what would be your best advice to someone who wants to starts their own micro brewery? help
Thanks so much for thinking of Dogfish for your brewing advice – we are honored! To help get your started, here are some resources with both background on Dogfish Head and the craft beer industry:
Books:Brewing Up A Business: Adventures in Entrepreneurship, by Sam CalagioneAmbitious Brew: The Story of American Beer, by Maureen OgleBeer School: Bottling Success at the Brooklyn Brewery, by Steve HindyThe Brewers Association's Guide to Starting Your Own Brewery, by Ray Daniels
Articles:A Better Brew by Burkhard Bilger for The New Yorkerhttp://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/11/24/081124fa_fact_bilgerThe Way I Work with Dogfish’s Sam Calagione for Inc. Magazinehttp://www.inc.com/magazine/20090701/the-way-i-work-dogfish-heads-sam-calagione.html
Other Resources:Brewers Association, our craft industry trade grouphttp://www.brewersassociation.org/Authors@Google speech by Sam Calagionehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPOewnwgO0Q
There are tons more that we could recommend, but we don’t want to take all your fun. Best of luck with your project – and keep drinking the good stuff!