68,500+ batches and counting!
Founded in 1990
Crafting cider to serve in our pubs since 1992
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McMenamins currently operates 26 breweries, with our newest at Kalama Harbor Lodge in Kalama, Washington.
Since our first brew at the Hillsdale Brewery & Public House in 1985, McMenamins has produced more than 75,000 batches. In 2016, our breweries collectively crafted more than 3,900 batches of beer (including more than 250 new house-specific recipes), which equaled more than 46,922 kegs of beer or an astounding 5.8 million pints!
In keeping with McMenamins' company philosophy, our breweries believe that brewing "green" is brewing responsibly. Waste products are given to local farmers, where they can be used; materials used are recycled or reused whenever possible; and second-hand equipment is largely used. Have a look at our earth-friendly brewing practices.
Many beer lovers are familiar with our ales: Terminator Stout, Hammerhead, Ruby, Black Rabbit Porter, Sunflower IPA and others. Read more about these "standards" and dozens of other beers, including our beloved seasonal selections. All of the McMenamins beers you know and love are made at our Washington and Oregon locations, with many coming from our Portland Breweries.
Due to the nature of handcrafting, it's safe to say that no two McMenamins batches are identical. Science and technology provide the backbone for our craft, but it is the unique qualities of each brew house, and the individual brewer's ale-crafting style, that ensure you will enjoy liquid refreshments that are truly special and made with every care for the environment. Whether you're in Seattle, Salem, Roseburg or Portland, breweries with the iconic McMenamins name are near. Come in and sip some creativity!”
Visit all of wineries for a magical tour.
One opened in 1998 at Edgefield in Troutdale, Ore., the other in 2012 at Cornelius Pass Roadhouse in Hillsboro, Ore. Despite their age difference, both distilleries are now producing heavenly spirits of the highest order, from gins to whiskeys to brandies and more.
Tour all of distilleries to see how our cider is pressed for a magical tour.
Roasting beans from small-farm growers to produce the best cup of coffee
McMenamins Coffee Roasting facility, a humble house in Northeast Portland, is dedicated to roasting the highest-quality Coffea Arabica species, resulting in coffees of elegant, complex flavors. We source our coffee beans from small farms in the world’s best growing regions. From the careful cultivation by our farmer partners to skilled roasting by our production team, each step is artfully executed. Our roasting – which began in-house in 2001 – is done in single small batches in a state-of-the-art German-made Probat gas drum roaster, which allows our staff to develop each coffee to its fullest potential.
As the company has grown, so has our coffee program. We now roast more than 70,000 pounds of coffee every year, yet have kept our commitment to handcrafting our coffee. By roasting each batch to order and delivering weekly, McMenamins Coffee Roasters is committed to giving customers of our pubs, restaurants and hotels the freshest coffee.
Our high-quality coffees are served in all our locations, and are available for purchase in our gift shops, at the Coffee Roaster, at our online store, and through our coffee subscription program. Look for our hand-stamped date of roasting on the back of every bag – the mark our roasters use to signify that these beans meet our rigorous standards. All in the name of a fresh cup to sip and enjoy.
These wines are served year round.
These ciders are served year round.
These coffess are served year round.
Available at the 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop and select hotels and pubs.
Release Date: February 9, 2018
Blackest Heart is an Imperial Stout aged for over a year in Hogshead Whiskey barrels with sweet cherries, cocoa, and cold brew coffee. It's dark, indulgent, and hard to resist.
Special Ingredients: Cold Brew Coffee, Chocolate
Fruit: Sweet Cherries
Malts: Baird's Pale, Munich, Wheat, Flaked Barley, Crystal 135/165, Black, Roast, Maris Otter, Rolled Oats, Crystal 40, Acidulated
Hops: Horizon, Sterling, US Golding, Perle
OG: 1.091 TG: 1.023 ABV: 8.77 IBU: 24 SRM: 32
Release Date: April 27, 2018
This Wild Ale was made with mango, peach and apricot, spontaneously fermented in American Oak and aged on fruit for three months. This is the first beer out of Edgefield’s Coolship Program, emulating a centuries-old method from brewers of Belgian Lambics. After brewing, the beer is cooled in open-air ‘coolships’ allowing contact with native, wild yeast. This beer is tart, fruity and one-of-a-kind.
