Have a Cold One:

If there’s one thing that brings locals and out-of-towners together, it’s a shared love for suds. With fewer than 15,000 people between our two towns, Astoria and Warrenton boast a surprising number of breweries, brewpubs and growler fill-stations. Rain or shine, winter or summer, you won't have to look far to find the perfect pint of Astoria, Oregon beer. 
Have a cold one: Astoria is home to several homegrown breweries as well as a scenic outpost of two beloved Oregon brands. All Astoria, Oregon brewpubs offer great grub, most locations are family-friendly (some for dogs, too!) and located within easy walking distance to hotels. 
  • Named after Astoria's first brewery established in 1872, Astoria Brewing Company is the oldest current brewery in Astoria - they opened in 1997 as Pacific Rim Brewing and rebranded in 2005. The ABC has two locations on their block with a large waterfront pub with full-service restaurant and gift shop, plus a tap room on the opposite corner of the block. Enjoy a tasting tray in the tap room and sample up to eight different beers brewed on-site. Taste: Lincoln Lager.
  • Built on the site of the original Astoria settlement, Fort George Brewery is Astoria’s largest brewery. Stop by for lunch and a taster tray, tour the facilities, or play a round of shuffleboard. In 2013, “the Fort” expanded its pub to a second floor overlooking downtown and the Columbia River, making it arguably one of the most scenic breweries in Oregon. Taste: Vortex IPA.
  • Astoria’s newest brewery is beer with history. Buoy Beer, a 20-barrel brewery, restaurant and tap house, is now open in the historic New England Fish Co. building originally built in the 19th century. Tales of the town’s canning past live on in the original floors and walls, and garage-style doors open up to reveal the fresh, salty air of the mighty Columbia River. Taste: Buoy Czech Pils.
  • An Oregon classic, Rogue Ales Public House can be found on the east side of town in the historic Bumble Bee Tuna building at Pier 39. Take the trolley from downtown or bike along the Astoria Riverwalk. Sit at the bar and listen to seafarers and shipping crew members tell tales of long hauls across the Pacific Ocean and the dangerous Columbia River Bar. Taste: Dead Guy Ale. 
  • Located near Pier 39, Hondo’s Brew & Cork is a one-stop-shop for a pint, growler fill, bottles from around the world and home brewing supplies.  The taproom features 12 rotating craft beer taps– four brewed in-house and eight guests – with a small menu of beer-pairing favorites like brats and BBQ. Taste: Big Dog Bourbon Stout.
  • At Reach Break Brewing, they embrace innovation and celebrate diversity. This is exemplified by the ever-evolving tap list and our passion for experimentation within the brewing process. Considered by some as Astoria's living room, enjoy the outdoor patio surrounded by food trucks or hang out in the cozy tap room.
  • Obelisk Beer Co. opened in 2022 and the two founders believe time, natural carbonation, and occasionally a little oak, makes some of the best beer around. Stop in for a taste of fine lagers, mixed culture saisons, spirit barrel aged ales, or hoppy beers.
  • The Astoria location of Breakside Brewery (opened in 2023) offers more than just beer. It introduces a change of concept by incorporating raw seafood and champagne into the offerings, representing an exciting new chapter in their journey.
Bottle Shops & Other Suds
  • Bridge & Tunnel Bottleshop & Taproom is a craft beer bar with 22 rotating taps and a curated selection of beer, wine and cider available to enjoy on-site or to-go. 
  • Before heading out of town, stop at The Growler Guys growler fill station to pick up something to make friends and family jealous of your trip. The Growler Guys offer a selection of 32 regional brews on tap including favorites from Astoria’s own. 
  • Fortune & Glory Cider Company is the first (and only) hard cider manufacturer in Astoria with taproom and outdoor summer patio featuring limited release, English pub-style and farmhouse-inspired small-batch ciders on tap and pre-packaged 16oz cans.

Trails to beer: The fun doesn’t have to stop in Astoria. Follow the North Coast Craft Beer Trail to discover new taps from the eclectic McMenamins Sand Trap Pub in Gearhart to Public Coast in Cannon Beach and more along Highway 101. Taste your way through bold bitters, rich stouts and hoppy ales along the 29-mile trail and collect a commemorative pint glass at the end. 
Time it right: Astoria, Oregon beer is the focus of events happening throughout the year, so you’ll always have a reason to get away for some sips and suds. 

Winter Warmers: When days get shorter, beers get darker. Each February, Stout Month takes over Fort George Brewery with blind tasting trays and weekly releases of stouts, plus their one-day Festival of the Dark Arts (tickets go on sale in November and usually sell out within minutes). The last weekend of the month also brings the annual Fisher Poets Gathering, entertaining crowds with poetic interpretations, lively accounts and deep reflections of life at sea. 

Back to Brew: As summer winds down, taps in Astoria pick up. Imbibe at the Pacific Northwest Brew Cup , a small gathering featuring more than 30 Northwest beers, street eats from local vendors, live music, growler fills and more in downtown Astoria. 

Beers, Brats, Oompah: Celebrate the arrival of autumn with Buoy Beer Company in September at their Oktoberfest event featuring beers, music, food, and of course the stein-holding competition!

Spring Seasonals:  Two brewery-led festivals are on our calendar in May. Buoy Beer Company hosts Lager Fest with activities coinciding with the Run on the River Half Marathon fundraiser for our Astoria Parks Foundation. Fort George Brewery takes us to the Flavel House lawn to taste IPAs during the Lupulin Ecstasy event.

*As you imbibe, remember to get a ride. Stay at one of our walkable hotels or call taxi service from any of these Astoria, Oregon brewpubs, breweries and bars.
Check out See and Do and Events for more beer-inspired travel ideas.