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!
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.
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.
Duchesse de Bourgogne
Brouwerij Verhaeghe, Belgium
$9, 6% ABV, 11 IBU
Old No. 38 Stout (Nitro)
North Coast, Fort Bragg, CA
$7, 5.6% ABV, 53 IBU
Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA
$6, 4.4% ABV, 45 IBU
Magnolia Brewing, San Francisco, CA
$7, 4.8% ABV, 30 IBU
Heretic, Fairfield, CA
$8, 8% ABV, 100 IBU
Chocolate Hazelnut Porter
Heretic, Fairfield, CA
$7, 7% ABV, 30 IBU
Alesmith, San Diego, CA
$7, 5.95% ABV, 35 IBU
Uinta, Salt Lake City, UT
$7, 9.2% ABV, 109 IBU
Green Flash, San Diego, CA
$7, 9.2% ABV, 101 IBU
Ballast Point, San Diego, CA
$8, 7% ABV, 70 IBU
Golden Gate Gose
Almanac, San Francisco, CA
$6, 5% ABV, 15 IBU
Dogfish Head, Milton, DE
$7, 4.8% ABV, 20 IBU
Saint Archer, San Diego, CA
$7, 4.8% ABV, 22 IBU
Oskar Blues, Lyons, CO
$7, 10.5% ABV, 98 IBU
Blood Orange Gose
Anderson Valley, Boonville, CA
$7, 4.2% ABV, 25 IBU
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales, Capitola, CA
$8, 6.5% ABV, 25 IBU
Master of Disguise
Stone Brewing, Escondido, CA
$8, 9.7% ABV, 45 IBU
Virtue Cider, Fennville, MI
$10, 5.5% ABV, 0 IBU
The Devil Went Down to Oregon
Ninkasi / Devils Backbone, Eugene, OR
$7, 7.2% ABV, 65 IBU
XB-4 60 Schilling (Nitro)
Schubros Brewery, San Ramon, CA
$7, 4% ABV, 25 IBU
Deschutes, Bend, OR
$7, 5% ABV, 40 IBU
Avery Brewing Co, Boulder, CO
$8, 8.5% ABV, 93 IBU
New Belgium, Fort Collins, CO
$7, 4.5% ABV, 40 IBU
Sierra Nevada, Chico, CA
$7, 5.2% ABV, 38 IBU
Hangar 24, Redlands, CA
$7, 9% ABV, 118 IBU
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.
Saturday, February 7 2015 at 5:00pm
We are extremely pleased to introduce to the South Bay, Sebastopol's Woodfour Brewing Company.
Located in the wine mecca of Sonoma County, Woodfour was founded by Head Brewer Seth Wood and Olav Vier, two very passionate beer enthusiasts. Together they are creating stellar wood aged saisons, sours and various other hand crafted ales and lagers. Both will be on site to discuss with you their unique vision and approach to brewing.
We will be pouring through the amazing lineup of Woodfour beers and also unveiling one off specialties for this special SF Beer Week event. There will also be a menu of small plate food pairings created for the evening to accompany the excellent beer offerings.
We look forward to showing you something new and exciting, we would love for you to join us.
- Pouring -
Gold Ridge Lager
Berliner Weisse Ale
Belgian Dubbel Barrel aged w/ Local plums
Dry Hopped Golden Sour
1 More TBD
- Food Menu TBA -
Monday, February 9 2015 at 5:00pm
Come meet some of Louisville's craft beer finest, Jerry (Co-Owner) and Sam (Head Brewer) from Kentucky's Against the Grain Brewery and Smokehouse!
Brewing American inspired beer with a strong Southern influence since 2012, these guys are truly making beer like no one else.
Come give them a warm Downtown San Jose welcome as we pour 5 stellar beers from their prolific catalog. We will also be serving our infamous OG Burgers as well as some awesome smoked meat offerings to pair with all the beers.
Not to be missed!
- Pouring -
Fistful of Kroners (Rye Pilsner; Amager Collab)
The Brown Note (Brown Ale)
Flesh Gourdin' (Pumpkin & Spice Dark Ale)
Kamen Knuddeln (American Wild Ale)
KY Ryed Chiquen (Barrel-Aged Imperial Amber Ale)
Tuesday, February 10 2015 at 5:30pm
Come join Almanac Beer Co. and 2 other Downtown San Jose Craft Beer destinations for an epic Sour Pub Crawl!
Original Gravity along with Good Karma and ISO: Beers will be releasing one of their 3 brand new sour beers (Devil's Advocate, Valley of the Heart's Delight (Batch 2) and Farmer's Reserve: Blueberry) for you to taste and consider.
