Dempsey's Brewery Pub & Restaurant

The Brewery Beers

Battle Axe Blonde Ale

Our most popular light brew. Available in 16 oz Cans, or on tap at the Brewery In Watertown, Applebees, Minervas & Buffalo Wild Wings in Watertown. 

Open Door IPA

Our Flagship IPA, Open Door. 
West Coast, geared with the hop head in mind.

Our Flagship IPA, Open Door. 

West Coast, geared with the hop head in mind. 

Black Bear Stout

Our Black as night Chocolate Stout.

Longship Lager

Our strongest Viking Ale. 

Valkyrie Red

Our Oktoberfest style Brew. 

Templehof Berlinerweiss

This variation is a Raspberry Berlinerweiss

More Brewery Beers & Updates


Down to our last 3 1/2 BBLS ! 

Get it while you can! 

the Hammer & the Falls

Our beer for the Sodak 100yr anniversary, 

Our grapefruity/mango citrus American Pale Ale 

Vote for us!

the Hammer & the Falls is up for the GFP competition to win the 100th anniversary of the GFP. 

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Meet our Head Brewer!

Brewmaster Chris Borns! 

The Brewery

We are the 2nd oldest Brewery in South Dakota, established in 1999. We currently have a 10 BBL system, with three 10BBL fermenters. 

4/pack Pounders

Available only at the Brewery! 

Battle Axe Blonde

Open Door IPA

the Hammer & the Falls


Valkyrie Red

Black Bear Stout

$11/ 4pack 

Events at Dempsey's

Dempseys Tap Takeover @ The Brickhouse

We are headed down to Vermillion on October 18th to do a Tap Takeover at the Brickhouse in Vermillion SD!

Paint N Pour Event

Make and Take event, with Soulful Creations! "Harvest Moon"  Reservations / Prepayment required, click the link to go to the Soulful Creation site. 

November 10th

Tap Takeover featuring Surly Brewing Co

October 24th from 5-9 Meet a rep from Surly Brewing Co and try some fantastic Minnesota brews! 

Tim Lightfield Benefit

Two day Live Music Jam Weekend 

20 + Bands

November 2-3rd! 

Arts Night!

Arts Night @ Dempseys! Thursday, November 8

Social Hour starts  5 Bells, Art Talk begins at 645! 

Tap Takeover featuring Fernson Brewing Co.

December 6 

Stop in from 5-9 and visit with a Fernson rep, try some great Sioux Falls Brews! 


Growler Mondays

Every Monday all day long 

Bring in a Growler and fill it for $6 with any of our Premium Craft Brews.

Don't have one ? No worries, growlers cost $6 by themselves, and we have plenty! 

Pizza & Pitcher Thursdays

All Day Thursdays : 

Any size Pizza, any style + a pitcher of any of our craft brews $25 

Available as Takeout as well ( as long as you have a Growler! ) 

Prime Rib ( Fri/Sat )

Our Smoked in house Prime Rib, available every Friday & Saturday Evenings ( while it lasts!) 

Happy Hour

 Monday thru Friday 3-5 PM

$1 0ff Flagship Brews

$1 off Well Drinks


Site Content

Order Online for Delivery

We are proud to Partner with Zip Dish Delivery out of Watertown for Delivery. 

Please click the link to order Delivery. 


The Next Three Beers in Production :

Battle Axe Blonde

Attersee Deutsch Alt Bier

Coffee Porter

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Chow Now

Online Ordering via CHOW NOW coming SOON! 

Join the Mug Club

Buy a Hand-tossed Mug for $50

Mug can stay at the Brewery and is Numbered 

22 oz Mug for 16 oz Refils, Special events, 10% off March, and more! 

Menu / Price List

Pizza / Calzones


About Us

Owner / Executive Head Chef

Owner Sean Dempsey is South Dakota's only certified Pizzaiola & is a member of the United States Pizza Team. 

Sean places 2nd in the Caputo Cup in NJ!

Competing in the 2018 Caputo Cup in Atlantic City, NJ on October 5th, Sean placed 2nd overall out of 60, in the traditional category with a sausage/onion pie. 

Open 7 days a week

Full menu available daily, European / American Fare, full service 180 seat restaurant in DT Watertown

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.


We are open 7 days week, minus Thanksgiving & Xmas Day.

This is also South Dakota, so Winter blizzards may force us to close randomly. Check our Facebook site for up-to-date information.