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The one and only Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, joins the Cheers Crew at Uptown Charlotte’s Flight Beer Garden & Music Hall during a whirlwind publicity tour. Being the classy hosts that we are, ourselves and our traveling P1’s broke out vintage Dogfish Head bottles to share with Sam as we kicked back and discussed what’s been going on with his brand and today’s craft beer environment. Sam gives us his views on the Brewer’s Association Independent Craft seal of approval, shares some insight into what new and upcoming breweries should pay attention to in order to compete, comments on the Wicked Weed sell out, talks about his truck and and tells us why, contractually, Dogfish Head beats Russian River every time! It’s a great interview with one of the leaders of the craft beer industry and we are humbled that he gave us the time so we can share it with you! Cheers!
Sam Calagione from Dogfish Head Brewery
Bottle Shop and Food of the Week
A special thanks goes out to Tip Top Daily Market for being this week’s bottle shop of the week. We got to try Dogfish Head Flesh and Blood IPA. Cheers to Flight Beer Garden & Music Hall who rounded off the evening with awesome sandwiches and other goodies.
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