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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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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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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Year in Beer Report 2018

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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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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2nd Annual Magnanimous Mug Awards were Magnanimous

Amazing Turnout by the Community [Astoria, Oregon] On the last Tuesday of every month Fort George Brewery hosts Benefit Night, a fundraising event for local non-profits. But in November that night turns magnanimous. This year seven noble community members gathered together on Tuesday, November 29th in the upstairs pizzeria to vie for the Magnanimous Mug. The annual award is…
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Fort George Benefit Night

North Coast Watershed Association – Tuesday, March 29th Upstairs at Fort George Brewery – 4:30 pm to 10 pm This month, Fort George Benefit Night supports The North Coast Watershed Association. This nonprofit works with local people, businesses, and public agencies to improve stewardship of area rivers, streams, and bays. They perform a variety of projects…
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First Annual Magnanimous Mug Awards an Overwhelming Success

The Fort George Magnanimous Mug Awards were held on Sunday, November 29th at the brewery in downtown Astoria. A call went out at the start of the month for nominations of craft beer lovers who are also doing great things in the community. Six finalists were ultimately chosen – Dulcye Taylor, David Reid, Jessica Schleif,…
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