Cask For A Cause


Charity Cask for a Cause
Firkin Friday

Join us the last Friday of each month for Cooper’s Charity Cask Night as we tap a firkin, raise a glass, and some much needed money, (100% of the sales) for local charities!

Starting February 2015, the entire proceeds of Cooper’s Firkin Fridays have been donated to a local non-profit organizations. Better still, the non-profit recipient has the opportunity to present literature and banners, and have representatives on hand for an informal Q&A and info-session about their community work, basket raffles, 50/50 raffles and more!

A local restaurant draws its character and strength from its community, but it can also give back to the community and help create positive change. That’s the idea behind this series of benefit events that take place at Cooper’s Seafood House the last Friday of every month.

WHAT is a firkin ale?

A firkin is a small keg, holds about 10 gallons or so of cask-conditioned, 50°F beer. We source our firkins from breweries in our backyard to breweries across the country! The cask is always a special, one-of-a-kind beer connoisseur’s treat. It is available only until it runs dry, which could be just hours (or less) after it’s tapped.

WHY a firkin ale?

If you love beer then this is your chance to experience drinking a real ale! Open up your senses to the hop and malt flavors released by drinking a beer from a hand-drawn firkin served at a respectable temperature.

At 5:00 p.m. the last Friday of every month a tap is hand-driven into the firkin with a mallet.  A small hole is opened at the top and the beer flows!!! Try this tasty treat — real ale as it was meant to be!


CHARITY LINE-UP at Cooper’s Seafood House Scranton in the ships pub:





  • Friday – February 27 2015 – The United Way
  • Friday – March 27 2015 – Women’s Resource Center
  • Friday – April 24 2015 – Catholic Social Services
  • Friday – May 29 2015 – Lackawanna Historical Society
  • Friday – June 26 2015 – Scranton Cultural Center
  • Friday – July 31 2015 – Lackawanna Blind Association
  • Friday – August 28 2015 – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Friday – September 25 2015 – Habitat For Humanity of Lackawanna County
  • Friday – October 30 2015 – Leadership Lackawanna
  • Friday – November 27 2015 – Scranton Tomorrow
  • Friday – December 18 2015 – Griffin Pond Animal Shelter