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Lost Abbey Label Artwork

Lost Abbey Label Artwork

Lost Abbey isn’t a brewery, per se, but more the Belgian-beer arm of Port Brewing Company from San Marcos, California. Founded in 2006 by Vince & Gina Marsaglia, Jim Comstock, and Tomme Arthur, Port Brewing has blazed a trail through the North American beer scene, winning many medals at the Great American Beer Festival in the process. I could spend a lot of time simply describing what Tomme has done for beer in America but I’ll … Read entire article »

Filed under: Labels, Lost Abbey, Port Brewing Co.

Event: Monk’s Cafe Beers of the Cellar

Event: Monk’s Cafe Beers of the Cellar

At our Eclipse tasting, Jeff’s friend Matt informed me of a rare “Beers of the Cellar” event at Monk’s Cafe in Philadelphia, on April 10, 2012. Considering I could only dream of what they sell at the bar, getting a taste of Tom’s cellar was too good to pass up–even at $95 a ticket. The dinner featured beers older than I am, sours of many vintages, and a six-course meal. I rolled into Monks a bit … Read entire article »

Filed under: Barleywine, Bars, Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg, Cantillon, Cider, Domaine Familial Louis Dupont, Dopplebock, Gueuze, J.W. Lees & Co., Kriek, Monk's Cafe, Port Brewing Co., Quad, Victory Brewing Co.