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Team River Runner Offers Wounded Veterans A Helping Hand in Boise

Mar 23, 2017
Team River Runner Offers Wounded Veterans A Helping Hand in Boise

  Team River Runner has made its mission to serve others. Through watersports and outdoor therapy, this organization is committed to helping wounded veterans nationwide. Their mission statement is "Team River Runner is a national nonprofit organization committed to helping active duty, veteran service members and their families through…

Five Beer and Girl Scout Cookie Pairings to Brighten Up Your Winter

Mar 17, 2017
Five Beer and Girl Scout Cookie Pairings to Brighten Up Your Winter

  It’s been a long, cold winter and we are definitely looking forward to spring. Even though it’s still pretty cold and dreary out, there is at least one little glimmer of hope—its Girl Scout Cookie season! When the cookie stands started popping up around here we decided to take the cookies to a whole new…

The Believer Campaign: We're Halfway There!

Mar 10, 2017
The Believer Campaign: Were Halfway There!

  Time really does fly when you're having fun; the Believer Campaign is already halfway over! Our beloved double red ale has made a stellar comeback and we are thrilled to be working with such incredible organizations during this campaign. The votes (and the beer) has been flowing and we want to keep the momentum going for the remaining two months of this campaign. Let's recap on the nitty…

Ninkasi Director of Brewing Development Talks Chill Haze

Mar 06, 2017
Ninkasi Director of Brewing Development Talks Chill Haze

  There are many opinions among beer drinkers regarding what is acceptable when it comes to beer clarity. At Ninkasi, we think that a great beer should look great, and for most of our beers that means clear, brilliant beer. To achieve this clarity, our clear beer is run through a centrifuge to remove particulates such as yeast, small hop particles or other suspended solids. The result is…

Upcoming Events in Support of Conscious Alliance

Mar 03, 2017
Upcoming Events in Support of Conscious Alliance

Conscious Alliance, a nonprofit based in Boulder, Colorado, is aiming to make a difference in local communities by fighting hunger through arts, music, and community outreach. Any nonprofit knows that events are a crucial part to an organizations overall success. We have partnered up with this nonprofit for a 4 month…

Dissecting 3 Favorite Hop Varieties

Feb 28, 2017
Dissecting 3 Favorite Hop Varieties

  Pine resin. Grapefruit. “Dank.” When many of us think of hop aromas in beer styles like India Pale Ale those are some of the most common descriptors. However there are a whole number of hops out there we use in the Ninkasi brew houses that that provide a range of fruit aromas and flavors, ultimately creating a pretty amazing diversity among our hop-forward products. Let’s briefly shine…

Conscious Alliance: Art That Feeds

Feb 24, 2017
Conscious Alliance: Art That Feeds

Conscious Alliance is a national nonprofit organization committed to supporting communities in crisis through hunger relief and youth empowerment. We are thrilled that we get to work with such an impactful organization. The Believer campaign has been an incredible experience so far and we are grateful to work with…

Team River Runner: Helping Wounded Veterans Through Kayaking

Feb 17, 2017
Team River Runner: Helping Wounded Veterans Through Kayaking

The Believer campaign is in full effect and we are so excited to see people supporting the wonderful work that these three nonprofits do for their communities. Team River Runner is based in Rockville, Maryland with dozens of chapters doing good in their local communities. Its mission…

5 Beer & Chocolate Pairings for Valentine’s Day

Feb 13, 2017
5 Beer & Chocolate Pairings for Valentine’s Day

  I eat a lot of chocolate. I drink a lot of beer. But I’ll be honest, I don’t know that I’ve ever really sat down and had them both at the same time, at least that I remember. It just seemed a bit weird for some reason. Sure, there are lots of chocolate stouts and porters out there, so I get that the basic ingredients can go together, at least for dark beers. But what about sitting down…

Women Who Code Aims To Make A Difference In Tech

Feb 10, 2017
Women Who Code Aims To Make A Difference In Tech

We are thrilled to work with three incredible nonprofits during the Believer campaign. Women Who Code is an international nonprofit based in San Francisco, committed to helping women become industry leaders in the tech world. Our Beer is Love program…