We’re deep into football season and the Eagles, Ravens, and Blue Hens have yet to reach their full potentials.  How to get your mind off of .500 and sub-.500 teams?  In a word: Beer!  Root for your favorite seasonal brews at one of the many beer events Delaware Hop Scene has on tap for you.  NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com is happy to post the events that DHS has shared with us this week.  Here are our “Top Draft Picks” for Wednesday, October 21st through Tuesday, October 27th.  Be sure to take a look at the full sortable calendar of beer events at DHS.  Hut…hut…hike!

What’s Happening & WHERE

This Week in Beer!


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Make your own beer activity on Wednesday night!  Tell DHS about it!


Meals on Wheels is proud to host The Ultimate Tailgate, which will feature the best area restaurants serving their unique interpretations of tailgate food.  This sophisticated yet casual event will also feature wine, spirits, and a beer garden curated by Two Stones Pub!

Enjoy $2 off 64 oz. growler fill-ups at Newark Bottle Shop on NFL game days (Seahawks vs. 49ers)

A Taste of Vermont Tap Take Over is happening at Ulysses American Gastropub and will feature tasty beers from the Green Mountain State like Otter Creek Back Burner, Otter Creek Couch Surfer (Nitro), Long Trail Limbo, Long Trail Ale, Long Trail Pumpkin, and Wolavers Pumpkin

Throwback Thursdays at the Stone Balloon Ale House — 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

DHS-FriCraft Beer Night at Stanley’s Tavern

DHS-SatCome out to Fall Fest at Argilla Brewing Company for a celebration of fall-inspired beer, food, and fun!  There will be live music outside, bocce ball, a moon bounce, a dunk booth, facepainting, and other activities.  There will be fall foods and more than eight varieties of beers freshly brewed on site, including Boogsley’s Brew (pumpkin ale) and Deshais De’squash (Belgian pumpkin ale).

Venture to Delaware Park for a celebration of craft beer and spectacular cars called Beers & Gears.  The Grove Tent will host the craft beer festival where 30 different breweries will be pouring samples for our guests from 1-5 p.m.

Blue Earl Brewing Company is hosting its first Blue Soul Festival that’s sure to soothe your soul with 12 Blue Earl beers, 2 food trucks, and 6 soulful bands on its property in Smyrna.  A special event beer brewed specifically for the festival will be released on site.

DHS-SunEnjoy $2 off 64 oz. growler fill-ups at Newark Bottle Shop on NFL game days

DHS-MonEnjoy $2 off 64 oz. growler fill-ups at Newark Bottle Shop on NFL game days (Ravens vs. Cardinals)

DHS-TuesTaco 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.

Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at Scratch Magoo’s

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