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Ninkasi Brewery

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Address: 272 Van Buren Street, Eugene, OR 97402-4971
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+1 541-344-2739
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 22:00

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Relaxing patio

We love visiting the Whitaker neighborhood and sitting out on the patio at Ninkasi. There is often live music with plenty of food carts across the street that will deliver to you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
Jo A
Eugene, Oregon, United States
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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We love visiting the Whitaker neighborhood and sitting out on the patio at Ninkasi. There is often live music with plenty of food carts across the street that will deliver to you. Kids and dogs are welcome. My husband loves the lager Helles Belles.

Thank Jo A
Washington DC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of outdoor space. Rotating food trucks that deliver. The beer is good. A nice place to while away an afternoon.

Thank ceceliainDC
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Ninkasi has no restaurant, though food trucks usually park outside or in the lot across the street. They offer a flight of Five 5 ounce tasting glasses for only $8, with cards explaining the provenance of each beer; it’s alcohol content & bitterness, etc. Reminds me of baseball cards. Make tour reservation online.

Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner and drinks There is approximately 8 different kinds of beer and mostly on the hoppy side There is also a food truck that is parked inside the beer garden They serve waffles with anything from ice cream to BLT.. Also an ok experience The veggie waffle milt is a good option

Thank SOocerStar
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A local brewery and tasting room in an old plumbing company building with a large outdoor courtyard that draws a lively crowd. Go a bit early and on weekends when mobile food vendors show up. Sometimes there are local bands too. We sampled a flight of their beers on tap and really liked them.

Thank Patti4709
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My favorite beer on the planet, tied with big swell from maui Bering company and lagunitas ipa. Great to visit here while in Eugene. Many beers on tap to taste and great to fill up your growler to go. Limited indoor but ample outdoor seating

Thank magnamosa
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Just looking for unusual places in Eugene and found Ninkasi brewery. the tour was great (so clean and modern) Was going to just get one beer but stayed for a couple of hours because the beer was great (try the Pilsner, Total Domination IPA or Vanilla Oatis IPA)... I did...... and the people watching was superb.....in a unique Eugene neighborhood.... More 

Thank wfsedge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This place is in a great neighborhood, super hip, has awesome hoppy beers and some good light refreshing ones too. The prices are good by my standards. The guys there were great. Also I loved the giant outdoor space to sit and drink in the Eugene air.

Thank Jasper S
Flint, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We spent last Friday evening sampling some Ninkasi brews, listening to live music, and enjoying another perfect Oregon Summer Day. As a bonus, there are several permanent and food-truck style places to grab some food very close to the tasting room. Ninkasi encourages you to bring your food back to the outdoor area to enjoy with your beer. Try the... More 

Thank J M
Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stopped yesterday with friends for one beer. We seat indoor and enjoyed good lager. AC was just right on hot July afternoon.

Thank EugeneOregonUSA

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