Where To Fill Growlers in Delaware

Delaware law allows liquor stores and taverns (with off-premise licenses) to fill growlers.  The ability to sell growlers requires that an establishment apply for and receive a permit, so not every liquor store sells growlers.  Bars (except for those with off premise licenses) do NOT fill growlers.

Below is a list of establishments that currently sell growlers.  I receive periodic updates from the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner so I’ll try and keep this list as current as possible, but it still may take some time for new places to get on the list.

Please note the following:  All breweries and brewpubs in Delaware are allowed to sell growlers of their own beers with each brewery having marked growlers and can only selling beer in their own growlers.  Establishments with growler permits may also have their own personalized growlers, but are allowed to fill any growler of standard size (64oz and in some cases, 32oz) provided that the growler works with their filling system. Notable exceptions:

Fordham and Dominion : Currently do not sell growlers, but this might change after their tasting room is finished going through on going renovations.

Argilla Brewing : Due to its small size, Argilla would prefer to only fill 32oz growlers.

In the list below, I’ve included the location and brief comment about their growler station.  If a place has a hyperlinked (BOARD) after it, that link will take you to where you can see what is currently on draft (I am not responsible for out of date boards, please call head to verify they are up to date).  If not, click on the establishment’s name.  That will take you to their Facebook page/website where you may be able to find out what’s on draft (keep in mind some pages may require you to log into Facebook for viewing).

I’ve also include a few notable out-of-state places at the bottom.

LAST UPDATED: 4/5/2015

NEW CASTLE COUNTY (Northern Delaware, New Castle, Wilmington, Newark):

THE DELAWARE GROWLER: The premiere place for growler fills in Delaware! 48 East Main Street Newark, DE 19711 (50 TAPS!) (BOARD) FACEBOOK TWITTER

Peco’s Liquor Store,  12 taps (BOARD)
522 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809

Inner Spirits,  4 taps
1622 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806

Stanley’s Tavern, off-premise.  Able to sell from all bar taps.
2038 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

FranksWine.com, 3 taps (BOARD)
1902 W. 13th St., Wilmington, DE 19806

Premier Wine & Spirits, 4 taps (BOARD) : NOTE: The growler station has been removed due to recent renovation and may not come back. Call ahead to check on its status.
2052 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808

Fairfield Liquors,  8 taps
407 New London Rd. Newark, DE 19711

Village Wine & Spirits, has permit but I have no other info currently
718 Ash Blvd., Middletown, DE 19709

Total Wine & More, 24 taps (BOARD)
Stores 661 & 667 Northtowne Plaza Shopping Ctr. Claymont, DE 19703

ABC Liquors, 5 taps (BOARD)
316-318 Fox Hunt Drive, Bear, DE 19701

Jessop’s Tavern & Colonial Restaurant, off-premise, all bar taps (BOARD)
114 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720

Kreston Liquor Mart – Wilmington 12 taps, (BOARD)
904 Concord Ave, Wilmington, DE

That's no moon....Kreston Liquor's three tier PEGAS growler filling station.
That’s no moon….Kreston Liquor’s three tier PEGAS growler filling station.

Kreston Wine and Spirits – Middletown, 12 taps, (BOARD)
448 East Main Street, Middletown, DE

Hideaway Bar & Grill, tavern license, can sell from all taps
2619 Ebright Road, Wilmington, Delaware

Kelly’s Logan House, off-premise license, can sell from all taps (BOARD)
1701 Delaware Ave, Wilmington DE, 19806

Jackson Inn, off-premise license, can sell from all taps
101 N Dupont Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807

Four Seasons Liquors
680 Plaza Dr, Newark, Delaware 19702

Newark Bottle Shop, 12 Taps (BOARD)
140 Pencader Plaza, Newark DE 19713

896 Liquors,
1017 S College Ave,Newark, Delaware 19713

SUSSEX COUNTY (Southern Delaware, The Beaches and more!):

Beach Liquors, Fenwick, Six taps (BOARD)
1300 Coastal Highway, Unit 10 Fenwick Island, DE 19944

Beach Liquors, Six taps (BOARD)
32967 Coastal Highway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

Banks Wine and Spirits Millville, Eight Taps (BOARD)
38014 Town Center Drive, Millville, DE 19967

Low Price Liquors, Delmar
38444 Sussex Hwy Delmar, DE 19940

Liquid Assests, Seaford,
2051 Bridgeville Hwy, Seaford, DE 19973

Outlet Liquors, Rehoboth, 8 Taps
19724 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Midway Liquors, Harrington, 3 Taps
1000 Midway Dr # 5, Harrington, DE 19952

KENT COUNTY (The good stuff in the middle):

Liquor Depot, 5 taps
1010 Forrest Ave (Rt. 8 West), Dover, Delaware

Woodside Liquor Warehouse,
5504 S Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901


Whole Foods Brew & Brau, multiple taps, (FACEBOOK)
475 Wilmington, West Chester Pike, Glen Mills  PA  19342


State Line Liquors, 20taps, (BOARD) including regular tap takeovers and Tap Socials.
1610 Elkton Road, Elkton, Maryland 21921

Bar and Growler Filling Station, State Line Liquors
Bar and Growler Filling Station, State Line Liquors

4 thoughts on “Where To Fill Growlers in Delaware”

  1. Just ed wanted to help out a local buisness and beer lovers.

    A new store on main street newark DE just opened called Delaware Growler. They have 50 taps

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