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Beer Available At Port Brewing/Lost Abbey (arranged by most recent)
Port Brewing Mongo IPA 99, Lost Abbey Carnevale (2009- ) 98, Port Brewing Grommet , Lost Abbey Deliverance 100, Lost Abbey Mayan Apocalypse Judgment Day 95, Lost Abbey Merry Taj IPA 98, Lost Abbey Witchís Wit 85, Lost Abbey Judgment Day 99, Port Brewing Old Viscosity 100, Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi 97, Port Brewing Midnight Expression Lager (Moon Lit Sessions) 97, Port Brewing Hot Rocks Lager 93, Lost Abbey Veritas 004 100, Port Brewing Santas Little Helper 99, Lost Abbey Saison Blanc 96, Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #8 (Number of the Beast) 98, Pizza Port Swamis India Pale Ale 97, Lost Abbey Box Set: Track #11 (Devil Went Down to Georgia) 95, Port Brewing Wipeout IPA 99, Pizza Port Cuvee de Tomme 100
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larryLSB (39) La Selva Beach, California | September 22, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Industrial tasting room in San Marcos, it was more of a pilgrimage for me as I am a big fan. Got there on a Thursday before it opened, but staff was totally welcoming and helpful, very knowledgeable of their beer.
Sledutah (297) Utah | February 24, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice big tasting room in the brewery. Barrels are made into tables and chairs. They were busy when we visited on a Friday afternoon, service was good. $1 for 4oz tasters. I could have done without the loud headbanger music coming from the brewery though.
orangesol (151) Pennsylvania | February 20, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Stopped in here right after Stone since they are so close together, thought this place would be bigger for some reason. Atmosphere was hopping. It was pretty packed by the time we got there but we were able to snag a barrel to stand at pretty quickly. Love the ability to take your beers into the barrel room, we took advantage of that on the second round of beers. Quality was solid. Lots of original art on the walls for sale to go along with the usual swag and beers. Service was decent but nothing to write home about. I had to wait a bit longer than I like to when the lines were as short as they were and by the time I did get a beer it was 4 people deep behind me. Selection was good but nothing amazing. Only one beer on I couldnít get at home in bottles or draft. I would have loved to see at least one limited bottle on the bottle list but that wasnít meant to be as well. They had a food truck setting up out front when we left but I had just eaten. Prices were reasonable so no problem there. Overall a nice space to showcase a world class brewery. Could use a bit more specialty beers on but I still had a good time checking them out. I would definitely return in the future.
ARH (24) Chicago, Illinois | February 20, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
As others have mentioned, itís a brewery in an industrial park. I went on a cool, crisp February evening and I felt that this place was a grill short of a backyard party. Very chill atmosphere, friendly service that does a good job of keeping up with the crowds. Itís a shame that they keep fairly early hours, because $1 samplers could keep me here all night
mrhoppy (227) Santa Clara, California | January 6, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
Another small brewery, very similar to Alesmith. In an office park you wouldnít guess that world class beer came from it. There is a tasting area surrounded by tons of barrels of beer that is aging. Similar to Alesmith but a little nicer.
JPDurden24 (138) Chandler, Arizona | December 22, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Cool place with lots of great tap and bottle offerings. It was busy and had a great group of people hanging out.
bytemesis (313) Sunnyvale, California | November 24, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
Stopped in to pick up my tracks and have a few tasters. Kind of an industrial space, but they make great use of it with a large bar and seating area. 4oz tasters are $1 (!!), and they have a bunch of stuff on tap. Friendly staff as well. When I was there they were out of a ton of bottles, but they had Tracks 4-13 for onside consumption at $20 each, which was pretty cool.
devman171 (102) Annapolis , Maryland | November 21, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Industrial brewery, taproom is open during brewing. 20 samples for 1$ each, yeah! Nice stop
craftbeer86 (10) California | November 21, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Fantastic place to try an assortment of Lost Abbey and Port beers. With barrels stacked all over, the brewery and the brewpub blend and give an amazing atmosphere. The staff was friendly and helpful.
mcberko (205) Vancouver, British Columbia | November 13, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited in the late afternoon on a Friday. This is located out in the middle of an industrial park, like many breweries in So. Cal. Great little setup, though there is no seating at all, just standing around barrels. Selection for both Lost Abbey and Port Brewing beers is solid, though there was hardly anything I hadnít tried before (had it all from a bottle over the past few years). Prices are very reasonable. Service was only okay. Worth a stop if you have time and wanted to tick a bunch of Lost Abbey / Port beers.
Dogbrick (658) Columbus, Ohio | November 4, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
(Visited 10/2013): Lost Abbey is located in San Marcos in a business park off Rancheros Drive. Like many breweries (Stone, Avery, Two Brothers) you start to wonder if you are in the right place when you approach. There is a decent sized lot in front of the building.
The entrance basically opens directly into the brewery. Walking up to the taproom area one can get a full view of the brewing equipment and barrel room. The tasting area is standing only with a bar and a few barrels converted to tables. There is a cooler behind the bar with bottles to go, and a large board above listing the beers on tap. Lost Abbey related art on one of the walls too.
There are over 20 taps in the tasting room, comprised of both Lost Abbey and Port beers. Several of the more common beers like Devotion, 10 Commandments and Red Barn. Some seasonals and less common brews like Mayan Apocalypse and Port Board Meeting. The beers are available in multiple serving sizes.
Service at the bar on a relatively busy weekday afternoon was pretty good. The bartender was knowledgeable about the beers and helped with to-go and merchandise orders.
We did not have any food on the visit, and I donít believe they serve any.
Overall this is a really good spot to visit in the San Diego area, and is not too far from Stone to boot.
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