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Tue, 03/23/2010 - 7:14pm

On Monday we had a meeting on the site of the new Eataly in New York City. Mike from JVNW - the folks who are building our 3.5 bbl brewhouse and 7 bbl unitanks - came in from the west coast.

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 1:13pm

Yesterday, In headed up to Philadelphia to meet up with Colonial brewing expert Rich Wagner. He and I brewed a spruce and molasses beer together on his traditional period brewing equipment. We had a blast!

Tue, 10/20/2009 - 2:03pm

Here's a photo of The Gate - the killer beer bar in Brooklyn that has been turning locals on to craft beer for a decade and a half run by our pal Bobby.

Fri, 09/18/2009 - 8:07pm

Lots going on at Dogfish these days.  We have been working with Sierra Nevada and Bobby Flay on the menu for the East Coast Beer Dinner premier of our collaborative Life & Limb and Limb & Life beers set for Bobby’s Bar

Fri, 08/28/2009 - 5:16pm

I had a great lunch at our Rehoboth pub yesterday with Bill Covaleski from Victory Brewery.  I was glad to hear how much Victory is growing and to catch up with an old friend – Bill is one of the true gentleman-philosopher-brewers of our industry.

Tue, 07/21/2009 - 1:46pm

I'm getting pumped for a New England events/vacation roadtrip at the end of this week. Mariah, Sammy, Grier and I will be heading north in the family truckster this Friday. Trip highlights include hanging

Tue, 07/07/2009 - 12:14pm

Hope some folks within a short drive to the De beaches can make it out for our Namaste release party at our Rehoboth pub today at 5 pm sharp - Bryan Selders and I will be talking about this beer that we

Mon, 06/22/2009 - 1:52pm

The American Homebrewer's Association annual conference in Oakland this past week was a huge success and a whole lot of fun. Highlights for me included a bus trip with 50 homebrewers where we visited

Tue, 06/09/2009 - 1:04pm

Our friends, Belgian brewer/blender Armand and his wife Lydie Debelder, recently suffered a heart wrenching production set-back at their brewery 3 Fonteinen. A brewery thermostat broke and as a result,

Sun, 05/17/2009 - 4:13pm

The spicy beef tenderloin and local microgreen salad paired perfectly with our 90 Minute IPA at todays six-course beer brunch at Zamba in Asheville, NC.  Not only is the Asheville beer community

Thu, 05/07/2009 - 2:39pm

Today we got to work on The Off-centered Wall.  I'll get to the wall in a sec... Jill and I celebrated the end of Dave's first week at Dogfish Head by dragging him into the warehouse to help

Fri, 05/01/2009 - 8:15pm

We're in the midst of a big ole expansion at Dogfish right now. The big additions are in our cellars with a new centrifuge and six new 600 bbl unitanks. That'll take our current capacity to 140,000 bbls