Hermitage Brewing Company | San Jose, California
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Hermitage Brewing Company
Currently with 4 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

1627 S 7th St
San Jose, California United States 95112 [ print map ]
408 291 0966

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Hours: Thu - Fri 4:00 - 7:00 PM; Sat 12:00 - 5:00 PM

Mayor: bytemesis (1) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 8

Hermitage Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Hermitage Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Tied House Alpine Gold 22, Hermitage Ale of the Hermit 44, Hermitage Hoptopia 56, Hermitage Ale of the IMP 90, Hermitage Maltopia 49, Hermitage Ale of the 2 Tun 92, Hermitage Single HOP Series - Chinook , Hermitage / Palo Alto Vow of Silence Belgian Porter
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4 reviews for Hermitage Brewing Company
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  95%
 Selection  75%
 Food N/A 
 Value  80%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  80%

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1443) Do Not Resuscitate, California | October 12, 2014
Visited October 11, 2014.

This is a large building in the back of an industrial complex, and I do mean industrial complex. Itís a bit confusing since the front of the building has signs all over it that say no parking and that youíll be towed. Then there is this little sandwich board that mentions a brewery tasting room. Drive through to the back and find a place to park among the semis. They have a very large barrel warehouse next door to the tasting room.

During my visit they had 8 beers on tap; 4 seasonals and 4 hoppy beers. They are still doing their single hop IPA series and they had 3 on tap at the time along with the regular IPA that you can get at Bevmo. The tasters are rather large, maybe 6 oz. The Citra IPA was probably my favorite of the bunch. I didnít care for the imperial pumpkin ale personally.

Fun fact: Hermitage was started by Tied House. I assumed that Tied House just stopped brewing and started letting Hermitage make it but as it turns out the people at Tied House wanted to expand so they build Hermitage. Now Hermitage contracts a LOT of beers. Apparently they also contract the Coastal Fog beer, which is only found at Bevmo.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
jlulensk  (31) san jose, California | August 22, 2014
Super awesome. Tasting room is part and parcel with the brewery, which is always a cool feel. They contract brew for a ton of Bay Area breweries, and for their line of beers they specialize in single hop beers and kick it. Go!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis  (409) Sunnyvale, California | January 24, 2014| Updated February 8, 2014
Not so easy to find, but worth a stop. 8 taps running, most devoted to Hermitage, but one or two will be Tied House beers. Taster flights of everything were like six bucks. Growler fills cool, outside growlers cool. Small fridge with maybe 8 bottles for off sale. Fairly spartan accommodations - basically a few tables and barrels with chairs around them. A couple set up outside as well. Small bar. Interesting artwork on the walls. Easy viewing of the barrel room, which is full of stuff from places like Almanac and Cali Craft, who contract brew here. Staff very friendly and reasonably knowledgeable about the product. Basically a great place, if only the beers were better than mediocre.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
LQBC  (15) California | November 24, 2013
Tasting room hours are very limited. Both Tied House and Hermitage beers are available for tasting, and Growler fills. The warehouse location is funky, and the staff are knowledgeable. Prices for the Tied House beers are very good, Hermitage are more expensive. Big on hop bombs.

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