Real Ale Real Love Firkin Festival March 4th 3:30pm

Today is the day! At 3:30pm Loveland’s own firkin festival, Real Ale Real Love, will be held at Grimm Brothers Taproom. The festival is an ode to the firkin, and a showcase of “real ales,” and is hosted by Loveland based breweries, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse and Verboten Brewing. A firkin, is a small (1/4bbl) storage vessel often used for storing beer. A real ale, is the beer kept in a firkin. It is “real” because the beer is stored without the use of CO2 pressure, and is only naturally carbonated. Real ales are in essence a throwback to times...

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