Fort George Stout Month Is Nearly Here, Check Out the Schedule of Events

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Fort George Stout Month is nearly here as the clouds gather for the shortest and darkest month of the year in February. Stout Month is for lovers of rich, dark beer and Astoria and Fort George are greeting it with glass in hand.

The Stouts

Every Monday starting February 1st, new Fort George specialty stouts will be released at the pub. Grab a pint, fill a growler, or sample a blind stout taster tray. At least eight unique stouts will be on tap in every location at the brewery.

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February 1st  

Coffee Girl – Imperial Coffee Stout

Viva La Stout – Mexican Chocolate Stout

From Astoria with Love – Russian Imperial Stout

Murky Pearl – Oyster Stout

Blonde Stout

Long Dark Winter Milk Stout

Granola Bar Stout – Honey, Almonds, and Raspberries

February 8th  

Polish’s Black Walnut Stout

Kentucky Girl – Coffee Girl Aged in Bourbon Barrels

Voluptas Stout – Oatmeal and Fig Stout

February 15th

Tuesday’s Lunch – Roasted Peanut and Blackberry Imperial Stout

Almond Milk Stout

February 22nd

North VIII – 1yr Aged Russian Imperial Stout

Dirty Chai Stout

The Music

Enjoy live music every Sunday at 8pm during Stout Month. The upstairs at Fort George hosts a wide range of artists – never a cover.

January 31st – Wilkinson Blades – American Rock – Portland, OR

February 7th – The Lowest Pair – Sultry Country Duo – Minneapolis, MN & Olympia, WA

February 14th – The Donkey’s – Music for the Independent Soul – San Diego, CA

February 21st – Cedar Teeth – Northwest Roots Rock – Colton, OR

February 28th – Redwood Son – West Coast Americana – Redwood City, CA

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The Festival of Dark Arts – Saturday, February 13th – Noon to 10pm

Fill your senses and satiate your darkest stout desires. Yes, it is a stout fest with barrel-aged and specialty one-offs from 45 breweries including Barley Brown’s, Block 15, Boneyard, Breakside, The Bruery, Deschutes, Ecliptic, Evil Twin, Firestone Walker, Fremont, Gigantic, Perennial Artisan Ales, pFriem, The Commons, Trinity, Upright and many, many more. But, it’s also a magical menagerie of art and music, craft and creation spread out over an entire city block.

Main Stage – Upstairs Live Music

Noon – The Resolectrics – Rhythm & Blues – Portland, OR

2pm – Skamokawa Swamp Opera – Historical Rock Opera – Skamokawa, WA

4pm – Jackson Boone and the Ocean Ghosts – Cosmic Rock – Portland, OR

6pm – The Builders and the Butchers – Awesome Rock – Portland, OR

8pm – The Thermals – Power-Pop – Portland, OR

Make way for wandering minstrels, belly dancers, and burlesque shows. View demonstrations from ice sculptors, tattoo artists, and wood carvers. Warm yourself by the iron forge and glassblowing furnace, or watch fire dancing in the courtyard. Vendors and craftspeople will be located throughout the block, and everywhere you go the stouts will follow.

Check the website at www.festivalofdarkarts.com for updates and tickets. Hurry, the event is almost sold out.

The Traveling Carnival of Stouts

Fort George wants to share the stout love. Experience a taste of Stout Month on these nights around the Pacific Northwest. And check the event page at www.fortgeorgebrewery.com for new and updated Stout Month happenings.

Wednesday, February 3rd – 6pm to 9pm

10th Annual Ground Hogs Day Festival

Brooklyn Park Pub

3400 SE Milwaukie Ave.

Portland, Oregon

Fort George Stouts paired with whiskey

Tuesday, February 9th – 8pm to 11pm

Fat & Stout Tuesday Celebration

Twilight Cafe and Bar

1420 SE Powell Blvd.

Portland, Oregon

Wednesday, February 17th – 5pm to 8pm

Traveling Carnival of Stouts

Chuck’s Hop Shop Greenwood

656 NW 85th St.

Seattle, Washington

Several Fort George specialty stouts on tap

Thursday, February 25th – 5pm to 9pm

Traveling Carnival of Stouts

Parkway Tavern

313 N. I Street

Tacoma, Washington

A variety of Fort George specialty stouts on tap

February Stout Month

Fort George Brewery

1483 Duane Street

Astoria, Oregon 97103

503-325-PINT

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Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: SamuraiArtist@NewSchoolBeer.com

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