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Ninkasi Brewing launches Brightberry Raspberry Lime Ale

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Eugene, Oregon based Ninkasi Brewing Company has announced a new year-round beer release – Brightberry, a Raspberry Lime Ale. This tart and fruit forward beer will be available on draft and in 12oz cans across the breweries distribution footprint starting January 4th, 2019. ,

 

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Originally released in 2018 as part of their Whiteaker Series, a rotating lineup of small batch, draft-only beers, Brightberry is Ninkasi’s take on a classic European style. The fruit forward beer immediately became a customer and staff favorite earning it a place in their year-round lineup.

 

“The idea for this beer was to make a refreshing, fruit forward beer with a harmonious hint of coriander and sea salt that excite the palate for another sip,” says Ninkasi founding brewer and co-founder, Jamie Floyd.

 

Ninkasi’s year-round lineup offers a full spectrum of beer styles, including the brewery’s first Flagship beer – Total Domination IPA – alongside Tricerahops Double IPA, Prismatic Juicy IPA, Yours Truly Easy-Drinking Ale, Pacific Rain Northwest Pale, Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout, Hells Bells Lager, and Dawn of the Red Red IPA.

 

 

Brightberry Stats

With refreshing, delicate raspberry and lime notes and just a touch of sea salt, this unfiltered wheat ale is our Northwest take on a classic European beer style.

 

Style: Raspberry Lime Ale

Series: Year-round

Available: January 4, 2019

ABV: 4.0%

IBU: 9

Malt: Bohemian Pilsner, White Wheat, Carapills, Acidulated

Hops: Santiam

Packaging: 12oz. 6-pack Cans, Draft

Distribution: Alaska; Alberta; Arizona; California; Colorado; Idaho; Nevada; Oregon; Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

 

About Ninkasi Brewing Company
Founded in 2006 by Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Company continues to grow from its first batch of Total Domination IPA, to two brewhouses, a 55-barrel and a 90-barrel brewhouse, located in Eugene, Ore.  Ninkasi’s Flagship beers are sold throughout Alaska; Alberta; Arizona; California; Colorado; Idaho; Nevada; Oregon; Washington; and Vancouver, British Columbia. The brewery remains privately-owned and is committed to community support and giving. Ninkasi’s Beer Is Love programoffers in-kind donations and support for organizations throughout its footprint.

 

For more information, call 541.344.2739 or visit www.NinkasiBrewing.com.

Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: SamuraiArtist@NewSchoolBeer.com

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