Delaware Culinary Where to Sip and Savor in Delaware

Where to Sip and Savor in Delaware

All through the state, Delaware’s breweries, wineries, distilleries, meaderies and cideries aren’t just places to get a good drink.

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.

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Liquid Alc Bev, @delawareontap

Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery
Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, @saltedvines
Harvest Ridge Winery
Harvest Ridge Winery

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.

Stitch House is a great go-to of mine. Great food, staff, beers and it’s close to home.” – Dustin Davis, Fordham & Dominion Brewing Co.

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

“We love to hang out down the road at Big Oyster Brewery.” – Greg Christmas, Beach Time Distilling

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