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Three New Rare & Delicious Brews, Just for You!

Jul 26, 2013
Three New Rare & Delicious Brews, Just for You!

What are NInkasi Rare & Delicious (R&D) Series beers? Are they rare? Yes! Are they delicious? We definitely think so! To be exact, we define our R&D Series as the creative expressions of each member of our brewing collective. Drawing upon more than 90 years of combined brewing experiences, our brewers definitely know their stuff when it comes to ingredients and quality. We developed this series…

Tips From our Quality Control Team: Keep Your Beer Fresh

Jul 25, 2013
Tips From our Quality Control Team: Keep Your Beer Fresh

One of the most prevalent and easily preventable defects that occurs in beer is caused by age and improper storage. To emphasize the importance of temperature in beer storage, a large brewer’s research led to the development of the “3-30-300” rule. The rule states that you get the same development of age-related off-flavors in 3 days at 90°F as you would in 30 days at 71°F and as you would in 300…

Science Friday: Geek Out!

Jul 19, 2013
Science Friday: Geek Out!

Our lab is full of healthy living things, including yeast! Our lab tech Dana is a pro when it comes to yeast propagation and cultivating of healthy yeast cells. Tuesday, was just another day in the lab for Dana, but for the rest of us, we love to geek out over these images. This is a look at our SUPER healthy lager yeast! This past Tuesday we brewed our first batch of Oktoberfest Dortmunder,…

We're Going to Beer Camp! Announcing the Sierra Nevada Collaboration 12-Pack for 2014

Jul 18, 2013
Were Going to Beer Camp! Announcing the Sierra Nevada Collaboration 12-Pack for 2014

The other day, our founding brewer, Jamie Floyd, entered the office with some seriously exciting news. How did we know this news was so great? Was it his smiling from ear to ear and practically jumping up and down with joy? Yes, yes it was. The day before, he received THE call he has been waiting for. The ultimate collaboration that he believed only to exist in his dreams: Sierra Nevada. Jamie…

Sensory at Home: Diacetyl

Jul 15, 2013
Sensory at Home: Diacetyl

1859 Surf Safari

Jul 09, 2013

In search of Oregon's surfing culture, 1859 Magazine headed to the cold waves of the Pacific to capture the people, stories and surf that make up this wondrous coast. Joined by Ninkasi sponsored surfers, Ollie Richardson and Dan Hasselschwert, photographer Nathan…

The Ninkasi String-Off Pre-Funk Party

Jul 08, 2013
The Ninkasi String-Off Pre-Funk Party

This past Saturday, three blue grass bands competed for a spot at the 2013 Northwest String Summit on the Ninkasi Northwest Local Stage at Cascadia. The three bands were selected through our YouTube competition. Over ten blue grass bands submitted videos…

Celebrate Independence Day with Ninkasi-Inspired Recipes

Jul 03, 2013

Gearing up for the fourth? Many of us spend this day with friends and family to celebrate the land of the free, opportunity and really good beer (well, the beer part is especially important to us). How are you celebrating? On a boat? By the river? In your backyard? No matter what you're doing, we have the perfect fourth of July menu in store for you! Each of these recipes is made with one…

Want to start a Brewery? Oregon State has the course for you!

Jul 03, 2013

Craft a business plan for your dream brewery and compete to win a weeklong paid internship at Ninkasi Brewing Company. Oregon State is accepting enrollments for the Craft Brewery Startup Workshop,…

Perpetuating Better Living: ADX & Ninkasi

Jun 27, 2013

Being a creative soul is something that needs nurturing. While oftentimes creating something that is true  to you is derived when you are most focused, collective thinking can also help give encouragement and additional perspective.  ADX…