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Barley John's Brew Pub

Not Rated.
Barley John's Brew PubBarley John's Brew Pub
BEER AVG
3.87/5
Based on:
88 Beers
206 Reviews
Place Score: 91
Reviews: 53
Visits: 80
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

781 Old Hwy 8 SW
New Brighton, Minnesota, 55112
United States
phone: (651) 636-4670

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Reviews: 53 | Visits: 80
Reviews by brdc:
Photo of brdc
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Stopped by this place on the day before Darkness day. It is a standard looking bar, very small but cozy. There are stools for about 7-8 people at the bar, about 10 tables, and that is it. A little bit more space outside, where we sat by the fire. If you do not mind cold, outside is actually nicer.
Food was very good, well above average for this type of place.
Beer selection was just OK; unfortunately, every single Surly was out, and nothing to replace it, leaving the selection under 10 choices total.
All in all a nice place to grab a burger and a beer. (561 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of vikinghorn
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of AluminumBadFalcon
4.86/5  rDev +19.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of chrisjws
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of BigAl18
3.48/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of mnredsoxfan69
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.11/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of PlatonicOtterLuv
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Tiny place, decent food, friendly service (but very hit or miss - though they buy you beer if they do you wrong), very solid year round beers and exceptional seasonal stuff. High gravity and BA brews are outrageously expensive though. (234 characters)

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.03/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Passmethecraftbeer
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of hopazoid
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of spacecake9
5/5  rDev +22.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

My absolute favorite place to drink beer! I really enjoys their beers plus the food is awesome and the atmosphere is very friendly. Whenever I'm in the Twin Cities I stop in and I always end up in a good conversation with one of the locals. (241 characters)

Photo of babyrocks
3.86/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of striker2160
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of millelacsmark
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of lonewolfcry
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of hardy008
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of KAF
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of DaftPatrick
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of treznor
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of DaveMiller
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of heytomcat
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Barley John's Brew Pub in New Brighton, MN
91 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.