Press Release: Dogfish Head


Dogfish Head annouced this year's Weekend of Compelling Ales and Whatnot schedule. Included in the festivites are Brew tours, Meet the Brewer's, Book Signings and the chance to drink some special release beer. Check below for all the details.

From DFH: 

2nd Annual Weekend of Compelling Ales and Whatnot (WoCAaW)

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery’s WoCAaW is a three-day event guaranteed to satisfy the palette of the adventurous craft beer enthusiasts.


Three Special Tours will take place on Saturday, April 2nd. These WoCAaW OCP (off-centered people) Tours will be offered to the first 200 people. (RESERVATIONS can be made here)

  • 10:30 / 10:45 / 11 AM Dogfish Head founder/president Sam Calagione, Brewmaster Floris Delee, or Assistant Brewmaster Jon Carpenter will guide you on a unique and extended tour of the brewery. They’ll also discuss this years Beer Advocate/Dogfish Head collaboration brew.


In order to help spread the Dogfish love around a bit, we ask that you limit your group reservations to sizes of 6 or less. Thanks.

Folks on these WoCAaW OCP Tours are guaranteed the opportunity to purchase a growler of the Beer Advocate/Dogfish Collaboration Brew.

These tours will be identified by a special wristband that is your ticket to your growler. All growlers will need to be picked up from Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats by 5 PM on Sat. April 2nd.

IF YOU SHOW UP LATE, YOUR SPACE WILL BE LOSTplease plan to arrive on time.did we mention.DONT BE LATE.

A separate email prior to the event will be sent to the WoCAaW OCP tour folks with some details for your weekend.

  • Not one of the first 200 folks? You can still join us for a tour later that afternoon and participate in all of the awesome events lined up for the weekend. We’ll have the Beer Advocate/Dogfish Head Collaboration for sampling and on draft at the pub, so come on out still. Make your tour reservation here.
  • All tour visitors to the brewery that day will also have an opportunity to check out another secret, yet to be revealed brew as a sample after tours and for growler purchase that day only from the brewery.


Friday, April 1st

  • Location: Dogfish Head Brewing’s and Eats (Rehoboth Beach)
  • Happy Hour 3 6 PM
  • Including 2 Randall the Enamel Animals! One with 90 Minute IPA over Cascade Hops and the second with Burton Baton over wood chips, vanilla beans, and whole hops.
  • Meet the Brewers Social 6 7 PM (upstairs) – Chat craft beer with some of our off-centered brewers
  • Draft Lineup (starts at noon): Noble Rot, Ta Henket, Hardtack, World Wide Stout, Olde School, Bitches Brew, Wrath of Pecant, Poppaskull, Red & White, My Antonia, Namaste, Palo Santo Marron, Burton Baton, Aprihop, Shelter Pale Ale, 60 Minute IPA, 90 Minute IPA, Indian Brown Ale, Raison D’Etre, Lawnmower, Chicory Stout, plus we'll have a CASK of Life &Limb (THESE DRAFTS WILL BE AVAILABL E UNTIL THEY KICK, AND A VARIETY OF OTHER OFF-CENTERED BREWS WILL TAKE THEIR PLACE TO KEEP THE LIBATION VIBRATION FLOWIN.)
  • Also, a Vintage bottle selection from Sam’s stash will be available for purchase.
  • Insanely awesome beer-inspired food
  • Live music starting at 10 PM

Saturday, April 2nd

  • Location(s): Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (Milton) and Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats (Rehoboth Beach)
  • WoCAaw OCP TOURS 10:30 / 10:45 / 11 AM If you show up late, your space will be lost..did we on time please.
  • Regular Brewery Tours 1:30 / 3 / 4:30 PM
  • Brewing Up A Business Book Signing 12:30-1:30. Sam will be signing copies of the latest edition of his book Brewing Up a Business
  • RANDALL SYMPOSIUM, Greg Christmas, Dogfish Head's engineer and Randall guru will be giving a Randall chat and demonstration from 1230-1 PM in the tasting room.

DOWN AT THE PUB (Dogfish Head Brewing’s and Eats (Rehoboth))

  • More of that incredible draft lineup
  • Vintage bottle selection from Sam’s stash will be available for purchase.
  • Insanely awesome beer-inspired food
  • More live music starting at 10 PM

Sunday, April 3rd

  • Location: Dogfish Head Brewing’s and Eats (Rehoboth Beach)
  • Brewer/Distillers Brunch 9 AM – 12 NOON

Reservations highly encouraged

Email: to make your reservation.

Brunch will include some special Randall concoctions, World Wide Stout with Expresso Beans and Star Anise Namaste with orange slices and lemongrass.

10:30 – 12 Noon

Distillery Q&A with Dogfish Heads lead distiller Alison (upstairs)

Need a place to crash? Mention that you are in town for the Dogfish Head Weekend of Compelling Ales, and you might get a special deal.

Atlantis Inn (walking distance to the pub)

Holiday Inn Express (conveniently located on Route 1)

The Atlantic Sands Hotel (walking distance to the pub and oceanfront)

And by the way: If you need some transportation from the pub home, to the hotel, or to your buddies couch try giving these guys a call.

City Cab, (302) 227-8294

Comfort Ride Express, (302)645-1400