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 & Buffalo Wild Wings in Watertown. 

Currently SOLD OUT at the Watertown Brewery location 

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. 

Maelstrom Black IPA

Templehof Berlinerweiss

This variation is a Raspberry Berlinerweiss

More Brewery Beers & Updates

Valhalla Coffee Porter

Our newest addition. 

Fresh roasted beans from Watertown Confectionary , Dark chocolate notes, ON TAP NOW! 

the Hammer & the Falls

Our beer for the Sodak 100yr anniversary, 

Our grapefruity/mango citrus American Pale Ale 

Have you tried our Rampant Lion Rootbeer?

Rampant Lion Rootbeer is now available in Cans! Looking to carry our famous Root-beer in Kegs or Cans? Contact us to schedule a meeting!


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

Templehof Raspberry Berlinerweiss

Longship Lager

Valhalla Coffee Porter

$11/ 4pack 

Events at Dempsey's

Dempseys Tap Takeover @ Independent Ale House

We are headed down to Rapid City, SD to so a Tap Takeover at Independent Ale House ! 

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Tap Takeover @ Dempseys Featuring Dakota Territories

We will have Brodie M from Dakota Territories in Aberdeen SD coming down for a night of Brews! 

More Info

Ghost Town Wine Takeover!

January 30th we will have Mike from Watertown Confectionary Hositng our Wine Takeover! 

Click the link to find out more! 

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Robert Burns Dinner

January 27th Robert Burns Night returns! More details coming soon! 

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Arts Night!

Arts Night @ Dempseys! Thursday, January 10th

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

Paint n Sip Event

January 5th, Pick your favorite!

Sign up via the link! 

Check out the Details!


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


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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. 

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The Next Three Beers in Production :

Maelstrom Black IPA

Isle of Skye Rye

Longship Lager

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Beer Soaps, now Available !

From Misty Dimness, Handmade Local Beer Soaps made form our Brews!

Available Today 

Valkyrie Red

Battle Axe Blonde

Black Bear Stout

Open Door IPA

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


Sunday Brunch Menu

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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.