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6 Best Breweries Near Rehoboth Beach, DE

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Delaware has great brewery culture, and Rehoboth Beach is no exception. There are a lot of options around town to satisfy! The area has a lot of locally-owned craft breweries, ready to welcome guests who share an affinity for delicious craft beer and some bar bites. Each of the local hotspots on this list have a lot to offer, and each is located conveniently close to The Canalside Inn. 

1. Revelation Craft Brewing

Revelation Craft Brewing Company prides itself on an “anything but ordinary” approach to brewing great beer and hosting a wide variety of different events throughout the year. It offers several beers on tap, from classic IPAs to seasonal flavors to suit every taste. The Rehoboth location is located less than 1 mile from Canalside Inn. 

2. Dogfish Head Brewing & Eats

Live music, delicious brunch options, party packages, and, high-quality craft beer can all be found at Dogfish Head Brewing & Eats. This brewery was founded in 1995, is located in the heart of Rehoboth Beach, and has become a mainstay in the community. It has become known as a great place for friends to gather for delicious fare and fun. You can walk to Dogfish Head from Canalside Inn in less than 10 minutes. 

3. Dewey Beer Co.

Travel along the Coastal Hwy and make a stop at Dewey Beer Co., a locally-owned spot with a brewery and restaurant onsite. Foodies will love the restaurant, and no visit is complete without sampling the house brews. This brewery offers seating in a bright, open space, and a friendly waitstaff that is happy to help you find your next favorite. It’s just a quick drive from Canalside Inn, too — fewer than two miles away. 

people at a Rehoboth Brewery clanking beers

4. Thompson Island Brewing Company

This craft brewery and restaurant offers a dining room, spacious porch, cozy beer garden, and lots of comfortable seating. Thompson Island Brewing Company has many weekly specials and hosts special events throughout the year, making it a great stop for delicious food and crisp beers. In less than five minutes from Canalside Inn, you can cross over Route 1 for a great beer.

5. Big Oyster Brewery

Founded in 2015 and just a short 14 minute drive from Canalside Inn, Big Oyster Brewery is a nationally-renowned local brewery with lots of charm and flavor. This company features a daily Happy Hour special, tours of its brewing space, an onsite loyalty program, and a merch shop to allow you to show your craft beer pride no matter where you are. 

6. Iron Hill Brewery 

Just six minutes from Canalside Inn by car, Iron Hill Brewery is “the most award-winning brewery east of the Mississippi.” It’s known for its commitment to local products, including beer brewed in-house and a from-scratch menu made daily. Iron Hill’s flagship location opened in Newark in 1996, and its Rehoboth Beach restaurant and brewhouse has been a local favorite since it launched in 2018.

Stay and Play in Rehoboth Beach

The greater Rehoboth Beach area truly offers something for everyone, from awesome opportunities to explore nature and stroll on a pristine beach to great restaurants for the perfect brews and bites. Contact the Canalside Inn today to speak with our booking experts about setting up your next stay.

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