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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Guest Post: Nancy Cook on Happy Hour for Higher Ed

As a member of the full time faculty, it makes me so “happy” to join the Fort George Brewery to invite neighbors to support Clatsop Community College at Happy Hour for Higher Ed.  Soon after the November news broke about the college budget crisis and pending layoffs, community-minded CCC alumnus Chris Nemlowill  approached me asking,…
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