Hunting the Ale

In the next few months, we will begin the planning for this year's Ale. In the meantime, if you would like to know more or suggest that your team be invited, please contact the Invitation Czar. To get a sense of the event and what kinds of tours we have done, visit our listing of past ales.


“We'll have an Ale,” says Risky Rob.
“We'll have an Ale,” says Robin to Bob.
“We'll have an Ale,” says Jack all alone.
“We'll have an Ale,” says everyone.

“Who will we invite?” says Risky Rob.
“Who will we invite?” says Robin to Bob.
“Who will we invite?” says Jack all alone.
“Who will we invite?” says everyone.

“Heartwood and Bassetts,” says Risky Rob.
“Cotswold and Border,” says Robin to Bob.
“All of of New England,” says Jack all alone.
“Invite the whole world,” says everyone.

“How will we invite them?” says Risky Rob.
“How will we invite them?” says Robin to Bob.
“How will we invite them?” says Jack all alone.
“How will we invite them?” says everyone.

“Snail mail and telegraph,” says Risky Rob.
“Facebook and email,” says Robin to Bob.
“Social networking,” says Jack all alone.
“That's how we'll do it,” says everyone.

“What will we feed them?” says Risky Rob.
“What will we feed them?” says Robin to Bob.
“What will we feed them?” says Jack all alone.
“What will we feed them?” says everyone.

“Granola and raisins,” says Risky Rob.
“Salads and burritos,” says Robin to Bob.
“Ungulates on a spit,” says Jack all alone.
“That's how we'll do it,” says everyone.

“How will we amuse them?” says Risky Rob.
“How will we amuse them?” says Robin to Bob.
“How will we amuse them?” says Jack all alone.
“How will we amuse them?” says everyone.

“Cartoons and puzzles,” says Risky Rob.
“Fish ponds and saunas,” says Robin to Bob.
“The flaming squire dance,” says Jack all alone.
“That's how we'll do it,” says everyone.

“How will we tour them?” says Risky Rob.
“How will we tour them?” says Robin to Bob.
“How will we tour them?” says Jack all alone.
“How will we tour them?” says everyone.

“On bicycles and canoes,” says Risky Rob.
“In Volvos and Fiats,” says Robin to Bob.
“In big 18 wheelers,” says Jack all alone.
“That's how we'll do it,” says everyone.

“What will we dance?” says Risky Rob.
“What will we dance?” says Robin to Bob.
“What will we dance?” says Jack all alone.
“What will we dance?” says everyone.

“Two person jigs,” says Risky Rob.
“Infinite Northumberland,” says Robin to Bob.
“The Stick and Bucket Dance,” says Jack all alone.
“That's how we'll do it,” says everyone.

“Let's build a bonfire,” says Risky Rob.
“Let's build a bonfire,” says Robin to Bob.
“I'll be the Fire Czar,” says Jack all alone.
“Don't topple in, then!,” says everyone.

“What will we burn there?” says Risky Rob.
“What will we burn there?” says Robin to Bob.
“What will we burn there?” says Jack all alone.
“What will we burn there?” says everyone.

“Old pizza boxes,” says Risky Rob.
“Obstreperous children,” says Robin to Bob.
“Peeps on a skewer,” says Jack all alone.
“That's how we'll do it,” says everyone.

“What will we imbibe?” says Risky Rob.
“What will we imbibe?” says Robin to Bob.
“What will we imbibe?” says Jack all alone.
“What will we imbibe?” says everyone.

“Coffee and soda,” says Risky Rob.
“Fullers and homebrew,” says Robin to Bob.
“Hard cider and tonsil wash,” says Jack all alone.
“We'll drink the whole lot,” says everyone.