Ninkasi began brewing in 2006 out of Eugene Oregon with a simple goal in mind:
“In a time when the industry landscape was home to male-centric brands, Nikos and Jamie strived for a company that represented what beer meant to them—a source of community and the root of human existence” – Ninkasi Brewing
Ten years later Ninkasi is still making great brews and serving as a catalyst for community growth. Since their founding, Ninkasi has started water and energy conservation efforts as well as created partnerships with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Interested in where Ninkasi came from?
“The ancient Sumerians worshipped the beer they made and praised the Goddess Ninkasi for the miracle of fermentation” – Ninkasi Brewing
something to think about next time you grab a pint! Cheers!
Appearance: Dawn of the Red pours a deep amber almost orange color with a solid white head that sits and settles slowly while leaving traces of lacing on the edge of the glass.
Aroma: Citrus, and orange flavors with a hint of malt and caramel
Taste: Some malt bitterness at first that leads into mixtures of orange, pine, citrus fruit, and mango with a strong hoppy bitterness that extends into a dry aftertaste. More heavy on the hops side for a red ale pale ale.
Mouthfeel: Moderately carbonated with a burst of tropical fruit that makes for a crisp, clean, refreshing brew.
Overall: Dawn of the Red has the bitterness and drinkability of a traditional IPA with the maltiness and color of a red. IPA lovers will enjoy the hop presence combined with the citrus flavors of mango and pineapple, plus a hint of caramel and malt to make this beer unique. Great refreshing beer for the warmer months! Great Artwork! Give it a try with these suggested pairings from Ninkasi: Chicken, Seafood, Burgers, Spicy Cuisine like Thai or Mexican, Fish Tacos, and Savory French Toast.
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