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episode 202: Sam Calagione on the Past and Future of Craft Beer


In this conversation with Dogfish Head Brewery founder Sam Calagione, some of the topics we discuss include:

  • 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 law.
  • How Sam invented the practice of continual hopping using a vibrating football game that now resides in the Smithsonian.
  • Why Dogfish Head’s acquisition by the Boston Beer Company was like a merging of kindred, yet complementary souls.
  • 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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 2021-08-26  1h1m