Active & Planned Beverage Companies

Delaware’s nearly four century long tradition of brewing and related beverages is being kept alive today by a host of world-class, award winning breweries and craft beverage producers.

Below are links to current breweries, meaderies, cideries, wineries, and distilleries and those soon to be in operation. Please visit their websites and, better yet, support these Delaware establishments with your business.

B = production brewery / P = brewpub / C = cidery

D = production distillery / U = distillery pub / M = meadery / W = winery


Stewart’s Brewing Company (Bear) P

Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats (Rehoboth Beach) U/P

Iron Hill Brewery (Newark) P

Iron Hill Brewery (Wilmington) P

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (Milton) B/D

Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company (Dover) B

Mispillion River Brewing Company (Milford) B

Argilla Brewing Company (Newark) P

Blue Earl Brewing Company (Smyrna) B

Dewey Beer Company (Dewey Beach) P

Crooked Hammock Brewery & Restaurant (Lewes) P

Bellefonte Brewing Company (Marshallton) B

Brick Works Craft Brewing & Eats (Smyrna) P

Revelation Brewing Company (West Rehoboth) B

Dew Point Brewing Company (Yorklyn) B

Volunteer Brewing Company (Middletown) B

Big Oyster Brewery (Lewes) P

38°-75° Brewing Company (Dewey Beach) P

Midnight Oil Brewing Company (Glasgow) B

Stitch House Brewing Company (Wilmington) P

Iron Hill Brewery (Rehoboth Beach) P

Wilmington Brew Works (Wilmington) B/C

Autumn Arch Beer Project (Glasgow) B

Brick Works Brewing and Eats (Long Neck) P 

Thompson Island Brewing Company (Rehoboth Beach) P  

Crooked Hammock Brewery & Restaurant (Middletown) P

Bellefonte Brewing Company (North Wilmington) B

Hangman Brewing Company (Claymont) B 

Loakal Branch Brewery (Delmar) B

First State Brewing Company (Middletown) BP

Twisted Irons Craft Brewing Company (Newark) B

Dewey Beer Company (Harbeson) B

JAKL Beer Works (Middletown) B

1937 Brewing Company (Wilmington) P  

Ocean View Brewing Company (Ocean View) P

Bethany Brewing Company (Ocean View) B  

Musings Fermentation Underground (Newark) B


Liquid Alchemy Beverages (Wilmington) M/C

Rebel Seed Cidery (Marydel) C

Brimming Horn Meadery (Harbeson) M


Nassau Valley Vineyards (Lewes) W

Harvest Ridge Winery (Marydel) W

Pizzadili Vineyard & Winery (Felton) W

Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery (Frankford) W


Dogfish Head Distilling (Rehoboth Beach) U/P

Painted Stave Distilling (Smyrna) D

Beach Time Distilling (Nassau) D

easySpeak Spirits (Milford) U

Diamante Distillers (Bear) D 

Feebs Distilling Company (Milford) D


How Do You Brew (Newark & Smyrna)  


Lewes Brewing Company (Lewes) B  Under construction; opening 2023

Revelation Brewing Company (Georgetown) B  Under construction; opening 2023

Brimming Horn Meadery (Seaford) M  Planned

Wooden Wheels Brewery (Newark) Planned

Dog Pirate Beer Company (Lewes) Planned

Fenwick Island Brewing Company (Fenwick Island) P  Planned

Shellfish Brewing Company (Townsend)  Planned

Big Oyster Brewery at the Rookery (Milford) P  Planned

Twin Branch Winery (Milton) On hold   

Brewery incubator at The Granery (Milton) Conceptual

Fort DuPont Post Exchange brewpub (Delaware City) P  Conceptual

DE Beer Wine Spirtis Trail