Welcome to Delmarva’s Wine and Ale Trail. This site was created to share where to go, what to expect and how to make your wine and ale trail experience all that it can be ~ just one of the many unique things that make Delmarva so special. So, raise your glass and Toast our Coast!
On the Trail
The inspiration for our name Burley Oak Brewing Company was derived from the name of the town, our traditional brewing methods and the history of our brewhouse. The town of Berlin had its start around the 1790′s, part of the Burley Plantation, a 300-acre (1.2 km2) land grant dating back to 1677. The name Berlin is believed to be derived from a contraction of “Burleigh Inn”, a tavern located at the crossroads of the Philadelphia Post Road (now South Main Street) and Sinepuxent Road (Tripoli Street).
It just so happens, that our building was originally a Cooperage – making oak barrels to fill with local produce and seafood to ship off to Baltimore in the early 1900′s. And we are bringing barrels back to the building, aiding us in the aging of our hand-crafted ales. Come visit and let us know what you think!