Raise your glass to the start of a new season with your finest red, white, & brew. Whether you’re reaching for something crisp and refreshing or sweet and delicious, kick off summer right with these Memorial Day Weekend must haves.

spiced rum bottles

Beach Time Distilling
Beach Fire Spiced Rum
Warm up during those summer nights with a cocktail using Beach Time Distilling’s cinnamon forward and intense spiced rum. They recommend a Stormy Beach, 1.5 ounces of rum mixed with 6 ounces of ginger beer and poured over ice.

Dewey Beer Co.
Dewey Beach
Cactus Whacked-Us - Imperial Pilsner | 7.5% ABV
Be careful, this sneaky imperial pilsner packs a wallop. A country style lager brewed with jasmine rice is high in ABV but delicate and floral to taste.

Harvest Ridge Winery & Rebel Seed Cidery
Sangria Red
Harvest Ridge Winery has taken all the work out of making sangria and has bottled and canned it. Spend less time cutting fruit this summer and more time enjoying their take on a classic wine punch.

Liquid Alchemy Beveragesalt
Red-Cowabunga – Mead | 12.5% ABV
This fruity-yet-smooth mead begs you to slip into your board shorts and take off to the beach. Brewed with vanilla beans and tart cherries, this mead is best paired with a grilled burger.

Midnight Oil Brewing Company
Neutrino Kolsch – German Kolsch | 4.5% ABV
True to the style, this traditionally brewed German Kolsch makes for easy drinking any time.

Mispillion River Brewing Co.
Key Lime Prime – Sour | 5.7% ABV
Get ready to transform the way you feel about sours, Mispillion River Brewing Co.’s newest beer in their artist series is brewed with fruit puree for that key lime pie in a glass experience.

Stitch House Brewery
Tropic Lightning – Pale Ale | 5% ABV
Get a jump start on your summertime daydreaming by grabbing a full pour of this citrusy and refreshing grapefruit pale ale.

Thompson Island Brewing Companyalt
Rehoboth Beach
No Bad Days – Golden Lager | 5.4% ABV
Brewed to compliment the laid-back style of southern Delaware, this crisp and clean lager pairs well with grilled burgers and fried seafood. It’s best enjoyed when just sitting back and enjoying the view.

Wilmington Brew Works
Synonyms – Pilsner | 4% ABV
This easy to drink pilsner is perfect for cracking open and sipping around a bonfire, or for drinking while looking out proudly over your freshly mowed lawn.

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