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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…

Global Neighborhood & Spokane's Blackletter Show 2013

Jun 26, 2013
Global Neighborhood & Spokanes Blackletter Show 2013

Global Neighborhood is a non-profit organization in Spokane, Wash. that provides former refugees opportunities for holistic development. What does that look like? Global Neighborhood works to provide paid job-training and employment to former refugees in its community as well as connecting them with new American friends who help provide language acquisition,…

Emilie's Education Series: Wort

Jun 26, 2013
Emilies Education Series: Wort

Wort. Not the most attractive word in the dictionary but it is a word that is used multiple times in the brewing process. What is it? The straight-forward definition: sugar water. How is it made? Well, let's start from the beginning… There are four main ingredients in beer: water, malt, hops, and yeast. For wort, we are going to concentrate on water and malt. What is malt? Malt is…