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Something Like Turning Water Into Wine: Sam Calagione Releases New Dogfish Head Beer/Wine Crossover "Noble Rot," Wears an Awesome T-Shirt

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So Novel-T is a big fan of books of course, but we've also been known to hoot and hollar about our favorite brewery, Dogfish Head. Brewmaster Sam Calagione isn't exactly turning water into wine with his new "Noble Rot," but he may be doing something even better: turning wine into beer! Check out the new video debuting this wonderful looking creation and find out what the "brewhaha" is all about. Haha. Can't wait to try some ourselves! PS: Oh yeah, look at those handsome threads the dude's sporting. Cheers, Sam!

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Books and Beers Pairing Prize Winners Announced

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  This week we posted an article on our blog pairing books and beers.   Dogfish Head's brewmaster Sam Calagione was kind enough to give some suggestions, and we asked around the web for suggestions.  We're pleased to tell you about three of our favorite pairings, and we're awarding each of the three suggesters a free Novel-T:  #1: Posted by Jeff Stern Fullsteam’s Carver Sweet Potato Lager with Raymond Carver’s short fiction, Abita Turbo Dog with John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale with David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King and Rogue Dead Guy with Doug Dorst’s Alive in Necropolis. I...

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