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Hermitage Brewing Company
(Closed)
1627 South Seventh Street
San Jose CA 95112
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Opened: 2010

Closed: 2022

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Diane Crawford, Erin Manus, Ralph Wells

Updated: January 26, 2022

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    8.00% abv.
    • Date: April 18, 2013 (#9049)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Amber. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Loads of grassy hops. Loads of caramel malt.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big body, low carbonation. Hugely malty, with a huge grassy, spicy hop flavor. Fairly bitter. Grainy malt flavor. Lingering bitter, biscuity finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Bottle-conditioned.

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    Scottish-Style Ale
    9.00% abv.
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    • Date: August 29, 2012 (#8942)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Malty. Floral. Alcoholic.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Lots of sweet malt behind a big floral hop flavor. Alcohol in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Clean and tasty, but not very complex.


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    American-Style India Pale Ale
    7.00% abv.
    • Date: August 24, 2012 (#8929)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep red. Medium dense head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild caramel. Berry fruitiness.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Medium body, smooth. Big fruity, earthy hop flavor, really bitter. Grassy, biscuity flavor in the finish along with a resiny bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
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    American-Style Amber/Red Ale

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    Other Strong Beer
    8.00% abv.