Tag Archives: Fort George Brewery

Weekend in review: Astoria and the North Coast

This past weekend was a visit to an Oregon town I haven’t been to in many years, though it’s one I love: Astoria. Originally we (the whole family) only had to be in Lake Oswego on Friday but since I had the day off we decided to make a long weekend out of it and hit the North Coast, and it turned into a tidy little beer trip alongside the family trip, a great overview … Continue reading →

Fort George Festival of Dark Arts

Coming up next month, on Saturday, February 16, is Fort George Brewery‘s Festival of Dark Arts: their Stout Beer Fest or “Carnival of Stouts” that is the keystone event for their month-long Stout Month (which, on its own, will see over 40 stouts grace the brewery, “with at least 8 Stout taps pouring this black gold at any given time”). The Festival will be from 2 to 10pm that day; here’s their description: The Festival … Continue reading →

Fort George 1811 Lager

When Jeff of Beervana awarded the annual Satori Award to Fort George’s 1811 Lager, I figured it was high time to dust off the review notes I had written for this beer and get them published here. (I’m actually really behind on posting beer reviews of late.) Fort George crafted this beer last year to honor the bicentennial of Astoria¬†(the oldest U.S. settlement west of the Rocky Mountains), in the style of a Pre-Prohibition lager. … Continue reading →

The Session #51: Beer and Cheese Pairing (Part 1)

First Friday of the month among beer bloggers (both dedicated and casual) means it’s time for The Session, the group blogging effort whereupon we all virtually get together and write up a particular topic. Jay Brooks is hosting this month, and he’s chosen a topic and set guidelines to make this probably the most engaging Session yet: Beer and Cheese. Below are three cheeses. I chose ones that I believe are available throughout the U.S. … Continue reading →

Suggest a new beer for Fort George Brewery

Fort George Brewery over in Astoria, Oregon, is busy this month: not only are they celebrating their third birthday coming up on March 14th, they’re also holding a contest to suggest their next new beer. From their blog: We here at Fort George take being a Public House very seriously. It has been because of our great customers that we have been able to grow and better our business and for that, we would like … Continue reading →