Pronounced /ferken/
noun, historical

A firkin is a barrel, equivalent to 10.8 gallons, that holds cask-conditioned ale.

The beer has less carbonation, a smoother mouthfeel, and since it is unfiltered, the beer results in more complex flavors and aromas.


The inaugural Pottstown Firkin Fest was a great success!  Attendees enjoyed a fantastic selection of non-production beers, live music and delicious food!

The Pottstown Firkin Fest is an exclusive event limited to 250 sampling guests.  Attendees enjoy beer selections from 20 of the best local and national craft breweries.  Admission includes unlimited tastings of specialty beers, a full-size sampling glass and live music.