The Matryoshka Series: Dark Beginnings

The day after the world’s darkest beer festival the Fort George block filled up once more in anticipation of the Aftermath – the biggest barrel aged bottle release of the year. Every Sunday after Festival of Dark Arts, stout lovers line the block as they wait their turn to try one of the Northwest’s most…
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Fort George Stout Month 2020

29 Days of Darkness February on the Oregon Coast just got a whole lot darker. Stout Month at Fort George lasts a full 29 days in 2020, thanks to the leap year. Stout lovers will have an extra 24 hours to taste an array of unusual stouts, immerse in dark arts, and revel in the…
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A Magnanimous November at Fort George

It’s the most magnanimous time of the year. Thoughts turn towards the holidays and family gatherings. Communities come together and help one another. At Fort George, it’s time for the Magnanimous Mug Awards—our biggest Benefit Night of the year. Over the last three years, this Fort George program has helped raise more than $200,000. Benevolent…
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Journey to a Land of Lupulin Ecstasy

It’s a mystical realm, where the skies are filled with wonder and fields burst in a glorious green. Tour the grand history of Astoria as you wander the halls of the Flavel Mansion. Expand your hop-perception sipping lupulin delights in the Flavel Garden, with an assortment of fanciful creations from all of the 3-Way IPA…
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Fort George Stout Month 2019

28 Days of Darkness February has always been Stout Month at Fort George. During this dark time of year the tap lists overflow with rich ales, barrel aged Matryoshka bottles are released, and the world’s darkest stout festival washes over Astoria. And while the Festival of Dark Arts has grown in popularity every year (with…
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Year in Beer Report

Fort George is more than a brewery. It’s also a public house. And from the very beginning we have strived to be a place where people can come together and share a table with good food, good pints, and good company. We’ve also made it a goal to give back to that community that has…
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A Magnanimous Night

The Fort George Magnanimous Mug Awards were handed out on Tuesday, November 27th, with twelve members of the community raising funds for a dozen nonprofits. Altogether, their efforts brought in just under $77,000. With an additional $16,000 added by Fort George, this Benefit Night raised a total of $92,972 for twelve local causes. “It’s such…
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The 2019 Magnanimous Mug

Proposals are now being gathered for the Magnanimous Mug Award.  Throw your name into the hat by applying at fortgeorgebrewery.com/magnanimousmug. To keep the event focused, Fort George will select about a dozen participants from those that apply. We’ll notify all applicants about eligibility by November 8th, then start raising your funds (cash & checks) and join…
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3-Way IPA Reverberates Across the Pacific Northwest

The Goat: According to Norse mythology, Thor rides in a chariot pulled by goats, bringing the thunder. One of the oldest domesticated animals, the legend of the goat runs deep, is vital to humankind, and yet at times turns dark and foreboding. Goats are also amazing mountain climbers, especially holy mountains. The Elk: Native to…
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