Original Gravity / Final Gravity Brewing Co.

BEER AVG
3.88/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Homebrew Store

6118 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, Virginia, 23228-5237
United States

(804) 264-4808 | map
oggravity.com

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Added by nriech on 12-06-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
26
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
7
PLACE STATS
Score:
89
Ratings:
13
Reviews:
6
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
6.39%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of oldn00b
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Nice selection, solid quality, one of the better DIPAs I had in my time in RVA. I like the neighborhood/local vibe. Really nice to be able to just hang out in an unpretentious place. That it's part of a homebrew shop is a big part of the charm. I definitely recommend checking this place out.

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Photo of VeganUndead
4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Great service, and in my opinion Tony brews the best IPA's in the greater Richmond area

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Photo of KEEPonPOURING
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

With the influx of hype driven beers being cranked out of Richmond, its nice to have this place to slide into. One half homebrew/winemaking store & one half brewery. Helpful, knowledgeable personnel can fill a recipe grain bill or pour a fantastic beer. The hoppy oferings have big flavor accompanied by mouthfeel. There is seating inside and out and a little something for everyone on the menu. Music is always on point. This is a really great local establishment producing some quality.

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Photo of vikingpillager
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

I went last month during a weekday and this place is totally cool. A beer store and brewery combo! Not much in the way of food (bag of chips and tub of salsa basically---it's right next to VA BBQ if you're hungry), but you can watch them brew in the fishbowl-style room in the back, and the hoppy smell permeates throughout the building when they're working.

A lot of the beers are kinda rough but Venus Rising is one of the best beers I've ever had on the "RVA Brew Trail." I took a 32-oz crowler to go for like $9! Super laid back place that I very much recommend.

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Photo of oriolesfan4
4.32/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Spacemen3
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Original Gravity is a homebrew shop. Final Gravity Brewing Co. is a brewery. They are separate, but share a location.

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Photo of brocktune
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%
vibe: 2.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Stolenface1
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Boone757
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of clayrock81
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

A homebrew shop with a little bar setup so not really a place designed to be a beer bar but more of a place you kill an hour or two during the afternoon (or to have something to drink while shopping for homebrew supplies). Service is adequate and friendly so can't complain, and while the beer selection is just eight of their own beers I must admit they make some good beers and the prices aren't bad at all. Worth the stop if you have free time and are in area.

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Photo of LeeEvolved
4.03/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of gopens44
3.69/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Not as friendly as some other locations in town, but certainly a good get in / get out place. Enough of a selection to get you through the weekend boil with no problems.

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Photo of KevinK441
4.86/5  rDev +19.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

This is my go to LHBS. From all grain to extract, this store has everything you need, even if you've never brewed before and want to get into it. The owner, Tony, is very knowledgable and easy going. He will take the time to answer any questions you may have and doesn't talk down to you like i've seen at other shops. We are lucky to have a store like this in Richmond. Also, it's nice to buy local instead or ordering online. Keep the money in the community!

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Original Gravity / Final Gravity Brewing Co. in Richmond, VA
3.88 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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