Original Gravity Brewing Company
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Active Beers: 20
Beer Ratings: 144
Beer Avg: 3.84
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Ratings: 27 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
4.05/5 rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
The atmosphere is nice. I like the décor of the place, however it is usually a little slow for patrons. It is laid back, has board games and is encouraging to customers to slow down and spend the whole evening there without feeling pressure to have a huge bill.
Service is good, although I do wish they waited on tables. Everything is ordered at the bar, which can be nice, but I prefer to have a waiter.
Selection is OG beer only obviously. They don't have a large number of beers available at one time, usually about 7-9ish. So good, but not the best.
The food is very good. Their sandwiches are excellent, but appetizers are pretty low key.
Overall a place you must visit if you're in the area.
06-14-2013 00:13:02 | More by linnymtu
3.73/5 rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | $$
Real easy to get to off the interstate. Brewpub opens up into a nonpretentious rustic yet sufficiently modern bar area with a music playing at a reasonable volume. Service was not overly attentive (maybe due to getting there near opening time?), but I was neck deep into my sample flight while deciding what my next pint would be. The selection of neer was not huge (12 on tap) but the selections were quite varied with everything from a great everyday amber ale to a chili pepper beer that actually had great balance. Overall I think it was a good experience and I would like to hit this place again.
11-24-2012 23:21:17 | More by gopens44
3.88/5 rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $
I visited Original Gravity brewery for the first time on a Sunday, with nothing to do. It was sparsely populated during my visit, I think there were 4 others at the bar all watching the football game. The vibe of the place is pretty straightforward; a brewpub with visible tanks, and a subtle small-town/college feel-due to close proximity to Eastern Michigan University and U of M. The waitstaff was minimal, but very nice and accommodating. I had 3 beers (Dunkelweizen, IPA, and Altbier) of the 10 available, along with a sandwich during my time there. They boast using Boar's Head meats and a local bread choice for their sandwiches, which works for what their menu is. I liked that the menu was small, just a number of sandwiches and appetizers, as I find too many places lose it on food when their menu is too big. I'll be honest, it wasn't the best sandwich I've ever had, but it complemented the beers very well, which to me, is important when the beer should be the focus. Nothing bums me out more than when the food is better than the beer at a brewery, and likewise, when the beer is better than the food at a tavern. With all of this being said, I enjoyed my first outing to OG enough to have visited twice since then to fill growlers and try other beers, all of which I've enjoyed. They have small batch releases on Tuesday every week, and have other occasional offerings, as well as a variety of draft sodas. I will definitely return to eat and drink again, as it's relatively close to home, and would recommend it to anyone looking for a low-key place to have a great beer.
10-19-2012 03:31:44 | More by Fanhitter
Original Gravity Brewing Company in Milan, MI
88 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.