A Week in the Life of Dogfish Head’s Lead Brewer Ben Potts

Over on Huffington Post, Dogfish Head‘s lead brewer Ben Potts posts a detailed look at his week.

1:50pm: I finish cleaning the tap line that had been soaking and rinse it thoroughly. I taste the water coming out to check and see if any flavor from the previous beer carried over. Tastes fine. I switch the Tweason’ale over to that freshly cleaned line and get ready to tap and test the Low Rider.
2:50pm: Finally the Low Rider is run through the tap. The beer cascades beautifully as it flows from the tap into the pint glass. My first brew is a success! Nice and malty, with a subtle herbal hoppiness and incredibly silky/creamy mouth feel due to the nitrogenization. I couldn’t be more excited! A real milestone, my first Dogfish beer!

Read the full account here.

Robert Duffy

Robert Duffy is the co-founder of Empty Growler and lives in Brooklyn, NY

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