Special Techniques: Spontaneously Fermented, Barrel-Aged
Fruit: Mango, Peach, Apricot
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Wheat, Flaked Barley, Acidulated
OG: 1.055 TG: 1.020 ABV: 4.50 IBU: 6 SRM: 4
Release Date: June 22, 2018
Arata Kriek is deep red, pleasantly sour and packed with cherry flavor from aging on hundreds of pounds of Fuji Cherries. This rare barrel-aged offering was brewed and fermented with wild yeast and mixed cultures in the summer of 2015 and aged in Hogshead Whiskey barrels for two-and-a-half years, one spent entirely on fruit. Fewer than 200 bottles were produced, so add it to your cellar today!
Special Techniques: Hogshead Whiskey Barrel-Aged, Mixed Culture
Fruit: Fuji Cherries
Release Date: July 13, 2018
Tart and funky, this three-headed beast is a blend of a Golden Ale, a Nectarine Brett Pale and Ginger Hibiscus Gose. All three beers were aged together for two years in the Cerberus barrel, a former Hogshead Whiskey Barrel, and inoculated with a Belgian Wild Ale strain, Brettanomyces Bruxellensis, to create a pleasant and earthy tang that pervades this balanced beer.
OG: 1.051 TG: 1.004 ABV: 6.17 IBU: 13 SRM: 5
Release Date: August 3, 2018
This Wild Ale was made with Boysenberries, spontaneously fermented in American Oak and aged on fruit for three months. This is the second beer out of Edgefield’s Coolship Program, emulating a centuries-old method from brewers of Belgian Lambics. After brewing, the beer is cooled in open-air ‘coolships’ allowing contact with native, wild yeast. This beer is tart, fruity and one-of-a-kind.
Special Techniques: Spontaneously Fermented, Barrel-AgedVeritasVincit0819
Release Date: October 12, 2018
Release Date: November 10, 2018
Release Date: December 2, 2018
Lord of Misrule was first brewed at McMenamins Edgefield in 2014. Every year since, the brewery has changed the recipe, making it one of our most creative and sought after barrel-aged beers.
Release Date: December 14, 2018
Available at all McMenamins.
Available year 'round.
A classic Northwest Pale Ale and McMenamins Standard. This rich chestnut colored gem is a model of harmony between hops and malted barley. Hammerhead's signature Cascade Hop nose and intense hopped flavor blend nicely with the caramel tones from the Crystal Malt. This beer has a vocal following; to run out is an unforgivable sin.
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Crystal 60
OG: 1.056 TG: 1.010 ABV: 6.00 IBU: 44 SRM: 11
One of our most popular standards, we still make Ruby with the same aims we had when brewing the first batch back in March of 1986: To create an ale that's light, crisp and refreshingly fruity. Great Western Premium 2-Row and 42 pounds of Oregon-grown and processed raspberry puree is used to craft every colorful batch. Simple but delicious.
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Maltodextrin
OG: 1.040 TG: 1.008 ABV: 4.13 IBU: 5 SRM: 4
Release Date: February, 2018
Black as the darkest night and as rich as the most decadent dessert, Terminator is for the true Stout lover. This is a full-bodied and flavor packed ale that draws it's robust complexity from kiln-baked specialty grains. Look for a wide array of toasted, chocolate, nutty and coffee-like flavors in every pint. The devoted swear by it, and it remains one of our top selling beers, year after year.
