Year Round Beers
Named after San Jose’s Electric Light Tower, Electric Tower IPA is brewed in the classic West Coast style IPA mold – full of tropical fruit, pine, and citrus flavors. 7.1% ABV. 65 IBUs.
This beer is perfect for summer. It is a very easy drinking Bavarian Style Hefeweizen. Aromas and flavors of cloves and bananas, with a subtle hint of bubble gum on the finish. 5.6% ABV
This is a malt-forward, cinnabar colored imperial red ale, with an abundance of hops for aroma and balance. Named after the town of New Almaden in South San Jose. 10% ABV. 95 IBUs.
This dank double IPA is sure to surprise your palate just as the “Valley Surprise” curve on Highway 17 surprises many a driver as they make their way back to San Jose. 9% ABV. 80 IBUs.
This light and easy drinking kölsch-style beer is perfect for the South Bay’s warm summer days. Named after Dry Creek Road, this beer will surely quench your thirst! 4.5% ABV.
Named after Mount Umunhum located in south San Jose, this pale ale is exhibits a melange of dank hop flavors, tempered with pine, citrus, and tropical fruit notes. Available from Spring through mid-Summer. 5.0% ABV. 40 IBUs.
This barrel-aged wild ale is an homage to the near countless orchards that used to dot the Santa Clara Valley. 100% fermented with Brettanomyces, apricots add a complimentary sourness to the beer. 5.5% ABV.
This barrel-aged oatmeal rye imperial stout spent 10 months in a bourbon barrel before it saw the light of day. The flavors of bourbon and oak intermingle with the roasted and toasted malt flavors of the base beer to create a delicious experience worth waiting for. 11.5% ABV.
This barrel-aged oatmeal rye imperial stout spent 10 months in a rye whiskey barrel before we finally felt it was ready to share. The spicy flavors of rye whiskey and oak play with the roasted and toasted malt flavors of the base beer to create beer worth sharing with friends. 11.5% ABV.
Do You Know The Way California Common
Do You Know the Way… is named after the Grammy Award winning song “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” which tells the story of a person making their way back home to San Jose after failing to find success in the Los Angeles entertainment industry. 5.7% ABV.
Alum Rock New England Double IPA
Our Alum Rock NEDIPA is a juicy brew featuring tropical fruit notes complemented by citrus-like hop flavors and aromas. Founded in 1872, Alum Rock Park is California’s oldest municipal park. Located in Northeast San Jose, the park once featured mineral springs and baths. 8.5% ABV.
This malt-forward English-style barleywine is replete with brown sugar-like flavors and some dark fruit notes. Named after the infamous “Big Moody” curve along Highway 17, this ale is dangerously delicious! 11.2% ABV. 45 IBUs
Named after the Coyote Creek which runs through San José, this easy drinking, hoppy ale features lemony citrus and pine flavors. 4.3% ABV. 30 IBUs
This ale features hints of chocolate and a slight roastiness gives way to a somewhat sweet finish from the addition of lactose. 5.7% ABV
Fountain Alley IPA
This delicious IPA features tropical fruit notes and was a collaborative effort between Santa Clara Valley Brewing and Original Gravity Public House. 7.7% ABV. 60 IBUs
Shortened to iOS in our Taproom, this imperial oatmeal stout is a nod to the two passions of Santa Clara Valley Brewing’s co-founder Tom: Apple and craft beer. 10.0% ABV. 50 IBUs
Loma Prieta is named after Mt. Loma Prieta just south of the brewery. Just like its namesake, this is a big, bold beer full of roasted malt flavors with hints of black coffee, rye, and oatmeal. 10.2% ABV.
The Peralta Adobe located in San Pedro Square is the namesake of this porter. Our porter has wonderful caramel characteristics as well as coffee and chocolate notes. Available annually from fall through winter. 6.2% ABV. 40 IBUs.
Psychotic Reaction Kettle Sour
Our Psychotic Reaction Kettle Sour is brewed with blackberries. The sour flavor of the beer is balanced by the fruit, resulting in an easy drinking, and refreshingly tart ale. 5.4% ABV
Named after Reed Elementary School, this golden colored rye IPA was the collaborative result of brewmaster Steve Donohue and several, generous parents from Reed Elementary. 7.9% ABV. 70 IBUs
Saratoga Gap scotch ale is a malt forward beer full of toasted barley flavors, with a touch of caramel, dried fruit, earthy hops, and slight alcohol quality. Named after the intersection of Skyline Boulevard and Highway 9. 9.6% ABV
Named after the patron saint of agriculture and farmers, St. Isidore is complex cornucopia of banana, raisins, and malt characteristics. Bottles are 100% bottle conditioned. 8.7% ABV.