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On The Menu: All About BBQ

Summer is a time for fun in the sun with family and friends. Until it’s time to eat! For the days where it’s too hot to think about standing over a grill or preparing a meal for a family of 4 (or more), you can still get your barbeque fix at Dogfish. Keep it light […]

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To-Go: Here, There, Take Your Dogfish Anywhere

Maybe it’s been a busy day or perhaps you just don’t feel like cooking—no matter the reason, it means you get to enjoy your Dogfish Head Alehouse favorites from the comforts of your home (or office). Call it in and pick it up — it really is that simple! What’s good to go? Anything on […]

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Behind the Scene: Creating the Burger of the Week

If you’ve ever been to a Dogfish Head Alehouse, then you know about our Burgers of the Week. This special burger changes up every week and brings variety to our menu along with our daily specials. Each location features a different burger and to say some are a bit off-centered, is putting it mildly. While […]

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On The Menu: Lite Summer Fares

As we head further into summer, the temperature just continues to heat up. We have some ways to help you cool down. After all, it is the season of enjoying a cold beer outside! 1. Salads The easiest way to cool down is with one of our Leafy Green Things. Our Greek salad keeps it […]

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The History of Hops

As any IPA fan will tell you, hops are an essential ingredient in modern-day beer. Hops – the female flowers of the female flower of the humulus lupulus plant – give beer distinctive aromas and hints of bitterness, and they also act as a natural preservative. It’s hard to imagine your favorite brew without hops. […]

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5 Beer Festivals to Attend

Traveling to a new place is always a good excuse to sample the local food and drink. But have you ever traveled somewhere just to enjoy the delicious beer selection? If not, we’ve got a list to get you daydreaming of your next beer adventure. Put these five awesome beer festivals on your bucket list, […]

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The Return of Two Beers

A new season means new beers. We are excited for the return of our craft beers, American Beauty and Festina Peche. Two beers, two different stories. American Beauty With an ABV of 9.0%, this beer is a popular choice for those who like it stronger. The Imperial Pale Ale is made with organic granola, a […]

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On the Menu: Gluten-Free Favorites

Don’t be left out! We believe everyone should be able to have a good time when visiting us. That’s why this alehouse provides gluten-free options for our friends who need bread and flour free choices. Everyone has different levels of sensitivity so please consider past experiences with foods you have tried. Appetizers A favorite amongst […]

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The Delight of High-Gravity Beer

If your motto is “Go big or go home,” you will probably love the big flavor and strong alcohol content of high-gravity beers. Just remember that they pack a punch, so take your time and sip leisurely! What is a High-Gravity Beer? “Gravity” refers to the amount of fermentable sugars present during the beer brewing […]

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What You Missed: Dogfish Head 20th Anniversary

Dogfish Head turned 20! We were very excited to host the celebration at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Falls Church. The start of the day was marked with a brunch attended by Sam Calagione and a visit from our Dogfish Head Alebus. Brunch included pairings and World Wide Stout ice cream (an interesting sweet and salty […]

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