It takes a good 13 to 14 minutes to complete a medium-to-full city roast. There are two stages that punctuate the transformation of the product from green, turgid beans to fully roasted aromatic coffee.
“Never cry over spilt milk. It could've been whiskey.” – “Pappy” Maverick
“Give me a woman who truly loves beer and I will conquer the world.” – Kaiser Wilhelm II
McMenamins has a full-time historian on staff. He collects stories, photos, anecdotes and more about McMenamins spots, past and present.
The Oregon market is the largest market for every craft brewer in Oregon.
“You don't have to be a beer drinker to play darts, but it helps.” – Anonymous
“Wine is bottled poetry.” -- Robert Louis Stevenson
It’s estimated that 38% of all draft beer consumed in Oregon is brewed in Oregon.
What is our best-selling ale? Hammerhead!
At the Grand Lodge, the mosaics in the basement hallways were inspired by the work of Spanish artist Antonio Gaudi.
Does each McMenamins pub brew beer? No – only our 24 brewery-pubs do.
The Centzon-Totochtin (“Infinite Rabbits”) was an Aztec group that represented the ways humans are affected by intoxication.