Archive for August 2010

Save the Date!

PostcardsPostcards are a creative and fun idea for save the dates. We offer over 100 different images that capture some of the unique aspects of each of our historic properties. Our postcards highlight the artwork, gardens, beverages, soaking pools, small bars, historic buildings and all of the other wonderful little details that make the McMenamins properties so unique.

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The Two Stages of Roasting

CheckIt 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.

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Welcome To The Machine

RoasteryAs you may or may not know, McMenamins roasts its own coffee, and for nearly a decade we have been providing the entire company with our own distinctive blends and single origin coffees. Each year we craft and process about 50,000 pounds of Arabica coffee, which is carefully selected from the major growing regions of the globe. One might ask, “How do they do that…how do they roast their own coffee?”

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