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Introducing The Ninkasi Thirst Responder

May 10, 2017
Introducing The Ninkasi Thirst Responder

It took about 2 years but I finally found my dream “car.” It wasn’t close to anything I had been searching for. I had no clue how to drive stick; It was a manual transmission. I was looking for a 4-wheel drive, it was rear wheel drive with duallys. I wanted something newer; It was made in 1988. I was looking at 4-door options, it had 9 doors total. I was hoping for something common…

2014 Sasquatch Brew Fest: Join us in the Fermentation District!

May 08, 2014
2014 Sasquatch Brew Fest: Join us in the Fermentation District!

Our first opportunity to host a community event, taking place just outside of some of our newest buildings is almost here! Because why wait to throw a great party for great people? Especially when the cause for celebration is such an incredible one. The cause that we're talking about is the 12th annual Sasquatch…

Cheers to Repeal!

Dec 05, 2013
Cheers to Repeal!

If you’re a fan of craft beer, we hope you appreciate just how good you have it these days (And if you’re not a fan of craft beer, stop by the brewery and we’ll work on fixing that!). With the way things are right now, you can walk through many cities and find a different brewery on every block. In our own small corner of Eugene, we’re a mere stone’s throw from a handful of great breweries and other…

Ninkasi’s First Wind-Powered Delivery to the Two-Harbors Microbrew Festival

Oct 09, 2013
Ninkasi’s First Wind-Powered Delivery to the Two-Harbors Microbrew Festival

Two Harbors, Catalina Island, off the shore of Southern California This post is brought to you by Celeste, a member of our champion events team in San Diego, about Ninkasi's first-ever wind-powered delivery!  On a beautiful weekend in September, Captain Dylan and I prepared the Sloop Dawn Patrol for its first island beer delivery.

Design Week Portland is Here!

Oct 08, 2013
Design Week Portland is Here!

From October 7th to 12th, Design Week Portland is hosting nearly 200 events and open houses to showcase and celebrate design across disciplines. As soon as we heard that this super cool event was happening, we obviously wanted to go! In case such a vibrant event wasn't enough reason to hit up this celebration WeMake,…

Fresh Hop Season: Ninkasi Heads to the Farm!

Sep 20, 2013
Fresh Hop Season: Ninkasi Heads to the Farm!

Do you know how fresh the fresh hops in your fresh-hopped beer are? (Say that five times fast!) At Ninkasi, our fresh…

It's National IPA Day!

Aug 01, 2013
Its National IPA Day!

Today is National IPA Day and throwback Thursday. This is the perfect day to reminisce about the first beer we ever brewed: Total Domination IPA. In June 2006, Nikos and Jamie joined forces to create Ninkasi Brewing Company. The first beer they brewed was Total Domination IPA. It took them about 17 hours to finish this brew. Today, it continues to be our most popular beer. Total…

Get Ready for the 7th Annual Whiteaker Block Party: Official Line-up Announced Here!

Jul 29, 2013
Get Ready for the 7th Annual Whiteaker Block Party: Official Line-up Announced Here!

We love our neighborhood. We love the mix of art and culture, restaurants, and breweries. We also love to celebrate this wonderful community that has been home to our brewery since 2007. As we gear up for the 7th Annual Whiteaker Block Party this weekend (Saturday, August 3rd), we are reminded by the amazing community who has helped us get to where we…

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…

10 Ways to Perpetuate Better Living at Sasquatch Music Festival!

Jun 01, 2013
10 Ways to Perpetuate Better Living at Sasquatch Music Festival!

Sasquatch Music Festival is one of the best places to load up on good music, an amazing view, and meet friends (both old and new). While many of us around the brewery took Memorial Day Weekend to enjoy the outdoors and simply bask in all that the Northwest has to offer, Emilie trekked up to The Gorge for a weekend of camping, music and Ninkasi. Read…