Three holiday cheers for craft beers!  The season is making everyone sweet on tasty local beer, us included!  Delaware Hop Scene and have found the most festive events to keep you BEERful in December.  Check out the hoplights for Wednesday, December 9th through Tuesday, December 15th.  Take a gander at the full sortable calendar of beer events at Delaware Hop Scene too!

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This Week in Craft Beer!


WEDNESDAY, December 9thtoys-for-tots-donations-delaware

THURSDAY, December 10th

Home BrewBrew instructor, Chris Haug will go over everything you need to know to start brewing beer at home from basic start up systems and equipment to the brewing process start to finish.  We will also learn how ingredients contribute to flavor including a complimentary sampling of Chris’ own brews.  This is an engaging discussion with Q&A through the duration.

FRIDAY, December 11th

Add Craft Beer to Your Holiday PartyMost Wonderful Time for a Beer

  • 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 12th

There’s no American Cheese or Wonder Bread in sight.  Instead, the chefs use the best quality locally sourced ingredients for these creations, as well as hard to find imports from around the world.  Mmmm…

SUNDAY, December 13th

MONDASanta Claus beer steinY, December 14th

  • $2 off 64 oz. growler fill-ups at Newark Bottle Shop on NFL game days (Giants vs. Dolphins)
  • Two Stones Pub Newark Home Alone Beer Dinner



TUESDAY, December 15th

  • 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.


Brought to you by two craft beer loving hop heads, you may know us as Eric and Lindsey.

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