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They're back! Menus set for monthly beer dinners

The off-season at our coastal Delaware brewpub gives our kitchen a chance to get a little reckless. Case in point: the new lineup of monthly beer dinners.

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The off-season at our coastal Delaware brewpub gives our kitchen a chance to get a little reckless. Case in point: the new lineup of monthly beer dinners.There's a mix of classic and new themes this year, including Oktoberfest, Ancient Ales ...

Hot Thoup! Just add carrots, ginger and an exclamation point!

When Dogfish founder Sam Calagione's little nephew Luke was asked to help name the family puppy, he pulled inspiration from his favorite food. "Let's name it Hot Thoup!" he said.

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When Dogfish founder Sam Calagione's little nephew Luke was asked to help name the family puppy, he pulled inspiration from his favorite food. "Let's name it Hot Thoup!" he said.Well, the name didn't work for the dog, but the quirky ...

A Perfect Pour

Step one is choosing craft beer. Step two is getting that beer into your glass to get the most out of it.

It's the little things.

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Step one is choosing craft beer. Step two is getting that beer into your glass to get the most out of it.It's the little things.[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emZmWW9bUio&feature=plcp]

Pick your poison: Vintage ales vs. off-centered cocktails

Tough call at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub these days.

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Tough call at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub these days. Besides the 20-plus off-centered ales on tap, there's a trio of vintage ales from Sam's personal stash and a lineup of ...

Mmm ... Festina peach gazpacho

We set up a booth at the local farmers market last week and offered free samples of Festina Peche and a little something special from our brewpub kitchen: Festina peach gazpacho.

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We set up a booth at the local farmers market last week and offered free samples of Festina Peche and a little something special from our brewpub kitchen: Festina peach gazpacho.

The tanks have landed

Check out the installation of our 10 new 600-barrel fermenters. The tanks – each 47 feet tall and 11.5 feet around – join 12 already in place.

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Check out the installation of our 10 new 600-barrel fermenters. The tanks – each 47 feet tall and 11.5 feet around – join 12 already in place.[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqAwcKHNRMM]

Behind the curtain: Analog craftsman amplifies wood-aging program

Bill Wehr is always a little uneasy until he gets a couple of steel supports around the huge wood tanks he builds.

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Bill Wehr is always a little uneasy until he gets a couple of steel supports around the huge wood tanks he builds. Until then, he has to put a lot of faith in friction, his mallet and a few temporary tie-downs."I'm always happy after we get ...

Winning homebrewer joins our team for a day

After winning Philly Beer Week's Extreme Homebrew Challenge in June, 40-year-old Tyler Flynn got a shot to head south and brew his Pumpkin Old A

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After winning Philly Beer Week's Extreme Homebrew Challenge in June, 40-year-old Tyler Flynn got a shot to head south and brew his Pumpkin Old Ale at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub.

When Sam digs into his stash, vintage ale lovers win!

Did you know that some of our brews actually get better with time? Much like a fine wine, many of our strongest beers reach their peak after a little cellar time.

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Did you know that some of our brews actually get better with time? Much like a fine wine, many of our strongest beers reach their peak after a little cellar time.

Every Beer Has A Story: The 'My Antonia' label

Dogfish Head has been an ale-focused brewery since our doors opened in 1995.

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Dogfish Head has been an ale-focused brewery since our doors opened in 1995. But a few times a year, we make an imperial pilsner called My ...

 
 
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