Barley and Hops Grill and Microbrewery | Frederick, Maryland
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Barley and Hops Grill and Microbrewery
Exceptional based on 22 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

5473 Urbana Pike
Frederick, Maryland United States 21704 [ print map ]
301 668 5555

barleyandhops.net

Hours: Mo-Thu 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am, Sun 11am-11pm


Mayor: FROTHINGSLOSH (5) | Taps: 6 | Bottles: 10


Barley and Hops Grill and Microbrewery

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Beer Available At Barley and Hops Grill and Microbrewery (arranged by most recent)
Barley and Hops Tuscarora Red 39, Barley and Hops Catoctin Clear 21, Barley and Hops Lunch Break , Barley and Hops Annapolis Rocks Pale Ale 40, Barley and Hops FSK All-American IPA , Barley and Hops Schifferstadt Stout 64, Barley and Hops B.O.B. Roggenbier Rye Hefeweizen , Barley and Hops Highway To Helles , Barley and Hops Bunnyman White IPA , Barley and Hops Sugarloaf Saison , Barley and Hops Clustered Spires Belgian Abbey Dubbel Ale , Barley and Hops Stonewallís Stogies Smoked Porter , Barley and Hops Hoptopsy 47
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22 reviews for Barley and Hops Grill and Microbrewery
 Ambiance  64%
 Service  71%
 Selection  60%
 Food  68%
 Value  67%
 Overall  66%
 Rating  71%
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68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm  (96) Cincinnati, Ohio | June 18, 2014
Standalone building in a strip. Kind of a grill house restaurant sort of feel to it. Tiny tasters offered of all of the beers for about $.50 each, which was pretty cool. About 13 or so house beers on tap. The hoppy stuff was solid, I thought. Service was very good - the bartender was a pro at both efficiency and hospitality. I talked to a brewer for a bit, and he was very friendly and helpful. Wings were on special at a very nice price, so I had 4 of those, and they were very good. Beer is decent, but itís worth stopping by if you want to try a bunch of new stuff for a reasonable price.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere  (61) Maryland | December 9, 2012
Havenít been here in awhile, doing our Sunday shopping at nearby Target decided to check it out. Iíll agree with the typical restaurant layout, my wife actually asked me if this was a chain (it isnít). Staff were friendly, beer was decent and the food was good. The malted barley candles were cool. Will this place replace my regular trips to Brewers Alley? Nope. But something to hit up here and then if in the area.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
pras  (41) Maryland | November 22, 2012
Pretty decent beer.
54
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 10/20
Elwood  (107) Leesburg, Virginia | July 16, 2012
As others have mentioned, this place isnít as good as Brewerís Alley, both in terms of food and beer. The beer prices are reasonable and the service is good, but the beer really isnít and thatís what we are all there for anyway. Skip this joint unless you are looking for a tick.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
bth122  (18) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | May 13, 2012
Stopped by while in town for business. Typical restaurant layout. Food was pretty good; got the crab cake on top of hamburger meal. Service was good. Beers were a bit disappointing. There were a few that were decent though. There is a better brewery restaurant in downtown Frederick called Brewers Alley (in my opinion).
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 12/20
HopHead7  (10) , | February 27, 2012
Has the generic brewpub chain look and feel. Restuarant area had lots of families though, has a decent atmosphere. I enjoy Barley & Hops Beers and like their selection. Their appetizers are great, with one of the best cream of crab soups I have had. However their entrees are overpriced and not worth the money. I got six scallops that cost $24 and were overcooked and gritty. Side dish of "fresh" green beans were overcooked and bland. My gf got a steak which was also overcooked. I have always had friendly servers and bartenders there though. I would recommend going in for a few beers and appetizers, and skip the full meal.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr  (1521) Washington, Washington DC | January 3, 2012
Large place, interior looks like a generic chain restaurant, but you can see into the brewery (brewer was present). Beers were pretty average, food was above average. Good service. Decent enough stop.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Block  (29) Indianapolis, Indiana | September 6, 2011
A pretty generic brewery. Seemed like an older crowd, family place. Nice flight with a decent offering. A pretty tame place and a safe spot to take your grandparents.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
bradbarnwell  (11) Maryland | June 28, 2011
The food is pretty good, but I go there for the local brews.
52
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
Drake  (476) Free Union, Virginia | January 8, 2011
Located not too far from Flying Dog. Big open restaurant with a chain feel. Big bar. I didnít eat. Most of the patrons seemed to be regulars and they bartender seemed to know most by name. The beers ranged from poor to average. Sampler of 7 beers (3 ounce pours) was $2.50, so at least the beer is cheap. Located in shopping center, so parking is pretty easy. Not a place to stop if youíre short on time, but might be worth hitting up if youíre visiting Flying Dog.

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