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“Fun to blow off steam....”
Review of Blasted Barley

Blasted Barley
Ranked #172 of 870 Restaurants in Tempe
Price range: USD 8 - USD 20
Cuisines: Bar
Description: A microbrewery, Blasted Barley Beer Company offers an oasis for beer lovers of all types, from the craft beer Cicerone (expert) to those who just want to escape to a great quality beer on a hot day. With more than 30 craft beer varieties on tap (including some of our own signature suds) and a bold, elevated menu created by our Executive Chef Sarah Waconda (goes well beyond typical "bar food"), Blasted Barley Beer Co. is sure to be hotspot for any occasion. Be it a pre-game get together, a big night out, or a lazy Sunday brunch afternoon, Blasted Barley serves up ample interior seating and an always-inviting patio. Blasted Barley Beer Company brews it beer with laughter and love. We like to get crazy and fool around but we have some classic styles we can't help running back to. Our Resident Head Brewer at Blasted Barley Beer Company, Ian Campbell-O'Neill, is a local brewer who turned a hobby into a profession. Ian makes our house made craft beer right here on world famous Mill Avenue in Tempe, Arizona. Often found skateboarding and adventuring with his black Labrador (Nixon), he also enjoys sharing stories and craft beer with friends and family. A true craftsman, Ian's quote is "Beer. A story that needs to be told." He is energetic and kind, stop in and cheers with him!
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Description: A microbrewery, Blasted Barley Beer Company offers an oasis for beer lovers of all types, from the craft beer Cicerone (expert) to those who just want to escape to a great quality beer on a hot day. With more than 30 craft beer varieties on tap (including some of our own signature suds) and a bold, elevated menu created by our Executive Chef Sarah Waconda (goes well beyond typical "bar food"), Blasted Barley Beer Co. is sure to be hotspot for any occasion. Be it a pre-game get together, a big night out, or a lazy Sunday brunch afternoon, Blasted Barley serves up ample interior seating and an always-inviting patio. Blasted Barley Beer Company brews it beer with laughter and love. We like to get crazy and fool around but we have some classic styles we can't help running back to. Our Resident Head Brewer at Blasted Barley Beer Company, Ian Campbell-O'Neill, is a local brewer who turned a hobby into a profession. Ian makes our house made craft beer right here on world famous Mill Avenue in Tempe, Arizona. Often found skateboarding and adventuring with his black Labrador (Nixon), he also enjoys sharing stories and craft beer with friends and family. A true craftsman, Ian's quote is "Beer. A story that needs to be told." He is energetic and kind, stop in and cheers with him!
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Good drinks, good service, fun concepts. Good for fun, but not for families necessarily. Get a babysitter and come here for fun!

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I actually walked up to this place while touring Tempe. While the service was good, the food was just average. I’m thinking about moving, so the bartender Meghan was really helpful in telling me safe areas in Arizona. She recommended the tacos and and told me her favorites. I ordered the Pork Belly and IPA Chicken with a Dos Equis Lager. While the IPA was perrty good, the Pork Belly tasted awful! It was very chewy...just this all around off taste. I rated this place a two because the service was good.

Thank Ebony K
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit. Bar staff extremely friendly. Had their quad, wife had their heffe. Both were very good. Did not eat there. Live music was eclectic and enjoyable.

Thank DawgPound81
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This place has a great staff! Friendly environment and great good! Had a work party here the staff was vary helpful and professional

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Thank michaelabarcelo
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, great environment. Live music on Sunday, but beer was just ok. We like hoppy. Got the Duke of Dank, supposedly the hoppiest, was not hoppy in our opinion. Ordered the cauliflower app and it took 30minutes to come out. Was nothing to rave about. Just grilled cauliflower with too soupy a sauce. Bartender did give us free beer due to the wait. Used a $20 groupon we paid $12 for but probably wouldn't come back.

Thank Missy G
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