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Tickets and menu now available for Small-Batch Dinner

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We’ve got some great eats and exclusive brews, cooked up by us just for you.

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The grand finale of our seasonal Beer Dinner Series promises to be one of the best yet. This time around, the theme is Small-Batch. That’s what we call the experimental beers we brew on our pilot system in the Rehoboth brewpub. 

The Lonely Island joins Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head for the 7th annual 'Off-Centered Film Festival'

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The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery have teamed up for the 7th annual "Off-Centered Film Fest," an epic multi-day celebration of craft beer, delicious food and "off-centered

Enjoy Aprihop with a few of our favorite spring songs

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It's Aprihop season, and to celebrate the old in-like-a-lion, we've compile

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It's Aprihop season, and to celebrate the old in-like-a-lion, we've compiled some tracks to accompany the days when the sun finally comes out to stay. When it brings on the warmth, makes everything feel right and tempts us to just be out in it.

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More hop geekery: Behind the scenes with Me So Hoppy

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While a good amount of hop flavor and aroma comes from additions in the brewhouse, no other method rivals dry-hopping in its ability to deliver high levels of fresh hoppiness. Dry-hopping is adding hops to beer after it’s been fermented. This allows the very volatile essential oils of the hop to be absorbed into the beer without subjecting them to the violent environments of boiling wort or vigorous fermentation, both of which drive the most delicate and desirable compounds out of town. Listen in as our brewer Shane pulls back the curtain and dishes the nitty-gritty on Me So Hoppy:

This one's for the beer geeks: Behind-the-scenes with Sofa King Hoppy

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Let's take a quick trip back to the late '90s.

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Let's take a quick trip back to the late '90s. ... While heating water one day to prepare for a brew at our Rehoboth Beach brewpub, Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione caught a cooking segment on the TV above the bar. The chef was describing his method of adding small pinches of fresh cracked pepper to his soup in equal increments the entire time the soup boiled, rather than in one large handful in the middle of the process. The chef said this method would bring more complexity and evenness to the spice of the dishes than if he added the whole volume of pepper all at once.

Drops some hop bombs with our Hip-Hop-Eclipse Spotify playlist

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Welcome to our listening room.

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Welcome to our listening room. This is where, on a monthly basis (at least), we will be sharing a glimpse into what we're listening to (good music mostly) and what we're thinking about (beer mostly) in the form of a Spotify playlist. This series of lovingly curated mix tapes takes inspiration from what's happening around the brewery and pairs those stories with tracks that sound good together (mostly).

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Tim Parrott is a graphic designer at Dogfish Head.
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Now that's a lot of hops!

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Who says public service announcements can't be fun?

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Who says public service announcements can't be fun? Take a spin through this fun little anti-drinking-and-driving PSA-ish thing we shot here at Dogfish Head. It features Dogfish Founder and President Sam Calagione and actor Ken Marino, who recently had a season-long arc on "Eastbound & Down" and has starred in "Party Down," "Burning Love" and the Adult Swim series "Childrens Hospital."

We enlist punk quilter Ken Ellis in the fight for more hops

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We love mixing our peanut butter with the chocolate of artists who share our off-centered outlook.

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We love mixing our peanut butter with the chocolate of artists who share our off-centered outlook. We've worked with painters, illustrators, designers, musicians, metalworkers and woodcarvers, but our latest project is a first. We asked Chicago native Ken Ellis to help us celebrate our diverse lineup of IPAs with one of his signature quilts. That's right, quilts.

Tickets now on sale for Dogfish Head's Point-to-Point Hospitality Tent

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Join Dogfish Head and friends Sunday, May 4, at our exclusive Poin-to-Point Hospitality Tent along the rail.

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Join Dogfish Head and friends Sunday, May 4, at our exclusive Poin-to-Point Hospitality Tent along the rail. Along with VIP parking, you'll find a wide selection of off-centered ales and spirits with carefully selected food pairings. You'll have a chance to win a guitar autographed by Dave Matthews, chat with members of the Dogfish Head team and raise a toast to the 36th annual running of Point-to-Point.

Hop-hunting 101

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It's hop-buying season here at Dogfish Head.

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It's hop-buying season here at Dogfish Head. As most of us are just settling in to 2014, brewmaster Tim Hawn already has his mind on the 2015 brew schedule and the ingredients he'll need to make it happen. The hops won't be harvested until fall, but if he waited until then to place the order, we'd be out of luck.

 
 
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