Dogfish Head Brewery | Milton, Delaware
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Dogfish Head Brewery
Excellent based on 55 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

6 Cannery Village Center
Milton, Delaware United States 19968 [ print map ]
888 DOG FISH | facebook

Hours: Tue-Sat 11-5, Tours every half hour

Mayor: lesifflebiere (2) | Taps: 15 | Bottles: 6-10

Dogfish Head Brewery

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Beer Available At Dogfish Head Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Dogfish Head Cham’Pain Domain , Dogfish Head Sixty-One 71, Dogfish Head Flower Goddess , Dogfish Head Tweason’Ale 16, Dogfish Head Kvasir 89, Dogfish Head Firefly Ale 78, Dogfish Head Birra Etrusca - Bronze 89, Dogfish Head Victory Stone Saison du BUFF 95, Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA 98, Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA 99, Dogfish Head Choc Lobster 78, Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron 99, Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA 100, Dogfish Head Burton Baton 99, Dogfish Head ApriHop 93, Dogfish Head Raison D Extra 98, Dogfish Head Theobroma 86, Dogfish Head Noble Rot 94, Dogfish Head Chicory Stout 95
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55 reviews for Dogfish Head Brewery
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  82%
 Selection  71%
 Food  75%
 Value  87%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb  (205) San Diego, California | November 7, 2014
Situé au milieu de nul part. Le retail shop est l’endroit idéal pour faire le plein de Dogfish, tous les brassins du moment y sont ainsi que la panoplies d’articles dérivés. C’est aussi possible de faire la visite de la brasserie.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Boutip  (67) Gatineau, Quebec | November 7, 2014
Located pretty much in the middle of nowhere between a bunch of crops field. Location is actually pretty cool with a bunch of boccie ball files, food truck, and some metal tree. Free samples plus great tour makes for fantastic experience. Shop was also very well stocked with a great selection of beers and growlers. I would drop by again if I am in the area.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
HippieFee  (14) , | May 26, 2014
Free tours that run most days from 11am to 5pm. Starting at 4:30 - 6:30 they have a happy hour, half priced brats. The tour was amazing, a well run operation with a knowledgeable and friendly staff. Everyone that arrives gets four free samples of anything they have available that day. Can also purchase single beers or get your growler filled. Bocce ball and corn hole in the front yard. The tours fill up quickly so arrive early and be prepared to wait on a busy weekend.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
coyforce  (12) Virginia | May 25, 2014
Great place to grab some brews at a cheap price and to take a nice tour or so.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83  (206) Fairfax, Virginia | January 20, 2014
A bunch of my friends in the DC area had been wanting to head out to DFH for some time now. We arrived and were enamored by the size of the place. This is the largest brewery I have visited, though I’ve driven past the AB plant down in Williamsburg VA numerous times.

For such a large brewery, the tasting room that serves customers pints and growler fills were woefully small. Everyone was packed in and the attempts at getting a few of my samples was nerve racking. I’ve been to breweries a fraction of the size that have bigger tasting rooms. My one major problem (one we encountered at their brewpub as well) is that if you’re already well versed with DFH beers, there’s not a whole lot to surprise you. If you’ve already been on brewery tours, nothing will surprise you. Don’t expect to be able to sample *anything* out of a fermenter - that’s only for smaller breweries to wow you (that could be DE law that prevents them, so I won’t hold it against them). The problem is just that I’m familiar with either being provided samples along the trip, or at the very least in a tasting room that allows for ease in acquiring those beers. Here they jut throw everyone in the same room, so you have people who want to buy growlers and pints surrounded by people who aren’t paying a penny for a few small samples.

Without anything new to pull you in, you end up with a selection that is half available at the common grocery store in many states and isn’t all that interesting. The only thing that would entice me to return would be their Thursday night events where they break out vintage ales.

For being such an "off-centered" brewery, I was hoping for a bit more of that instead of such a bland cookie-cutter experience. I still enjoy most DFH beers, but I have to say that this trip had me pulling back the curtain and instead of seeing something "hip", I found an ironic hipster. Others might have a better experience. I was just hoping for something a bit more unique than their year-round and a few seasonals available. It was all free, and the prices for most things in the store are pretty reasonable, so there’s that at least.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
jdb288  (85) Robbinsville, New Jersey | November 7, 2013
The beer tasting is free (or with tour, i suppose), so you can’t really argue with the value. Quite fun to walk through the brewery and see what they are working on at the moment. If you are in delware, stop on by.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
kermis  (187) The Hague, Netherlands | October 8, 2013
Worth visiting to go on the tour of their impressive facilities. Of course there’s a bar to taste a fairly standard selection of DFH beers after the tour. Nothing unusual though. Good to combine with a trip to the Rehoboth beach bar where there are a couple of unique brews available.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan  (201) McLean, Virginia | October 7, 2013
Intriguing tour. Nice tasting room. Nothing rare. But everything is fresh. Enjoyable and informative.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
snettleship  (1) North Carolina | August 16, 2013
Update to previous reviews. I was at DFH tasting room on 7/25/2013 and they have made changes. They have added many more taps and for a tasting you can choose the 4 beers you want to taste from the list. They now serve pints (or 1/2 pints for the more expensive beers) and also sell growlers. That combined with the food truck makes for a much more complete Brewery visit experience.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
devman171  (149) Annapolis , Maryland | June 29, 2013
Great brewery visit, cool vibe, great selection of beers on tap.(4free samples) of their choosing, other samples 1-2$. Sausage food truck, try the feta Greek chicken with strawberry topping!

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