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The Lost Abbey Carnevale

Top 10 Spring Beers

The Lost Abbey Carnevale is a brewers' beer

The Lost Abbey Carnevale
Port Brewing Company - San Marcos, California

Lost Abbey Carnevale Ale, a spring seasonal release from the Belgian-style division of Port Brewing Company, celebrates the Lenten and Easter season and the arrival of spring, complete with Venetian artwork on the label. At only 6.5 percent ABV (low for most Belgian styles), this Saison is un-spiced — its spiciness comes solely from the American Amarillo and Simcoe hops it's brewed with. Well-carbonated, it delivers a large pillowy head when poured. If you drink one right after it arrives on the shelf you'll enjoy a slight wild yeast note from the added brettanomyces, which will increase over months if you can resist the urge to drink it. Co-founder/Director of Brewing Operations Tomme Arthur describes it as a brewer's beer, for it's his brewers' beer of choice that they often reach for when they end their shift.

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale
6.5 percent
$8.99 for 750 ml

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