McMenamins Beer (All Years) — photo 7 of 140: A McMenamins Bagdad Ale I had at their Tavern & Pool, located on NW 23rd Avenue between Thurman Street and Savier Street, in the Alphabet District of Portland, Oregon. According to the brewer:
“Bagdad Ale is a benchmark beer for McMenamins. Inspired by the Pilsner style, our Bagdad Ale is one for the lager lovers. Its fine hop aroma and quick, light finish makes this a good ale for hot weather. It has become a favorite at McMenamins Bagdad Theater in Portland.” Measurements: 5% ABV • 22 IBU
My notes from that day read: “beer was kinda weak and watery ... maybe that’s what I get for IBU 22 ... don’t think I would try it again.” The picture is not out of focus, it’s just that I was using a slow shutter speed in the low lighting, and the beer bubbles were moving fast! June 2016.
This photo is originally from the album McMenamins Portland NW 2016 (opens in new window).
Camera used: Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Panasonic Lumix 12-35mm f/2.8 zoom lens.
For further details about the story behind this photo, see the related article McMenamins Portland Alphabet District Pub Crawl.
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