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2014 Sasquatch Brew Fest: Join us in the Fermentation District!

May 08, 2014
2014 Sasquatch Brew Fest: Join us in the Fermentation District!

Our first opportunity to host a community event, taking place just outside of some of our newest buildings is almost here! Because why wait to throw a great party for great people? Especially when the cause for celebration is such an incredible one. The cause that we're talking about is the 12th annual Sasquatch…

Make it Reign in the Kitchen

Apr 11, 2014
Make it Reign in the Kitchen

If you're reading the Ninkasi blog, we assume you know how to drink a craft beer. Congratulations, that's an important life skill to master. But do you know how to eat things with craft beer? (And no, we don't mean shoving some chips in your face between sips of Total Domination, although that IS a delicious activity.) We're talking about cooking! It's another greatway to…

Beer is Love on the Road in Washington

Apr 08, 2014
Beer is Love on the Road in Washington

This post is guest authored by Nicole, our Beer is Love Goddess for the Northwest. Beer is Love is our donations and sponsorship program that allows us to partner with community organizations all over the west coast to help them perpetuate better living! You can read more about it here!…

Craft Gates for Craft Beer

Mar 27, 2014
Craft Gates for Craft Beer

A few months ago, we installed a massive (4000 pounds!) and massively impressive gate between Ninkasi’s Local Distribution facility and our new administrative building. While that work of art is rad enough to give us fabrication street cred to last a lifetime, we still have an entire…

Beer is Love Partner Spotlight: McKenzie River Trust

Mar 21, 2014
Beer is Love Partner Spotlight: McKenzie River Trust

It’s not an accident that we decided to brew our beer in Oregon. In addition to having access to the freshest and highest quality ingredients for brewing, we are surrounded by pretty spectacular places in this gem of a state. It’s also not an accident that we partner with the…

When Ninkasi Beer is Your Career

Mar 18, 2014
When Ninkasi Beer is Your Career

For the second year in a row, Ninkasi was named one of the top medium-sized companies to work for in the state of Oregon.

Beer is Love Partner Spotlight: Live a Big Life Ride

Mar 10, 2014
Beer is Love Partner Spotlight: Live a Big Life Ride

Meet Sophia and Madeleine. Sophia quit her job in New York City and headed to California to start the ride of her life. Starting this month, Sophia and her friend Madeleine are on a cross country bike trip to help underserved youth. The Live a…

Brewed with Pink Boots

Mar 04, 2014
Brewed with Pink Boots

If you walk into any craft brewery anywhere in the world, the odds that you'll spot a pair of boots are somewhere between "without a doubt" and "100% chance of tall, waterproof footwear". Which is why this critical piece of a brewer's wardrobe is the perfect symbol for the Pink Boots Society, an organization devoted to helping women advance and…

Bring on Spring: Spring Reign Returns!

Feb 26, 2014
Bring on Spring: Spring Reign Returns!

We don't know what's going on in your neck of the woods, but here in Eugene we've been  enjoying a streak of warmer weather and sunnier skies. All of this unseasonably nice weather is really getting us in the mood for an early spring. Who cares if it's only February? And so what…

Brewing at Sierra Nevada

Feb 11, 2014
Brewing at Sierra Nevada

Jamie with Sierra Nevada Founder Ken Grossman. Photo courtesy of Sierra Nevada. When you hear "Ninkasi" and "Sierra Nevada" in the same sentence, when that sentence is about how the two breweries are going to collaborate on a beer for the same bottle, what kind of beer do you expect to land itself in that bottle? A total hop bomb, right? Wrong. As our founding…