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Lost Abbey welcoming new brewer with specially blended beer night

Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey will be hosting a “Meet the Monkeys” night at the brewery on Friday, January 9 from 4pm until 8pm in honor of the arrival of their new brewer, Mike Rodriguez. Mike comes to Lost Abbey from Boulevard Brewing of Kansas City, MO (one of the largest craft breweries in […]


Homegrown Hop 15 on tap at Lost Abbey

So we’re sitting here having pints of Homegrown Hop 15. that’s Hop 15 dry hopped with locally-grown Centennial hops courtesy of Sheldon out in Fallbrook. Tomme has the full story on his blog right here. This is an extremely limited release — it’s only on tap at the brewery. But judging by its popularity, we’ll […]


It’s My Birthday Today!

Today is my birthday. I love to celebrate it every year with good friends and, well you guessed it, great beer. Tonight I’m meeting a bunch of friends over at Churchill’s Pub in San Marcos, Ca If you get a chance, please swing by and buy me a happy birthday pint. We will be there […]


Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey 2nd Anniversary & Special Releases

World Beer Cup Champion Brewery Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey will be celebrating its second anniversary next weekend with a big party, music, food, and (of course) lost of Port / Lost Abbey beers. Additionally, they’ll be putting out three new releases including Port 2nd Anniversary (a huge double IPA), Inferno (one hell of […]


Scott Kerkmans’ CBO gig gets “Job of 2007” from NPR

National Public Radio announced this morning that the Four Points Hotel chain’s “Chief Beer Officer” position was their pick for the “Job of 2007”. (No kidding…) Draft Magazine founder, Scott Kerkmans, landed the position back in March of 2007 after more than 7,000 people applied. The part-time job involves visiting breweries, festivals and bars in […]


Lost Abbey Has Three New Reasons to Give Thanks This Weekend

Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey has three reasons you need to drop that leftover turkey leg and get on down to the brewery this weekend — Namely Older Viscosity, Amazing Grace and Gift of the Maji. These are three new releases available in limited quantities only at the brewery this Saturday the 24th. Older […]


Santa Beer label rated NC-17?

Fans of Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut will recall the movie’s climactic scene in which Tom Cruise sneaks into a mansion to discover a masked orgy (Warning: NSFW). Under contract with Warner Bros. to deliver an “R” rated movie in the U.S., Kubrick was forced was forced to alter the sex scene for American audiences […]


Angel’s Share This Weekend!

Yeah, the cat’s a bit out of the bag (I’ve seen the news on the beer forums), but if you hadn’t heard, Lost Abbey’s The Angel’s Share is out this Saturday, November 10th! Brewery doors open at 10am and everyone is limited to 6 bottles (and they’re taking ID, so don’t bother to try and […]


Stone Anniversary & Port Brunch Saturday

Saturday September 8th we’re heading out to Stone Brewing’s 11th Anniversary party. It’ll be our fourth time at the festival, and we always have a great time. There will be 39 breweries from as far away as Holland and Germany pouring beer that weekend, plus a lot of great food and fun people. It’s been […]