Sam Calagione and Dogfish Head Brewery collaborate with Sony Records to create a new fusion beer to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Miles Davis' album, "Bitches Brew." They must formulate, produce and ship 50,000 bottles within a very tight deadline.
Sam Calagione heads to Peru to learn the traditional and proper methods of brewing Chicha, a corn-based beer, and plans to unveil his own version at Dogfish Head’s brewpub in three weeks.
Sam Calagione travels to New Zealand to make an indigenous brew for Beervana, an annual craft-brewing competition, and fears of dumping a significant amount of Punkin’ Ale loom when it ends up in the wrong type of glass bottles.
Sam Calagione and Dogfish Head Brewery create a new, “cedar-fied” beer out of surfboard wood scraps, and the team faces a major setback when 9,000 gallons of their signature beer, 120 Minute IPA, gets flagged by quality control authorities.
Sam Calagione and Dogfish Head Brewery prepare to make a batch of “Chateau Jiahu,” a 9,000 year-old recipe based on pottery jars recovered from a village in Northern China. Sam heads to Egypt to revive a beer from one of man’s earliest civilizations.