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Believer is a 2014 Good Food Award Finalist!

Nov 22, 2013
Believer is a 2014 Good Food Award Finalist!

Earlier this week, we learned that our little Believer is a finalist for a 2014 Good Food Award! This is a HUGE honor because this award recognizes Ninkasi, not just for making some pretty stellar beer, but for using social and environmentally responsible business practices to do this.

The Whit's Most Dangerous Beer

Nov 19, 2013
The Whits Most Dangerous Beer

There’s a reason that the words “Eugene, Oregon” account for a full half of the language included on our logo. The community that we brew in is an integral part of our company and one that we feel very lucky to be a part of! This is why Jamie and Nikos decided that they wanted to be the ones (along with the help of Nikos’s gold Ford Ranger) to hand deliver all of the first cases and kegs to the…

Let there be Lagers!

Nov 12, 2013
Let there be Lagers!

A lot of exciting things are going to happen when we open up the new brewery next year. One of these very exciting things is that for the first time ever, Ninkasi is going to brew a lager all…

Setting Up Camp at Sierra Nevada

Oct 29, 2013
Setting Up Camp at Sierra Nevada

Born and raised in California, our founding brewer Jamie is no stranger to Sierra Nevada. Its brew has been a go-to for our brewer for decades. And once he started brewing himself, one of his mentors always told him: “Make good beer like Sierra Nevada, and you’ll be fine.” So that’s what he aspired to do, crediting Sierra Nevada’s brewer Ken Grossman as being a “huge role model”…

Ninkasi Goes to the UK!

Oct 17, 2013
Ninkasi Goes to the UK!

Earlier this year the folks behind the Wetherspoon Real Ale Festival invited Jamie to fly to Scotland and team up with a brewery in the UK  to brew something absolutely awesome to be showcased at their festival. The Wetherspoon…

Rock Your Winter: Sleigh'r and Imperiale Return!

Oct 02, 2013
Rock Your Winter: Sleighr and Imperiale Return!

Are you ready to ROCK your winter?! You better be! Because we’re ready to deliver two of our cold-weather favorites to a cooler near you! Both Sleigh’r, our Dark Double Alt Ale, and Imperiale, our Imperial Stout, are back in action and ready to warm up your winter starting this month. These two deliciously drinkable seasonal beers are perfect for any cold-weather celebration with…

Cheers to Our Growing Industry with Oregon Beer

Sep 19, 2013
Cheers to Our Growing Industry with Oregon Beer

A few months ago, Business Oregon, the state’s economic development agency, came up with the idea to work with an Oregon brewery to develop a product that economic development professionals could use to promote the state, and of course, we loved the idea! Why? Craft…

Prismatic Lager Series Release: Oktoberfest Coming this Fall

Aug 20, 2013
Prismatic Lager Series Release: Oktoberfest Coming this Fall

We've all been enjoying the lighter offerings of our Prismatic Lager Series. Featuring Ninkasi takes on traditional lager styles, Oktoberfest is our second Prismatic Lager Series beer released this year, following Sterling Pils in April. This Dortmund-style beer is the perfect way to wind down after a long day of work or anytime! Established in 2011 with the release of our Helles Belles,…

Ninkasi & Parallel 49 Collab, An International Beer Story

Jul 31, 2013
Ninkasi & Parallel 49 Collab, An International Beer Story

We're excited to announce our first international collaboration and with our friends at Parallel 49 in Vancouver, British Columbia! First meeting at the 2013 Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. this past March, founding brewer Graham With of Parallel 49 and began talking with our founding brewer Jamie Floyd, and, as the story goes,…

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…