Oct 12

And the Living's Easy

We've defended free speech and creative expression in the United States for more than 25 years. Now, we're taking a stand in the UK. Here's what you need to know: The Portman Group is a third-party watchdog group that evaluates alcohol-related marketing in the UK, and it was founded by big beer and spirits behemoths (think Heineken, Guinness, Bacardi, Molson, Carlsberg and InBev). In May 2018, the Portman Gr... Read More

As I Walk Through The Valley
Oct 5

As I Walk Through The Valley

Punch-drunk, Summer weaves its freckled elbows through the ropes at its back. The once-undisputed lion god of the troposphere squints as the sandy, DEET-ridden fog seeps through its corneas. It begins to rain. A chilly challenger stomps forward, oozing cinnamon and stamina, and a sepia shadow envelops what remains of the fallen titan. “Pathetic,” sneers Autumn as it tries to reconcile Summer’s glorious legend with TH... Read More

The Monster Never Dies
Sep 14

The Monster Never Dies

Beer and coffee. These are two beverages that exist on unique sorts of spectra: At one end, you’ll find a wasteland of mass-produced, quantity-over-quality, perfunctory versions of these ubiquitous liquids. Some lurk on motel nightstands, shrouded in disks of filter paper. Others frequent the bottoms of backpacks for hours before being smuggled into campus dorm rooms and consumed at room temperature. Such is the bleak destiny of fluid... Read More

Flying Dog University Presents: Night School
Aug 20

Flying Dog University Presents: Night School

We believe that a true appreciation for craft beer requires insatiable curiosity. Whether you’re brewing it or drinking it, a continued education is the surest way to enrich your craft beer journey. This is the philosophy that compelled us to create Flying Dog University, and it’s the foundation of our newest higher beer education project: Night School. In collaboration with Total Wine, Flying Dog University is brewing a ser... Read More

Yes, And...
Jul 31

Yes, And...

Last week, we invited all of our sales and marketing mutts to an off-site summit of sorts. After receiving a vaguely-titled "Sales And Marketing Training" calendar invite, most of us were expecting a day featuring coffee, baked goods, and some of Ben Savage's greatest PowerPoint hits. Imagine our surprise when a stranger in a blue blazer herded us into a lopsided circle and informed us that we'd spend the rest of the m... Read More