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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Farmers Annuary

Earlier this fall we made Farmers Annuary – a seasonal IPA brewed in collaboration with one of our purveyors. This year, we partnered with the passionate and knowledgeable folks at Roy Farms of Moxee, WA to brew an IPA with Azacca, Chinook, Columbus, and Bravo Hops straight from their farm. Roy Farms’ multi-generational commitment to…
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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 1811 Lager Returns!

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…
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3-Way IPA 2021 Prepares for Liftoff!

A Fort George, Varietal, and Moonraker Collaboration Birds of a Feather It’s been a tough year. At times we’ve felt like caged birds with clipped wings yearning for the open sky. But thankfully summer is almost here, the brewery is packing the tanks at the Astoria waterfront, and nothing will stop 3-Way IPA from soaring…
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Fanzine IPA

Fanzine IPA 2021 Fanzine IPA, a recurring Spring Seasonal from Fort George Brewery, has made its way across the Pacific Northwest once again. While we can’t celebrate quite like we’re used to, we can enjoy a socially distanced pint of this crisp, clear, IPA from home. This year we teamed up with our friends at…
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Fort George Stout Month 2021

As Stout Month (AKA February) rolls in like a king tide, Astoria would typically be bracing for, and embracing, a steady wave of travelers to the coast. With popular events like FisherPoets Gathering and Festival of Dark Arts, February has become one of the busiest times of year for this hard-working coastal town. But these…
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3-Way IPA is on the way, direct to your house.

This time last year Fort George was blowing up giant inflatable eagles, gathering all of your favorite 3-Way IPA breweries together in Astoria, and whisking you away to Lupulin Ecstasy. Oh, how things have changed. But don’t worry, 3-Way IPA is moving forward as planned. Fermenters are already filled. And while we know that festivals…
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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 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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