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    November 22, 2016

    What the heck is a Firkin?

    Ale to the Queen City Beers 140x152Ale! to the Queen City is more than just Cincinnati's newest beer festival. Ale! to the Queen City is a celebration of our region and its rich brewing history. Throughout the weekend, festival attendees can participate in a series of FREE conversations with local brewers called Tales & Ales. Each Tales & Ales session will focus on a different topic, such as Cincinnati Brewing History and Home Brewing. The full schedule for Tales & Ales is below. Sessions will take place in the Rhinegeist Beer Tent.

    Friday
    Ask the Brewers | 6-6:30 p.m.
    Led by Streetside & Woodburn
    Thinking of getting into home brewing? Have general questions about the process? This is the place to get your questions answered by some of Cincinnati's finest brewers.

    Barrel Aging | 7-7:30 p.m.
    Led by Braxton, Rhinegeist & Rivertown
    Get the inside scoop on barrel aged beer from the masters. What styles of beers are best aged in wood? What different types of barrels are used to age beers? How long do beers age in the barrels?

    Cincinnati Brewing History | 8-8:30 p.m.
    Led by Municipal Brew Works & Sam Adams
    Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky were quite literally built on beer. Dating all the way back to 1812, the history of brewing in Cincinnati is a long and illustrious narrative. Learn all about the history behind Cincy's rich beer scene!

    Brewery Stories | 9-9:30 p.m.
    Led by Municipal Brew Works & Urban Artifact
    Behind every good beer is a great story that is always waiting to be told. Here is your chance to learn the inside and out of your favorite Cincinnati breweries.

    Saturday

    Brewery Stories | 6-6:30 p.m.
    Led by Fifty West, Rivertown & Municipal Brew Works

    Know your Beer | 7-7:30 p.m.
    Nine Giant, Rhinegeist & Urban Artifact
    You're sitting there holding a delicious beer and you curiously think to yourself, "What the heck is in here?" Come find out, experience the ingredients and talk about the process.

    Cincinnati Brewing History | 8-8:30 p.m.
    Led by Blank Slate & Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corp.

    Ask the Brewers | 9-9:30 p.m.
    Led by Blank Slate & Streetside

    Ale! to the Queen City will also feature live music from local bands:

    Friday

    Cherry on Top
    4-7 p.m.

    The Menus
    8-11 p.m.

    Saturday
    Flip Cup All-Stars
    4-7 p.m.

    Naked Karate Girls
    8-11 p.m.

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