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'Celest-jewel-ale' brewed with moon dust, served in space-suit koozies

The newest small-batch beer from Dogfish Head, released Sunday to celebrate the fall equinox, is out of this world.

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The newest small-batch beer from Dogfish Head, released Sunday to celebrate the fall equinox, is out of this world.

Celest-jewel-ale is made with lunar meteorites that have been crushed into dust, then steeped like tea in a rich, malty Oktoberfest. These certified moon jewels are made up primarily of minerals and salts, helping the yeast-induced fermentation process and lending this traditional German style a subtle but complex earthiness. (Or is it mooniness?)

Our friends up the road at ILC Dover, a company that creates space suits for NASA, helped us get this unique and incredibly rare ingredient. We also used German malts and hops, and fermented this beer with our house Doggie yeast, giving Celest-jewel-ale notes of doughy malt, toasted bread, subtle caramel and a light herbal bitterness.

Turn back time at our Ancient Ales dinner series

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Back by popular demand … We’re kicking off another nationwide series of Ancient Ales beer dinners to celebrate our liquid time capsules and the foods that pair best with them.

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Back by popular demand … We’re kicking off another nationwide series of Ancient Ales beer dinners to celebrate our liquid time capsules and the foods that pair best with them.

3 reasons why we have the #bestjobsever

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When you’re a kid, it’s a pretty awesome feeling to know that your friends secretly envy the cool things you have: your Barbie Beach House or your new Big Wheel or that epic trip to Disney you took

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When you’re a kid, it’s a pretty awesome feeling to secretly know that your friends envy the cool things you have: your Barbie Beach House or your new Big Wheel or that epic trip to Disney you took that one summer. As an adult, you get a certain sense of pride when your friends envy the thing that many people have, but most despise: your job.

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Bailey Borzecki is an off-centered generalist in the Human Resources department.
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Bigger, better Brews by the Bay beer-fest includes New Jersey and Delaware

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Brews by the Bay – the biggest and best showcase of Delaware beers, local food and live music – has reached out to its neighbor to the east this year for an even bigger and better festival.

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Brews by the Bay – the biggest and best showcase of Delaware beers, local food and live music – has reached out to its neighbor to the east this year for an even bigger and better festival.

Maine event: Sam and friends hosting beer dinner in Boothbay

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Join Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione, Boothbay Craft Brewery's Win Mitchell and a few of their friends for a very special beer dinner on Wednesday, Aug.

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Join Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione, Boothbay Craft Brewery's Win Mitchell and a few of their friends for a very special beer dinner on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Watershed Tavern in Boothbay, Maine.

In the mood for a Dogfish Head tourgasm?

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tourgasm |tur’-gazem| 
noun

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1. a climax of beer-loving excitement, characterized by feelings of intense pleasure, experienced as a result of a Dogfish Head brewery tour. Dude, that brewery tour was sick. I think I just had a tourgasm.

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Andrew Greeley, a former Dogfish tour guide, now runs the Dogfish Inn.
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See Guided by Voices in Dogfish Head’s hometown!

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Who’da thunk that tiny little Milton, Del., would see indie rock greats Guided by Voices on stage at its historic — and freshly refurbished — downtown theater?

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Who’da thunk that tiny little Milton, Del., would see indie rock greats Guided by Voices on stage at its historic — and freshly refurbished — downtown theater?

Join us for a 'Brew Dogs' viewing party at the pub

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On Wednesday night, we’ll be hunkering down around the TVs and projection screen at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub to watch the Dogfish Head episode of “Brew Dogs.”

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On Wednesday night, we’ll be hunkering down around the TVs and projection screen at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub to watch the Dogfish Head episode of “Brew Dogs.”

60 Minute IPA relaunching in half a dozen states

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60 Minute here, 60 Minute there … 60 Minute (nearly) everywhere!

We're super-excited to announce the relaunch of our top-selling IPA in several states where Dogfish Head is distributed.

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60 Minute here, 60 Minute there … 60 Minute (nearly) everywhere!

Join Sam for a few beers and help save a Maine treasure!

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From 4 to 6 p.m.

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From 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, Boothbay Harbor Country Club and Dogfish Head are hosting a public fundraiser to support the restoration of the Cuckolds Lighthouse in Southport, Maine.

 
 
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