or Wild Goose Brewing. Nice craft brewer founded in Cambridge Md around 1990. I have fond memories of their IPA, Snow Goose winter ale and Oatmeal Stout. Frederick (MD) Brewing Co. bought them, ruined the product and went out of business. I believe that Flying Dog in Denver bought the Frederick brewery and sold the Wild Goose brand.
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Well, he's still a billionaire and apparently New Albion Brewery closed up shop inspiring many others to do the same. We'd might as well start talking about Peet's Coffee
I guess you could say others inspired people to craft brew, but he showed them that they could make it a sustainable business which led to the proliferation of micro-breweries across the US.
Well, we can all say that there is no way craft beer started in the East and that's why the East still has an inferiority complex. Really, half the reason Dogfish Head isn't bigger is because it's Delaware. I mean, have you smelled the water in that part of the world? Makes me want to put a lime in something just thinking about it.
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I bet even the founder of Sam Adams would apply this title to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company...
You're talking about a company that started in 1984! Half a decade after Sierra. Hell, ask almost any craft brewery owner about Ken Grossman and they know the story.
Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale in a snifter rimmed with cinnamon, sugar, and caramel. I think I am coming around on the pumpkin beers but I still can't do smoked beers. I tried that Deachute/ Great Lakes collaboration and it was just too smokey. Only one nice tried and remotely liked was Sam Adams Cinder Bock but I couldn't finish the whole bottle.
I had one in hand briefly, but I didn't drink it that evening and when I went down into the basement the next day to retrieve it, all I could find was a little toy carriage.
It finished forward on the tongue and you didn't get the chocolate/coffee cover. So it stayed smokey in a bad way and was not easy to drink. There is much better out there - if you like vanilla porters the Dry Dock is brewed with vanilla beans and its pretty damn good.
Right now is the Paradox Wolfstock Canis Hopis. It's aged in oak wine barrels and I don't seek that out, but this is good. My Canis Lupus Familiaris is howling at me for dinner, so maybe I'll let her try a bit.
Edit for Canis approval.
Laughed out loud.
On a side note, and due to not working to tomorrow, the Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale in a glass with maple syrup and sugar was pretty sweet as a dinner/desert beer.