The Abbot's Cellar and The Monk's Kettle, San Francisco
Founder/President Sam Calagione
Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, Rehoboth Beach, DE; and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Inc., Milton, DE
Described by international beer writer Michael Jackson as “America's most interesting and adventurous small brewery,” Dogfish Head has a huge following. The quirky company (run by Sam Calagione, a two-time nominee for Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional) turns out exceptional small-batch brews that pair beautifully with San Francisco chef Adam Dulye's beer-focused farm-to-table menu.