Dogfish Head Brewery | Milton, Delaware
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Dogfish Head Brewery
Excellent based on 53 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

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

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


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


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Beer Available At Dogfish Head Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Dogfish Head Flower Goddess , Dogfish Head TweasoníAle 16, Dogfish Head Kvasir 88, Dogfish Head Firefly Ale 79, 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 80, Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron 99, Dogfish Head Sixty-One 72, 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, Dogfish Head Raison D Etre 96, Dogfish Head Piercing Pils 83
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53 reviews for Dogfish Head Brewery
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  83%
 Selection  70%
 Food  77%
 Value  88%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  90%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
HippieFee  (11) , | 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.
84
  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.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
radagast83  (174) 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 Iíve 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. Iíve 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 youíre already well versed with DFH beers, thereís not a whole lot to surprise you. If youíve already been on brewery tours, nothing will surprise you. Donít expect to be able to sample *anything* out of a fermenter - thatís only for smaller breweries to wow you (that could be DE law that prevents them, so I wonít hold it against them). The problem is just that Iím 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 arenít 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 isnít 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 thereís that at least.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
jdb288  (78) Robbinsville, New Jersey | November 7, 2013
The beer tasting is free (or with tour, i suppose), so you canít 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.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
kermis  (143) The Hague, Netherlands | October 8, 2013
Worth visiting to go on the tour of their impressive facilities. Of course thereís 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.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan  (185) McLean, Virginia | October 7, 2013
Intriguing tour. Nice tasting room. Nothing rare. But everything is fresh. Enjoyable and informative.
94
  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.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
devman171  (122) 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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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
rickhall28  (260) Parsippany, New Jersey | May 6, 2013| Updated May 7, 2013
One of the best 3 non-Belgium style craftbrewers in the northeast (along with Victory & Smuttynose). Certainly the most experimental of any in the northeast if not in the whole country. Sam C. has done some amazing recipes as well as collaborations (ex. the beers with Victory & Stone), & joint startupís (La Birriera at Eataly in NYC)...not to mention a TV series (Brewmasters), & designing a unique IPA glass with Sierra Nevada and Riedel!. A visit to DFH is a must and generally considered a destination to plan a trip around for most craft fans. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and a visit here is very rewarding.
84
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Ed5388  (57) Forked River, New Jersey | March 18, 2013
2 times at the brewery. Each time had a great tour and employees are really knowledgable and friendly. A must if your in Milton.

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