2021 Cask Ales Festival

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Cask Fest makes a triumphant return, with live music, food, and over 50 participating breweries.

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The countdown is on to the 17th annual Cask Ales Festival! Keep checking back for more updates!

Blue Point Cask Ales Festival


Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021

Start Time: 2:00pm

End Time: 6:00pm

Location: Blue Point Brewing Company - 225 W Main St, Patchogue NY 11772

Age Limit: 21+ (ID Required upon entry)

Some helpful information to know:

This is an outdoor event, and will be held rain or shine.

Attendees must be 21 to enter.

We have established safety protocols to keep our staff and attendees safe. Proof of full vaccination or 72 hour negative test required for entry.

Entry requirements are subject to change.

Got more questions? Check out our FAQs below!

WTF is a Firkin?

A Firkin is a 10.8 gallon vessel used for cask-conditioning. The conditioning process: filtered beer is transferred into casks, carbonated, sealed and then undergoes a slight final fermentation in the cask. The net result is a beer that has a much gentler level of carbonation, a rounder mouthfeel, and since it is unfiltered, usually shows a slightly more complex flavor and aromatic profile.

How much are tickets?

General admission tickets are $70 each. Designated driver tickets are $20.

Can I purchase tickets at the Brewpub?

We will not be selling tickets through the brewpub this year. Grab your online ticket quick!

What do I get with my tickets

Entry to the Cask Ales Festival from 2pm-6pm, beer samples from Blue Point and 50+ breweries, and a firkin good time!

Are children and minors allowed?

This is a 21+ event. There are no exceptions and ID is required.

Can I cancel my ticket?

All sales are final. If Cask Fest is cancelled for any reason, a full refund will be issued.

What is the weather policy?

The Cask Ales Festival will be held rain or shine.

Why are you requiring proof of vaccination/negative Covid-19 test to enter this event?

From the beginning, we’ve been committed to doing everything we can to protect the health and safety of our entire community. Given the current surge in cases due to the Delta variant, we’ve made the decision to put our guests, our staff and our community first by implementing this additional safety measure.

What if someone is unable to receive the vaccination for medical reasons?

For those who are unable to receive the vaccine for medical or other reasons, we will allow proof of negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours of the event.

What type of negative test is considered acceptable?

A negative Covid-19 test result (molecular, PCR, or antigen) that was administered by an official testing center. Test must be taken no more than 72 hours prior to entry. Home testing kit results will not be accepted.

What are you requiring as proof of vaccination documentation?

Proof of vaccination requires in-person display of your vaccination card, NYS Excelsior Pass, or a clear and legible printed photocopy or photo on your phone.

I need to arrive late – can I?

You can arrive at any time. Proceed directly to the entry gate.

Will there be sanitizer available?

There will be hand sanitizing stations throughout the event.

Do I have to wear a mask?

Masks are not required for attendees during Cask Fest. Masks are strongly recommended for unvaccinated guests.

What do I do if I see someone that makes me feel unsafe?

Please alert a member of the event staff if there is any situation that you feel is unsafe. All staff will be wearing clearly marked shirts.

Will there be food for sale?

Guests can purchase food from various vendors and food trucks throughout the event.

I saw something about a waiver on my ticket, where can I read that?

The waiver can be accessed HERE.

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