Barley Mow Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.59/5
Barley Mow Brewing CompanyBarley Mow Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

518 West Bay Dr
Largo, Florida, 33770-3327
United States

(727) 584-7772 | map
barleymowbrewingco.com

Notes:
Some bar snacks, but no kitchen.

Added by McDiddyPop on 11-13-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
47
Ratings:
446
Reviews:
65
PLACE STATS
Score:
83
Ratings:
31
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
11.67%
 
 
Taps:
14
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Photo of SunDevilBeer
2.59/5  rDev -28.1%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3

Heard this place was an established star of the local TampaBay brewing scene so wanted to check it out while in the area.

Parking was a pain on a Wednesday night. Simply not enough spots, I almost gave up.

Turns out I probably should've kept going. Non-descript little taproom, took a while to get barkeeps attention despite the fact it wasn't too crowded.

Ordered their flagship IPA & it was downright mediocre, borderline bad - caramelly, dank (in a bad way), soapy (perhaps due to a badly rinsed glass). Very amateurish, flashbacks to the 90s - of terrible brewpub days.

Had a schwartzbier next - better than the IPA but still pretty forgettable.

Minimized my losses after 2 beers & moved on. Really can't recommend this place.

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Photo of kempshark
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25

Photo of Vette71368
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of wilfonzo
4.75/5  rDev +31.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Mothergoose03
3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

This was stop #5 on a Florida vacation for my wife and me. The pub is located along a busy commercial street. The place is small with brewing equipment at one side taking some space, but a U-shaped bar that can seat 12-14 people and 4 bar tables can seat a small crowd, but a nice beer garden is located to one side of the building, and it looks like it could hold a number of people. Parking is along the side street or a lot at the rear of the building.

We sat at one of the tables and ordered a sampler flight of 7 of the 12 beers that were available. Each of them was brewed very well to their particular style characteristics, and the brewer went nicely beyond style for all of them. The outstanding beer was the Dark Track Imperial Milk Stout, plus the Quackalope IPA was also notable. Overall we graded the beers at a 4.0 out of 5 score. Very well done!

There is no food available here other than packaged snacks, but a poster on the wall spoke of Food Truck Thursdays, so some planning ahead can get you some food with your beer. There is also limited liquor and wine. There is great beer to be had here, and we'd definitely go back when we're in the area again.

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Photo of KensWorld
4.23/5  rDev +17.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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4.32/5  rDev +20%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of IPAchris
4.21/5  rDev +16.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of AL813
4/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of sendbeer
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of RavenForBeer
4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of miragetheautobot
4.13/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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5/5  rDev +38.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

Photo of SDean82
3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

I have only been here during the day and not in the evening. The place and atmosphere its self is great. It's a small brewery with a few tables inside the bar area and more outside. It is a great place to come and hangout at. Their Nipperkin and Quackalope are absolutely tasty. If you are ever there and they have their s'more stout it is a must have.

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Photo of TR0219
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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Barley Mow Brewing Company in Largo, FL
3.59 out of 5 based on 446 ratings.
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