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Brewers From Around the World Descend on Bend for OSU Craft Brewery Startup Workshop

Sep 06, 2013

Forty students from all over the world will meet in Bend next week to learn the nuts and bolts of starting their own breweries. Over 30 percent of the participants are women and over half are traveling from outside of the Northwest, including as far as away as Australia and England. The…

LA Times: Oregon Craft Brew Legend Ninkasi Expands, Total Domination is Coming

Aug 20, 2013
LA Times: Oregon Craft Brew Legend Ninkasi Expands, Total Domination is Coming

The excitement around our newly-launched distribution to Southern California is infectious. We're guessing it has to do something to do with the great partners who will be helping us sell our beer and the Oregon sun shining down upon our brewery in Eugene. Check out…

Southern California, We've Arrived!!

Aug 12, 2013
Southern California, Weve Arrived!!

We heard your calling, and we're stoked to announce that today, dwellers of Southern California (LA and San Diego) and Ninkasi fans basking in the sweet Californian sun, your call has been answered! Starting this August, look for our Flagship and Limited Release offerings in 22oz. bottles and kegs throughout Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego County! For more information, check…

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…

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…

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,…

Voted "100 Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon"

May 31, 2013
Voted "100 Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon"

The fifth annual 100 Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon, presented by Oregon Business Magazine, awards workplaces that "inspire and empower working a daily and enduring commitment to sustainable practices." There are hundreds of amazing companies that are…

Lance's Brewery Tour: Beer. Autism. Hope.

May 24, 2013
Lances Brewery Tour: Beer. Autism. Hope.

We are deeply honored to welcome Lance Rice, a gifted beer historian to our brewery this summer!  "For nearly forty years Lance has used his computer-like mind to memorize a staggering amount of knowledge in beer and brewery history. Yet even more astonishing is the fact that Lance has never been able to share his passion with the world… Lance is autistic." In an effort to make his…

Construction Update!

May 24, 2013
Construction Update!

Every time we turn our heads, progress is made on our new expansion in the Whiteaker! We embarked on our fourth and largest expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony last summer and are making way on our new buildings including an additional brewery, administrative building and local distribution facility– all located within a two-block radius of our current facilities. All buildings are on their…

Cheers Magazine: The Rise of Single-Hop Beers by Lucy Saunders

Apr 30, 2013
Cheers Magazine: The Rise of Single-Hop Beers by Lucy Saunders

So what's the deal with single-hop beers anyways? We designed our Single Hop Series here at Ninkasi for two reasons - education and experimentation. Since then, we have released Smells Like Purple, and El Dorado and are on the verge of announcing our next single-hopped release any day now.  Writer Lucy Saunders interviewed Jamie Floyd, our founding brewer, about the creation of our Single…