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*Fort George Brewing
“The Alchemy of Glassware” and beer tasting with Lisa Morrison, The Beer Goddess, 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, no charge and limited to the first 30 registered participants. Register here.
Special brewery tours of the historic Lovell Building brewery with tasters of Fort George Brewing canned beers and tasting trays with collaboration brew.

*Wet Dog Café/Astoria Brewing Company
“Oregon Beer Through The Ages” with John Foyston (“The Beer Here”), 6:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 25, no charge and limited to the first 30 registered participants. Register here.
Beer 101 pairing menu: appetizer, salad, bread, entrée and dessert with five beers; pick and choose or enjoy the whole meal.
Special entrée on Friday and Saturday evenings and tasting trays with collaboration brew.
*Rogue Ale House
Tours of Astoria’s oldest remaining cannery building, special beer and food pairings and tasting trays with collaboration brew.

*McKeown’s Restaurant & Bar and *McKeown’s Irish Pub
Enjoy a tasting paddle tray, featuring the collaboration brew and three other Oregon craft ales for just $5 throughout the promotion. Add Fort George’s Vortex beer-battered fish and chips or onion rings to the sampler to create the quintessential North Coast beer meal.
Happy hour food and drink specials from 3-6 p.m. at both locations and reverse happy hour specials from 9 p.m.-midnight. at the Irish Pub. All draft beer is just $4 for a single pint.

*McMenamins Gearhart Hotel & Sand Trap Pub
Special Beer 101 menu featuring beer cheese soup, Oktoberfest platter with two types of sausage, braised red cabbage & McMenmins Dijon and Terminator mustards, and collaboration beer-braised short ribs with creamy polenta and seasonal vegetables.
*Seaside Brewing Co.
Four-course beer dinner with John Foyston (“The Beer Here”) featuring brews from Seaside Brewing, Bill’s Tavern, Fort George and Astoria Brewing, along with the Oregon’s North Coast collaboration beer, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. $50 per person for the first 30 guests. Purchase tickets when you register here.
Sample the collaboration brew and other North Coast ales with a $5 taster tray, available Oct 18-20 & 25-27.

Hops for lunch! Join Seaside Brewing Co. brewers from noon to 1 p.m. on Oct. 19 & 26 as they divulge the ingredients to their Nano Brewing System. The aroma itself makes this an hour you won’t want to miss.

*Twisted Fish Steakhouse
Appetizer & dessert specials available open to close; Lunch: 11 a.m. -4 p.m.; Happy Hour: 3-6 p.m.; Dinner: 4-10 p.m.
Regular Northwest beer rotator tap will ONLY feature the Oregon’s North Coast collaboration brew; this “to-be-named-beer” will be $1 off during happy hour (3-6 p.m.)
UFC Fight (Saturday, Oct. 19): Valasquez vs. Dos Santos
*U Street Pub & Eatery
Behind-the-Brewery-Scenes and Tour, 2 – 3 p.m. and 3 – 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20 and 26-27, no charge.

*Wine & Beer Haus
Book signing with “Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest: a beer-lovers guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia” author Lisa Morrison, 2 – 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, no charge. Register here.
Educational talk with Seaside-raised Brewer, Ty Barnett; includes tastings of Goodlife beers, 2 p.m., Oct. 26, no charge.
Beer talk and tastings, 5 – 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 & 27, no charge.
Beer 101 Tap Takeovers, IPAs, October 18 – 20, Stouts, Oct. 25 – 27, $4 per tasting tray

*Bill’s Tavern & Brewhouse
Enjoy the Beer 101 collaboration brew. Try a four-beer tasting tray at one of Cannon Beach’s oldest restaurants for only $1 per sample.

*The Lumberyard Rotisserie & Grill
Enjoy the Beer 101 collaboration brew. Special entrée to pair with the collaborative brew offered both weekends. Noon-9 p.m. Ale of Two Cities Tour.

*Driftwood Restaurant & Lounge
Enjoy the Beer 101 collaboration brew

*Cannon Beach Hardware & Public House
Enjoy the Beer 101 collaboration brew. Taste what’s on tap! Try every beer on tap for $10.

*Warren House Pub
Enjoy the Beer 101 collaboration brew. Come try a special brewer’s matched menu, including dessert, 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 & 26.

