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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Kitchen Takeover: Join Olympia Oyster Bar chef Maylin Chavez in her “happy place”

Astoria’s newest restaurant will only be open for a few hours. Serving a menu that highlights local seafood, Olympia Oyster Bar will take over the upstairs restaurant at Fort George this Thursday. “To be able to cook in their space and use their wood-fired oven—I’m really excited!” said Maylin Chavez, owner/chef of Portland restaurant Olympia…
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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

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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Fort George Brewery Chosen as Location for The Goonies 2

You’ve heard the buzz for years, but finally the story can be told. The Goonies 2 is coming to the big screen, reuniting most of the original cast from this 80s cult classic. And much of this sequel will be filmed in downtown Astoria at Fort George Brewery. “This is a huge honor!” exclaims Jack…
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FoDA: A Dark & Stout History

Stout Month has been a yearly event in February ever since Fort George opened. A new logo is commissioned each year. Festival of Dark Arts is just one event held during Fort George’s Stout Month. There are stout releases throughout February, stout & food pairings, and even a Traveling Carnival of Stout arriving at tap…
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