Port Brewing Company

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Coordinates: 33°08′29.87″N 117°08′57.53″W / 33.1416306°N 117.1493139°W / 33.1416306; -117.1493139

Port Brewing Co. LLC
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Port Brewing Logo as of July 7, 2014
Location San Marcos, CA, USA
Opened March 2006
Key people Tomme Arthur
Owned by Vince Marsaglia, Gina Marsaglia, Tomme Arthur, Jim Comstock

Port Brewing Company is a craft brewery headquartered in San Marcos, California. It was founded in 2006 in San Marcos, San Diego County, California. The brewery also produces beers under the name Lost Abbey Brewing.[1]

History[edit]

In 2006 Pizza Port owners Vince and Gina Marsaglia expanded the beer production in a brewing facility formerly owned by Stone Brewing Company in San Marcos. This existing brewery space led to an increase the amount of beers available for distribution. The new brewery project was named Port Brewing Company, LLC.

Beers[edit]

Year Round Beers[edit]

Name Style ABV Original Gravity Hops
Board Meeting Double Brown Ale 8.5% 1.072 Magnum and Challenger
Mongo IPA American Double IPA 8.5% 1.08 Columbus, Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade, and Simcoe
Old Viscosity Ale Dark Strong Ale 10.0% 1.091 German Magnum
Shark Attack Double Red Ale 9.0% 1.088 Cascade and Centennial
Wipeout IPA American IPA 7.5% 1.065 Amarillo, Centennial, and Simcoe

Seasonal Beers[edit]

Seasonal beer includes:

Name Availability Style ABV Original Gravity Hops
Anniversary Ale May/June Imperial IPA 10.0% 1.09 Columbus, Amarillo, and Simcoe
High Tide October Fresh Hopped IPA 6.5% 1.062 Varies
Hop-15 March/August Imperial IPA 10.0% 1.088 “Too many to name”
Hot Rocks March Stein Beer Lager 6.5% 1.062 German Magnum and Tettnanger
Midnight Expression Unknown Schwarzbier 5.0% 1.048 German Magnum and Saaz
Older Viscosity June Barrel-Aged Strong Ale 12.0% 1.091 German Magnum
Santa’s Little Helper Late October/November Imperial Stout 10.0% 1.092 Magnum and Centennial
Santa’s Little Helper July Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout 12.0% 1.092 Magnum and Centennial
Summer Pale Ale Summer American Pale Ale 6.0% 1.052 Amarillo, Cascade, Chinook, Columbus, and Simcoe

Draft Only[edit]

Name Availability Style ABV Original Gravity Hops
Amigo Lager Varies American Pale Lager 4.3% 1.048 Magnum and Saaz
Dawn Patrol Unknown English Dark Mild Ale 5.0% 1.048 German Magnum
Grommet IPA Spring American IPA 4.5% 1.044 Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade, and Simcoe
Port Pilsner Spring German Pilsner 5.5% 1.048 Spalt, Tettnanger, Saaz, and Brewers Gold

Awards[edit]

Hop-15, their Double IPA has received numerous trophies from Great American Beer Festival, notably silver medal in 2003,[2] silver medal in 2005,[3] & bronze medal in 2008.[4]

The brewery and head brewer Tomme Arthur were named Small Brewery of the Year at the 2007 Great American Beer Festival[5] and 2008 Champion Brewery and Champion Brewer in the Small Brewing Company Category at the World Beer Cup.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://lostabbey.com/faqs/
  2. ^ "Great American Beer Festival, Category: 40 Imperial or Double India Pale Ale" (PDF). American Brewers Association. 2003. 
  3. ^ "Great American Beer Festival, Category: 41 Imperial or Double India Pale Ale" (PDF). American Brewers Association. 2005. 
  4. ^ "Great American Beer Festival, Category: 47 Imperial or Double India Pale Ale" (PDF). American Brewers Association. 2008. 
  5. ^ "Port Brewing / Lost Abbey starts distribution in Colorado". The Full Pint. September 10, 2008. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "2008 Brewers Association World Beer Cup Winners". American Brewers Association. 2008. 

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