Tag Archives: Discovery Channel

• Home Distilling is Popular, But is it legal?

Home Distilling is Popular, But is it legal?

America is enjoying its greatest DIY movement in decades. Knitting, gardening, preserving and home brewing all are enjoying tremendous popularity. “Farm to fork” is the new hipster mantra. Also enjoying a revival: spirits, both straight and combined into classic cocktails. Put that all together and shake vigorously and what do you get? The rising popularity […]

• Booze trend of 2013? Moonshine

Booze trend of 2013? Moonshine

Moonshine was a DIY staple of the Prohibition era, a backwoods rotgut that could make you blind or see God, sometimes both. And now, among small-batch boutique American whiskey distilleries, it’s one of the year’s hottest booze trends. The Discovery Channel docudrama Moonshiners may account for some of this newfound glamor. But industry experts say […]

• Buffalo Trace Lifts Nonprofit Spirits With $1,000 Bottle

Buffalo Trace Lifts Nonprofit Spirits With $1,000 Bottle

Where bison roamed in Frankfort, Kentucky, pioneers began brewing spirits back in the late 18th century. Operating on the site and steeped in that tradition, Buffalo Trace Distillery wants to give a piece of history to charities. It’s offering nonprofits 174 bottles of Kentucky straight bourbon aged for 11 years in its Millennium Barrel and […]

• 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 […]

• “How Beer Saved the World” this Sunday on Discovery

“How Beer Saved the World” this Sunday on Discovery

Finally, the answer to one of life’s most pressing questions: How was civilization started? Find out this Sunday night, when the Discovery Channel airs a one hour special on the little beverage that could: “How Beer Saved the World.” Watch the trailer, set your DVR, crack open your favorite craft beer (or two), watch program, […]

• 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 […]

• Sam Calagione hosts Discovery Channel's 'BrewMasters': 10p, Sun. Nov 21

Sam Calagione hosts Discovery Channel's 'BrewMasters': 10p, Sun. Nov 21

Sam Calagione, founder Dogfish Head Brewery hosts Brew Masters, a new Discovery Channel show about craft beer in which Sam and the lads apparently scour the world “discovering ancient techniques to produce beers of astounding originality…from chocolate to mussels to tomatoes, Sam is constantly pushing his team and himself to innovate and celebrate the amazing […]

• “How Beer Saved The World” – a worthy doc by the Discovery Channel

“How Beer Saved The World” – a worthy doc by the Discovery Channel

It seems that the Discovery Channel is also currently shooting a beer documentary entitled “How Beer Saved the World.” Sweetwater Brewing in Georgia tweeted a photo of the crew of the documentary at the brewery over the weekend. There’s not much additional information out there, though on Sunday the Georgia Tech Glee Club performed the […]

• Food Network joining craft beer fray?

First it was The Discovery Channel, then The History Channel, and now it appears that The Food Network is getting into the act.

• Brewed Masters: Discovery Channel Series Starring Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Brewery

Brewed Masters: Discovery Channel Series Starring Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Brewery

The Discovery Channel Raises A Glass For Brewed, New Series On The World Of Beer Announced For Fall 2010.