Diving into the Delaware craft beverage scene is a journey of unexpected delights: Peaceful evenings, sipping wine beneath the stars. Cheerful afternoons in the company of fellow beer connoisseurs, comparing the subtle character of a just-poured brew.
Delaware’s character colors every sip-worthy experience. Here are some of the must-drink spots complete with crave-worthy food and a dash of acoustic music. Raise your glass, sip, repeat.
Brews and Bottles, North to South
In Northern Delaware, destinations like Iron Hill, Stitch House and Argilla’s Brewing @ Pietro’s Pizza supplement the brews with good food. Central Delaware’s Harvest Ridge Winery smoothly captures soothing back-country charm, and Mispillion River Brewing is beloved for its tempting on-tap tasting menu. In Southern Delaware, Dewey Beer Co. and Revelation Craft Brewing Company keep the brews flowing in and around the beach, while off-the-beaten path is Brimming Horn Meadery.
Tap the App
Around every corner, an up-and-coming new contender emerges. For frequent test-tasters (and those who just want to stay in the know) see what’s on tap with the DE on Tap mobile application. And for a memorable addition to your collection, check-in to 10 locations from your phone and you’ll receive a commemorative pint glass for exploring Delaware’s craft beverage scene.
With the app, beer lovers can check-in to locations, search for craft locations based on favorite flavors and browse through upcoming events such as food truck competitions or food pairings. To find your next savory sip of local flavor, download the app and begin the adventure.
Go Where the Pros Go
Wondering where to go first? We’ve rounded up top locations that Delaware’s very own craft beverage makers like to visit. Take advice from the pros for your next liquid adventure.
“Dew Point Brewing is simply amazing! The owners are so welcoming and the beer, oh so good! Plus, the location takes you back in time and the building is stunning.” – Terri Sorantino, Liquid Alchemy Beverages