Recently, my young friend Alyssa and I had a date for that now ubiquitous wonderful American tradition—Sunday brunch. Where to go? We considered and discarded a half-dozen places before deciding on Freetail Brewing Co., a pizza-centered brewpub and production brewery here in San Antonio. This was the choice even though my dining companion was on... View Article
Tag: Dogfish Head
The Beer Curmudgeon May 1, 2016 - Harry Schuhmacher
Book Reviews April 16, 2016 - John Holl
Off-centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration and Smart Growth By Sam Calagione $25, Wiley After 20 years in business, Sam Calagione, the founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, has learned a thing or two. The book is largely a collection of interviews, seemingly transcribed from a tape recorder set on a table between... View Article
News October 12, 2015 - Staff
(Press Release) MILTON, Del.—From the brand that redefined craft beer and a James Beard award-winning website comes a new web series that explores the art and oddities of experimental brewing at its weirdest. Titled “That’s Odd, Let’s Drink It”, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery founder and president Sam Calagione teams up with Complex’s First We Feast... View Article
Culture - Full Pints Businesses That Brew Beer, Distill Spirits and Make Wine March 1, 2013 - John Holl
Stand for just a moment with your back to the large white event tent and soak in the scene. Directly in front of you is the winery and its tasting room. To your left is the distillery, where aging barrels hold copper-colored liquid and other spirits. Across the stone plaza and to your right is... View Article
Full Pints - History Trekking Beer Through Religion September 1, 2011 - Matt Stinchfield
Most of us have had a beer so good that drinking it was “like a religious experience.” But when was the last time you were served a bowl of murky grog at church? Early people from Mesopotamia to Mesoamerica celebrated everything with beer—from their daily prayers and good harvests to human sacrifice and their gods.
Uncategorized August 30, 2010 - Julie Johnson
There are people who feel at home referring to Miles Davis by his first name, but I am not one of them. When I was growing up, my parents played white people jazz at home—Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Dave Brubeck—and it never really occurred to me that jazz wasn’t an indigenous white musical form. Imagine,... View Article
Full Pints - Styles Features Creating the World's Biggest Beers November 1, 2009 - Greg Kitsock
You might call them craft beer’s nuclear club. We’re talking about breweries that have pushed the alcohol content of beer past 20 percent by volume, through the process of fermentation alone.
Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features May 1, 2008 - Alan Moen
Walking into the brewery at the Glacier Brewhouse in Anchorage, AK, you might think you were in a wine cellar instead. There in one alcove is head brewer Kevin Burton’s “wall of wood”—an impressive row of about 50 oak barrels, all filled with beer. “Everything goes in the barrel,” Burton says, especially his stout, porter,... View Article
Culture - Full Pints May 1, 2008 - Marnie Olds
This feature couldn’t have been written 25 years ago. The idea that beer should be taken seriously as a partner for fine food—that beer might be wine’s peer when we search for a compatible beverage for the table—would have provoked dismissive chuckles from wine aficionados, and it wouldn’t have occurred to beer people at all.