Santa BeerHO HO HO…remember, Santa isn’t looking for cookies and milk on Christmas Eve, he’s hoping for a good craft beer! The season is making everyone sweet on tasty local beer, us included! There are plenty of opportunities to sample the hops before you buy for the Holiday. Delaware Hop Scene and have found the most festive events to keep you BEERful as we prepare to roll into the New Year. Check out the hoplights for Wednesday, December 23rd through Tuesday, December 30th. Take a gander at the full sortable calendar of beer events at Delaware Hop Scene too!


What’s Happening & WHERE

This Week in Craft Beer!


WEDNESDAY, December 23rd

  • $2 Mug Night at Kid Shelleen’s every Wednesday
  • $5 Growlers at Two Stones Pub
  • Trolley Tap House 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Party

Christmas Eve~THURSDAY, December 24th

  • $2 off 64 oz. growler fill-ups at Newark Bottle Shop on NFL game days
  • It’s Throwback Thursday at the Stone Balloon Ale House in Newark — bring your old Stone Balloon mug for $4 select craft beer drafts
  • It’s Dogfish Night at Throwbacks Sports Lounge in Wellington Plaza in Hockessin

Beer Presents

Santa riding a beer barrel

Christmas~FRIDAY, December 25th

Add Craft Beer to Your Holiday Party

  • Host a blind craft beer tasting where guests have to guess the style or LOCAL brewery
  • Include trivia with prizes direct from your FAVORITE LOCAL brewery
  • Host a silent auction with a few rare or hard to find craft beers or make it growlers
  • Create beer and food pairings and have party goers vote for their favorites
  • Create a visual display with different malts and hops of the brewing process along with information about your LOCAL breweries

SATURDAY, December 26th

SUNDAY, December 27th


MONDAY, December 28th

  • $2 off 64 oz. growler fill-ups at Newark Bottle Shop on NFL game days (Lions vs. Saints)


TUESDAY, December 29th

  • Taco Tuesday Madness at Two Stones Pub Newark, Two Stones Pub Wilmington, and Two Stones Pub Kennett. Specialty theme-based tacos are served from 5-10 p.m.Two Stones Christmas items



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