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Dogfish Head Brewery

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3.83/5
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Place Score: 100
Ratings: 298
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.57
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6 Cannery Vlg
Milton, Delaware, 19968-1308
United States
phone: (302) 684-1000

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Ratings: 298 | Reviews: 27
Reviews by ChipChaight:
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Photo of SiegeSpitfire
4.73/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of plinck
4.97/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great tour & tasting. Thanks Jamie for a job well done!

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.44/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

I have a new respect and appreciation for Dogfish Head after visiting their brewery. I haven't tried a single Dogfish Head beer in over a year. However, when fresh, their brews are especially exceptional. I can also see how people like the 120 Minute now. A big boozy IPA like that should be consumed fresh. It's more malty than I like, unsurprising given the alcohol by volume, but it's really quite drinkable and delicious fresh. They do free tours and give you 4 free samples. The brewery looks almost like a college campus, there's a couple buildings, there were tents outside (there was some vinyl event going on), a food truck, people playing games including bocci ball outdoors. This is definitely the nicest, and biggest, brewery I've been to. The shop was also nice and they had some pretty sweet DFH merch. They also have great prices for growler fills and bottles.

So why 4 stars? They need to better organize their bar setup. Maybe hire another person or 2. The worker's don't seem to know how to use the register too well. I saw a couple of them standing by that thing for minutes at a time for single beer purchases and ask other's questions about how to do things. Not sure if they were new employee's or if their were new register's, but more importantly and much more frustrating was how long it took to get those 4 samples! It took over 1 and a half hours to drink about 16 oz's of beer. It should also be noted that some bartenders filled the sample cup halfway and other's to the brim. I don't like complaining about free things, it really is awesome of them to do so, but since it took 1.5 hours, we were unable to tour the tree house or do the self tour of the bottling line, as they were both closed by then. Half the people had already left by the time I ordered a 120 Minute IPA as well. The place was really jumpin' when we arrived. Also of note, the gift shop does not take Discover. They lost out on $60 because of that.

Either way, visiting the brewery left me with a very positive impression of Dogfish Head, and rekindled my interest in their beers. I have just 6 more words for you: Palo Santo Marron. Top notch beer.

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4.78/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Psg5062
4.92/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of rsmugs77
4.89/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

my favorite brewery to tour

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5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of 60acresbrewclub
5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

By far the best brewery experience I've ever been privy too. They are continously inovating and schooled me on tons of things. Everytime I've made the pilgrimage it has become bigger and more fun. They're not afraid to "invest" read (waste) a lot of money on something to create a beer that will probably never return the investment, simply so people can taste what people drank 100, 500, 1000, 2000, or more years ago. Also their brew pub always has tons of beers on draft that are only available there until they're gone. If I was only allowed to go to one brewery/brewpub this is the one I'd pick.

Photo of k3lso
5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

great place to visit , great vibe about the place , people really enjoy working there, very knowlegable about the product

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4.45/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.12/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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4.68/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.93/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

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4.11/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.58/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

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4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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4.48/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

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4.21/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.19/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton, DE
100 out of 100 based on 298 ratings.