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Munich, Crystal 40, Black Barley, Chocolate Malt
Hops: Chinook, Cascade
OG: 1.065 TG: 1.015 ABV: 6.45 IBU: 30 SRM: 35
Release Date: March 9, 2018
A few McMenamins Brewers found themselves working away to a traditional Irish tune, dreaming of black and tans. Inspired by the sounds of fiddle and fife, they crafted Foggy Dew - a crisp, straw-colored lager that's balanced, but low in hop bitterness. Whether this beer finds you for St. Patrick's Day or any day, we hope the wind is always at your back and may the sun shine warm upon your face.
Malts: Baird's Pilsen, Best Acidulated, Best Light Munich
Hops: Nugget, US Golding, Sterling
OG: 1.057 TG: 1.014 ABV: 5.55 IBU: 22 SRM: 3
Release Date: April 13, 2018
This hazy, orange ale is a hoppy concoction brewed and dry-hopped with Amarillo, Citra, Mosaic, and Chinook Hops and over 650 pounds of mango puree from Oregon Fruit Products. A powerful medley of bold tropical fruit scents and flavors elevate this Double IPA to a higher plane.
Malts: 2-Row, Wheat, Rolled Oats, Acidulated
Hops: Simcoe, Citra, Chinook, Mosaic
OG: 1.086 TG: 1.015 ABV: 9.16 IBU: 65 SRM: 5
Release Date: May 18, 2018
Tropic Heat is a kettle soured ale brewed with pink guava puree, coconut and habanero peppers. The heat contribution from the peppers is very minimal and creates a pleasant background quality that lingers. This slight spiciness accentuates the fruity, full guava taste that is this beer's foundation. Coconut was also added to pleasantly blend all of the fine flavors together.
Special Techniques: Kettle Soured
Special Ingredients: Habanero, Coconut
Fruit: Pink Guava
Malts: Superior Pilsen, Pale, Wheat, Acidulated
OG: 1.052 TG: 1.012 ABV: 5.16 IBU: 8 SRM: 4
Release Date: May 15, 2018
McMenamins Sunflower IPA was first introduced in the summer of 1995 at our West Linn Brewery. Inspired by the bountiful sunflowers grown in the pub's beer garden, this IPA has a deep golden color and distinct citrus flavors that satisfy both the diehard IPA drinker and those who prefer a lighter palate. Sunflower IPA is truly a beer for the masses.
Special Techniques: Dry-Hopped
Malts: Superior Pilsen, Rolled Oats, Crystal 15
Hops: Chinook, Mosaic, Citra, Cascade, Bullion
OG: 1.060 TG: 1.007 ABV: 6.84 IBU: 33 SRM: 4
Release Date: July 20, 2018 (WA), August 9, 2018 (OR)
Egyptian Cotton was named after the soft, cozy companion that a blanket can provide. This beer is just that soft, like a basket full of clouds. Aromas of citrus and candied fruit float over a light hazy body comprised of silky rolled oats, full of hop-forward flavor but lacking an overly assertive bitterness. Enjoy the smooth mouthfeel of this New England-Style IPA!
Special Ingredients: Softness
Malts: 2-Row, Vienna, Rolled Oats
Hops: Centennial, Mosaic, Simcoe, Citra
OG: 1.058 TG: 1.007 ABV: 6.58 IBU: 35 SRM: 4
Release Date: September 14, 2018
Fresh Simcoe Hops from the fields of Oregon’s Sodbuster Farms were rushed to every eagerly awaiting brewer within hours of the hops being picked. This fresh hop showcase boasts a smooth foundation, slight maltiness and an earthy, raw hop decadence. You may think you're dreaming, but this beer is in reality a short-lived dream come true.
Special Techniques: Fresh-Hopped
Malts: GWM Superior Pilsen, GWM Crystal 40
Hops: Centennial, Simcoe
Calories: 262 Carbohydrates: 25.5
OG: 1.061 TG: 1.013 ABV: 6.19 IBU: 31 SRM: 7
Originally created at the Thompson Brewery on October 15th in 1991, Black Widow’s web now envelops the entire company every year. Each sublime deep-black goblet is packed with the robust notes afforded by generous amounts of Black and Roast Malts, and further spirited with ethereal wisps of caramel and licorice.
