This Southeast corner of Delaware has become a hub for craft breweries thanks to the creative efforts of these popular and award-winning brewers. During your beach getaway at Mansion Farm Inn, be sure to visit these best breweries near Lewes, DE, where you’ll find plenty of places for a poured glass of amber-hued goodness. Drink up and enjoy!
Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill and 38°-75° Brewing has been a locals’ favorite since 1991 offering flavorful foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as 100+ beer choices in their full bar as they continue to support local and national independent breweries throughout the U.S.. This casual, family-friendly restaurant and brewpub is busy during the peak season, so you may want to visit during off-peak hours. 25-minute drive
Big Oyster Brewery
Offering dine-in and take-away food and beer service, Big Oyster Brewery is a popular spot in Lewes to sip and savor lunch, dinner, and craft beers on tap. They also offer a full service bar, including a wine list and 4-packs to go. Visit them on Facebook for news about the latest specials and releases. 16-minute drive
Brick Works Brewing & Eats
Brick Works Brewing & Eats takes pride in offering the highest quality craft beers brewed on site, as well as scratch-made dishes using locally-sourced ingredients. Sit down for a paired plate and beer for an integrated dining experience. They have two locations in Smyrna and Millsboro (Millsboro location is only 25 minutes from Mansion Farm Inn).
Crooked Hammock Brewery
Enjoy a backyard BBQ kind of dining experience at Crooked Hammock Brewery where guests choose from homemade craft beer, cookout favorites, and plenty of games. Their latest creation, Frankenbooberry, is scary good! 13-minute drive
Dewey Beer Co.
Located on Dewey Beach, Dewey Beer Co. is a gastropub and brewery featuring a fleet of flavorful IPAs, stouts, lagers, and more. Pair a brew with one of their fantastic appetizers or burgers. They offer vegan options as well as desserts. If you frequent Southeastern Delaware often, join their loyalty rewards program to rack up points for food, beer, and merchandise. 22-minute drive
Dogfish Head Brewery & Distillery
Dogfish Head is one of the largest craft breweries in the United States. They opened their doors in 1995 in Rehoboth at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats. Today, they offer multiple locations to enjoy a variety of brews as well as distilled creations and good eats. Visit their most recent combined restaurant and brewpub by Rehoboth Beach, or the tasting room in Milton where you’ll find access to the largest selection of suds to sip. Believe it or not, you can even enjoy a taste of Dogfish all the way down in Miami, FL. 7-minute drive
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
An award-winning brewery, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant features a craft brewery and scratch kitchen. They have a passion for brewing great beer, which you’ll taste in every glass or growler. They have multiple locations in several states. The Rehoboth Beach location is only 20 minutes away from Mansion Farm Inn. 20-minute drive
Mispillion River Brewing
Offering 5 oz samples and 16 oz pints at the brewery, and 6-packs, 4-packs, and crowlers for take-away, quench your thirst for craft beer at Mispillion River Brewing. This award-winning brewery in Milton prides itself on brewing the finest craft beer in a fun atmosphere. Sip, slurp, and shop to your heart’s content. 21-minute drive
Thompson Island Brewing Company
Named after an island in Rehoboth Bay, Thompson Island Brewing Company is an independently owned brewery that focuses on craft beer and offers rotating taps for a taste of other local breweries. Order a tasting or flight, and sip your way through their distinctive flavors to find your new favorite. After a day at the beach or shopping around town, enjoy a growler with food or a crowler to go! 19-minute drive
Revelation Craft Brewing
With a passion for craft beer, Revelation Craft Brewing uses only the highest quality ingredients to create uniquely flavored brews, from subtle to bold. Order from their beers on tap with fun names, like Mother-in-Law IPA, Revelation Oktoberfest, Irish Copper Ale, and Sussex County Mule. Located in Rehoboth Beach, great beer is just steps away from sun and surf. 21-minute drive
Book your beach getaway guest room at Mansion Farm Inn, where you can enjoy an in-ground swimming pool, relaxing country setting, delicious breakfasts, and gracious hospitality – all just minutes from Southeastern Delaware’s best breweries and best beaches!