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Casktoberfest at Big Boss Brewing Co. ~ October 3, 2013

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The folks at Big Boss Brewing Co. in Raleigh are assembling over 30 cask conditioned ales for the Third Annual Casktoberfest Celebration this Thursday October 3rd. Brewers and staff at Big Boss Brewing have put together another stellar beer line up.  For the 2013 edition of Casktoberfest Big Boss has put together the company’s largest selection of firkins for the one night event including a set of two “Uber-Firkins” containing 55 gallons of beer each.

The first 20 casks have been announced on the event website:  http://www.casktoberfest.com/bung/

Casktoberfest is the Big Boss way of honoring two significant brewing cultures in one event:  National Cask Ale Week in the United Kingdom and Oktoberfest in Munich. This year they are also using the celebration as a way to benefit and bring attention to the North Carolina Mountains to Seal Trail!

With Casktoberfest you’ll experience a uniquely American approach to these world traditions and offer a variety of cask conditioned brews in a festive, beer-hall atmosphere complete with German cuisine provided by our neighbors at Catering Works.

Location:
Big Boss Brewing Company / 1249 Wicker Drive / Raleigh NC 27604

About Big Boss Brewing Co
Big Boss was formed as a collaboration between Geoff Lamb, a UNC graduate, who returned to North Carolina in 2006 to join forces with Brewmaster, Brad Wynn. Big Boss produces a lineup of year round beers like Bad Penny Brown Ale, High Roller Indian Pale Ale, and 12 seasonal beers including the ever popular Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale.

About The Friends Of The Mountains To Sea Trail
FMST is the growing group of citizens and volunteers who support North Carolina’s longest marked footpath.  The trail passes through 37 counties and is nearly 1,000 miles long.  Volunteers  work all over North Carolina, building and maintaining the trail, encouraging communities to create new sections of trail, and helping people hike it. http://www.ncmst.org

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