Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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3.92/5
Dogfish Head Craft BreweryDogfish Head Craft Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

6 Cannery Vlg
Milton, Delaware, 19968-1308
United States

(302) 684-1000 | map
dogfish.com

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Score:
99
Ratings:
392
Reviews:
33
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
2.46%
 
 
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Photo of dino112265
4.97/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great beer

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Photo of mynie
3.87/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Coming from the Midwest, and even after relocating to New England, I never thought of Delaware as a beachy, touristy type of place. Even driving through it, it seemed like a collection of absurdly large bridges and tiny, sad little skylines gleaming off in the distance. But now, having re-relocated to the Mid-Atlantic, it turns out that Delaware and the weird side of Maryland and the Philly side of Jersey are all essentially the same place, and they are touristy as hell.

The brewery in Milton is about a 15 drive from the brewpub and shop, which sit off the boardwalk in Rehoboth. The brewery is situation more like a regular, large craft production brewery, tucked away in a field adjacent to a really cute residential neighborhood. Milton is pretty quiet.

The brewery is one of the largest craft facilities I've ever been to. The taproom is huge and contains a special bar that's just for growlers. They don't serve food inside but there's usually a food truck out front, along with a patio area and a bags game.

We didn't do the tour, but we did have a few pints in the taproom. The selection was wide and pours were reasonably sized and priced. They also offered a handful of of vintage beers dating back about 4 years--nothing in particular caught my eye, but that's a nice touch.

You don't need me to describe Dogfish Head's beers to you, right?

The vibe was deeply Caucasian but that's just what you get sometimes. The music kind of sucked and the decor seemed like it was trying to hard to be goofy, but overall things were friendly and welcoming. It wasn't really enough unlike any number of other brewery experiences for me to recommend it too heavily, but if you're in the area it would be silly to not stop by.

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Photo of jbarry3000
5/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of cp45
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Honeyham7
4.23/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5

Photo of HurryItsJacob
4.77/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Comander_Shepard
5/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Nate139
5/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Michiganman2325
4.9/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of robebo44
4.23/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of drdiesel9483
4.8/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Vibe - like the name the place is very different. Some of the people seemed grumpy but most were great
Quality - cheap food and lots of beer
Service - as mentioned above, some grumpiness bust mostly cool
Selection - tons of beer on tap

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Photo of JoeCentra
4.86/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of CreightonSM
5/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.89/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of al2913
4.24/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of samanthaw1192
4.03/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

It tastes like eating a sandwich on the beach that you made yourself.

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Photo of ogman
4.86/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of dhofrenn
4.2/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Satsuma
4.33/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Wiffler27
4.78/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

by far the biggest brewery i have toured, so far

the brewery itself is beautiful, a massive place. the tour was amazing, especially for a free tour and it lasted about an hour. the tour covered quite a bit of things and showed us both of their facilities on location (brewhouse + warehouse).

was able to sample some brews, they had cool stuff only available on draft. 90 Minute on Nitro was ridiculously good. got a growler of my favorite beer by them, Indian Brown Ale. their gift shop had some cool stuff too.

overall this is an awesome place, super cool aesthetics and a laid back vibe.

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Photo of SDatoc
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of Darkstar8785
4.23/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Grimace10
4.43/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of joekoz007
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Got to the brewery just after 11:00am and did the 11:45 tour. Had time to drink my four free samples before the tour. Not too crowded because it was still early. Our tour guide was excellent and all of us thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Nice place to hang out after the tour and drink a few more beers. The Flesh and Blood IPA was my favorite but unfortunately, this was a limited release and they had no bottles to bring back home. They do hit you hard for DFH swag. $25 for a baseball cap or a tee.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.85/5  rDev -13.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, DE
3.92 out of 5 based on 140,417 ratings.
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