Malts: Baird's Pale, Munich, Wheat, Flaked Barley, Baird's Roast, Baird's Crystal 135/165, Baird's Black
Hops: US Golding, Chinook
OG: 1.074 TG: 1.018 ABV: 7.22 IBU: 29 SRM: 38
Release Date: November 16, 2018
Just in time for the holidays, the McMenamins Brewers have created another gift for your tastebuds! This year's winter warmer is a hearty and robust ale with a big and bold malt complexity. Toasty, caramel and fig flavors make up its sturdy foundation while two hop varieties added in five different additions deliver magnificent and intense hop flavor and aroma. Happy holidays!
Malts: Pale, Munich, Wheat, Crystal 15, Crystal 120, Baird's Chocolate Malt, Maltodextrin
Hops: Centennial, Cascade
OG: 1.068 TG: 1.015 ABV: 6.84 IBU: 87 SRM: 15
McMenamins has always had an environmentally conscious climate. Since the company's inception in 1983, recycling had been handled on a pub-by-pub basis. In 1991, a full-time environmental coordinator was hired to oversee reducing, reusing and recycling the company's waste, including materials such as plastics, paper, cork, metals, glass, oil, cardboard and so on.
In addition to the standard pub recycling program, every effort is made to keep the brewing process as earth-friendly and resource-efficient as possible:
While these efforts may not make your actual pint taste better, you may enjoy it more in the knowledge that those who brew it take a personal interest in respecting and honoring the planet we all share.
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This is how we distill our spirits
This is how we press our cider
This is how we brew our coffee
We have 800 bottles for your choosing: beer, ciders, wine, sparkling wine and McMenamins spirits included!
You’ve tried our signature Hammerhead, Ruby and Terminator – here’s your opportunity to taste what else our brewers, distillers and winemakers are working on.
4 p.m. 'til 6 p.m.
All ages welcome21+ to sample
5 p.m. 'til 7 p.m.
5 p.m. 'til 8 p.m.
All ages welcome | 21 and over to drink
All ages welcome21+ to drink
Lord of Misrule Bottle Release Tasting
4 - 7 pm
Longest Night Bottle Release Tasting
1 - 8 pm; music 'til 10 pm
2 - 9 pm
21 and over
Growler Mondays: $9*
*certain beers may be additional charge
Cider Wednesdays: $14*
*this price applies to standard Edgefield Cider – regular apple or seasonal only
Check out what's ON TAP at WHICH LOCATIONS on the free McMenamins app.
Our cans of signature Ruby and Hammerhead are available at all locations. Ask about seasonal and limited-edition cans and bottles as well.
Offered at our 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop, Cedar Hills and Cornelius Pass Roadhouse, a Crowler is a 32-ounce vessel that we fill fresh from an ale or cider tap of your choice and seal up.
Now shipping to anywhere in Oregon
Call the Edgefield Gift Shop to order:
7 a.m.–7 p.m. Pacific Time
Max 24 cans per order per state law
Why can't you ship elsewhere?
While Oregon law allows us to ship outside of the state, individual state laws prohibit us to ship beer directly to consumers.
You can buy our wine at all of our restaurants and some small bars and pubs
Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Distillery and Edgefield Distillery spirits are available only at McMenamins.
They can be enjoyed by the glass and in mixed drinks at all of our pubs and hotels.
Bottles can be purchased to-go at the following locations:
23rd Avenue Bottle Shop · Portland, Ore.
Anderson School · Bothell, Wash.
Cedar Hills · Beaverton, Ore.
CPR Distillery / Imbrie Hall · Hillsboro, Ore.
Edgefield Distillery / Gift Shop · Troutdale, Ore.
Gearhart Hotel · Gearhart, Ore.
Grand Lodge · Forest Grove, Ore.
Kalama Harbor Lodge · Kalama, Wash.
Kennedy School Gift Shop · Portland, Ore.
Hotel Oregon · McMinnville, Ore.
