Duke Pubs Beer Festival: 6 Pubs, 6 Breweries, 1 Jolly Good Beer Fest

TORONTO, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - On Saturday, June 8th the Duke Pubs are hosting their first ever Beer Festival. Each Duke Pub will showcase a different brewery. Guests can enjoy food pairings, live music, guest speakers from Toronto's beer community and fun beer-related activities.

Duke of Devon, 2-4 p.m. Creemore: The Original Craft Beer
Live music by Don Campbell
2:30 p.m. Special guest Roger Mittag, Founder of the Prud'homme Beer Certification Program, discusses "Creemore's Place in the Craft Beer Pantheon"

Duke of Westminster, 2-4 p.m. An Afternoon Sociable with Alexander Keith's
Live music by East Coast musician Phill Hood
See the World's Smallest Pub and tour the best beer fridge in Toronto with Certified Cicerone and Founder of BetterBeer.com Steve Riley

Duke of Richmond, 4-6 p.m. A Steam Whistle Shindig
Live bluegrass band Doin' Time
Meet Steam Whistle Brewmaster Erica Graholm
4:45 p.m. Master Cicerone and Beerology Founder Mirella Amato discusses "Steam Whistle's Role in the history of Pilsner"

Duke of Somerset, 4-6 p.m. Havin' the Craic with Guinness
Live music by John Tayles
Learn how to pour the proper pint of Guinness

Duke of Kent, 6-8 p.m. Bitter, Dark and Sweets with Fuller's
Discover Fuller's London Pride Ale and the new Fuller's Black Cab Stout with Jared Wells, Fuller's representative

Duke of York, 6-10 p.m. Moosehead and Friends
Live music by Don Campbell
Play Beer Bingo while sampling various brews and pairings. Guests can enter to win a Samuel Adams Home Brew Kit

Entry to the Duke Pubs Beer Festival is free. This year the Duke Pubs are supporting the SickKids Research and Learning Tower. All donations are welcome.

SOURCE: Duke Pubs

For further information:

Amanda B. Haupt
Imago Restaurants Inc.
416-593-4477 ext. 237
647-226-7667 (m)
ahaupt@imagorestaurants.ca

Cindy Simpson
Imago Restaurants Inc.
416-593-4477 ext. 222
csimpson@imagorestaurants.ca

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