2019 Seasonal Bottle and Can Releases

2019
Our seasonal and special releases are available only at McMenamins and only for a limited time after their release date.
Our Ruby and Hammerhead cans are available year 'round. 

Bottles

Available at the 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop and select hotels and pubs.

Hammerhead Ruby Ale in cans

Available year 'round.

Our classic Northwest Pale Ale is a rich chestnut-colored gem, and 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.

One of our most popular beers, 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 raspberry puree is used to craft every colorful batch. For more than thirty years Ruby has been admired by a loyal and devoted fan base, and remains as she first was: 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

Release Date: January 11, 2019

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
 

Blackest Heart - Barrel Aged Cherry Chocolate Coffee StoutBlackest Heart Barrel Aged Cherry Chocolate Coffee Stout

Release Date: February 1, 2019

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

Road Warrior Red AleTerminator Stout in cans

Release Date: Febraury 15, 2019

Drawing inspiration from the best of the worst action movies of our generation, this American style Red Ale boasts a big body with toasted malt and chocolate notes. Heavy additions of citrus and floral hops lend to a better drinkability and layers of pleasant flavor.
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Aromatic, Crystal 60, British Chocolate Malt
Hops: Nugget, Citra, Crystal, Centennial
OG: 1.064 TG: 1.009  ABV: 7.10  IBU: 72  SRM: 14
 

McMenamins Irish Stout
Terminator Stout in cans

Release Date: March 3, 2019 & September 14, 2019

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: 33  SRM: 34

 

Coolship No. 3 Pomegranate Coolship No. 1

Release Date: March 8, 2019

This Wild Ale was made with pomegranate, spontaneously fermented in American oak and aged on fruit for three months. This is the third beer out of the 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
Fruit: Pomegranate
Malts: Pilsner, Wheat, Acidulated
Hops:
OG: 1.055  TG: 1.018  ABV: 4.86  IBU: 0  SRM: 4

33rd State IPACoolship No. 1

Release Date: March 22, 2019

Welcome the first-ever company-wide spring seasonal IPA from McMenamins! 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 an adequate bitterness. So, raise a pint to the institution that is the Pacific Northwest IPA.
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Northwest Pale, Crystal 15
Hops: Chinook, Simcoe, Mosaic, Citra
OG: 1.062  TG: 1.008  ABV: 6.97  IBU: 51  SRM: 5
 

Captain Neon's Mango Hazy Double IPACoolship No. 1

Release Date: April 5, 2019

This brew was named after our nation’s first female police officer and the namesake of one of our venues. This company-wide seasonal delivers big aromas of berries and pine thanks to a hop blend created by the Pink Boots Society, an organization for women in craft beer. Lola’s Hazy IPA provides flavors of earth and passionfruit, with juicy quality that we think would impress Lola Baldwin herself!
Special Techniques: Dry-Hopped
Special Ingredients: Blend of Imperial's Juice, Barbarian, and Citrus Yeasts
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Wheat, Rolled Oats
Hops: Simcoe, Strata, Ekuanot, Pink Boots Hop Blend (Loral, Mosaic, Simcoe, Sabro, Glacier)
OG: 1.061  TG: 1.014  ABV: 6.06  IBU: 10  SRM: 5

Lola's Hazy IPACoolship No. 1

Release Date: April 12, 2019

This brew was named after our nation’s first female police officer and the namesake of one of our venues. This company-wide seasonal delivers big aromas of berries and pine thanks to a hop blend created by the Pink Boots Society, an organization for women in craft beer. Lola’s Hazy IPA provides flavors of earth and passionfruit, with juicy quality that we think would impress Lola Baldwin herself!
Special Techniques: Dry-Hopped
Special Ingredients: Blend of Imperial's Juice, Barbarian, and Citrus Yeasts
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Wheat, Rolled Oats
Hops: Simcoe, Strata, Ekuanot, Pink Boots Hop Blend (Loral, Mosaic, Simcoe, Sabro, Glacier)
OG: 1.061  TG: 1.014  ABV: 6.06  IBU: 10  SRM: 5

Sabertooth Haze IPACoolship No. 1

Release Date: April 20, 2019

The Crystal Brewery has collaborated with the Edgefield Brewery to create a beer that's meant to mirror the spirit of the Annual Sabertooth Psychedelic Stoner Rock Micro Fest. This hazy IPA boasts aromas of citrus and ripe papaya while a smooth, pillowy mouthfeel precedes resinous flavors of juicy tropical fruit and clouds of marijuana smoke. Raise a Haze to the stoner rock of past and present.
Special Techniques: Dry-Hopped
Special Ingredients: Blend of Imperial Juice, Barbarian, Citrus Yeast
Malts: Pilsen, Northwest Pale, Pale Ale, Carapils, Rolled Oats, Flaked Barley, Acidulated
Hops: Columbus, Strata, Mosaic, El Dorado, Citra
OG: 1.062  TG: 1.015  ABV: 6.06  IBU: 10  SRM: 4

