Dogfish Head will try and crate the hoppiest beer ever, which will be fun to see and taste. My bet is that is isn’t undrinkably hoppy but still pretty bitter and floral. I wonder whether Shawn will be interested in trying this beer…

DFH HOP(s) 

 

Brewer’s Association Year in Beer It’s that time of the year again when we start to see the number roundups. It looks as if we’re back to pre-1900 numbers when it comes to breweries. But there are two significant differences: population and refrigeration. We’ll talk about how much that matters.

Beer bread
It’s gift shopping time. We’ll talk to Doug about what he has and begin to compile a holiday beer-related gift guide that isn’t tacky.

 

Hard news

An so it begins:
Regulatory hearing are set for next Tuesday. I guess AB InBev will start divesting itself of beers that can make a go of it. Whether that will help or hurt competition is another question altogether.


Tony Russo
Author: Tony Russo

Tony Russo has worked as a print and digital journalist for the better part of the 21st century, writing for and editing regional weeklies and dailies before joining the team that produces OceanCity.com and ShoreCraftBeer.com among other destination websites. In addition to having documented everything from zoning changes to art movements on the Delmarva Peninsula, Tony has written two books on beer for the History Press. Eastern Shore Beer was published in 2014 and Delaware Beer in 2016. He lives in Delmar, Md. with his wife Kelly and the only of his four daughters who hasn't moved out. Together they keep their two dogs comfortable.

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