Tag Archives: Delaware

• Southern Wine & Spirits contributes $30 million for Scholarship Program

Southern Wine & Spirits contributes $30 million for Scholarship Program

Southern Wine & Spirits contributes $30 million to Step Up For Students Scholarship Program Step Up For Students is a nonprofit organization that administers the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program, and provides scholarships to lower-income Florida students. Step Up For Students announced today that Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s leading […]

• Kona Brewing extends flagship beers distribution

Kona Brewing extends flagship beers distribution

Kona Brewing Company, a US-based craft brewery, has extended the distribution of its flagship brands to Pennsylvania, Delaware and South New Jersey markets. Starting from 17 January 2012 the markets will carry the company’s signature beers including Longboard Island Lager, Fire Rock Pale Ale and the brewer’s Aloha Series, beginning with the spring seasonal Koko […]

• Dogfish Head to launch gluten-free beer

Dogfish Head to launch gluten-free beer

Dogfish Head Brewery, a Delaware-based brewing company, will release a new Gluten-Free beer, Tweason’ale, in late January 2012. The brewery’s new fruit-forward beer with 6% ABV will be released four times a year. Dogfish Head said the classic barley foundation of beer has been replaced with a mild sorghum base. The beer contains hints of […]

• Sorry Delaware. No direct wine sales for you

Sorry Delaware. No direct wine sales for you

Legislation again will not be released by a House committee that would allow Delawareans to have wine shipped to their home.   By not releasing the bill, House Bill 78 cannot be debated by the full chamber.  37 states and the District of Columbia allow their residents to order wine directly from the producer – and […]

• NYC: A Sneak Peek at Eataly’s New Rooftop Brewery

NYC: A Sneak Peek at Eataly’s New Rooftop Brewery

A sneak peak at Eataly’s rooftop La Birreria, featuring craft beer, blood sausage, pork shoulder and mushrooms. There will be craft beer served on a rooftop, but don’t call Eataly‘s Birreria a beer garden, said partner Adam Saper at a sneak peek of the new space on Wednesday night. It is, after all, still one […]

• No! Dogfish Head pulling out of RI

No! Dogfish Head pulling out of RI

Everyone who enjoys good beer knows that Dogfish Head has been growing like gangbusters over the past few years. The Delaware brewer’s 60 Minute IPA is one of the most popular — and one of the best — India pale ales on the market. In fact, the company doesn’t make a mediocre beer; Squall, Burton […]

• What! Can there be too many craft brewers?

What! Can there be too many craft brewers?

In the mid-eighties, when I became addicted to caffeine, I realized there were these places you could go to get insanely strong coffee. Mostly, restaurants and coffee shops served Boyd’s or Farmers Brothers, which was brewed to the color and viscosity of weak Red Rose tea. Over the next ten years, I spent a lot […]

• Sam Calagione & Dogfish Head Keep Brewing Winners

Sam Calagione & Dogfish Head Keep Brewing Winners

Teetering on the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1990s, craft beer maker Sam Calagione would occasionally dodge the impatient creditors who called him on a daily basis by telling them that his computer had just caught on fire and he had to hang up the phone immediately. Although sales of his exotic brews — […]

• Sam Calagione Pairs 7 Beers with 7 Books

Sam Calagione Pairs 7 Beers with 7 Books

Once the cooler weather comes, my ideal evening after putting the kids to bed involves lounging on the couch by the lit wood stove, sipping a red-wine glass full of craft beer while reading a good book. Here are a few pairings that I have found spot-on over the years. BN: How quaint.  Sam’s life […]