Ninkasi Brewing Launches Steady Orbit Grounded IPA

EUGENE,Ore. — Ninkasi Brewing Company is thrilled to launch Steady Orbit Grounded IPA as the latest addition to their year-round beer line-up. A lower ABV beer at 4.5% ABV, Steady Orbit is available in 12 oz. cans and draft now throughout Ninkasi’s distribution footprint. “We wanted to innovate and create another delicious Ninkasi IPA, but also expand on our portfolio to include a lifestyle beer in the lower ABV range,” said Director of Brewing Operations Daniel Sharp. “With hop favorites like Mosaic, Amarillo, Citra, and Galaxy, Steady Orbit is crisp and refreshing while still chock-full of hop character.”

Accompanying the Steady Orbit launch, Ninkasi Brewing has initiated a Star Maker Competition to encourage their beer community to find their own steady orbit by creating in whatever medium they desire. The competition is open through October 31st and more details and how to enter can be found Three prizes will be awarded, with the grand prize winner awarded a $1,000 shopping spree to the craft, hobby, or DIY store of his/her choosing.

“Everyone needs a little time for themselves,” said Chief Experience Officer Sarah Johnson. “We wanted to invoke that feeling of escape, exploration, and a sense of accomplishment through this beer. Our community is a creative one, so we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to encourage people to create, share, and learn from one another in their favorite mediums. We’re really excited to see what people make.”

Also accompanying the launch is an online activity center at, with crossword puzzles, word searches, coloring sheets, and more. Complete all activities and request a free limited edition Ninkasi Steady Orbit pin, while supplies last.

Ninkasi’s year-round lineup offers a full spectrum of beer styles, including their flagship Total Domination Northwest IPA alongside Tricerahops Double IPA, Prismatic Juicy IPA, Hazy Domination IPA, Pacific Rain Northwest Pale, Oatis Oatmeal Stout, Pilsner Cold Fermented Lager, Dawn of the Red IPA, Heart and Science West Coast IPA, Juicy Domination Tropical IPA, and Megalodom Legendary IPA.
For all Ninkasi beers, including seasonal offerings, visit

Steady Orbit Grounded IPA

The universe requires a reliable hand to keep your world turning amidst the chaos. Stay the course and grab a Steady Orbit: abundant in tropical notes and remarkably refreshing to keep you grounded.

Style: Grounded IPA
Available: Now
ABV: 4.5%
IBU: 35
Malt: 2-Row, Vienna, Oats
Hops: Mosaic, Amarillo, Citra, Galaxy
Packaging: Draft;12oz. cans 6-pack
Distribution: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

About Ninkasi Brewing Company

Founded in 2006 by Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Company is the nation’s 38th and Oregon’s third largest independent craft brewery (Brewers Association, 2019). Ninkasi continues to grow from its first batch of Total Domination IPA to three brewhouses, with 55-barrel, 90-barrel brewhouses, and a 5-barrel pilot program located in Eugene, Oregon. Ninkasi’s Flagship beers are sold throughout Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. The breweryremains 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 distribution footprint. Ninkasi’s first restaurant, the Better Living Room, opened on its Eugene, Oregon campus in February 2020, soon to be followed by an experience in Tumwater, Washington in 2021. For more information, call (541) 344-2739 or visit

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