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Immerse Yourself in the Macabre: Festival of the Dark Arts 2024

Updated: Feb 17

Festival of the Dark Arts, Astoria, Oregon

Event date: February 17, 2024

If there is one thing that we Oregonians love more than outdoor life, it is a craft beer that makes the top of that list and “Goonies”. So what do Oregon craft beer and “Goonies” have in common? Two things, Festival of the Dark Arts and, Astoria, Oregon.

Prepare to immerse yourself in a macabre world of rare stouts and captivating performances at the Festival of the Dark Arts. Upon arrival, you’ll be entranced by the ice, glass, ink, and fire craftspeople*.” There are several stages full of live music and fanciful performances. “And your palate will darken with delight as over 80 exquisitely unique stouts overflow the Fort George block*.” Prepare for a magical weekend in Astoria, Oregon.


"Festival of the Dark Arts Dark Arsenal"

List of beers by location posted by Fort George Brewery

"Bullets  denote token values at the festival.  All alcohol at the Festival of Dark Arts will be served in the tasting glass, three ounces at a time. Beers are sorted by pouring location"**. (21+ event)

A – Upstairs

Assembly Brewing

Cherry Bourbon Stout •

Stout aged on sweet cherry and bourbon oak. 7%

Brothers Cascadia

Absence of Color •

This beer starts off with a strong whiff of milk chocolate and roasted barley, its dark opaque color clearly matching its aroma. Flavors of chocolate, coffee, caramel and toasted bread envelope the sense. A moderately full body lets the flavors linger. 6.1%

Deschutes Brewery

The Abyss 2017 Reserve ••

Brewed with black strap molasses and licorice, dry spiced with cherry bark and vanilla bean. 50% aged in bourbon, wine and new Oregon oak barrels. 11.4%

Everybody’s Brewing

Monster Cookie Imperial Milk Stout •

Imperial milk stout finished on locally made cookies, roasted peanuts and cocoa nibs. 10%

Fort George Brewery

Fantastic Barrels and Where to Find Them •••

Barrel aged cuvée stout blend from collaborations with Moksa, Structures and Ex Novo. 13.6%

Fort George Brewery

Donut Kill My Vibe •

Maple donut inspired stout with maple syrup, vanilla beans and maple donuts in the mash. 6.7%

Ghost Town Brewing

Holy Hell Preacher ••

Barrel aged stout with Vermont maple sugar and Tahitian vanilla beans. 11%

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery

Peanut Butter Hazelnut Caramel Chocolate Cake ••

The rich, decadent character of this gourmet cake stout will fill your senses with friendly, familiar flavors and aromas of yesteryear. Take a trip back in time and enjoy all the memories that our Peanut Butter Hazelnut Caramel Chocolate Cake stout will invoke. 8%

North Jetty Brewery

Hearts & Daggers •

Bourbon barrel aged milk stout with notes of chocolate, caramel and vanilla. 11.5%

Oakshire Brewing

Brunch in Hell 2023 ••

Imperial stout aged in Elijah Craig 12 Year bourbon barrels and finished with maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla beans, cocoa nibs and coffee. 13.5%

Reuben’s Brews

Amburana BBIS ••

Rich, bourbon barrel aged imperial stout aged on Brazilian amburana wood, with notes of baking spices. 14%

Sockeye Brewing

Kiss of Death ••

Imperial stout aged one year in bourbon barrels and conditioned on coffee and cacao nibs. 15%

Trap Door Brewing

Dark Ritual •

Stout with toasted hazelnuts, cacao nibs, Brazilian vanilla, marshmallow and coffee. 7%

B – Downstairs Pub



H – Taproom


K – Showroom

L1 – Duane St. big trailer, SIDE A

L2 – Duane St. big trailer, SIDE B

L3 – Duane St. little trailer

M – The Ruins

? – Secret location

What's that sound? - FofDA Entertainment

Time to Eat! - FofDA Food

The list above was posted from Fort George Brewery: Festival of the Dark Arts Dark Arsenal.

For more information visit Fort George Brewery.


(photos taken by JB Products Corp at previous years events)

(* denotes information taken from Event Brite)

(** denotes information taken from  Fort George Brewery)

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