Sam Calagione

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    October 1, 2014

    Arts & Eats Guide 2014: Fun Is Brewing at New Times' Original Beerfest October 25

    This article and more can be found in the New Times' Arts & Eats Guide 2014, your annual guide to the season's art exhibits, food festivals, cultural events, and up-and-coming chefs, artists, and scene makers. The Arts & Eats Guide 2014 can be found on New Times newsstands Thursday, October 2. But t ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Meet Justin Miles, New Brewer For The Mack House

    Ever since the Mack House, Holy Mackerel's tap room and nano brewery, lost its brewer Bobby Gordash back in June, owner Larry Hatfield has been front and center in bringing about Mack House 2.0, with the first step involving hiring a new brewer. That brewer is finally revealed as Tamarac resident ... More >>

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    August 29, 2013

    Brew Dogs Debuts on Esquire in September: What's In Store For Beer Lovers?

    Beer is back on TV. It's been almost three years since the airing of a craft beer oriented television program. We're referring to the short-lived Brew Masters series from Discovery Channel, that brought Dogfish Head Brewing's Sam Calagione into our homes every week for a month and a half. See als ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013

    This Week in Beer News: MillerCoors Labor Dispute, Gluten-Free Gets Popular, and the Bruery Accidentally Spoils Its Beer

    You're only halfway through the week and already that celebratory barrel-aged you saved for the weekend is calling your name, but first make sure it's not spoiled from a Lactobacillus infection. Let another edition of This Week In Beer News hold you over to the weekend. This week went relatively s ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    Jupiter's Summer Fest Previewed New Belgium, Celebrated Home Brewers

    Abacoa; it's a "New Urbanist's" dream of townhomes wrapped around a walkable central business core. It's also just a pretty cool place to come hang out and watch spring training or minor league baseball. But this past Saturday saw, instead, the inaugural Jupiter Summer Fest, the first craft beer, ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Eric Guerro, Mark Fee, and Jeff Evans of Angry Union Brewing: See Which One Chose Chocolate Chip Cookies Over Beer

    About two years, Mark Fee started brewing beer on his stove at home. The firefighter paramedic took up brewing as a hobby to let off steam. It didn't take long for some of his friends and fellow firefighters to join in on the brew making. It took only a few tries for the guys to figure out that th ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    April 26, 2012

    How Coffee and Beer Geeks Are More Alike Than You'd Think

    We're still a ways from touting baristas and roasters as beer nerds celebrate Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head and Garrett Oliver of Brooklyn Brewery. Yet we're on the way, with baristas joining the festival circuit to make a name for themselves in the coffee world. Here in South Florida, our standout ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012

    New Times Beerfest Countdown: Five Beers for Spring

    ​Congratulations to Lisa Melegari for weighing in on her favorite bar food to win a pair of VIP tickets to Beerfest. The New Times 15th-annual Beerfest will be on Saturday, March 31 from 6 to 11 p.m. at Huizenga Plaza in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  Don't miss a minute of the Final Four games, ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Brew Masters Puts Craft Beer in the Spotlight

    Sam Calagione hosts Discovery Channel's new show about craft beer, Brew Masters.​All I have to say is, boy, am I thirsty.Update: Apparently I wasn't the only one who thought the Blue Moon commercials were ridiculous.Brew Masters, a new television show starring Dogfish Head Beer owner Sam Calagione ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    Brew Masters Premiers on Discovery Channel

    ​They've got reality programs about food innovators, food trucks, and farm-to-table restaurants. Now Discovery Channel is bringing craft beer into the reality mix with its new show Brew Masters.  Brew Masters debuts on November 21 at 10 p.m. and stars none other than Dogfish Head founder Sam ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Beer of the Week: Dogfish Head Sah'tea

    ​Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Clean Plate Charlie will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer you'd like featured ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Beer of the Week: Dogfish Head Squall IPA

    ​Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Clean Plate Charlie will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer you'd like featured ... More >>

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    November 13, 2009

    Chow 13 Profiles Food Movers and Shakers

    Courtesy of, illustration by Frank Stockton.Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione searches for the lost brew.​, that home for intrepid foodists popularly known as Chowhound, published the Chow 13 last week, its list of the 13 most influential food fighters of 2009. The article is ess ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Beer of the Week: Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale

    John LinnThey say it's your birthday...​ One of the reasons I really love homebrew is the chance it gives you to learn what individual beer ingredients taste like. Make enough brews with centennial hops, and you start to detect its bitter citrus flavor when you taste a beer. If you add chinook or ... More >>

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    April 17, 2009

    Beerfest, Beer Wars, and Beer By Itself

    Thoughts from all over: -Saturday is the 12th Annual New Times Original Beerfest, in case all the fanfare has eluded you. Show up at 7 p.m. with $25 in hand (or buy tix in advance now - highly recommended), and you'll be rewarded with four hours of non-stop beer sampling, eating, and live music. If ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009
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    April 14, 2009

    Interview with Beer Wars' Director Anat Baron

    It's going to be a beer-filled kind of week, folks. First, New Times' Original Beerfest is only five days away. If you haven't grabbed your tickets yet to the four-hour celebration of import and craft brews, you can pick them up here. Second, this Thursday is the opening of Beer Wars, a documentary ... More >>