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Fri, 03/09/2012 - 3:16pm

One of the best parts of my job comes with the occasional opportunities I get to explore some other region of the country or world and brew with friends.

Mon, 03/05/2012 - 3:05pm

I'm in Rome, Italy this week (but back by the end of the week for the Weekend of Compelling Ales & Whatnot!) with Dr. Pat and our Birreria Brothers partners-in-crime. Before heading over, Dr.

Sat, 02/04/2012 - 11:07am

Sunday morning update: Had a blast at last night's sessions of EBF. One the all time best beer Fests in the whole wide world. Here I am with The Bros and Stacey who won the EBF beer naming contest for

Sat, 01/07/2012 - 4:09pm

The Big Beers & Barleywines Fest in Vail, CO is always one of my favorite events of the year. While snow conditions have generally sucked this year the beer and benevolence has never been better.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 12:57pm

Yesterday we brewed our second batch of Positive Contact. Our Cider-Beer hybrid that has a bit of farro, cayenne, and cilantro as well.

Mon, 12/19/2011 - 11:50am

On Friday I hosted a tour of 40 Delaware homebrewers.As a holiday gift we gave each of them a 5 gallon batch size prop of our DNA yeast which our QC team lovingly tended to. Its A yeast that is unique to DE which we isolated on a peach farm near here.

Thu, 12/01/2011 - 3:53pm

Last night our new pub brewer Ben heated the water for todays brew while I attended the first ever meeting of Dogfish book club.Mike in sales put this together and lead a discussion on our first book,

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 10:35pm

I recently had a sweet male bonding experience taking my 12 year old son Sammy to his weekend soccer tournament in Lancaster, PA. While the Amish folk in horse-drawn carts were probably underwhelmed by

Thu, 10/13/2011 - 1:31pm

So lately we've been on a bit of a collaborative-tear. With companies large and small. We just bought a bunch of pears and peaches from Fifer Orchards here in lower Delaware for an extremely-local-centric

Tue, 08/30/2011 - 2:08pm

Our friends Janis and Gary Billings run Ripley Farm a maple house just down the hill from our familys farm in Montague, Massachusetts. Garys family has been running this maple house for three generations

Wed, 08/17/2011 - 1:25pm

Lead Cook JB debriefs our Rehoboth brewpub staff on today's yummy and local beer and food specials. A great combo today would be Life & Limb paired with the curry

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 2:48pm

Our friend Annemarie runs Salt Water Farm in Lincolville, Maine just outside of Camden; one of the prettiest harbor towns in mid-coast Maine with a vibrant art scene and half a dozen great new and used book stores.