Spring Irish Whiskey Tastings

By McMenamin's Distillers | February 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

“There’s Whiskey in the Jar…”

Who hasn’t belted out this iconic Celtic drinking song after a few shots in a crowded Irish pub? It’s a time-honored tale of love, betrayal and spirits, written in the 1700s and since covered by the likes of the Pogues, U2, Metallica, even Jerry Garcia.

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Hillsdale Brewfest Results

By McMenamin's Brewers | February 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

And the Winners Are…

Last weekend, as the springtime sun shone down upon Portland, hundreds of beer-drinking guests gathered at McMenamins Hillsdale Brewery & Public House for its annual Hillsdale Brewfest, a raucous and merry affair in which our McMenamins brewers submit specially crafted ales on which the guests can vote.

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By McMenamins Sales Team | February 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Have you ever heard of “Guestiquette”? It is a new term that is popping up amongst those planning weddings or other large scale events….

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Mural Maintenance

By Myrna Yoder | February 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

While I always like creating new things, as the years go by artwork is starting to need maintenance. That’s what I spent this week doing. I returned to one of my murals at the Crystal Ballroom to do some major repair work.

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Cafe Zeus panel

By Lyle Hehn | February 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

The explanation for this picture is complicated.  Stop reading now if you value highly every second of your life.

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First History Blog

By Tim Hills | January 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the cyber catacombs of McMenamins history. It’s a wondrous, multi-layered and lyrical realm brimming with life, from the day-to-day to the extraordinary.   

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