Barley Creek Brewing Company

Barley Creek Brewing CompanyBarley Creek Brewing Company

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

Sullivan Trail & Camelback Road
Tannersville, Pennsylvania, 18372
United States

(570) 629-9399 | map

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Reviews by sulldaddy:
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3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
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.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TTripp725
3.76/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Urk1127
3.95/5  rDev +15.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.61/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Tbone2131
4.09/5  rDev +19.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of breardon1776
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4.75

About 12 home brewed and 10 more on tap. Some other local and big name craft. Food was amazing. Nice family restaurant. Great service. The beer brought down the review.

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Photo of JonMon
3.99/5  rDev +16.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
4.21/5  rDev +23.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DougC123
3.64/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Packed on a Saturday night. Service was in line with that - could have used a few more visits from the server, and the wait for food led some things to be cold. We aren't all that picky so it didn't matter. The vibe is good, lots of activity and smiling people. Great burgers, nachos and fries. Good deal on flights - $8.50 for 4 four ounce pours. Their beers are ok. They have variety, no stand outs though. The guest tap list is good and the flight pricing applies to those beers also.

Tried to load a picture of the tap list but it wouldn't show as a picture.

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Photo of JohnParadee
2.47/5  rDev -27.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 1.75 | selection: 2.5

Don't waste your time here. Service and the beer both suck.

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Photo of Billolick
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Stopped in for a burger and a brew on a summer afternoon....this place is easy to find and just a few mins from the highway

Nice room and atmosphere, comfortable bar and friendly enough service.

I was not overly impressive by the pale ale, for what that is seemed on the standard side, again nothing really special or overly interesting. Decent place to enjoy a pint and I imagine they do a nice bit of business during ski season

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Photo of jeffstinson
2.53/5  rDev -26%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.75

I'll say one thing, awesome vibe. Besides that, the beer is sour. I'm not sure if taps aren't cleaned or if it's the yeast they use but only one beer really stood out. That was their Belgian wheat. The rest, drain pours.

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Photo of nelsonracite
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of slasich
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of kevrob802
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
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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Photo of sirsteve42
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of BeerCon5
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of mashtronaut
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Pav5069
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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1/5  rDev -70.8%

Photo of gl1800rider
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of RhettM1
4/5  rDev +17%

Photo of JMS1512
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Chris_Finkernagel
4.75/5  rDev +38.9%

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Barley Creek Brewing Company in Tannersville, PA
3.34 out of 5 based on 297 ratings.
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