Tolovana Inn
October-Fest in Oregon: A Taste of the Fall with The Oregonian’s beer blogger, John Foyston. Join us at the Tolovana Inn 3-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26 for a taste of great Oregon fall brews. Foyston will talk about his favorite fall brews and discuss why Oregon is the best place for October-fest. Limited to 25 people. Free event. (503) 436-2211. Register here.

Bruce’s Candy Kitchen
Drop in and pick up some of their beer brittle candy made with our Beer 101 collaboration brew.
*Sample the newest North Coast brew at these locations, get creative and help us name it. The winner receives three weekend getaways to Oregon’s North Coast.

Let someone else do the driving and explore many of the North Coast’s finest breweries and beer establishments. Transportation is offered for one of two 4.5-hour tasting tour routes Oct.19, 20, 26 and 27. Tickets are $49 and must be purchased in advance here; limited to 25 participants. Get details at

Ale of Two Cities Tour
Seaside and Cannon Beach – at the Wine & Beer Haus, The Lumberyard Rotisserie & Grill and Seaside Brewing, in that order. Join the tour at 12:30 p.m. at Astoria’s West Mooring Basin parking lot and proceed to the Wine & Beer Haus in Seaside for a 1 p.m. tasting. Tour ends in Astoria at 4:40 p.m.

Astoria Ale Trail Tour
Astoria – at Fort George, Wet Dog Café and Astoria Brewing, and Rogue Ales Public House, in that order. Join the tour at 12:30 p.m. at the Wine & Beer Haus parking lot in Seaside and proceed to Fort George for a 1 p.m. tasting. Tour ends at 4:30 p.m. in Seaside

Make it a weekend at one of these fine hotels:
Cannery Pier Hotel

Beer 101 package: overnight stay in a riverfront deluxe king or double queen, two Fort George Brewery glasses, beer tasting tray at Fort George and transportation in the hotel’s vintage cars; double occupancy; $219 per night; call (503) 325-4996 for more info and to reserve.

Holiday Inn Express
Beer 101 package: overnight stay, two 12-ounce cans of Trolley Stop Ale, two Goonies collector pint glasses, two riverfront trolley passes, and museum passes; double occupancy; rates start at $149 per night; call (503) 325-6222 for more info and to reserve.

Best Western Oceanview Resort
$30 dining credit when booking a deluxe view (two queens) or superior ocean view room (king) for the weekends of Oct. 18-20 & 25-27. (503) 738-3334.

Inn at Seaside
Mention #beer101 on either weekend of the promotion and receive the best available rate that includes a $25.00 dinner certificate to Twisted Fish Steakhouse. (503) 738-9581.

McMenamin’s Gearhart Hotel
Beer 101 package: overnight stay, two brewery tasting trays of six McMenamin’s ales, growler filled with your choice; double occupancy; rates start at $136 per night; call (503) 717-8150 for more info and to reserve.

Sandy Cove Inn
Receive 20% off any booking Oct. 18-20 & 25-27. (503) 738-7473 or book online at Use promo code “beer101”

Sand & Sea Condominiums
Stay two nights and receive 25% off your entire stay. Available Oct. 18-20 & 25-27. Use promo code “Beer101” when booking room.
(503) 738-8441.

Tradewinds Condo & Motel
20% off your entire stay booked Oct. 18-20 & 25-27 or three nights for the price of two. (503) 738-9468.

Cannon Beach
Tolovana Inn
Beer 101 Package: Rates starting at $94 – Includes one night’s lodging in a standard hotel room for two guests plus a stainless steel 40 oz growler, a $30 gift card (for a taster tray & growler fill) and a beer book from Fort George Brewery. Make it an oceanview or oceanfront studio with fireplace, kitchen and private balcony with upgrades starting at $150. (800) 333-8890 for details and reservations.

Surfsand Resort
Beer 101 Package: Stay two or more nights at the oceanfront Surfsand Resort in Cannon Beach, OR from October 18 – 31 and enjoy a complimentary beer growler from the Lumberyard Rotisserie & Grill with a coupon for a free fill with the beer of your choice from the 11 on tap; a beer sausage, cheese and nut tray in your guest room upon arrival; $75 gift certificate for dinner at the Wayfarer Restaurant and Lounge; lodging rates start at $149 per night; must be requested at the time of reservation. (800) 547-6100 for details and reservations.