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The Barley Mow Craft Beer House

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

11 Ratings
Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 15.5%
Taps: 4
Bottles: 700
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Store ]

719 Penn Ave
West Reading, Pennsylvania, 19611-1005
United States
phone: (484) 926-2094

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(Place added by: DLSheidy on 03-23-2014)
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Jake12


4.72/5  rDev +14.3%

08-26-2014 17:13:47 | More by Jake12
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Beastcpa

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +21.1%

This place is awesome. A very relaxed atmosphere designed for any age group to relax, mingle, and share great beer. It has allowed me to add several dozen beers to my listing and the constantly changing selection is refreshing. Go to this place if you like a reasonable priced mix and max 6 pack beyond compare, a good variety of beer, and a very clean ,well maintained locale.

08-17-2014 16:46:48 | More by Beastcpa
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DLS168

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

08-16-2014 01:59:47 | More by DLS168
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.37/5  rDev +5.8%

Great spot in West Reading. Tap list and bottle offerings are constantly changing and unique. Very friendly, knowledgable owners. Also a great location to have a pint, pick up a couple beers to go and visit one of the many BYOB restaurants down the street.

07-20-2014 15:31:45 | More by PTEdelman
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Greenplastic615

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -3.6%

I was a little skeptical at first - when they opened, it was 4 taps for growlers and a fairly limited selection of bottles. I really wanted to like it because it's 5 minutes from my house, but after stopping by in their opening week, I left feeling I wouldn't be back often.

Fast forward a few months, and they really have their stuff together. While the selection is still small (no imports, mostly focused on PA breweries), they've managed to create a great atmosphere for enjoying a beer and picking up some nice locals. They're recently expanded to 10 indoor taps and 4 outdoor taps in the back patio-like area. The draft prices are extremely reasonable ($4 for a 19oz pour of Dock Street Rye IPA?! Yes!), growler prices are good, and bottle prices are fair for the area.

Sure, I'd love for this place to have more non-local bottles available, but for a place focused on the PA beer scene, they're doing a great job. The owners are really nice, and I find myself stopping in for a pint or growler with regularity, even if I don't leave with bottles to-go. Definitely not the shop for walesbro, but if you're in the Reading area and want a good place to have a beer and spend a half hour, I recommend The Barley Mow.

07-17-2014 18:53:50 | More by Greenplastic615
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-14-2014 12:41:13 | More by sdaly3
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

06-27-2014 23:20:12 | More by yourefragile
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Shad_dahs

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -39.5%

06-27-2014 08:19:48 | More by Shad_dahs
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JTO_Read_PA

Pennsylvania

4.57/5  rDev +10.7%

Very good beer selection, reasonable prices. Went with friends, sat outside on the patio and enjoyed some brews...very good draft selection for everyone and excellent beer selection for bottles...good pricing on buying bottles to go... i'll go back again...cool place !

06-24-2014 16:32:50 | More by JTO_Read_PA
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

05-20-2014 22:46:48 | More by TimoP
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The Barley Mow Craft Beer House in West Reading, PA
91 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.