Big prost to Oktoberfest in Delaware! 

Oktoberfest may be a little different this year, but steins and good times are still happening. Your favorite Delaware breweries continue the tradition of brewing German lagers, which are available on tap and to-go. 

Blue Earl Brewing 
Smyrna 
Shining Star Hefeweizen
4.5% ABV 8 IBU
Blue Earl crafted a traditional Bavarian- Style Wheat Beer also known as a German Hefeweizen. The result is a hazy wheat ale true to form with a wonderful fruity aroma and notes of banana bread and spice. Pair this brew with a delicious meal from the Juke Box!

Brick Works Brewing and Eats 
Smyrna
The Wait Octoberfest Märzen
5.8% ABV 20 IBU
Brick Works first Lager is now available.  The Octoberfest is crisp, easy drinking, with a great malt body, flavor and aroma. You’ll beg your bartender for another! crooked hammock oktoberfest

Crooked Hammock Brewery
Lewes, Middletown  
Crooktoberfest
Märzen | 5% ABV | 23 IBU
Noble hops and rich caramel notes combine in this wonderfully balanced German classic. Best enjoyed in a large tent with a few Ziggy Zaggy chants.

Dewey Beer Company 
Dewey Beach 
Skellet •  Märzen 
6% ABV
Dewey Beer Co. has on tap a German Lager this October. The craft brew has inspired malts to create flavors and aromas of toffee, brown bread, chocolate, and caramel.

Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company fordham flight
Dover 
Octoberfest Lager 
Lager | 5.7% ABV | 18 IBU
Next time you are in the Fordham taproom try their Octoberfest! It’s a traditional Marzen style lager, brewed with eight types of imported German malts and three hop varieties. It is noted for smooth caramel notes and crisp bitterness.

Iron Hill Brewery
Wilmington, Newark, Rehoboth 
Das Boot
IBU: 35  ABV: 4.9%
Traditional German-style Pilsner, light straw in color, delicately balanced with a firm hop bitterness, subtle hop flavor and a clean, dry finish.

MOktoberfest at Midnight Oilidnight Oil Brewing 
Newark
Oktoberfest Marzen 
6% ABV
Midnight Oil has done it again! Their traditional Marzen lager for Oktoberfest is available on tap and to-go! 

Stewart’s Brewing Company
Newark
Bavarian
ABV 6.4%
Stewart’s Brewing award winning traditional Bavarian-style amber lager is now available to celebrate Oktoberfest! The brew is malty and smooth and pairs perfectly with German cuisine. 

Stitch House OktoberfestStitch House Brewery 
Wilmington 
Oktoberfest
ABV 5.4%
Raise your stein at Stitch House Brewery while their Oktoberfest is still on tap. The brew is a medium bodied Bavarian style ale. Check-out the brew pub’s specials for Oktoberfest inspired food. 

Unique ways to enjoy your Oktoberfest brews at home: 

  • Order your own stein! 
  • Pair your Oktoberfest brew with German food; bratwurst, Knackwurst, Thüringer, sauerkraut, German potato salad, pretzels, 
  • Decorate your house in Oktoberfest decor with a checkered blue tablecloth and a German flag. 

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