Aug 26, 2021
In this conversation with
Dogfish Head Brewery founder Sam Calagione, some of the topics we
- How Sam took his creativity from the writer’s
workshop to the brewery, scaling Dogfish Head from the smallest
commercial brewery in America to a top 20 craft brand over the
course of two decades.
- What it means to make “off-centered ales for
off centered people,” which requires us to travel back in time over
500 years to the publication of the reinheitsgebot - Bavaria’s infamous beer purity
- How Sam invented the practice of continual
hopping using a vibrating football game that now resides in the
- Why Dogfish Head’s acquisition by the Boston
Beer Company was like a merging of kindred, yet complementary
- What the future holds for Sam and his beer,
including tropical fruit farming in South Florida, art and music
collaborations, and much, much more.
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