Belgian Independence Day at La Trappe Cafe

21 07 2015

Come join us for a festive evening of Draft Specials with Belgian and Dutch Beer Bottle specials the entire night
Large Format Bottles will be open for sampling
Draft and Bottle Specials will be posted on our Draft List Page shortly

Belgian Independance





Saint Arnoldus of Soissons – Day of Beer Celebration

19 07 2015

St.Arnoldus

HISTORY
“Arnold (Arnoul) of Soissons or Arnold or Arnulf of Oudenburg[1] (ca 1040–1087) is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, the patron saint of hop-pickers and Belgian brewers.

Arnold, born in Brabant, the son of a certain Fulbertus was first a career soldier before settling at the Benedictine St. Medard’s Abbey, Soissons, France. He spent his first three years as a hermit, but later rose to be abbot of the monastery. His hagiography states that he tried to refuse this honor and flee—a standard literary trope (compare Jiménez de Cisneros)— but was forced by a wolf to return. He then became a priest and in 1080, bishop of Soissons, another honor that he sought to avoid. When his see was occupied by another bishop, rather than fighting, he took the opportunity to retire from public life, founding the Abbey of St. Peter in Oudenburg.

At the abbey, he began to brew beer, as essential in medieval life as water. He encouraged local peasants to drink beer, instead of water, due to its “gift of health.” During the process of brewing, the water was boiled and thus, unknown to all, freed of pathogens. This same story is also told of Arnulf or Arnold of Metz, another patron of brewers. There are many depictions of St. Arnold with a mashing rake in his hand, to identify him. He is honored in July with a parade in Brussels on the “Day of Beer.”

Miracles that were reported at his tomb were investigated and approved by a council at Beauvais in 1121; Arnold’s relics were translated to the church of Saint Peter, Aldenburg in 1131. St. Arnold’s feast day is 14 August.” – wikipedia

Artisanal
T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY

Thanks to Artisanal Imports of Austin, Texas.
We will be giving away free St. Arnoldus T-shirts
with any purchase of Artisanal brews we carry at La Trappe Cafe.
T-Shirt Supplies are limited.  Come and join us for a celebration of the Brew!

Seef Bier                                  Triple Karmeleit
Omer Blond                             St. Feuillien
Cuvee des Jacobins  Vanderghinste Oud Bruin
La Trappe Trappist                   Urthel





FOURTH OF JULY HOURS OF OPERATION

4 07 2015

Fourth-of-July-Parade-San-Francisco-1918.


BAR OPENS AT 2PM – 11PM
KITCHEN OPENS AT 4PM – 11PM

Tribute to the American Craft Brewers

12oz. Bottles

Summer Solstice
– Anderson Valley – $5

Portage – New Belgium – $5

Trippel – New Belgium – $6

Flying Cloud – Anchor Steam – $6

Damnation – Russian River – $9

Redemption – Russian River – $9





SF Beer Week Vintage Cellar List #1

6 02 2015

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San Francisco Beer Week Schedule

4 02 2015

Another year has past and La Trappe Cafe is gearing up for another promising SF Beer Week.
Click on the SF Beer Week tab on this website for more information or go to sfbeerweek.org for all
events around the San Francisco Bay Area.

3rd Annual Anderson Valley BBQ
Sunday, February 8, 2015
2:00PM – 10:00PM

Wetten Wednesday Tap Takeover
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
6:00PM – 11:00PM

Fort Point Beer Dinner
Friday, February 13, 2015
5:00PM – 11:00PM

Valentine’s Feast with Allagash and New Belgium
Saturday, February 14, 2015
5:00Pm – 11:00PM





La Trappe Cafe’s Holiday Schedule 2014

2 01 2015

La Trappe Cafe Holiday Schedule
OPEN
– Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014  – 6pm – 11pm
CLOSED – Wednesday, December 24th CLOSED – Thursday December 25th
OPEN – Friday December 26th –  5pm – 10pm
OPEN – Saturday December 27th  – 5pm – 10pm
OPEN – Tuesday, December 30th – 6pm – 11pm
OPEN – Wednesday, December 31st –  5pm – 10pm
Prixe Fixe New Year’s Eve Menu w/ Beer Pairings
We will be accepting reservations for this event.
CLOSED – Thursday Jan. 1st
OPEN – Friday January 2nd – 5pm – 11pm
OPEN – Saturday January 3rd – 5pm – 11pm





New Year’s Eve Dinner w/ Beer Pairings Menu

29 12 2014

Happy New Year to All! 
Walk – Ins are always welcome with a la carte menu available

New Years Menu w: Pairings

NYE 2014 Beer Descriptions








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