Dogfish Brewery is Debuting Breakfast Beer, and it Involves Scrapple

Dogfish Brewery’s Beer for Breakfast has “everything but the breakfast nook”

Dogfish Head will debut Beer for Breakfast exclusively at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach, Del.

Founder Sam Calagione was still working on his business plan for Dogfish Head Brewery when he first tested a homebrew recipe for a “breakfast-themed stout,” and now the company is back in the breakfast business, Dogfish Head announced in a blog post on Monday, November 17.

The new “everything-but-the-breakfast-nook” stout is a hearty homage to the full American breakfast, containing maple syrup harvested from trees where Sam met his wife; barley smoked over applewood “for that applewood, bacon-y aroma;” lactose (milk sugar); 25 pounds of Delaware Rapa Scrapple (a patty made of pork scraps, cornmeal, and spices); and finally, a special coffee blend from The Bean Factory in St. Paul, Minn.

Beer for Breakfast is a draft-only beer that will be served exclusively at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach, Del., and will debut December 5 at a special Happy Hour. Calagione and members of the Rapa Scrapple team will celebrate the debut with “a lineup of breakfast-inspired food specials,” including scrapple pizza and scrapple eggrolls.

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Karen Lo is an associate editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @appleplexy.