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May 10, 2019 12:02 pm

How Twitter is taking the Dogfish Head/Boston Beer merger

The world reacts as Delaware’s biggest craft beer producer makes a surprise move.

Signage at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach.

(Photo by Flickr user Bernt Rostad under a Creative Commons License)

Yesterday, in a move that rocked the craft brewing industry, Delaware’s biggest craft beer producer, Dogfish Head, announced a $300 million merger with Sam Adams brewer Boston Beer Co.

Reaction to the news has been all over the map — and from all over the map (fun fact: New Zealand currently gets Dogfish Head, but not Sam Adams).

There’s abject horror:

Burn what? (Oh. Your shirt.)

Hopeful skepticism:

And valid concern:

On the industry side, the reaction tended toward calm and logical:

Beernet goes deep:

Dogfish Head is ubiquitous in Delaware, but it’s far from the only fish in this small pond of craft breweries like 16 Mile, Twin Lakes, Blue Earl, Dew Point, Dewey Beer Co, Fordham & Dominion, Wilmington Brew Works, Midnight Oil, Big Oyster, Bellefonte Brewing and Stitch House — to name a few.

In an interview with the Cape Gazette, Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione said that he and Boston Brewer founder Jim Koch are friends who have collaborated a number of times, including working on Capitol Hill for tax relief for small brewers and a collaboration beer called Savor Flowers.

The Sussex County Dogfish Head locations reportedly will remain.

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