Hermitage Brewing

BEER AVG
3.51/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

1627 South 7th St
San Jose, California, 95112
United States

(650) 965-2739 | map
hermitagebrewing.com

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Added by RoyalT on 08-15-2010

BEER STATS
Beers:
37
Ratings:
743
Reviews:
287
PLACE STATS
Score:
-
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
3.13%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Good selection of beer. Many varieties represented. Standard taproom feel here. Servers are friendly. Only down fall was a sticky floor and no WiFi. A worthy stop in San Jose

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Photo of CJNAPS
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Best Brewery in the San Jose area. Nice place to sit outside and enjoy your flight and as your hanging out they kept coming by with tasters of other beers that might not have been on your sampler. Guys were chill and easy to talk with. Will hit this place again for sure.

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Photo of dmk82
4.46/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of chrisjws
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Warehouse taproom with tables & barrels. Usually have 10 beers on tap with a special cask beer from time to time. 1-2 of the taps are usually Tied House beers (partner). Prices vary from $5-7 a pour for most beers.

Vibe is pretty lowkey, music coming from the production area that you can see from parts of the taproom. No TVs, you'll have to make conversation or stare at your smartphone. Minimal decor/decoration.

Quality is generally good, I've only had one beer of theirs I didn't like. Never had an issue with a beer pouring badly either.

Service is solid here. Joel is the taproom manager and he's awesome, if you wanna know what's pouring well or an opinion on what to get, he's a good guy to ask. Generally very good about letting you taste beers before you buy if its something new/unusual.

Selection is usually heavy on the pales/IPAs. They're noted for their single hop IPA beers, so there's usually a few of those on tap as well as their pale and double IPA. You'll also get their scotch ale, imperial stout and then 1-3 beers of miscellaneous styles.

Overall a very chill place to hang out and grab some brews. Beer is good & staff is friendly.

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Hermitage Brewing in San Jose, CA
3.51 out of 5 based on 743 ratings.
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