Dogfish launches new brew to support upcoming tour of indie record stores, bars
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is releasingBeer To Drink Music To ’17, a tropical blonde ale, and will unite with Crosley Radio, architect a popular record turntable, to kick off a two-month city tour of independent record stores and bars. Dogfish has its brewery and headquarters in Milton.
TheDogfish Head x Crosley Cruiserjourney begins in Louisville, KY, on Friday, March 3, and ends in Philadelphia on Record Store Day, Saturday, April 22. The official beer of Record Store Day, Beer to Drink Music To ’17, begins shipping nationwide on February 1.
Beer to Drink Music To ’17, features the following according to a Dogfish Head release: “Pinkish-red with a white head and clocking in at 6.8% ABV, this light bodied, quenching mashup is intended to perfectly intermingle and complement the Sony and Dogfish Head record collaboration,Music To Drink Beer To, Vol. 3. ”
Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head founder and president, and Adam Block, Sony Music Legacy Recordings president, selected a collection of their favorite tracks.
“The enjoyment of a beautiful beer with an amazing album at the same time is an exponentially awesome experience,” states Calagione.
“I fell in love with music at the same time I fell in love with beer, and in an increasingly digital age, vinyl records provide a deep, tangible connection to music that reverberates with craft beer fans,” says Calagione. Good tunes and great beer are at the heart of Dogfish as Sam composed a musically inspired series of brews with artists like Miles Davis, Deltron 3030, The Grateful Dead Pearl Jam and Guided by Voices. “Our brewery has been obsessed with music since the day we opened,” says Calagione. “And we have enjoyed every opportunity to weave together the art of brewing with our love of music, as often and meaningfully as we can.”
TheDogfish Head x Crosley Cruiserwill visit 29 cities stopping at independent record stores and craft beer bars.to celebrate and spread appreciation for music, indie record stores, original artwork, Crosley record players and off-centered beers. After the sun goes down, Dogfish Head off-centered brews will be flowing, and tunes will be jamming at stops along the tour.
Stops in Delaware include Milton Newark and Wilmington. For more information, visitwww.dogfish.com/record-store-day.
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