Seasonal Bottle and Can Releases

2021

2021

Our seasonal and special releases are available only at McMenamins and only for a limited time after their release date.
Our Ruby, Hammerhead and Terminator cans are available year 'round. 

Captain Neon and Argon IPA SeriesHammerhead in cans

Available on rotation

When genius strikes, McMenamins brewers can’t hold it back, so we’ve created our Captain Neon and Argon series to capture it. These rotating IPAs are released at the whim of our brewers, and each batch is its own inspired IPA showcase. Check out the story behind the labels and find out what’s in cans now – or scan the can! Scan the QR code on your can of Captain Neon or Argon to learn more.


 

Hammerhead Ale Hammerhead in cans

Available year 'round at all McMenamins locations.

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
Hops: Cascade
OG: 1.056  TG: 1.010  ABV: 6.00  IBU: 44  SRM: 11
 

Ruby Ale Ruby Ale in cans

Available year 'round at all McMenamins locations.

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.
Fruit: Raspberry
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Maltodextrin
Hops: Chinook
OG: 1.040  TG: 1.008  ABV: 4.13  IBU: 5  SRM: 4
 

Terminator StoutTerminator Stout in cans

Available year 'round at all McMenamins locations.

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
 

Great Uncle Jim Irish Coffee StoutGreat Uncle Jim Irish Coffee Stout

Release Date: January 8

Great Uncle Jim McMenamin, in his rambling old Portland house, had near-flawless specimens of rose-colored light bulbs – the perfect balance of pink, brown, orange, white and gold. And in a perfect balance of whiskey barrel-aged coffee, lactose, hops and malt, this rich, roasty, full-bodied Irish Coffee Stout is an ode to Great Uncle Jim.
Special Ingredients: Lactose, McMenamins Roasters Barrel-Aged Coffee
Malts: Marris Otter, Special Aromatic, Flaked Barley, Chocolate, Roast, Blackprinz, Kiln Coffee Malt
Hops: Nugget
OG: 1.079  TG: 1.021  ABV: 7.5  IBU: 15  SRM: 39
 


Iron Heart: Cherry Chocolate Coffee StoutCherry Chocolate Coffee Stout

Release Date: January 22

You're a person who goes without a jacket in a snowstorm, defies the odds and is not afraid to say you're sorry. You of the iron heart, this beers for you. With sweet cherries, chocolate, McMenamins cold brew coffee and a year of aging in Edgefield Hogshead Whiskey barrels, Iron Heart Stout is dark and indulgent- you've earned it.
Malts: Marris Otter, Rolled Oats, Munich, Crystal 40L, Crystal 120L Dark Chocolate, Pale Chocolate, Black
Hops: Golding, Meridian
OG: 1.110  TG: 1.023  ABV: 11.15  IBU: 24  SRM: 35


Blood Orange Ginger CiderBlood Orange Cider

Release Date: March 3

This semi-sweet refreshing cider comes in with a punch of blood orange and a spicy ginger finish that’s nicely rounded out with a hint of sweetness.
Special Ingredients: Ginger
Fruit: Blood Orange
OG: 0  TG: 0  ABV: 6.8  IBU: 0  SRM: 0



McMenamins Irish Stout (Nitro)Irish Stout

Release Date: March 5

Our St. Patrick’s Day seasonal celebrates our absolute favorite holiday, whether in March or the halfway point every September! This ebony-colored Stout boasts a thick, creamy and long-lasting head. The flavor is a fantastic fusion of coffee-like roasted barley bitterness and semi-sweet chocolate. A moderate hop bitterness balances a hearty backbone, with a smooth, silky creaminess.
Malts: Baird's Maris Otter Pale, Grain Millers Flaked Barley, Baird's Brown, Baird's Roast, Baird's Chocolate Malt
Hops: Chinook, US Golding
OG: 1.045  TG: 1.007  ABV: 4.90  IBU: 35  SRM: 34



Ruby RoyaleRuby Royale

Release Date: March 19

Once again we've altered our sweet standard to create our Imperial Raspberry Goddess, dubbed Ruby Royale. With double the amount of Oregon raspberries at 84 pounds per batch and a fuller figure over 7% ABV, this special brew takes the tart effervescence Ruby drinkers love and layers in a deeper raspberry flavor.
Fruit: Oregon Raspberry
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Malted White Wheat
Hops: Chinook
OG: 1.069  TG: 1.013  ABV: 7.22  IBU: 11  SRM: 4


33rd State IPA33rd State IPA

Release Date: March 26

A light straw color makes way for aromas of grapefruit, mixed berries and fresh pine, thanks to a thorough dry-hopping. A medium body welcomes a bready sweetness and flavors of citrus and tropical fruit. The finish is crisp, with just the right amount of bitterness. Raise a pint to the institution that is the Pacific Northwest India Pale Ale.
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Northwest Pale, Crystal 15
Hops: Chinook, Simcoe, Mosaic, Citra
OG: 1.062  TG: 1.008  ABV: 6.97  IBU: 53  SRM: 5