Now Open: Barley John’s Brewing Company

Growth is an integral part of any business, and beer is no exception. Due to state laws governing brewpubs, opportunity to grow Barley John’s Brew Pub in New Brighton, Minnesota, was limited, so owner John Moore decided to hop the state border and open a production brewery in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Located about 35 miles … [ Read more]

Barley John’s announces Minnesota distribution

Barley John’s, the acclaimed New Brighton brewpub, has announced plans to distribute beer to on- and off-sale Minnesota establishments in the coming months. Their New Richmond, Wisconsin, brewery is up and running, which is how the until-now-brewpub is allowed to distribute beer in Minnesota. Owner John Moore and head brewer, Bob McKenzie (formerly 3rd Street, … [ Read more]

Brewing Beyond Borders: Barley John’s New Brewery Takes Shape

With “craft beer” becoming a household phrase, it’s not just start-ups enjoying the increased awareness. Summit recently upgraded their facilities, Surly opened their regarded destination brewery, and Lift Bridge continues to expand. Joining in that club of veterans taking their beers to a new level is Barley John’s—albeit in a different fashion. With capacity maximized … [ Read more]

Barley John’s Brew Pub Breaks Ground on New Production Facility in Western Wisconsin

On the heels of winning their third straight Great Snowshoe Award at Winterfest last week comes news that Barley John’s Brew Pub is expanding its operation, adding a production brewery and taproom. Exciting news, yes. Not as exciting for local fans of Barley John’s: the new facility is being built across the river—not the Mississippi, but … [ Read more]