Old Church & Pub · Wilsonville, Ore.
Old St. Francis School · Bend, Ore.
North Bank · Eugene, Ore.
Roseburg Station · Roseburg, Ore.
You can buy our cider at select locations
Order a keg of McMenamins brew for your next party from one of our Oregon or Washington breweries! Different varieties are available at each location, so call ahead to see what beers are on hand.
At select breweries we can also fill Cornelius canisters. Call the brewery to make arrangements. You will need to bring your clean canister and leave it with the brewer for filling. You cannot just drop in and get a canister filled unannounced.
All sales are final. We do not offer refunds.
Yes! McMenamins Ales are available for purchase at our Oregon and Washington Breweries. Sales depend on availability and the various breweries will have different styles available, so please be sure to call ahead for assistance in tracking down the perfect beer for your backyard BBQ or birthday bash.
A keg of McMenamins beer costs $150. All kegs require a $50 refundable keg shell deposit. Tapping equipment can be rented for $10 and requires a $90 deposit ($75 deposit in Wash.), which is refundable upon the tap's return. McMenamins can only accept cash or credit cards for keg sales and deposits. Please note: Due to ongoing theft of our cooperage, keg shells and rental taps must be returned to the brewery of sale to receive a deposit refund. A sales receipt must also accompany the shell and tap to receive the refund. A refund check will be made payable only to the purchaser of the keg.
McMenamins occasionally makes pony kegs available for purchase. Selection is extremely limited, but it may be worth inquiring about if you want the smaller-sized keg. Pony kegs will cost you $90, and have the same deposit requirements as the full-sized models.
Yes, we can fill Cornelius Canisters at select breweries. Call the brewery to make arrangements. You cannot get a canister filled unannounced. You’ll need to bring your canister and leave it with the Brewer for filling, but it must be dropped off cleaned and sanitized, in serviceable condition, and able to maintain pressure. Current pricing on Cornelius Canisters is $75 for 5 gallons, or $45 for 3 gallons. If you have a different size Corny Can, it is $15 per gallon.
We do not have any pressure fittings or Corny Can parts to supply or rent. Currently, the locations that are verified to fill cans are Kennedy School, Crystal, Fulton, Highland, Hillsdale, John Barleycorns, McMenamins On The Columbia, Queen Anne, Thompson and West Linn.
Contact one of our breweries to purchase a keg. The Brewer will walk you through the process of purchasing, picking up and returning your keg.
You’ll need to provide a valid driver’s license and another piece of acceptable identification. You’ll also need to provide the address of the location where the beer will be consumed, the time the beverage will be consumed, and the license plate of the vehicle transporting the keg. The purchaser who fills out the required Liquor Control Commission paperwork is the only person who may take possession of the keg.
When you call the brewery to find out if a keg is available, you will also make arrangements for picking up the keg. Most keg reservations can be made up to a week in advance. For more long-term reservations (which must be prepaid) please contact the Edgefield Brewery at (503) 667-4352.
You should get approximately 150 12-oz. cups from a full-sized keg, and half of that amount from a pony keg.
You’ll need to obtain a Sankey-style tap for locations in Northern Washington, from Corvallis to the Southern border, and in Bend, Oregon. For Portland, Vancouver and Salem, Oregon you will need an increasingly rare "golden-gate" (also known as "diamond head") tapping device. McMenamins rents hand-pump models which work fine for parties where the beer will be consumed in one or two evenings. CO2-driven systems are recommended for service longer than 2 days. Request our "How to Tap a McMenamins Keg" handout with your keg purchase for more information on tap usage and troubleshooting draft issues.
Once a keg leaves the brewery, it cannot be returned for a refund, even if the keg is full. Please ensure that you have access to the proper tapping equipment before you purchase a keg.
It is illegal to sell alcohol without a special permit/license. To purchase a keg and sell it to another party is not only illegal, but the purchaser is responsible and liable for what happens to the keg once McMenamins releases it.
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