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Barley John's Brewpub
Bar/Tasting RoomBeer GardenRestaurant
781 Old Highway 8 SW
New Brighton MN 55112
Telephone: +1 651-636-4670
Hours: Monday-Friday 11:30am-8:00pm, Saturday 3:00pm-8:00pm.
Brewer: John Moore, Colin Mullen
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Notes

Visited: April 21, 2021

Opened: 2000

Contributor: Diane Crawford

Updated: April 27, 2021

Beer List

  • 10.40% abv.
    • Date: April 21, 2021 (#10486)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Brown-red. Dense head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Biscuity, toasty, dark caramel.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Thick, chewy. Big caramel, grassy malt with a lot of caramel. Grassy-floral hop flavor, low-medium bitterness. Alcohol is well hidden. Finishes floral with a bit of caramel.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Pretty good beer.

  • 5.20% abv.
    • Date: April 21, 2021 (#10485)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 11 points
      Appearance (2)
      Copper color, darker than any Berliner Weiss I've ever seen. Low head.
      Aroma (2)
      Peppery. Mildly papery.
      Mouthfeel (6)
      Light body, very low carbonation. Tartish. Sort of a caramel maltiness. Sort of a pickle juice finish.
      Overall Impression (1)
      Tastes like an oxidized kettle sour.

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    12.00% abv.
    • Date: September 13, 2004 (#5425)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black. Low head. Alcohol and fusels. Medium-big body. Smooth, roasty, sweet, and alcoholic, with a realy interesting coconut flavor from the oak.

  • Ordinary Bitter
    • Date: September 13, 2004 (#5419)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Bright copper. High carbonation. Thick head. Fruity, earthy hop aroma. Light body. Big fresh earthy, spicy hop flavor and bitterness. Clean mildly astringent finish. Real nice Bitter.

  • Rye Beer
    6.50% abv.

  • Old Eight Porter
    Imperial Stout

  • Stockyard IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale

  • Sunny Summer Ale
    English-Style Summer Ale

  • Wild Brunette
    Specialty Beer
    7.50% abv.

  • Wit
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat