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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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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Sweet Virginia Series: Barrel Aged and Small-Batch Bottles from the Brewers

The Sweet Virginia Series is now in full swing at the brewery, and the whole Fort George crew couldn’t be happier. “The response¬†from the craft beer community has been exciting,” says Brad Blaser, a member of the marketing team. “The brewers here brew dozens and dozens of small-batch beers every year that you would typically…
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A Blueprint for the Sweet Virginia Series

The Sweet Virginia Series is a brewer’s choice beer creation program. Each month a different brewery employee is able to design a beer, make a recipe, and help bring it to market. Those following the Sweet Virginia Series have to act fast in order to sample each edition – only 8 1/2 barrels are produced…
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