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Barley Creek Brewing Company

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Barley Creek Brewing CompanyBarley Creek Brewing Company
Based on:
24 Beers
225 Ratings
Place Score: 79
Ratings: 81
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

Sullivan Trail & Camelback Road
Tannersville, Pennsylvania, 18372
United States
phone: (570) 629-9399

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Reviews by sulldaddy:
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3.55/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

I visited this pub on a trip from CT to PA. I have driven past on I-80 numerous times and figured this was a good time to stop. The pub is easy to find with good signage even on the highway. Pulling up there is ample parking in a read lot behind the brewpub. they have a back deck with several flaming tiki torches blazing. There are maybe 15 or so tables on the deck. Walking inside the bar is just through the front door. The bar is pentagon shaped with about 25 stools for patrons. There are at least 25 table and chair comobs for dining. I sat at the bar. Fermenting tanks behind glass, just to the side of the bar. They have a mug club as evidenced by the hundreds of glass mugs hanging from the ceiling. There are 9 house beers plus a beer engine with was their IPA at the time I visited. The beers ranged from a light brew, black lager, IPA, strong ale and barleywine. They were out of their stout at the time. I think I saw a guest tap for widmer bros hefeweizen. They also have bottles of several macros available and I unfortunately saw many patrons opting for that choice instead. The atmosphere is similar to a ski lodge with high ceilings and exposed beams etc. There is a game room but I didnt check it out at all. Seems like this is a local watering hole as many folks were greeted by others as they entered the bar. A womens softball team came in towards the end of my visit. The service was good, but it definitely helped if you were a regular as the service was better for the folks down a few stools from me. Not a big deal though as my service was fine. Food is typical pub grub, with various sandwiches, salads, pasta dishes and stuff.
I had a chicken sandwich and sweet potato fries and was a little disappointed in the size of a side of fries. The sandwich was good not great and the meat was a little dry. My sample of the strong ale was a little tart and Im not sure if was supposed to be there or not (see my review).
They do growlers, but not of the bigger beers and they bottle 12 ozers of their mainline brews and you can take them to go, by 6ers or cases. Of course you can also score corona et al in 6ers. Ugh.
Overall this pub makes for a decent dinner stop, but not worth a trip just for the brewpub.

More User Reviews:
Photo of kevrob802
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Stopped in after a day at camelback. Overall not a bad place, food was pretty good and beer was decent. I tried a few of their beers but the only one that really stood out to me was the imperial stout. Anyway, great place to stop by after a day of skiing/ riding.

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3.55/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

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Photo of aqualung23
3.38/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Overall above average microbrewery/brew pub. Food was pretty good pub faire, and the brews were above average but nothing really outstanding. There were not as many beers on tap as I would have expected for a place of this size, probably only 5 or 6 made there and your typical domestics. However, if I was shopping at the outlets I would definitely go here for food and drinks.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of MrDave14
3.21/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

My wife, daughter and I stopped by for lunch.

We were greeted by a friendly server who promptly seated us. The place is open and clean with televisions situated throughout the dining area.

My wife and daughter had burgers which were very good. I loved the buffalo chicken pizza.
I sampled the golden ale, black ale, ipa and oatmeal stout; all were very good.

My only complaint was the service, it was extremely slow.

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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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Barley Creek Brewing Company in Tannersville, PA
79 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.