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STAFFORD, VIRGINIA-On May 12th, 2023, Barley Naked Brewing Company was listed as the Best Brewery in Virginia according to Yelp Reviews by Barley Naked Brewing Co. is listed alongside other powerhouse breweries like Samuel Adams Boston Brewery (Massachusetts) and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (Delaware). A Yelp reviewer stated about Barley Naked, “Good beers. Great service. Wonderful people. We are never disappointed with any of these when we visit this brewery…Always something special to offer.”

Yelp picked the best brewery in every state through multiple factors such as the volume and average rating of reviews. Barley Naked Brewing Company adds this recognition to their growing list of accolades which includes a Bronze medal from the Great American Beer Festival, a Bronze medal from the Virginia Craft Beer Cup, two Silver medals from the Virginia Craft Beer Cup, winning the title of Best Brewery in Northern Virginia from Northern Virginia Magazine, listed as the Best Craft Brewery in Virginia from NewsNation, as well as being voted Best Bar, Best Happy Hour Spot, Best Date Spot, Best Place to Work, and Best Event Venue by Stafford Magazine.

This honor was a pleasant surprise to Barley Naked Brewing Company, as they know Virginia is full of amazing craft breweries. Founder and Owner, Barry Boyd, states “I was surprised because Barley Naked does not distribute, so I feel like we are making a huge impact on the local community and whoever stops by to grab a beer. We pride ourselves on service and above all else, we pride ourselves on the beer we produce and hand craft. With all of the breweries in Virginia, it’s an honor to be spoken in the same breath and be considered a top brewery. It’s humbling.” The Head Brewer, Brady Fox, went on to say, “We are deeply appreciative of everyone’s support for Barley Naked since we opened in 2018. In moments like this, seeing our name amongst the names of other, extremely well-known breweries, it makes all of the hard work worth it.”

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About Barley Naked Brewing Company:
Barley Naked Brewing Company is all about minimal ingredients, traditional recipes, and a fundamental brewing approach designed to deliver a beer that’s perfect for everyday drinking and sharing. Barley Naked Brewing Company is a veteran owned/operated, modest-sized 3.5 bbl brewhouse and tap room in Stafford, Virginia. Each batch of beer is individually handcrafted for your exclusive enjoyment. Follow Barley Naked Brewing Company on Facebook, and Instagram for behind-the-scenes info, photos, and upcoming events. For more information, visit their website at

About Tour Stafford, Virginia:
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