Posts Tagged ‘Sam Calagione’

Brew in Town: Dogfish Head Positive Contact

Dogfish Head Positive Contact Where In Town: Scion Restaurant, 2100 P St. NW Price: $10/9 ounces Hip Hops Hurray Brewers sometimes create beers in homage to their favorite music: Take Dogfish Head’s tributes to Miles Davis and Pearl Jam. But when Deltron 3030’s Dan the Automator approached Dogfish founder Sam Calagione about brewing a beer […]

Is D.C. Becoming a Bigger Beer Town Than Philly?

"D.C. was a wine town when we started 15-16 years ago, but the trajectory D.C. is on is an even bigger trajectory albeit smaller beer base than Baltimore and Philly. So it's really exciting to see D.C. going off."—Sam Calagione, founder of Delaware's Dogfish Head Brewery, speaking to DCist about the District's blossoming craft beer […]

Craft Beer Creeps onto James Beard Foundation Award Nominee List for Second Year

Beer gets beaten up by wine all the time. But a sure sign that my favorite beverage is elbowing its way up to the same status wine and spirits have long enjoyed is this year's list of nominees for James Beard Foundation awards. In what is considered the equivalent of the Oscars for the food […]

Dogfish Head Featured on Today, Discovery Channel Show to Premiere In November

This morning Today ran a segment on craft beer featuring Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware and its charismatic founder Sam Calagione.  If this brief video doesn't give you enough shots of Calagione's chiseled mug, you can look forward to Brew Masters, the Discovery Channel Show we warned you about this summer, which will be on […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

With a turn on Top Chef and a nice run under one of the country's most famous chefs, Mike Isabella was just waiting for the right moment to leave his comfortable perch at Zaytinya. That moment will be August 7, when Isabella cooks his last meal at José Andrés' raucous Penn Quarter restaurant. The chef […]

Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione to Star in Discovery Channel Beer Show

Craft beer industry charmer Sam Calagione has scored big time. The Dogfish Head Brewery founder will be starring in his own Discovery Channel show, titled BREWED, set to air this fall. According to a release from today, the show will include episodes covering a range of topics on the culture and history of beer. […]

Crash the Brewers’ Party Tonight at Birreria Paradiso

The night before SAVOR has traditionally (three years' worth anyway) had two big events in D.C. The Lupulin Reunulin at RFD, which is hosted at the Brickskeller this year and called ReunuLess in honor of the absence of several key Lupulin competitors, is as formal as a beer panel and tasting/roast can be with brewers like […]

Beer Event Picks for Friday: Wait, There’s 10?

That's right, our D.C. Beer Events Calendar shows ten goings-on going on today, the day before Savor. The good news is, the events are pretty spread out, ranging from Alexandria to Columbia Heights. The bad news is, you have to choose. For me, the must-see event is the meet-and-greet with Sierra Nevada founder Ken Grossman, […]

SAVOR Mania: The Master List

It's that time of year again. SAVOR is coming to town and with the national craft beer and food pairing event comes a week-long beer party for D.C. Tickets sold out in record time this year, but thanks to the local bars, restaurants, and distributors who take advantage of so many talented brewers being in […]

DogFish Head Squall IPA Hits Virginia Stores Today

[CORRECTION: Make that later this month.] Dogfish Head Squall IPA, in all its hoppy splendor, will be hitting a few select locations in Virginia today this month. This bottle-conditioned, unfiltered Imperial IPA is dry-hopped with six different varieties of American hops and has a nice alcohol content of 9%. This sought-after hop monster was released […]