Ninkasi Brewing Company

Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Website
ninkasibrewing.com
Phone
(541) 344-2739
Location
Eugene, OR
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BREWERY TYPE
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Address
272 Van Buren St
Eugene, OR 97440 United States
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Ninkasi Brewing began on June 15th, 2006 when Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge spent 17 hours brewing their first batch of Total Domination IPA in leased space inside a German restaurant in Springfield, Oregon. Once a brewery, the building was equipped with a 15 barrel brew house set up for brewpub brewing. A year later, Ninkasi moved to its current location at 272 Van Buren Street, in the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene. The brewery now features a 50 barrel brewing system, and uses it to produce beer that is distributed throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, and San Francisco. The Ninkasi family of beers has grown from a single IPA (Total Domination) to include Tricerahops Double IPA, Believer Double Red, and Oatis Oatmeal Stout, as well as some popular seasonals: Spring Reign, Radiant Ale, and Sleigh'r Dark Double Alt. The Ninkasi Tasting Room opened in November 2009 and is located in the brewery building. It has been remodeled and is a great place to taste the current seasonal beers as well as the flagship Ninkasi lines - Total Domination, Tricerahops, Believer and Oatis. Visitors will also find a rotating selection of specialty beers and Ninkasi merchandise. The tasting room is open Noon to 9pm Sunday - Wednesday and Noon to 10pm Thursday - Saturday. (The beer dock is open Monday - Friday 9:30-5:30 and Saturday Noon-4:30, for the purchase of kegs to go.) In addition to making and selling locally oriented craft beer, Ninkasi supports all forms of positive community gatherings and non-profit organizations. So far, we have worked to promote sporting events and team sponsorships, musical events and bands, theater and the fine arts, as well as festivals and neighborhood parties. In 2011, we even teamed up with the local water and electric board (EWEB) to brew a special release beer to raise awareness of their 100th anniversary. All profits from the beer go to support the local nonprofit McKenzie River Trust in their efforts to maintain the water supply that feeds the brewery as one of the cleanest purest sources in the world. We look forward to continuing to make great beers and having a positive impact in the communities where we do business. Cheers! Facebook posts for 21+
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Ninkasi Brewing Releases 2 New Beers

Ninkasi Brewing Releases 2 New Beers

Prismatic Juicy IPA, Yours Truly Easy-Drinking Ale and Pacific Rain will reach beer taps and market shelves this January throughout Ninkasi’s distribution footprint.

Brewbound Session: Go Under the Hood with Ninkasi’s Nikos Ridge and Cheryl Collins

Brewbound Session: Go Under the Hood with Ninkasi’s Nikos Ridge and Cheryl Collins

Earlier this year, Ninkasi Brewing co-founder Nikos Ridge stepped back from his role as CEO, naming then-COO Cheryl Collins as his replacement. The pair will speak at the upcoming Brewbound Session, which takes place on Wednesday, November 29, at the Lowes Hotel in Santa Monica, California. Together, Ridge and Collins will share lessons learned from growing into one of the largest U.S. craft breweries in just 10 years.

Ninkasi Brewing Launches 3rd Edition of Ground Control

Ninkasi Brewing Launches 3rd Edition of Ground Control

Three years ago, Ninkasi Brewing Company, an independent craft brewery based in Eugene, Ore., set its sights on a beer launch like no other and in July 2014, the Ninkasi Space Program (NSP) took flight. The mission: send brewer’s yeast to space and return it to Earth to brew a deliciously out-of-this-world beer. The result: an Imperial Stout fermented with spacefaring yeast. Back for its third year and available in time for the holiday season, Ground Control Imperial Stout returns this November to 22-ounce bottles, limited draft, and an exclusive cask strength edition.

Ninkasi Brewing’s Sleigh’r Winter Ale Returns

Ninkasi Brewing’s Sleigh’r Winter Ale Returns

Ninkasi Brewing Company is proud to bring back Sleigh’r Winter Ale to its Seasonal Release Series. Available in bottles and on-draft September through December, this deeply-roasted, uniquely crisp winter seasonal is the perfect beer to usher in colder months.

Ninkasi Brewing to Introduce Cans in 2018

Ninkasi Brewing to Introduce Cans in 2018

Ninkasi Brewing Company, an independent craft brewery based in Eugene, Ore., announces its introduction of cans, January 2018. Years in the making, the brewery will unveil three brands to 12-ounce cans across its distribution footprint early next year.