Alienator IPACoolship No. 1

Release Date: May 3, 2019

This beer is sure to make a believer out of any skeptic! Orbiting above the Alienator IPA are tropical, fruity aromas provided by a thorough dry-hopping using Mosaic and Citra Hops. This tasty recipe yielded a fascinating orange hue complete with luminous hop flavor. Alienator's lush aroma and distinct hop character is perfect for those who prefer their ales strong, hoppy and a little out-of-this-world.
Malts: Pale, Vienna, Rolled Oats, Carastan 30/37
Hops: Citra, Chinook, Mosaic
OG: 1.061  TG: 1.011  ABV: 6.45  IBU: 45  SRM: 6
 

Tropic Heat SourTropic Heat Sour in cans

Release Date: May 24, 2019

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
Hops: Meridian
OG: 1.052  TG: 1.012  ABV: 5.16  IBU: 8  SRM: 4

Session IPATropic Heat Sour in cans

Release Date: June 14, 2019




 


 

Sunflower IPACoolship No. 1

Release Date: June 21, 2019

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

Egyptian Cotton IPACoolship No. 1

Release Date: July 27, 2019

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

Cerberus Wild Ale Cerberus Wild Ale

Release Date: July 19, 2019

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.
Malts:
Hops:
OG: 1.051  TG: 1.004  ABV: 6.17  IBU: 13  SRM: 5
 

Coolship No. 4 Thundercone Fresh Hop IPA in cans

Release Date: To be determined





 

 

Thundercone Fresh Hop Pale AleThundercone Fresh Hop IPA in cans

Release Date: September 13, 2019

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

White Tiger IPAThundercone Fresh Hop IPA in cans

Release Date: September 20, 2019

A reincarnation of a beer originally brewed by John Richen at the Fulton Brewery in 1993, this IPA is fierce. You're met by a straw color, and aromas of lime, berries and tropical fruit. A lively body crafted on a light foundation sets the stage for magnificent hop quality. Flavors of honeydew and citrus abound, followed by a crisp, dry finish.
Malts: Superior Pilsen, Crystal 15
Hops: Chinook, Idaho 7, Meridian, Ekuanot
OG: 1.060  TG: 1.010  ABV: 6.45  IBU: 35  SRM: 4

Class of 2019 Style To Be DeterminedRuby Ale in cans

Release Date: October 11, 2019

 





 

Black Widow PorterBlack Widow Porter in cans

Release Date: October 11, 2019

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

 

Lord Gourd from the WoodBlack Widow Porter in cans

Release Date: October 11, 2019

Lord Gourd is a blend of barrel-aged Black Widow Porter and barrel-aged Longest Night Barleywine. Terminator Stout was added to cut the heat and contributes roast caracter. The barrel adds a hint of vanilla that pairs well with the spice from rum soaked cinnamon sticks, creating the illusion of freshly baked pumpkin pie. This festive offering is limited, so enjoy it while you can!
Special Techniques: Hogshead Whiskey Barrel-Aged
Special Ingredients: Pumpkin Pie Spice, Three Rocks Rum Soaked Cinnamon Sticks
Malts: Pale, Crystal 135/165, Munich, Wheat, Black, Roast, Flaked Barley, Rolled Oats, Chocolate Malt
Hops: Chinook, US Golding, Cascade
OG: 1.100  TG: 1.011  ABV: 11.48  IBU: 35  SRM: 38

Kris KringleKris Kringle in cans

Release Date: November 15, 2019

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
 

Bottle Shop Birthday Reserve No. 4Lord of Misrule in bottles

Release Date: Novemeber 16, 2019




 


 

Lord of Misrule Lord of Misrule in bottles

Release Date: December 8, 2010

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. 




 

Longest NightKris Kringle in cans

Release Date: December 13, 2019

After aging in Hogshead Whiskey barrels, this beer is a true example of a classic, barrel-aged English Barleywine. Already a formidable ale in its own right, it has matured into a flavorful, complex behemoth. It offers flavors of toffee, caramel, and a warming alcohol character that's been rounded and accentuated by notes of raisin, vanilla, and oak from its aging.
Special Techniques: Hogshead Whiskey Barrel-Aged
Malts: Maris Otter, Munich, Crystal 40, Rolled Oats
Hops: Sterling, US Golding, Perle
OG: 1.121  TG: 1.038  ABV: 10.71  IBU: 23  SRM: 17

5th Floor IPAKris Kringle in cans

Release Date: December 20, 2019

Named for the peculiar, diminutive fifth floor of the Tacoma Elks Temple, this IPA is shrouded in mysticism. Your experience will begin with aromas of grapefruit, orange and bright pine. Vibrant citrus flavors abound with earthy undertones and spice, providing noticeable balance. Let 5th Floor IPA be your guide as you hunt for this hidden level, and through any other quest your heart desires.
Malts: Superior Pilsen, Crystal 15
Hops: Chinook, Simcoe, Amarillo, Cascade
OG: 1.060  TG: 1.010  ABV: 6.45  IBU: 48  SRM: 4