Ninkasi Fermentation Tanks Installed

EUGENE, Ore. — Ninkasi Brewery installed three new fermentation tanks Friday morning.

The installation took about four hours. Each barrel is more than 17,000 gallons. The installation is part of an ongoing expansion at the brewery.

The co-founder says they’re pretty excited for the new additions.

“There’s a lot of projects under way right now, so this is just a piece of the process. But it’s always exciting to see sort of milestones like this when equipment starts to actually be installed for use,” said Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Co-founder.

Each tank weighs about 24,000 pounds. When the new brewery is completed they’ll be moved and join six more its size.

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