COMPANY

The Company is named First State Brewing Company given that Delaware was the first state to ratify the United States Constitution in 1787. FSBC plans to proudly represent Delaware by crafting a variety of superior quality beers and ciders that offer more flavor, more variety and more local appeal for local and regional markets.

Management

Paul H., Founder, CEO & Brewery Manager. Certified Cicerone® and graduate of the Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering program through the American Brewers Guild in Vermont. Award winning home-brewer with several years of brewing experience.

Justin F., Taproom Manager. Experienced General Manager and former Bar Manager, Bartender and alcohol Sales Representative. Driven sales and management professional with over 15 years’ experience in the bar and restaurant industry.

Mission

First State Brewing Company is dedicated to crafting a variety of superior quality beers and ciders that offer more flavor, more variety and more local appeal. By combining tradition with innovation, we will create products that balance originality with drinkability. We will elevate our customers experience through education about craft beer and brewing. We will proudly represent our local community, Delaware, and the craft beer industry.

Core Values

  • Safety and quality above all else

  • It is all for the love of the craft, family and friends

  • Maintain a culture of commitment, trust, fun and passion for the craft

  • Produce the best products that we can while constantly striving to improve

  • Use high quality ingredients to assist in providing our customers with great products

  • Provide our customers with an exceptional experience through outstanding service

  • Continuous learning is required to better ourselves, our products and our services

  • Proudly represent our local community, Delaware and the craft beer industry

  • Respect and value the thoughts, ideas, and contributions of all employees

  • Make environmentally friendly decisions