Greg Nagel, otherwise known as the talented Mr. Awesome who runs the OC Beer Blog, put on his very first craft beer festival this past Saturday. I must admit that I was a bit curious about the experience of only drinking cask beer at a fest, since the beer is usually not as cold and not as carbonated as kegged and bottled beer. Turns out, there were a LOT of really flavorful, adjunct variations of well known local brews, as well as many beers made specifically for the festival that were all just spectacular. I was really blown away.
All in all, the event was a great experience, and Greg, as well as his army of volunteers, did a superb job of making it happen. Big thanks also go out to the kick-ass mayor of Anaheim, California, Tom Tait, who's a big supporter of craft beer and the craft beer scene. The setting for the festival was spectacular.
I posted some photos on my Flickr page of the event. The link is below. Click on it--it works.
Cheers, Greg, and cheers to
FirkFest photos on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/johnholzer/sets/72157642928884095/