Original Gravity Public House

Original Gravity Public House

Located in the heart of Downtown San Jose, Original Gravity offers 35 rotating taps of incredible craft beer, ciders and meads as well as a small but mighty bottle selection. We are constantly seeking out the best and brightest craft beer has to offer. Focusing our list loosely on 80% domestic and 20% imported craft, with attention to seasonal offerings as well. Local or abroad chances are you'll find it here.

Original Gravity prides itself on a welcoming environment for beer geeks to the craft curious alike. Order food and drinks at the bar, take a number, grab your beverage and a seat and we will find you with the grub.

Sun - Wed expect to find a seat, Thurs - Sat get pretty busy and our tables and our beer garden fill up fast. First come first serve, reservations for groups of 10 or more 24 hours in advance depending on availability.

We take craft beer very seriously but always aim to have a fun and informative conversation about it. We aim to share and teach without the snobbery, and find something new and exciting for you each and every time.

Hope to see you soon, keep it OG!

About

66 S 1st Street
San Jose CA 95113

Sun - Wed:
11:30am - 10:30pm
Thu - Sat:
11:30am - Midnight

We validate nearby city lot parking.

Beer

Here at Original Gravity Public House we are constantly rotating our beers daily. Our beer menu at the restaurant is directly linked to what you see below. Anytime we throw something new on at the store it will update this list automatically. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to be the first to know when something new is tapped. We have 10 more rotating taps in our back bar, view them live here.


  • Standard
    Prairie Artisan Ales, Krebs, OK
    $7, 5.2% ABV, 20 IBU

  • Bam Biere
    Jolly Pumpkin, Dexter, MI
    $9, 4.5% ABV, 15 IBU

  • Summer Pale Ale
    Port Brewing, San Diego, CA
    $7, 5.2% ABV, 45 IBU

  • Apex Predator
    Off Color, Chicago, IL
    $9, 6.5% ABV, 20 IBU

  • Kill All The Golfers
    B. Nektar, Ferndale, MI
    $8, 6% ABV, 0 IBU

  • Park
    Fort Point Beer Co., San Francisco, CA
    $7, 4.2% ABV, 19 IBU

  • Dos Cone Es
    Cismontane Brewing, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    $7, 11.5% ABV, 135 IBU

  • Villager IPA
    Fort Point Beer Co, San Francisco, CA
    $7, 6.2% ABV, 42 IBU

  • Old Chub (Nitro)
    Oskar Blues, Lyons, CO
    $8, 8% ABV, 60 IBU

  • Brontide
    Stillwater, Baltimore, MD
    $7, 5% ABV, 30 IBU

  • 2 Hop
    Faction Brewing, Alameda, CA
    $7, 5.8% ABV, 60 IBU

  • Vokuhila
    Local Option, Chicago, IL
    $8, 6.5% ABV, 30 IBU

  • Pauwel Kwak
    Brouwerij Bosteels, Buggenhout, Belgium
    $11, 8% ABV, 19 IBU

  • 1881 Indigenous California Red
    Ruhstaller, Sacramento, CA
    $7, 5.6% ABV, 35 IBU

  • California Pale Ale
    FiftyFifty Brewing Co, Truckee, CA
    $7, 5.4% ABV, 45 IBU

  • Erdinger Dunkel
    Erdinger, Erding, Germany
    $6, 5.3% ABV, 25 IBU

  • Ruination 2.0
    Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA
    $8, 8.5% ABV, 100 IBU

  • Beer Belly
    Dr. Jekyll's, Pasadena, CA
    $7, 4.5% ABV, 17 IBU

  • Stochasticity: HiFi+LoFi Mixtape
    Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA
    $7, 8.8% ABV, 70 IBU

  • Alpha Session
    Drake's, San Leandro, CA
    $6, 3.8% ABV, 50 IBU

  • Contemporary Works: Projector
    Stillwater, Baltimore, MD
    $8, 9% ABV, 75 IBU

  • Mexican Hot Chocolate (Nitro)
    Fieldwork, Berkeley, CA
    $8, 6.6% ABV, 40 IBU

  • Contemporary Works: Yacht
    Stillwater, Baltimore, MD
    $7, 4.2% ABV, 35 IBU

  • RuinTen
    Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA
    $7, 10.8% ABV, 110 IBU

  • Tied Knot
    Sante Adairius Rustic Ales, Capitola, CA
    $7, 6% ABV, 50 IBU

Food

In addition to our craft beer selection we offer gourmet sausages, duck fat french fries, poutine and artisan grilled cheese sandwiches. Endless pairing possibilities. Please see our menu.

Events

Rockmill Brewery Meet the Brewer

Wednesday, July 1 2015 at 6:00pm

Join us for a very special evening with Owner/Head Brewer Matthew Barbee of Lancaster, Ohio's Rockmill Brewery!

Originally hailing from the wine industry as an assistant sommelier, Matthew was directly inspired by the classic complexity of Saison Dupont. He eventually opened the brewery on his family's farmstead with the goal of creating excellent Belgian inspired beers in the true Farmhouse tradition and style.

