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Alienator IPA has been unleashed upon the Earth this week! Never before witnessed
outside of McMenamins annual UFO Festival
in McMinnville, Ore.
until now, Alienator IPA has a lush floral aroma and distinct citrus
flavor perfect for those who prefer their ales strong, hoppy and a
little out of this world.
available on earth for a limited time, Alienator IPA will be on tap at
McMenamins Hotel Oregon in McMinnville during the UFO Festival, May 12 – 15, and in bottles at
all McMenamins pubs and gift shops, while supplies last.
The Chinook Hops in this IPA showcase
the wonderful citrusy aroma and full abundance of the hop flavor, along
with the final bitterness at the end of first taste. This IPA‘s lush
floral aroma and distinct citrus flavor is perfect for those who prefer
their ales strong, hoppy and a little out of this world.
Malts: Premium 2-Row, Vienna, Carastan 30/37
OG: 1.061 TG: 1.010 ABV: 6.58 IBU: 55 SRM: 7
the McMenamins UFO Fest? Now in its 17th year, the McMenamins UFO
Festival will be transformed into a gathering place for scholars, the
UFO-curious and ale-appreciators alike. The annual
McMenamins UFO Festival – one of the nation’s most respected and
largest Ufology gatherings – takes place in the small, idyllic town of
McMinnville, known for the celebrated Trent flying saucer sighting of
1950 photographs that caused a worldwide sensation. (see McMenamins UFO Fest info below)
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McMenamins 17th Annual UFO Festival:
Re-Examining the Stunning 1997 Phoenix Lights Case
Two Decades Later
– UFO Community Converges on Downtown McMinnville, Ore., May 12-15, 2016 –
Downtown McMinnville, Ore., will be transformed again this May
into a gathering place for scholars, the UFO-curious and fun-seekers
alike. The annual McMenamins UFO Festival – one of the nation’s most
respected and largest Ufology gatherings – takes place
in the small, idyllic town of McMinnville, known for the celebrated
Trent flying saucer sighting of 1950 photographs that caused a worldwide
Now in its 17th
year, the McMenamins UFO Festival will draw thousands of people from
across the nation to celebrate and explore the largest
reported mass UFO sighting in U.S. history: The Phoenix Lights of 1997.
What happened in Phoenix? On March 13, 1997, a massive boomerang-shaped
object that was “several football fields in size” moved ever-so-slowly
and silently over parts of Arizona as well
as New Mexico. There were five spherical lights visible on the craft,
possibly energy-emitting orbs of some sort. Many veteran pilots, air
traffic controllers and astronauts concurred that no man-made aircraft
with such attributes is known to exist. McMenamins
will host key figures from the case, some who haven’t shared the same
stage for nearly two decades or spoken publically outside of Phoenix.
four-day festival provides a forum for believers and skeptics alike to
attend movie screenings, presentations and group discussions with
speakers and other special events. Featured events include popular,
family-friendly activities, such as a costume parade, live music, a
costume ball and new this year, a fantastical 5K.
with the Speakers: Meet the festival’s UFO experts in a casual setting and ask them questions during this exclusive, limited-seating event.
Beyond the Phoenix Lights: Hear from Dr. Lynn Kitei, M.D., the leading authority of the Phoenix Lights case and an eyewitness
to the event.
Movie Screenings: View the internationally award-winning documentary
The Phoenix Lights: We Are Not Alone,
as well as an insightful film about the 1950 McMinnville area Trent Case, at the historic McMenamins Hotel Oregon.
Ground Zero Live Radio Broadcast: Experience a live radio broadcast of Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis, a powerful voice in the
field of paranormal news and commentary.
UFO Costume Parade: Earthlings of all ages are invited to don their otherworldly attire for a community parade through downtown
McMinnville. Online registration required.
UFO Run 5K:
ready to run like you’re avoiding an abduction! This non-competitive 5K
will be fun for the whole family. Register online soon at ufofest.com.
UFO Speakers Panel: Hear all UFO Festival speakers discuss pertinent issues and take audience questions.
Alien Costume Ball:
to impress for this supernatural event where attendees can compete for a
prize or just enjoy the show and rock out to The Strangetones.
McMinnville Downtown Association Landing Party: Visit UFO vendor booths and enjoy live music and some brews in the beer garden.
Alien Pet Costume Contest:
Dress up your furry or feathered friends in their best alien outfits.
2016 UFO Festival Featured Speakers:
Lynne Kitei, M.D.: As
a leading authority on the Phoenix Lights case and an eyewitness to the
event, Dr. Kitei, M.D. is an internationally acclaimed physician and
health educator who set aside her successful
medical career to document the sighting in both a book and
award-winning documentary film.
is a veteran law enforcement officer. He has worked in the Arizona
Police Department, National Park Service, Navajo Historic Preservation
Department and the Navajo Nation Rangers. He was trained
in Criminal Investigations and was an Archaeological Resource Crimes
Stanley Milford Jr.:
currently serves as a Ranger Sergeant with the Navajo Nation Rangers
and oversees a Special Projects Unit that investigates paranormal cases
involving UFOs, aliens, Bigfoot, witchcraft and ghosts.
has been director of the National UFO Reporting Center since 1994, and
documented scores of eyewitness testimonies from the Phoenix Lights
case. Davenport is featured regularly on the Jeff Rense
Radio Show and Coast to Coast with George Noory.
James E. Clarkson:
is currently the director of the Washington State Mutual UFO Network
and is on the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) Special Assignments Team.
Phoenix City Councilwoman in 1997, Frances was the only elected official
to call for and oversee a formal investigation into the Phoenix Lights
Sue Watson: An eyewitness to the Phoenix Lights case who with her four children watched a massive 1,500-foot-wide unidentified
black object she describes as a "floating city” fly impossibly slowly and silently over their house on March 13, 1997.
May 12-15, 2016
WHERE: McMenamins Hotel Oregon
310 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
McMinnville Community Center (For Featured Speaker Events)
600 NE Evans St
McMinnville, OR 97128
PRICE: Speaker Events:
$75 (includes entrance to all five speaker events held at the McMinnville Community Center)
Alien 5K: Price TBD
All other events:
About McMenamins UFO Festival
in Oregon’s idyllic wine country 40 miles south of Portland at
McMenamins’ historic Hotel Oregon, the fun and educational UFO Festival
is now in its 17th year and is one of the most well-respected,
credible festivals of its kind in the nation. The event began as a way
to honor the 1950 Trent case in which two local citizens witnessed and
photographed an unknown craft hovering in the sky, images that are said
to be some of the most credible images of
UFOs to date. In 2015, more than 5,000 visitors convened in downtown
McMinnville for the festival and parade. Visit ufofest.com for more information.
About McMenamins Hotels, Pubs & Breweries
operates 54 distinctive pubs, restaurants and historic hotels in the
Pacific Northwest. Founded by brothers Mike and Brian McMenamin with a
single Portland neighborhood pub in 1983,
McMenamins today includes eight Washington locations and 45 Oregon
properties, 18 on the National Register of Historic Places. McMenamins
handcrafts its own beer, wine, spirits, cider and coffee and offers an
eclectic mix of pubs, hotels, movie theaters, concert
venues, spas and events for guests to enjoy.