Plans brewing for craft beer business in Dagsboro

DAGSBORO — Sometime this fall, business could literally be brewing in Dagsboro’s Savannah Square Shopping Center. Pending an amendment to town code and brewery licensing, Ocean View resident Zack Brown hopes to be serving the likes of Electric Circus IPA and other craft beers with homegrown catchy names in a nanobrewery small-batch business endeavor spiced […]

Dover Speedway, Fordham & Dominion releasing lager for track’s 50th anniversary

Delaware State News DOVER — Dover International Speedway, in cooperation with Dover, Delaware-based Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company, is releasing a special “Splash & Go” Lager as part of the celebrations surrounding the Monster Mile’s 50th anniversary this year. Splash & Go (4.2 percent ABV) was developed to be an easy-drinking lager for fans to […]

Georgetown business is brewing: Revelation to purchase former 16 Mile brewery

GEORGETOWN — Change is brewing for business in Georgetown. Not quite 3 years old and already a successful hit along the coast, Rehoboth Beach-based Revelation Craft Brewing Company plans to move inland with the purchase of the former 16 Mile Brewing Company in Georgetown. Revelation on Nov. 30 announced expansion plans with the purchase of […]

BEST BETS: Susquehanna Floods to help Blue Earl celebrate anniversary

For the Perryville, Maryland-based Susquehanna Floods, the First State has been first rate. “Delaware has been super kind to us,” said lead singer and guitarist Trevor Biggers. “It’s like having a friendly neighbor.” In Delaware just last week at the History, Heritage and Hops festival in Dover, the Cecil County Americana roots band has played […]

COMMENTARY: Double standards abound for young adults

Bad ideas abound, no doubt. But today we’ll consider four now percolating before the Delaware General Assembly. They are: •Legalizing recreational marijuana. •Lowering the blood-alcohol level for legal driving to .05 percent. •Raising the age for purchase of cigarettes to 21. •Raising the age for buying a rifle to 21. The original sin here, of […]

Old Dogfish Head pub to be torn down

REHOBOTH BEACH — After 22 years, the original Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats pub is scheduled for demolition today. There will be an excavator on site at the pub and the demo will begin at the front of the building. Both Chesapeake & Maine and the new Brewings & Eats will remain open during construction, […]

Tapping ‘Delaware on Tap’

WILMINGTON — In honor of National American Beer Day on Friday, the Delaware Tourism Office (Visit Delaware) unveiled Delaware on Tap, the new smartphone application version of the state’s Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail. According to the tourism agency, the app is available for free download in the App Store and from Google Play. The […]

BEST BETS: Teaze to rock Delaware Wine and Beer Festival

Spandex, fingerless gloves and blistering guitar licks will be the order of the day Saturday as Teaze: 100% Hair Metal will play the eighth annual Delaware Wine and Beer Festival in Harrington. Serious musicians who don’t take themselves too seriously, Teaze boasts on its website that it is the “only band manly enough to wear […]

BEST BETS: Delaware violinist Sords returns home to perform

Andrew Sords considers himself simply a traveling minstrel. The music world begs to differ. Mr. Sords, who was born in Delaware and still has strong ties to the First State, is a world-class violinist who has performed with 300 symphony orchestras on four different continents. He’ll be at the Milton Theatre Sunday night at 7 […]

Blue Earl ready for first Food Truck Throwdown

SMYRNA — For Ron Price, it’s all about blues, barbecue and brews. He’s got the blues and brews covered at his Blue Earl Brewing Company. And this Saturday, the barbecue and other eats will be in full force as well. The first Blue Earl’s Food Truck Throwdown will take place Saturday from noon to 9 […]