Active & Planned Breweries

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

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 / [BP] Brewpub / [C] Cidery

[D] Production Distillery / Distillery Pub [DP] / [M] Meadery / [W] Winery


Stewart’s Brewing Company (Bear)  [BP]

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (Milton)  [B, D]

Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats (Rehoboth Beach)  [BP, D]

Iron Hill Brewery (Newark)  [BP]

Iron Hill Brewery (Wilmington)  [BP]

Twin Lakes Brewing Company (Newport)  [B]

Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company (Dover)  [B]

16 Mile Brewing Company (Georgetown)  [B]  Closed September 2018.

Mispillion River Brewing Company (Milford)  [B]

Argilla Brewing Company @ Pietro’s Pizza (Newark)  [BP]

3rd Wave Brewing Company (Delmar)  [B]

Frozen Toes Brewing @ Pizza By Elizabeths (Greenville)  [BP]  Brewing operations suspended July 2018.

Blue Earl Brewing Company (Smyrna)  [B]

Dewey Beer Company (Dewey Beach)  [BP]

Big Oyster Brewery @ Fins Ale House & Raw Bar (Rehoboth Beach)  [BP]

Crooked Hammock Brewery & Restaurant (Lewes)  [BP]

Bellefonte Brewing Company (Marshallton)  [B]

Brick Works Craft Brewing & Eats (Smyrna)  [BP]

Revelation Brewing Company (West Rehoboth)  [B]

Dew Point Brewing Company (Yorklyn)  [B]

Volunteer Brewing Company (Middletown)  [B]

Big Oyster Brewery (Lewes)  [B]

38°-75° Brewing Company @ Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill (Dewey Beach)  [BP]

Midnight Oil Brewing Company (Glasgow)  [B]

Stitch House Brewing Company (Wilmington)  [BP]

Iron Hill Brewery (Rehoboth Beach)  [BP]  

Wilmington Brew Works (Wilmington)  [B, C]

Beach Nomad Brews (Rehoboth Beach)  [BP]


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)  [DP, BP]

Painted Stave Distilling (Smyrna)  [D]

Beach Time Distilling (Nassau)  [D]

easySpeak Spirits (Milford)  [DP]


Autumn Arch Beer Project (Glasgow)  [B]  Planned; Winter 2018

Brick Works Brewing and Eats (Long Neck)  [BP]  Under construction; Fall/Winter 2018

Hangman Brewing Company (Claymont)  [B]  Planned; Spring 2019

Mispillion River Brewing Company (Milford)  [BP]  Planned; 2019

Crooked Hammock Brewery & Restaurant (Middletown)  [BP]  Planned; 2019

First State Brewing Company (Middletown)  [B]  Planned

Bunker Brewery at Fort DuPont (Delaware City)  [B]  Planned

Civil Cider (Wilmington)  [C]  Planned

Diamante Distillers (Bear)  [D]  Planned

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