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…
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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…
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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…
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Spruce Picking 2023

Every year, right around the beginning of May, Fort George packs a lunch and goes out into the forest. Come with us, come into the forest for Spruce Picking. We have a lot of options when it comes to forests in this area. We’ve got Spruce, Hemlock, Doug Fir, privately owned forest, State Forests, Federal Forests,…
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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’…
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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…
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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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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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The 2018 Magnanimous Mug Award

November is a magnanimous time of year. The changing colors of the season light the Columbia River with an amazing display. Fort George releases their piney fall seasonal, Magnanimous IPA, brewed with hand-harvested Grand Fir tips from Earth & Sky Farm. And it’s also when the North Coast comes together to choose the noble recipient…
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