A Delaware Brew Story 2023

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A Delaware Brew Story 2023

Chase the winter blahs away and treat yourself to an evening of fun at Delaware: A Brew Story.

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Blue Ball Barn 1914 West Park Drive Wilmington, DE 19803

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

1/10/23 General Admission Tickets are SOLD OUT

Beer and history lovers, get your ticket now for the seventh annual Delaware: A Brew Story, Wilmington’s premier annual craft beverage tasting event, taking place Saturday, January 28, 2023, from 5-9 PM inside Blue Ball Barn at Alapocas Run State Park. Brew Story is known for its unique spin, mixing a Delaware-centric craft beverage tasting with a local beverage history theme.

Enjoy unlimited samples from Delaware’s finest craft beverage producers, including:

• Dew Point Brewing Company (Yorklyn)

• Hangman Brewing Company (Claymont)

• JAKL Beer Works (Middletown)

• Midnight Oil Brewing Company (Newark)

• Ocean View Brewing Company (Ocean View)

• Thompson Island Brewing Company (Rehoboth Beach)

• Wilmington Brew Works (Wilmington)

• Big Oyster Brewery (Lewes)

• Stitch House Brewery (Wilmington)

• Twisted Irons Brewery (Newark)

• Fordham and Dominion (Dover)

• Bellefonte Brewing Co (Wilmington)

Raffle baskets filled with brewery merchandise, gift certificates, tasting vouchers, and more will be up for grabs. Food will be available on-site for purchase.

This year’s Brew Story presentation examines the remarkable rise, fall, and reemergence in the popularity of canned beer. Beer historian John Medkeff and collector Matt Del Pizzo will offer a brief show-and-tell talk, followed by a special showing of “Beer Can: A Love Story,” the docu-comedy short by Del Pizzo and Wilmington filmmaker Gordon DelGiorno.

Ticket prices are $40 for general admission (includes access to the event, unlimited beverage samples, and a SiliPint tasting glass) and $10 for designated drivers (includes access to the event and a reusable water bottle). You must be at least 21 to attend this event.

Raffle baskets filled with brewery merchandise, gift certificates, tasting vouchers, and more will be up for grabs. In keeping with our can theme, if you bring one canned food item to be donated to a local food bank you will receive one free raffle ticket. Food will be available on-site for purchase.

All proceeds from ticket sales and raffles benefit the Friends of Wilmington Parks and Restore the King, the effort to save Delaware’s King Gambrinus statue .