Stout Month 2022

Your one-stop-shop for all things Stout Month 2022! Guest Tap Takeovers, Live Music, stout releases, and more Stout Month fun all February long. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for daily specials, updates and more. 2022 Matryoshka Variants will release at the Pub on Sunday, February 20th. Check out this year’s variants here.

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,”…
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Festival of Dark Arts 2022 UPDATE

FodA, Stout Month & LUPULIN ECSTASY 2022 FODA When we do a thing, we do a thing all the way. Which is why we’ve been wrestling for months with the question of whether or not to hold a full-blown, not-by-halves Festival of Dark Arts. We can see enough of the future to know that we…
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Fort George is All Moved In

New Waterfront Location Is Canning Again Fort George Brewery has officially shifted its major production to a new waterfront location, along the Columbia River just east of the Astoria-Megler Bridge. The brew system is in place and filling up fermenters. Every weekday at 5 pm the very punctual shift whistle blows from the new warehouse.…
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Festival of Dark Arts & Lovell Auto Co

Unfortunately, the darkest stout festival in the world is going dark for 2021. If you have been to a Festival of Dark Arts, you know it must be experienced to be believed. 3000 of the liveliest stout fans packed onto one city block, overflowing with dark art, darker entertainment, and the darkest collection of beers…
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Festival of Dark Arts 2020 Recap

February has been Stout Month ever since Fort George opened its doors in 2007. Every year new stouts are released throughout the month, including the annual release of the Matryoshka series. Aside from being the darkest month of the year, Stout Month is the yearly signal that Festival of Dark Arts will soon descend upon…
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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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The Fort George Garden(er)

Fort George Brewery + Public House is growing. Cans of Fort George beer can be found on store shelves from Ashland, Oregon to Bellingham, Washington. Our roots, however, remain firmly planted in the city of Astoria and are made up of a network of craftsmen and women who love this place and love what they…
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Showroom Restoration

By Tim Kennedy/General Contractor I remember my unforgettable first impression of walking through the Lovell Building. The feeling of awe that I experienced on that first visit was in reaction to the vast interior spaces and the integrity of the structure.  But that first impression was especially shaped by the massive scale of the supporting…
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Foraging at the George 10/20

The Fort George Lovell Taproom will be hosting “Foraging at the George,” an informative cooking demonstration using locally foraged foods.  The Taproom will open at 6:00pm for refreshments, with the event starting at 7:00pm.    Locally grown food is all the rage these days, and you can’t get much more local than wild foods that…
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