As if that weren't enough to get you out, each stop will also be pulling from their respective cellars 2 other vintage Almanac sour offerings on draft from their stellar catalog!
All stops are offering 3oz samples and flights of each offering for $3 of each beer or $9 for all three.
This one should be a lot of fun and is not to be missed, you have got to taste them all!
- Pouring -
Original Gravity Public House (66 S. 1st St.)
Farmer's Reserve: Pluot
Farmer's Reserve: Citrus
Farmer's Reserve: Blueberry
Good Karma Artisan Ales and Cafe (37 S. 1st St.)
Cerise Sour Blonde
ISO: Beers (75 E. Santa Clara St.)
Valley of the Heart's Delight
Farmer's Reserve: Blackberry
Wednesday, February 11 2015 at 5:00pm
Come out for the ultimate California Craft Beer Throw Down and Blind Double IPA Contest!!!
We will be hosting 11 of California's finest Craft Beer breweries and their Owners, Brew Masters representing their Double IPA offerings for the ultimate lupulin laced showdown!
Here is how it works -
- 11 California Craft Breweries in the House
(Owners / Brewers / Reps MUST be Present)
- Each Brewery Submits their freshest batch of Double IPA for a blind tasting contest judged by YOU
- Results will be tallied by us and revealed at 9pm SHARP
Aside from the Blind Double IPA tasting and contest, we will have 2 other offerings (1 Core; 1 Specialty/Seasonal) from each brewery for you to drink as well for a total of 33 beers, along with some special surprises along the way.
Your ticket purchase also includes 1 full draft beer of your choice (Additional beers and food can be purchased at the bar). We will provide bar snacks abound as well to keep you nourished throughout the ride.
There will be brewery swag including glassware and other beer related packages to take home with you. This is also a great way for you to rub elbows and hang with some of craft beer's best and brightest!
Doors open at 6:00pm, contest begins at 7:30pm with Results unveiled at 9:00pm SHARP.
We expect this one to sell out so do not delay on getting your tickets! See you there to help us crown this year's Ultimate California Craft Champion!!!
- Confirmed -
Greg Robles (Owner)
Altamont Beer Works (Livermore, Ca)
- Hella Lite
- Hella Revolutionary (Beer Revolution Anniversary Collab)
John Gillooly (BrewMaster)
Drake's (San Leandro, Ca)
- Dry Stout (Nitro)
- Hopocalypse (Green Label)
Steve Donohue (Owner / BrewMaster)
Santa Clara Valley Brewing (San Jose, Ca)
- Electric Tower
- Heart's Delight
Antoine Riffis (Senior Sales Manager)
Firestone Walker (Paso Robles, Ca)
- Pivo Pils
- Double DBA (2014)
Jamil Zainasheff (Owner / BrewMaster)
Heretic Brewing (Fairfield, Ca)
- Evil Bee
Kim Lutz (BrewMaster)
St. Archer (San Diego, Ca)
- White Ale
- Coffee Brown
David Johnson (Director of Distribution)
Port Brewing (San Diego, Ca)
- Board Meeting Brown
- Barrel Aged Santa's Little Helper (2014)
Gordon Brown (Brewery Rep)
Coronado Brewing Co (Coronado, Ca)
- Orange Ave Wit
- German Chocolate Cake
Jeb Taylor (Pilot Brewer)
Knee Deep (Auburn, Ca)
- Citra Pale Ale
- Aviator Series 4.5
Aaron Justus (Brewing Manager)
Ballast Point (San Diego, Ca)
- Sculpin (Nitro)
Jeremy Marshall (BrewMaster)
Lagunitas (Petaluma, Ca)
- Day Time
- Fusion 27
Saturday, February 14 2015 at 12:00pm
Come out for our 4th installment of the infamous Pucker Up! Sour Fest!!!
We will be pouring 15 domestic and international sour, tart and funky beers on draft and releasing some very rare and specialty bottles for purchase on site that day. For all you sour heads this is a must stop, see you there!
- Pouring -
Allagash - Golden Brett (2014)
Almanac - Cerise Sour Blonde
Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal - Zure Van Tildonk
Bruery - Sour in the Rye (2014)
De Proef - Sour Barrel #1
Drakes Brewing - Brette Davis Eyes
Firestone Walker - Agrestic (2014)
Freigeist - Sauer Porter Raspberry (2013)
Gueuzerie Tilquin - Oude Gueuze (Draft Version)
Hermitage - Boysenberry
Lost Abbey - Framboise De Amorosa (2014)
Mikkeller - SpontanSourCherry
New Belgium - La Folie (2014)
Prairie Artisan Ales - Cherry Funk!
Struise - WeltKrieg (2014)