Establish Dominance By Adding GONZO Imperial Porter To Your Brownies
Dec 8

Establish Dominance By Adding GONZO Imperial Porter To Your Brownies

Literally, every day of the year is now some sort of Instagram-friendly, short-enough-for-a-hashtag holiday of ambiguous origin. And so, on this December the 8th, we reverently gather to celebrate the joyous day of the brownie. Yes, most people will simply google "brownie recipe" and end up on the blog of some lady named Judy. She owns a DSLR, and she's never met a handwritten font she didn't like. Those peo... Read More

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

One time, she punched me in the face. It was awesome.
Jul 9

One time, she punched me in the face. It was awesome.

"Why are you so obsessed with me?" – Hops When it comes to hop exploration, we don’t really have what some would refer to as “self-restraint.” It's a projection-room-above-the-auditorium level fixation. Our Alpha Initiative series has led us so far down the rabbit hole that we’ve forgotten what daylight looks like, and Pilot #03 just locked the door behind us. You see, we’re trying t... Read More

All We Have To Do Now
Jun 22

All We Have To Do Now

Heaven knows that Brian was just a young boy, and he didn't know what he wanted to be. He was every little hungry schoolgirl's pride and joy, and I guess that was enough for me.  And heaven knows that Erin had some fun, boy, what a kick just a girl and me. She had every big-shot good-time band on the run, boy, and was living in a fantasy.  "To win the race?" he asked. "A prettier face," she ... Read More

Jun 6

Ralph Steadman is Coming to America

Ralph Steadman is one of the most influential artists of the last 50 years. But we don't have to tell you that. Beginning June 16, the Katzen Arts Center (on AU's campus in DC) will have 108 original works by Ralph, taking you on a journey through his prolific career of more than sixty years, from the sketches he created as a student in the 1950’s to present-day works published as recently as 2017. The retrospective showcases Ralph's legendar... Read More

May 14

God of Thunder(peel) and Rock and Roll

Influence. It’s the reason your mom cared so much about which friends you hung out with after school. It’s allowed people of average talent to make a living on Instagram. It’s also the reason your favorite music sounds the way it does. Garth Brooks learned how to put on a kickass concert because he listened to a lot of KISS. Sonny John Moore wouldn’t be Skrillex without Nine Inch Nails, and if you think you like A$AP Rocky, you should really ... Read More