Posts Tagged ‘Sam Calagione’

‘Dude, Name Our Beer!’

The Extreme Beer Fest to be held in Boston this February 19 and 20 will feature a new, as-yet unnamed brew–a collaboration between Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione and Jason and Todd Alstrom, editors of Beer Advocate magazine, which is sponsoring the festival. The beer is scheduled to be brewed this month at Dogfish Head's facility in Milton, […]

Dogfish Head & Sierra Nevada’s Collaboration Ale, Life & Limb, Coming Soon

If you read our posts you know we have a soft spot in our livers for a handful of things, and Dogfish Head Brewery founder Sam Calagione and collaboration beers are two of them. Now that Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada are producing what will be each brewery's the latter's first collaborative effort, Life & Limb […]

Beer Geeks vs. Beer Snobs

Don't know the difference between a beer geek and a beer snob? It's easy to predict (think Comic Book Guy), but Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, gave a pretty good explanation during his salon at Savor this year: There's beer geeks and there's beer snobs, and I'm a card-carrying, dyed-in-the-wool member of the […]

Your Last Beer on Earth: What Do the Pros Say?

As a follow up to our very own Beerspotter's conversation about top five desert island beers, we offer this account of what some craft-beer stars consider to be the finest beers on the planet. During this year's Lupulin Reunulin at RFD, a glorious night of drinking and mayhem where a handful of the most innovative […]

Are All Beer Taxes Bad?

The Senate Finance Committee is currently considering a proposal to increase the excise tax for alcoholic beverages — beer, wine, and liquor — as part of a health-care reform strategy. Craft beer producers are up in arms, and while I sympathize with their cause, the hubbub is in danger of becoming misconstrued. The Brewers Association, […]

Attn. Hop Heads: ‘Beer Wars’ Documentary Showing Tonight Only

The filmmaker behind Beer Wars, a documentary that probes the great divide between craft brewers and the multi-national beer behemoths, has borrowed a page from the small guys and is creating buzz for her debut film by limiting its availability — a one-day-only screening tonight at theaters across the nation. The marketing for the flick […]