Treasure Trove – Astoria’s American Chestnuts

In celebration of Treasure Trove, a very unique Chestnut Porter, come with us into the land of Chestnuts. A lot of labor and love and trial and error go into every pint we pour at the Fort. We have specialty malts and the finest hops but what makes this brew (the Chestnut Porter) so special…
Read More

Live Like a Local Day

Alyssa is the Field Marketing Coordinator at Fort George Brewery. She was born and raised in Astoria and, fun fact, her dad helped pour our original brewery floor. Years later she made the jump from customer to beertender to the marketing department, where she has worked for close to 5 years. She settled back in…
Read More

North Coast Surf Day

Brian is the Marketing Director at Fort George Brewery. He started out more than a decade ago slinging beers from the tap wall at the Pub and never looked back. He lives on the coast because that’s where all the good stuff is – from food to surfing to music to beer. Come along with…
Read More

Short Sands Year Round

Short Sands Lager in 12oz 6-Packs Year Round from Fort George. Listen. You don’t know how much we love lagers. The first beer we put into cans, all those many years ago in 2011, was a Pre-Prohibition-Style Lager called 1811. It was named for the year Astoria was founded, and released specially for this settlements’…
Read More

100 years of Growth & Resilience: The Astoria Fire of 1922

On December 8th, 1922 a devastating fire ripped through downtown Astoria, Oregon, leveling most of the city. While the fires raged around his newly-completed two-story auto showroom, Sherman Lovell climbed the stairs to the roof of the Lovell Building. In the streets below, desperate citizens and volunteer firefighters were blowing up buildings in the fire’s…
Read More

BRAVE NOISE: Equity, Diversity and Changes at Fort George

Not that different The first time I walked into the Pub, the lights were low, it was snowing outside, the place was packed, it was late, the walls were green, there was a live tarantula above the tap wall, and all the employees were laughing, joking and having a great time. “I could work here,”…
Read More

Fort George 1811 Lager and Astoria Regatta Return!

And a New 16oz Lager Series Launches on Astoria Regatta Weekend Astoria Regatta returns this weekend, albeit on a much smaller and safer scale. The oldest and longest running celebration in Oregon took a year off, as most everyone did in 2020. But this community is resilient, and Fort George is doing their best to…
Read More

Regatta Block Party at Fort George

Hoist the mainsail and set course for the Mouth of the Columbia and three days of festivities at the Fort. Astoria Regatta, Oregon’s oldest celebration in its oldest city, marks its 122nd anniversary with events on land, sea, and all over the Fort George block. Parades, fireworks, an outdoor movie, beer releases, and plenty of…
Read More

Fort George Celebrates the 2012 Astoria Regatta: Live Music & BBQ

Saturday, August 11th, come celebrate the 2012 Regatta in Astoria with Fort George Brewery.  Doors open at 11 a.m., live music starts at 1 p.m. – all ages, no cover!  Featuring Darby O’Gill from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Facho & Friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Blue Skies for Black Hearts from…
Read More