Ninkasi Brewing Launches Hard Seltzer Brand

EUGENE, Ore. — Ninkasi Brewing Company, an independent craft brewery based in Eugene, Oregon, has launched a new brand of hard seltzer. Pacific Sparkling is a craft-brewed seltzer inspired by the spirit of the Pacific Northwest and a love for the outdoors. The flagship flavors— Cucumber Mint and Cherry Blossom —will be available in 6-packs in retail locations across the West this month.

Launching a separate brand for seltzer was a matter of focus. “Ninkasi is a beer company,” said Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi CEO, and co-founder. “And we want to stay focused on creating the next great beer. Pacific Sparkling was born from our team’s excitement to enter a new category and do something different.”

“What makes this hard seltzer unique is that it’s handcrafted and brewed just like a craft beer,” says Ridge. Pacific Sparkling’s packaging reflects the hard work that went into making it, with hand-drawn scenes, and stories, that represent the Northwest ideal, along with slogans that embody the independent spirit of the region, like “Un-mass produced” and “Take your time. We took ours.”

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About Ninkasi Brewing Company

Founded in 2006 by Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Company continues to grow from its first batch of Total Domination IPA to a two-brewhouse operation, one 55-barrel and one 90-barrel, located in Eugene, Oregon. Ninkasi’s year-round beers are sold throughout Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, as well as Vancouver, British Columbia. The brewery remains privately-owned and is committed to community support and giving. Ninkasi’s Beer Is Love program offers in-kind donations and support for organizations throughout its footprint.

For more information, contact Kiley Gwynn at or 541-344-2739.

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