Barley John's Brewery
Barley John's beers can be found around Wisconsin and the Twin Cities area.
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Decent spot to toss back a few pints. Barley John's has a solid atmosphere for burning away those post work hours with good friends and good cheer. Next time we visit, we may just order a whole case and ship it home.
Mon-Wed - Closed
Thursday - 4pm to 9pm
Friday - 4pm to 10pm
Saturday - 4pm to 10pm
Sunday - 1pm to 6pm
Barley John's Brewery Beers
Barley John's has plenty enough beers on tap. They feature a rotating nitro tap plus 4 rotating small batch lines, and, small batch kombucha. Their beers cover a wide range of beer styles, with varying amounts of alcohol content, so there's bound to be something for your discerning palette.
Barley John's used to brew a Pickle Ale that rivaled Martin House Brewing's Best Maid Pickle Beer. The Dilly, as it was called, was 5.1% abv and conditioned with horseradish and dill.
- Alfred's Imperial Porter
- IPA 2.0
- Old 8 Porter
- Wild Brunette
- Mango Double Pale Ale
- Cone Gnome
- The Dilly Ale
- Red Eye Chelada
- Dark Knight Returns (Barrel Aged)
They must use a ton of hop varieties, judging from the breadth of their beer lineup. We were surprised that there's no USA Puppers Beer brewed here.
Barley John's serves small plates and apps. Think sandwiches, wraps, charcuterie boards, beer cheese dips, salsa & chips, and hand rolled pizzas. We're a bit curious about the Pizza John, a ham, pineapple, and onion pie. Hopefully Papa John doesn't sue!
But, they do offer specialized event-style dinners, like a three-course Valentine's Day dinner paired specially with their beers. Dessert included, clearly.
Events like the Cabin Fever Classic, an indoor mini golf tourney that spans across 9 different venues are just one of the great events that BJB participates in.
You can acquire BJB beer pint glasses, which are always an enjoyable beer gift. They also have custom koozies.