Raise your steins, it’s almost Oktoberfest time! Delaware breweries are already rolling out their best versions of German-style beer, and probably ironing those lederhosen too. So, don't be salty like a giant pretzel this year - make the most of Oktoberfest with this list of top spots for a festive prost!

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Blue Earl Brewing

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Stitch House Brewery Pretzel

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Cheesetoberfest Trophy

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Oktoberfest in Delaware at Iron Hill Brewery

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Wilmington Brew Works Oktoberfest in Delaware

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Blue Earl Brewing Flights

  • Big Oyster Brewery :

    Lewes
    Saturday, September 25th
    12:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
    Change up your typical Oktoberfest plans with a visit to Oystoberfest. A day of drinks, food, music, and maybe even a few lederhosen’s will be making its way to the backyard at Big Oyster Brewery. 

     

  • Blue Earl Brewing Company :

    Smyrna
    Tap Blue Earl Brewing Company’s Oktoberfest Lager that pays homage to the traditional Marzen that has been brewed at the official Munich Oktoberfest for over 180 years. It also happens to pair perfectly with their handmade pierogis, and Bavarian pretzels.

  • Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant :

    Wilmington, Newark, Rehoboth Beach
    The aroma of traditional German food will soon fill all three Iron Hill Brewing locations in Delaware. They are even serving up their fan-favorite egg rolls German-style with bratwurst, bacon sauerkraut, cheddar, and a beer mustard dipping sauce. So, grab a pint of Oktoberfest Lager or Pumpkin Ale and cheers to the tasty delights.

  • Stitch House Brewery :

    Wilmington
    For a brewery that often has German style brews on their tap list year-round Stitch House Brewery is a must stop for Oktoberfest. Sip on festive brews like Downtown Premium a crisp and refreshing German Lager, Raunch House a malty and smoky Marzan, or of course their Oktoberfest brew!

     

  • Thompson Island Brewing Company :

    Rehoboth Beach
    Fun at the beach continues even after the summer sun sets, especially at Thompson Island Brewing Company. Visit for a new release of an Oktoberfest style lager known as ThompsonFest or a menu bursting with German style favorites like Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, and apple strudel cheesecake.

  • Wilmington Brew Works :

    Wilmington
    Prosit in a brewery dressed in their best white and blue to celebrate Oktoberfest! A sip of their annual German style lager known as “(Ü) aka Ümlaut” is sure to get you in the festive spirit.

     

  • Bonus: Okt Dover Fest :

    Dover
    Saturday, October 9th
    3:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.
    For a bonus night of festive fun head to historic downtown dover for a night of local music, beer, wine, spirits, and food. This family friendly event is the perfect prost to the fall season!