Put on Your GEAR, Grab a Dogfish Head BEER and get Exploring Right HERE on the Coastal Delaware Ale Trail!

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Milton, Del. June 29, 2017 –It’s officially summer and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is celebrating the sunny season of exploration with the launch of their newly canned ales - 60 Minute IPA, SeaQuench Ale and Flesh & Blood IPA - and the rollout of the off-centered ale inspired Coastal Delaware Ale Trail, a collection of off-the-beaten-path sites right here in our back yard.  The Trail is made up of nine compelling destinations in Southern Delaware where adventurous pathfinders can explore sites, scenes and statues in the First State.  Not all those who wander are lost; sometimes they're just searching for a great beer and good times!  Craft beer fans can quench their thirst for off-centered inspired exploration in and around Lewes, Rehoboth Beach and Milton, and can get the Dogfish Head 360 degree experience with stops at Chesapeake & Maine, a geographically-enamored seafood restaurant, The Dogfish Inn, a beer-themed hotel on the harbor, Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, a pub serving up original beer, original, food, and original music since 1995, and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, the production brewery.

Read on to learn more about the sites on the Coastal Delaware Ale Trail:

  • Bunkers of Cape Henlopen State Park – Lewes, DE
    • Once a WWII era base, this park is now a multi-biome plot of land with a buried past.
  • Cannonball House – Lewes, DE
    • Check out the historic home still bearing the scars from a little run-in with the British in 1813.
  • Chesapeake & Maine – Rehoboth Beach, DE
    • Enjoy fresh seafood, scratch-made cocktails and a one-of-a-kind ‘Smoke in the Water’ oyster infused with culinary wood-smoked salt.
  • Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats – Rehoboth Beach, DE
    • Enjoy a brewpub exclusive or a fan-favorite 60 Minute IPA at the new pub and check out the off-centered artwork celebrating the rebellious shared-DNA of hip-hop, punk rock and craft brewing.
  • Dogfish Inn – Lewes, DE
    • Check in and check out the curated City Lights classics of American literature library, sip on a can of SeaQuench Ale at a Fireside Chat or head out on a bike ride and set out on a Dogfish-inspired exploration of goodness.
  • Doors of Fame – Rehoboth Beach, DE
    • Located at the artistic hub of Rehoboth Beach, these old doors are covered in the signatures of artists dating back to the 1930s.
  • Dressed John Milton Statue – Milton, DE
    • Take your picture with the seated statue of the English poet for whom this Delaware town is named is ritually dressed in seasonally appropriate clothing.
  • The Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck – Lewes, DE
    • A mix of strong Atlantic currents, shoals, and ships that for ages were primarily made out of wood… that’s the recipe a veritable coastal boneyard.
  • Steampunk Treehouse at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery – Milton, DE
    • Take a wide-angle selfie with the massive Steampunk Treehouse, an art installation for festival-goers at Burning Man. Stop by Bunyan’s Lunchbox for a sammy, take a tour of the brewery and stop by the Tasting Room for sampling of Flesh & Blood IPA, 90 Minute IPA, Namaste White or a special brewery offering on-tap!

Looking to pack in even more Dogfish Head goodness to your trip?  Book a stay at the Dogfish Inn, sign up for the Ale Trail All-INNclusive, or partake in a Sunrise Kayak Paddle – or do all three!  Located on the canal in Lewes, the inn can easily serve as your boutique basecamp for Dogfish exploration of seaside Delaware.  If you’re a day-tripper and only have a few hours but want to experience it all, sign up for the Ale Trail-All INNclusive.  Leave your car at the inn and let Dogfish coworkers chauffeur you around to the Ale Trail spots.  Departing at 9:30a and returning at 3:30p, you’ll enjoy a scenic drive to all of the sites along with a stop at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats where you’ll get a reserved seat for beers and bites and a behind the scenes tour of the production brewery, home to the 100 and 200 barrel brewhouses, wood-aging room and state-of-the-art bottling and canning lines.   Still not enough?  Before you head out on the All-INNclusive Tour, sign up for a serene and scenic Sunrise Kayak Paddle on Lewes beach.  Enjoy self-guided paddles with kayaks and SUPS and soak in the beginning of a glorious new day.

You CAN tackle all the Ale Trail sites or use them for inspiration – just be sure to get out and explore the Coastal Delaware goodness.   For more information about the Coastal Delaware Ale Trail, the Dogfish Inn, the Ale Trail All-Inclusive or to learn more about delicious off-centered beers, visit www.dogfish.com.

About Bil Cord

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