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Gravity - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Vonerichs on 03-07-2010)
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Photo of oso
4/5  rDev +11.1%

oso, Nov 23, 2012
Photo of TMoney2591
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a shaker pint glass at Clark Street Ale House.

This stuff is billed by the CSAH as "Gravity Works" and the house beer. Right on. It pours a clear pale brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild pine, earthy greens, biscuit, and toffee. The taste brings in more of the same, but with slightly less toffee, allowing the earthy, piney hops to really shine through a bit more. The body is a very light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly dry finish. Overall, a nice little pale ale, one that lets the hops sing without hogging the entire spotlight.

TMoney2591, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of dexterk1
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer at the brewery. Color is a light orange with some yellow.
Odor is slightly fruity and floral. Some citrus.
Taste is complex. Some sweet malt, but plenty of citrus and floral. Finish is slightly bitter with some more floral.
Mouth feel is medium bodied and has some dryness at the end.
Overall, a very good pale that is not over the top with pine or hop bitterness. Well balanced.

dexterk1, May 20, 2012
Photo of stbo101
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

stbo101, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a bright yellowish-orange with amazing clarity, but the head was thin & left just a little lacing on the glass. Aromas were muted citrus & biscuity malt. Tastes were complex & refreshing with notes of grapefruit zest, lemon zest, lemongrass, biscuity malt with some pine and bitterness on the finish. Mouth-feel was thin-to-medium bodied, creamy, and finished clean with some astringency there as well. Overall, good example of an APA; nothing mind-blowing, but excellent quality & worth the try.

WoodBrew, Apr 08, 2012
Photo of elNopalero
3.15/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is the house beer of the Clark St. Ale House in Chicago.
Like the bar it self there’s nothing too exciting about it but it does the job. Solid, middle-of-the-road, didn’t expect to be wow-ed but I wasn’t disappointed with my selection either.
Pours a golden yellow color, Not much hop aroma. There’s a sharp hop bitterness upfront which finishes quickly and fades rapidly. The end.

elNopalero, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of barnzy78
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

on tap at Two Brothers Roundhouse - Aurora, IL

I had something with this same name from the Two Brothers Taphouse a couple of years ago; a collaboration with Clark Street Ale house. The waiter & bartender were unable to verify whether this is the same recipe used for this pale ale.

Poured a bright yellowish-orange with amazing clarity, but the head was thin & left just a little lacing on the glass. Aromas were muted citrus & biscuity malt. Tastes were complex & refreshing with notes of grapefruit zest, lemon zest, lemongrass, biscuity malt with some pine and bitterness on the finish. Mouth-feel was thin-to-medium bodied, creamy, and finished clean with some astringency there as well. Overall, good example of an APA; nothing mind-blowing, but excellent quality & worth the try.

barnzy78, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of bpfrush
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of MasterSki
3.08/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On-tap at Clark Street Ale House - they also claim this is their exclusive house beer. Listed as "Gravity Works Pale Ale".

A - A finger of white foam settles to a thick cap and thicker collar, leaving some nice swathes of lace. Hazy peach body.

S - Crackery malts, English-style hops, with notes of herbs, grass, earthiness, and a slight vomit note.

T - Caramel and toffee malt, some citrus, a bit of earthy bitterness. Some faint floral and lemony notes, as well as a touch of herb. The taste is significantly better than the aroma, albeit a tad dull.

M - Medium chewy body, a touch of stickiness, and a dry toasty finish. Pleasant moderate carbonation.

D - More of an English Pale Ale, and pretty boring. Seems slightly pointless to me to have a house beer that isn't anything different from dozens of other offerings out there.

MasterSki, Sep 27, 2011
Photo of emerge077
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Fireside Lounge, they claimed it to be their exclusive "house beer". Note: Same ownership as Clark St. Ale House.

Crystal clear amber, frothy cap of khaki foam. Retention was good, there was a significant covering for the duration of the glass. Some lacing was left behind.

Aroma was of faded crystal malt, not much in the way of hops at all. If this was an APA, you could have fooled me... seemed more like an amber ale.

Flavor was sweet and bready, full on crystal malt with little in the way of hop support. Some light caramel, toast, vaguely papery cardboard. Not sure how long this keg has been sitting, but i'd guess a few months too long. Light carbonation, easy feel, slightly dry. Not a bad beer, not particularly fresh. Would give it another chance if I happened upon it again.

emerge077, Apr 07, 2011
Photo of Vonerichs
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I had this on tap at Finnegan's in Plainfield. I had never heard of this before and the staff had limited knowledge of the beer (ie whether this is a year round, limited, etc.) The abv I posted is pulled from Finnegan's menu, so take it with a grain of salt. Two Bros doesn't have anything posted about this one on their website. Surprise, surprise.

Body is a slightly hazy gold. There was a nice thick and foamy white head that left a large amount of lacing.

The smell is that of a standard pale ale. No surprises here. Floral and citrus hops, and bitter.

The taste is very much like their Bitter End Pale ale. Floral and citrus, and very bitter. This is a little more balanced with a bready malt. It did have a strange aftertaste, like bread crust, but in an off putting way.

Mouthfeel was thin bodied and dry. I got some mouth puckering out of this one.

This is an ok pale ale, but was rather unexciting. I had this one while waiting to be seated for dinner and to be honest, I couldn't wait to finish it so I can move on to something more interesting on the tap list. I'm glad I tried it, but there's nothing special about it to make it stand out among the crowd.

Vonerichs, Mar 07, 2010
Gravity from Two Brothers Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.