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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…

Ninkasi and Steelhead Partner for KLCC Brewfest

Feb 10, 2017
Ninkasi and Steelhead Partner for KLCC Brewfest

  The KLCC Brewfest is the oldest and largest brewfest in Eugene, with 85 breweries participating and over 175 beers and ciders availiable for tastings. There will be live music, home brewing competitions, record and CD sales, collaborations beers and more. This event brings the community together every year and celebrates the craft beer…

Believer Voting: How it Works and Who it Helps

Jan 31, 2017
Believer Voting: How it Works and Who it Helps

Back by popular demand, Believer is back as a seasonal release until April 2017. Our double red ale combines roasted malts with just the right amount of hops, with 60 IBUs at 6.9%. Brewed for the first time in 2006, Believer represents our love for the community and our passion for craft beer. What better way to celebrate this beer…

Ninkasi Studios and the Gazelle(s) Band Takes Joshua Tree

Jan 24, 2017
Ninkasi Studios and the Gazelle(s) Band Takes Joshua Tree

The historic Rancho De La Luna property in Joshua Tree, California is nothing short of breathtaking. Located in the Mojave Desert, this property serves as a private oasis for bands to create music in an organic and inspiring way. Ninkasi Studios Experiential Marketing Director, James Book, took Eugene’s own, the Gazelle(s) on a weeklong…