Ninkasi Brewing Bottles First Rule IPA

Ninkasi Brewing Bottles First Rule IPA

It’s no secret Ninkasi Brewing Company has a hop love affair. This continues to be evident in its newest Special Release Series beer—First Rule IPA. Originally released to Ninkasi’s Rare & Delicious Series in March 2017, the brewery is proud to elevate this beer to its Special Release Series in 12 and 22-ounce bottles and on-draft. Available August through December, beer drinkers can find First Rule IPA across Ninkasi’s distribution footprint.

Ninkasi Brewing Announces Release of 2017 Fall Offerings

Ninkasi Brewing Announces Release of 2017 Fall Offerings

Heading into fall, Ninkasi Brewing Company announces the return of its Seasonal Release Series beer, Oktoberfest, and the launch of its new Fall IPA Variety 12-Pack—both available throughout Ninkasi’s distribution footprint. Celebrating the region’s love of hops, these beers boast Northwest ingredients and flavor. Available early this month, beer drinkers can find Ninkasi’s Oktoberfest in 12oz. 6-packs, 22oz. bottles and on-draft, through the end of September. The Fall IPA Variety 12-Pack hits the shelf mid-August, available until end of the year.

Ninkasi Brewing Brings Back Beer Run IPA

Ninkasi Brewing Brings Back Beer Run IPA

Based in the heart of Track Town, U.S.A., Ninkasi Brewing Company returns Beer Run IPA to its Special Release Series. Available May through Sept. in 22-ounce bottles, on-draft, and for the first time in 12-ounce 6-packs, this IPA is crafted specifically with runners in mind marrying a rich malt complexity with a clean, tropical hop profile.

Ninkasi Brewing Releases Summer IPA Variety Pack

Ninkasi Brewing Releases Summer IPA Variety Pack

Since 2006, Ninkasi Brewing Company, an independent craft brewery based in Eugene, Ore., has built an acclaimed portfolio of well-balanced IPAs, including Total Domination IPA—the top-selling IPA in Oregon. Available May through September, the brewery serves up the best of its IPAs in a Summer IPA Variety Pack. Offering an array of IPAs perfect for any palate, the Summer IPA Variety Pack will include three, 12-ounce bottles of Total Domination IPA, Dawn of the Red IPA, Beer Run IPA, and Hop Cooler Citrus IPA.

Ninkasi Brewing Unveils New Look for Maiden The Shade Summer IPA

Ninkasi Brewing Unveils New Look for Maiden The Shade Summer IPA

Ninkasi Brewing Company unveils a new look for its summer seasonal, Maiden the Shade Summer IPA. First brewed in 2009, this IPA boasts an impressively balanced hop profile of eight select varieties paired with a smooth drinkability. Available in 12oz. 6-packs, 22oz. bottles and on-draft, Maiden the Shade returns May through September.

Ninkasi Names New CEO

Ninkasi Names New CEO

Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing today announced that co-founder Nikos Ridge would step down as CEO of the company he helped launch more than 10 years ago. Cheryl Collins, who currently serves as Ninkasi’s chief operating officer, will take over as CEO on May 1, the company said. Ridge, meanwhile, will move into the role of president and maintain his seat on the brewery’s board of directors.

Ninkasi Brewing Company Releasing Believer Double Red Ale

Ninkasi Brewing Company Releasing Believer Double Red Ale

Back by popular demand, independent Oregon craft brewer Ninkasi Brewing Company announces the return of Believer Double Red Ale to its Seasonal Release Series available Dec. 2016 through April 2017. In partnership with the brewery’sBeer is Love donations program, a portion of all Believer sales will go to three national non-profits: Conscious Alliance,Team River Runner andWomen Who Code.


Year Round Beers

Beer Name Style
Imperiale Stout
Quantum Pale Ale Pale Ale
Maiden The Shade American IPA
Believer Double Red Red Ale
Tricerahops Double IPA Double IPA
Total Domination IPA IPA
Sleigh'R Unknown
Spring Reign Ale
Radiant Summer Ale Ale
Oatis Oatmeal Stout Oatmeal Stout
jtfxapufc Rye

Seasonal Beers

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