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Port Brewing - The Lost Abbey

155 Mata Way #104, Escondido, CA 92069
(800) 918-6816
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Ranked #3 of 12 activities in Escondido
Type: Breweries
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Irvine, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This is a micro-brewery which, in addition to making some very good beer - like, very good ones you are not likely to find in many bars across country - has some bar room. Which is nice, because you can have a beer with your friends knowing that the beer you have in your hand has not moved from the... More

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Dekalb,IL
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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Had never tried Lost abbey/Port brewing beers before but wanted to check them out. Brewery is located in a factory area, and is easy to pass by if you don't pay attention. Place doesn't look like much but is definitely worth the stop. Staff was very friendly and took time to describe the beers and help me choose styles that... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The Lost Abbey and Port Brewing's tap room is amazing and hands down some of the best strong beers I have ever had. Over twenty beers to sample on tap and many more in bombers to try or take home. A little hard to find; GPS is must to locate. The place has a great vibe and service was top... More

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Oceanside, California
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24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Excellent beers. Nice variety. Very adventurous without going off the deep end. My favorite is their deliverance barrel aged beer (unfortunately only in a bottle). Draft tasters are just a $1. Visit on a Wednesday evening and enjoy food from a variety of gourmet food trucks.

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Are you kidding me?!?! $1 for several tastes of heaven! A fantastic vibe, friendly and smart staff. Love, love, love all of the beers we tried!

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131 reviews 131 reviews
40 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Tomme Arthur, the head brewer at the Lost Abbey, is so well thought of that Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia regularly features his beers for special nights and they are a staple of their beer list. They usually have 20 or more world class drafts to try at their brewery. This is literally one of the best microbreweries on the planet.... More

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San Francisco
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61 reviews 61 reviews
331 helpful votes 331 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The tasting room is an extension of the brewery so don't expect anything fancy. You can sample beers for $1 for a 4 ounce pour. They specialize in ales/IPAs (my favorite was Hop 15) and Belgian style beers (my favorite was Judgement Day). The beers I sampled were all great to outstanding. They have a large selection of beers so... More

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San Antonio
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Excellent beer selection, first and foremost. The thing to know about Lost Abbey/Port is that this is a working brewery and it's SMALL. They have utilized every available inch of space so you may 'feel' crowded. Who cares? You're drinking amazing beer with really knowledgable staff. Everyone was super nice when we were there and they were accommodating a large... More

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USA
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481 reviews 481 reviews
91 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey have lots of great beer. However, it is showcased very poorly in their brewery tasting room location. It is just downright gross from the dirty floors, barrel table-tops and bathrooms. The crowd was also a bit sketchy as well. This place just didn't have a good vibe. When I left, I felt like I... More

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San Diego, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This brewery has a fantastic selection of beers. I consider myself a beer snob, have been to Cantillon, Westvleteren, most of the breweries in San Diego and Colorado and this brewery is one of the best. Great staff, fun atmosphere, it is a working brewery, so nothing fancy and a great price! Only a dollar per taster. They also give... More

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