Sage Osterfeld | April 21, 2009
Famed brewery to celebrate its anniversary May 9th with food, music and three new beer releases
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San Marcos, Calif. — Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey will celebrate its third anniversary on Saturday May 9, 2009 by throwing a party the way only Port / Lost Abbey can.
Items on tap for the daylong festivities include specialty kegs from the Lost Abbey barrel archives, bottled beer releases, food by Port/Lost Abbey’s in-house chef, and live music from special guests, The Professors.
Beer-only sales begin at noon; food, music and entertainment will begin at 3pm.
New Beer Releases
Bottled Beers scheduled for release:
- Port (3rd) Anniversary (Pale Strong Ale)
Cuvee de Tomme (Release delayed)
The Angel’s Share (Bourbon) (Release delayed)
- Update: Special Bottle Releases: Older Viscosity 2008 (375ml bottles / $15) and 2009 Brother Levonian Saison (750ml bottles / $8.99)
Update: Beers on Tap:
The Port Brewing Regulars:
- Shark Attack Double Red
- Wipeout IPA
- Hop 15 Double IPA
- Old Viscosity American Dark Strong Ale
The Port Brewing Seasonals:
- Dawn Patrol English Brown
- Midnight Sessions Black Lager (last keg)
- Hightide Fresh Hopped IPA (last keg)
- 3rd Anniversary Pale Strong Ale
- Hot Rocks Stein Lager (from the bottle)
The Lost Abbey Regulars:
- Devotion Belgian Blond Ale
- Red Barn Saison
- Lost and Found Abbey Style Dubbel
- Judgment Day Belgian Strong Ale
The Lost Abbey Seasonals:
- Carnevale Winter Saison (from the bottle)
- The Serpent’s Stout
- Witch’s Wit (from the bottle)
The Special Taps:
- The Angel’s Share – Brandy
- The Angel’s Share – Bourbon
- Cuvee de Tomme
- Phunky Duck
- 3rd Anniversary – Casked
Brews, Food and Entertainment
As part of the day’s events, in what is now an anniversary tradition, brewmaster Tomme Arthur, will delve into the storied Lost Abbey barrel archives and give guests an opportunity to sample rare brews from past years. Port Brewing Chef-in-Residence, Vince Marsaglia, and his 20 foot mobile outdoor kitchen and barbeque will be on hand to steam, bake, broil, BBQ and fry their way through a stunning assortment of five-star foods.
Special musical guests: The Professors
Additionally, local music sensations, The Professors, will be on-hand to perform their brand of “sophisticated surf music” live in the brewhouse.
The Port Brewing Third Anniversary Celebration is Saturday, May 9, 2009. Beer release-only sales begin at noon. Party, food, music, etc. begins at 3pm. Food and music are free. For $15 guest receive a Port Brewing logo pint glass and 8 beer tasting tickets. Additional tickets may be purchased at the event. Ticket sales are at-the-door only. There are no pre-sale tickets. The Port Brewing facility is located at 155 Mata Way, Suite 104, San Marcos, CA 92069.
About Port Brewing / Lost Abbey
Founded in 2006, Port Brewing Company produces a broad line of award-winning American beers as well as the groundbreaking Lost Abbey family of Belgian-inspired ales. Under the direction of co-founder and world-renowned brewer, Tomme Arthur, Port / Lost Abbey has become recognized for complex, flavor-driven beers, often aged and blended after 18 months or longer in oak brandy, bourbon, and wine barrels. In additional to numerous medals, Port Brewing / The Lost Abbey and Tomme Arthur were the 2007 Great American Beer Festival Small Brewery and Small Brewer of the Year, and the 2008 World Beer Cup World Champion Small Brewery and Small Brewer. Port Brewing is located at 155 Mata Way, Suite 104, San Marcos, CA 92069, USA. Telephone (760) 889-9318, web: www.lostabbey.com.
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