We will be pouring some fantastic beers from their lineup and serving excellent small bites to pair with the offerings.

Not to be missed!

- Pouring -

Witbier
Dubbel
Petite Saison
Triple
Saison Noir

- Bottles -

Wit
Petite Saison
Saison Noir

- Food Pairings TBA -

Fort Point Beer Co South Bay Launch

Thursday, July 9 2015 at 6:00pm

Join us as we welcome San Francisco's Fort Point Beer Company to the South Bay! We will be hosting a few people from the brewery as well as featuring 8 of their draft offerings.

Fort Point Beer Company was founded in 2014 by brothers Tyler and Justin Catalana in the Presidio of San Francisco. The brewery resides in an historic Presidio building that was formerly used as an Army motor pool. Being situated in this iconic landscape reinforces our pride in San Francisco and in the beer we brew. Head Brewer Mike Schnebeck has developed a deft and impassioned brewing style over the past years at Mill Valley Beerworks and leads the pioneering spirit of our beers.

The infamous OG! Burger will make it's triumphant return as well, so come on out and support some fantastic California Bay Area beer!

- Pouring -

KSA Kolsch (Kolsch Style)
Park (Hoppy Wheat Ale)
Villager IPA (IPA)
Animal IPA (IPA)
Westfalia (Red Ale)
Manzanita (Smoked Red Ale)
Saint Francis 12 (Belgian Style Quadrupel)

Original Gravity Public House 3 Year Anniversary!!!

Saturday, July 18 2015 at 12:00pm

It is hard to believe but it is that time of year to celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of Original Gravity Public House!!! This day is designed as a thanks to YOU the people and beer drinkers that have supported us throughout the first few years.

We will be pulling out some amazing kegs from our cellar and pour some of our favorite beer as well. Food specials and limited edition T-Shirts will be on sale as well!

Trust us when we tell you this the list will be unparalleled.

Can't wait to see you there!

- List & Food Menu TBA -

SVBW 2015: Drake's Aroma Coma / Prieta Release

Saturday, July 25 2015 at 12:00pm

Join us as we put some of our favorite hoppy releases of the year on draft with Aroma Coma & Aroma Prieta!

This once a year seasonal is an homage to balanced, nuanced IPA's and are both absolutely sensational.

Rumor has it we will also have some more specialty TBA Drake's beers in line so keep your eyes peeled and we will see you there!

SVBW 2015: Sunday Cellar Sunday

Sunday, July 26 2015 at 12:00pm

Big, Complex, Boozy, Barrel Aged mean anything to you? Join us for a lazy day of sipping on some of the finest aged beers from our cellar that we will put on tap JUST for you. You're welcome.

Avery - The Beast (2013)
Dogfish Head - Raison d' Extra (2014)
Firestone Walker - Velvet Merkin (2014)
Hangar 24 - Pucachev's Cobra (2014)
Lost Abbey - Santo Ron Diego
North Coast - Old Stock Ale (2013)
Perenial - Sump (2014)
Port Brewing - Bourbon Barrel Santas Little Helper (2013)
Sierra Nevada - Bigfoot (2013)
Stone - Old Guardian (2014)

SVBW 2015: Monkish Brewing Co.

Tuesday, July 28 2015 at 6:00pm

Join us as we host Los Angeles' very own Monkish Brewing Co.! Steeped in Belgian tradition, this Southern California brewery is making some of the best Belgian inspired beer around.

We will have an amazing lineup of there beers and some very special TBA guests from the brewery in house to talk all things Monkish with you, and a few more beers to announce. See you there!

- Pouring -

Crux (Single w/ Elderflower)
Shaolin Fist (Dubbel w/ Sichuan Peppercorns)
Apricot Kisses (Barrel Fermented Saison w/ Apricot)
Seme Della Vita (Tripel w/ Pistachio & Vanilla Beans)
Caffé Della Vita (Seme w/ Coffee)

More TBA

SVBW 2015: Almanac Dogpatch Vertical & Variants

Thursday, July 30 2015 at 6:00pm

Join us as we host San Jose's very own Almanac Beer Co.! We will be pouring through several variants of their hugely popular Dogpatch Sour series and will have 4 different batches on draft for you to consider.

We may have a few other surprises as well for you along the way.

Not to be missed!

- Pouring -

Dogpatch: Strawberry (2014) Sour Golden Ale w/ Strawberries
Dogpatch: Strawberry (2015) Sour Golden Sour Ale w/ Strawberries

Dogpatch Sour Batch #3 Wine Barrel aged Sour Ale w/ Cherries
Dogpatch Sour Batch #4 Wine Barrel aged Sour Ale w/ Cherries

Farmer's Reserve: Blackberry Sour Ale w/ Blackberries

More TBA

SVBW 2015: Sour Fest 5.0

Saturday, August 1 2015 at 12:00pm

Our 5th(!!!) rendition of the infamous Sour Fest lives on!

We will be pouring upwards of 15 different sour, wild, tart & funky beers on draft and releasing some very limited and sought after bottles for your consumption as well! See you there!

- Pouring -

List TBA