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

Argilla Brewing Company (Newark) P

Mispillion River Brewing Company (Milford) B

Blue Earl Brewing Company (Smyrna) B

Dewey Beer Company (Dewey Beach) P

Big Oyster Brewery at Fins Ale House (Rehoboth Beach – Coastal Hwy.) 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

Dog Pirate Beer Company (Lewes) B  

Revelation Brewing Company (Georgetown) 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

Twin Branch Winery (Milton) 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)  


Proximity Malt (Laurel)


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

Macklin Brewing Company (Seaford) Planned

Brewery at Feebs Distilling (Milford)  Planned

Brimming Horn Meadery (Seaford) M  Planned

Wooden Wheels Brewery (Newark) Planned

What To Ferment Meadery (Milford) M  Planned

Name not yet known (Camden) Rumored to be off of Alt. Rt. 13 & Caboose Rd.

Fenwick Island Brewing Company (Fenwick Island) P  Planned

Big Oyster Brewery at the Rookery (Milford) P  Planned

Brewery incubator at The Granery (Milton) Conceptual

Fort DuPont Post Exchange brewpub (Delaware City) P  Conceptual

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