death