Port Brewing/Lost Abbey | San Marcos, California
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Port Brewing/Lost Abbey
World Class based on 167 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

155 Mata Way, Ste 104
San Marcos, California United States 92069 [ print map ]
760 891 0272

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Hours: Tasting Room M-T 1-6, W 1-9, Th 1-8, F 1-9, Sa 12-8, Su 12-7


Mayor: Theydon_Bois (13) | Taps: 23 | Bottles: several


Port Brewing/Lost Abbey

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Beer Available At Port Brewing/Lost Abbey (arranged by most recent)
Lost Abbey Duck Duck Gooze 100, Lost Abbey Deliverance 100, Lost Abbey Agave Maria Ale 97, Port Brewing SPA (Summer Pale Ale) 97, Lost Abbey Mo Betta Bretta 85, Lost Abbey Judgment Day 99, Port Brewing Board Meeting Brown Ale 99, Lost Abbey Serpents Stout 100, Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme 100, Lost Abbey Witchís Wit 85, Lost Abbey Saints Devotion 98, Lost Abbey Saison Blanc 97, Lost Abbey Carnevale (2009- ) 98, Lost Abbey Veritas 013 99, Lost Abbey Lost and Found 97, Port Brewing Shark Attack Double Red Ale 98, Port Brewing Old Viscosity 100, Port Brewing Hot Rocks Lager 93, Port Brewing Pilz (Pilsner) 71, Port Brewing Wipeout IPA 99
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167 reviews for Port Brewing/Lost Abbey
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  82%
 Selection  85%
 Food  84%
 Value  82%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
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96
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
HonusWagner  (11) Florida | May 18, 2011
One of the best breweries you could ever hope to visit. Youíre hanging out in a room full of giant barrels so it lacks for ambiance. But the tap list constantly encompasses some of the best American beers in a wide variety of Belgian styles as well as some interesting lagers, IPAs, and strong ales. Then youíve got a crazy bottle list with some of the best sours ever made in America. The prices for those beers are extremely reasonable, considering what it costs in trade or on the free market to try something like Veritas or Isabelle Proximus. A must visit.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Jimmythespoon  (129) , Cyprus | August 17, 2014
Like other reviewers have said, this is a brewery set in a warehouse in an industrial park. Deco and interior is spartan to say the least. Beer selection is basic Lost abbey and port brewing. I give it higher marks however because itís one of the few breweries I visited in SD where you can engage in beer talk with the staff and they are super friendly and genuinely into beer.
70
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad  (443) Olympia, Washington | July 30, 2014
This is a one time must stop and wow all my buddies are right This is a warehouse brewery with a name for the gods. I was expecting something MORE. Bigger and much more impressive. Great beer just a junky look.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
Oldmanriver  (4) Freiburg, Germany | July 25, 2014
Tap room in a wharehouse. With great beers on tap. The barrel room is impressive but not massive. And the brewery tour was surprisingly one of the best I ever took, (entertaining, engaging, and full of information that was new to me). Itís also nice to be in the brewery that Stone started out in and then compare it to where they are now up the road.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Caytinator  (112) Tucson, Arizona | July 7, 2014
Went here 30 minutes ítill closing time. Itís a warehouse with some fans, still pretty hot during summer months. The service is pretty quick, seem like they know some stuff! The selection is good with at least 10 taps from each brewery. Didnít get a higher score because they were out of most of their bottles. The value was okay, seemed reasonably priced. Overall an okay working warehouse/brewery, with very very good beer.
48
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 10/20
jrallen34  (436) Chicago, Illinois | July 4, 2014
This is by far the most disappointing top rated San Diego place. I feel robbed of my time. Big really hot warehouse, a couple fans doesnít get the job of making it bearable. They have Lost Abbey and Port beers on tap. Sounds cool but isnít because its all their regular stuff that you can get anywhere in America. There were 3 one off beers, including a shitty pils and an ok ipa. Glad I came out here for this. They have a ton of bottles, but again all they had was every single beer sitting on the shelf in Chicago right now. Everything harder to get was out. No rare no distributed bottles anywhere. This place is a joke. Our server was really nice and $1 tasters saved some anger.
64
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill  (78) South Carolina | June 30, 2014
Dissappointing venue, this brewery tasting room is located in a industrial park (like lots of other craft breweries) and, despie adequate space, has NO seating inside. There is an L-shaped bar and a few wooden barrel ables. On the other hand, you are in a working brewery and have about 20 taps of varied Lost Abbey and Port Brewing beers at hand. Another plus, generous $ samples
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222  (31) East Greenbush, New York | June 10, 2014
This is an awesome brewery space. The bar is right in the actual a brewery. Very cool. And the bartender have my son sidewalk chalk to draw on the floor while we sampled a couple beers. He was entertained. The tasters were only a dollar, which was a great deal. We went there for the sours, which they had none of (other than a bottle of framboise. No red poppy or cuvťe de tomme). Was bummed about that since we specifically went for the sours, and are from NY, so we prob wonít be back for a while. I know we can get lost abbey/port in NY, and I am not sure there were a ton on tap we could not get back east. But is a worthwhile stop if you can go. Their sour barrel room was smaller than I anticipated. Maybe 1/3 to 1/4 of what Avery has in CO, so somewhat understandable their sours are hard to come by (and avery sours are hard to come by with that much bigger barrel room)
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
spycow  (36) Illinois | June 7, 2014
Visited on a trip to San Diego. The location is setup in a warehouse district but donít let that deter you from visiting. Though the atmosphere isnít the greatest because of the location everything else from service, to selection, to prices make it a must visit beer spot. We were there during a Veritas release which was actually handled very well. There was quite the selection of other beers to drink onsite including Duck Duck Gooze for a ridiculously great price. The service was quick and value for your money was amazing. With the amount of things to try both on tap and in bottles plus the cost and location make it world class. I tried to visit every time Iím fortunate enough to be in San Diego. Highly recommended
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
rejtable  (113) Ontario | May 25, 2014
Neat spot in an industrial park. Open tasting room with a selection of maybe 15-20 of each of the brands. Staff was friendly and great to chat with. Beers were universally great.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois  (615) The íSham, England | May 3, 2014| Updated May 15, 2014
Visited on Friday 18/04/14. Located in an industrial unit not far from a few other breweries. 20+ taps, left hand side of the board is Lost Abbey, right hand side Port brewing. The place was pretty packed but the service was very good and prompt. About 15/20 bottles to go but most of the interesting stuff had sold out. T-shirts/merchandise also available. Lots of cool artwork on the walls to the left, Lost Abbey satanic themed pictures. No food available which was a shame as something always helps, even if itís just potato chips or jerky. Solid no frills taproom, outstanding value at $1 per taster!

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