We currently sell Dogfish Head beers in about 30 out of 50 US states? Why do we sell in some and not others?
There are a few reasons...
First off - SUPPLY! We're pretty small and we can only brew so much Dogfish Head beer! While we've been adding capacity each and every year for the past 6 years, somehow demand is growing just as fast (if not faster). Now we're not complaining, this is a good problem to have - unless you are in a state where we don't yet sell Dogfish.
Some states have had ABV-caps until recently (or still do). For those who have popped the cap - congratulations, and way to go! But, see above... we can't open new markets until we can supply the markets we already have.
In 2008 we did re-open the CA market, but we did so with only three brands that we knew we'd be able to support (Midas, Palo and 90 Minute IPA). Since then, we've been able to trickle some seasonals in.
So, all that's a long-winded way of saying... we're making more beer! Be patient - or better yet, come visit us and stock up!!!
Thanks for asking and cheers!