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Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Ninkasi Brewing Company is a microbrewery based in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Named after the Sumerian goddess of beer, Ninkasi was founded in 2006 by Jamie Floyd and Nikos Ridge. The first beer they produced was Total Domination IPA. Other beer varieties include Tricerahops Double IPA, Dawn of the Red IRA, Believer Double Red, and Oatis Oatmeal Stout. Their beers are available in Alaska; Alberta, British Columbia; Arizona; California; Colorado; Idaho; Nevada; Oregon; Utah; Washington and Virginia. In 2010, Ninkasi produced over 32,000 barrels of beer. Production reached 56,000 barrels in 2011 and by 2013 production had increased to 86,000. The company's headquarters are in Eugene's Whiteaker neighborhood, which is also home to several other local breweries.