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Dogfish Head

Dogfish Head tends to produce experimental or “extreme” beers, such as the tongue-in-cheek “Liquor de Malt”, a bottle-conditioned malt liquor, which typically comes in a Dogfish Head brown paper bag.

Featured Beers

  • 90 Minute IPA 
  • Seaquench Sour Sle

It opened in 1995 and produces 262,000 barrels of beer annually. Dogfish Head has been a rapidly growing brewery – it grew nearly 400% between 2003 and 2006. The brewery was featured prominently in the documentary Beer Wars and was the subject of the Discovery Channel series Brew Masters, which premiered Sunday, November 21, 2010. The brewery takes its name from Dogfish Head, Maine where Calagione spent summers as a child.

Select brews (including many of the brewery’s seasonal and one-off selections) can be found in U.S. states, plus Washington, D.C. Dogfish Head also licenses “Dogfish Head Alehouse” with three locations in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Falls Church, Virginia, and Fairfax, Virginia. Beer-paired food and vintage bottles of Dogfish Head’s seasonal beers are available at their alehouses, as well as kegged offerings of their staple beers.