Unfiltered

Holidaily Brewing's Karen Hertz Couldn't Have Gluten, But Loved Beer So She Made Her Own (E13)

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Welcome to Unfiltered, a podcast featuring leaders in the craft beverage industry sharing their stories and providing a behind-the-scenes look at what they do.

Hosted by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader and presented by Tivoli Brewing Company, Unfiltered is your go-to podcast for everything craft.
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Drunk-ish History with Talnua Distillery's Patrick and Meagan Miller (E28)
We trekked to Talnua Distillery to talk whiskey and Irish American history with co-owners and co-founders Meagan and Patrick Miller. In addition to tasting the offerings, Patrick gave us one hell of a lesson on spirit-making in Ireland, Scotland, and the United States plus some history of how things all came together to make Talnua a possibility.  Thanks so much to Meagan and Patrick for having us. This was a fun interview to record. Great people up in Arvada, Colorado. We highly recommend finding them there, at bars around town, or on liquor store shelves. 
1:00:40
July 17, 2019
Rick Talley and Owen Locke Smuggled Us Some Locke + Co Rye So We Drank It (E27)
We've returned to the hard stuff for this episode and sit down with Rick Talley and Owen Locke, co-founders of Locke + Co. Distilling. We cover a lot of ground and went into depth on the unique qualities of their aspen-aged rye whiskey, which is amazing.  For our friends down south, be sure to catch Rick at Interquest Liquor in Colorado Springs on Saturday. He's be slinging some samples. 
45:39
July 10, 2019
At WeldWerks Trying to Figure Out if It's Christine, Christina, or Kristen (E26)
This little side project of ours finally got us to WeldWerks Brewing a.k.a. the craft beer drinker's Valhalla. We sat down with co-owner Colin Jones, Director of Operations Kristin Popcheff, and lead brewer Dereck Gold, three of the masterminds behind the magic that is Weldwerks. We drank some beer and talked about the organic brand growth and awareness they've experienced since opening. 
49:11
July 3, 2019
Barrel Rooms and Balding Ponytails at Resolute Brewing (E25)
Sam and Jay reunite this week and make the trek to Arvada, Colorado, home to Resolute Brewing Company's new barrel- and tap-room. They talk marketing and strategic planning with Sam Layle, Resolute's marketing mastermind. 
42:08
June 26, 2019
Drinking Angry Cats with Hugh Grierson in Auckland, New Zealand (E24)
In order to find a tax write-off, Sam went to Auckland, New Zealand to talk beer with Hopscotch Beer Company's Hugh Grierson. A lot about craft beer and Kiwi slang was learned. 
43:27
June 19, 2019
Sauce Brewing's Mike Clarke Informs Sam That No One in Australia Drinks Fosters (E23)
Sam went to Australia (seriously) to meet up with Mike Clarke, founder of Sydney's Sauce Brewing Company.  It's a great interview with a ton of insight into the industry in Australia including its history, the politics involved, and what things are looking like for the future.  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and tell your friends about it. 
33:30
June 11, 2019
Rainy Day Beer with Willy Truettner at Zuni Street Brewing Company (E22)
On a cold and rainy/snowy day in May (WTF?!), Sam and Jay head to Zuni Street Brewing Company to chat up co-owner and head brewer Willy Truettner. A lot of ground was covered including plenty of bagging on Willy's partner-in-crime TJ Slattery who couldn't make the interview. 
45:16
June 5, 2019
One Pony Tricks with the Gents from Call to Arms (E21)
In what might be the most unfiltered of the Unfiltered podcast episodes, Sam and Jay went long-form while talking beer names and Vlad Putin with Chris Bell and Jon Cross from Call to Arms Brewing Company in Denver. 
51:25
May 29, 2019
Mushrooms and Finnish Farming with Mockery's Zach Rabun (E20)
Sam and Jay do some day-drinking with Zach Rabun, owner and brewer at Mockery Brewing in Denver. Mushroom beer was consumed. You've been warned. 
41:11
May 22, 2019
Mike and Greg's Excellent (Declaration) Adventure (E19)
We took the RTD Light Rail down to Evans Station to drink some hazy IPAs with Mike Blandford and Greg Schlichting of Declaration Brewing Company. 
34:20
May 16, 2019
Drinking Beer in an Elementary School with the Crew from Goat Patch Brewing (E18)
Sam and Jay made the trip down to Colorado Springs to talk shop with the team at Goat Patch Brewing. 
46:47
May 7, 2019
Making Man-friends with Jason Reinhardt and Andy Nelson at Locavore Beer Works (E17)
Sam rides solo down to Locavore Beer Works in Littleton, Colorado to talk with co-founders Jason Reinhardt and Andy Nelson. 
41:29
April 30, 2019
Branded Bills's Sam Coil Tells Us That Craft Beer and Snapback Hats Are Soulmates (E16)
Use the promo code UNFILTERED20 to get 20% off your next purchase at BrandedBills.com We take another trip back to the Brewers Association's Craft Brewers Conference and talk hats and craft beer at the Tivoli Brewing Company/MicroStar Logistics Picnic with Sam Coil, founder of Branded Bills. 
20:22
April 24, 2019
Sam's Love of Beer and Iowa Finally Come Together Thanks to Big Grove Brewery (E15)
With open arms, Sam and Jay welcome Andy Joynt (head brewer) and Matt Swift (owner) from Iowa's Big Grove Brewery. In town for the Craft Brewers Conference, Andy and Matt drop by Tivoli Brewing Company for a few pints and some conversation about Iowa's craft beer scene, growing hops in the Midwest, and a shared disdain for Nebraska. 
29:32
April 17, 2019
Steve Skalski Looks Like The Dude and Founded Guanella Pass Brewery (E14)
We drove up the hill to meet with Steve Skalski, founder of Guanella Pass Brewery in Georgetown, Colorado.  We talked about a lot of random things and beer. Steve's a smart guy.  #craftbeer #craftbeers #craftbeersnob #craftbeernerd #craftbeerlove #craftbeergeek #craftbeerculture #craftbeerstagram #craftbeerlover #craftbeerporn #craftbeerlife #craftbeerdrinker #craftbeerlovers #craftbeerjunkie #craftbeernation #craftbeerbar #craftbrewery #craftbrewing #craftbrews #denver #denvercolorado #denverco #drinklocal #milehighcity #wemakebeer #yaybeer #beer #goodbeer
31:21
April 9, 2019
Holidaily Brewing's Karen Hertz Couldn't Have Gluten, But Loved Beer So She Made Her Own (E13)
Sam and Jay head out to Golden, Colorado to sit down with Karen Hertz, founder and owner of Holidaily Brewing Company. While drinking gluten-free beer that actually tastes like beer, the three unpack Karen's story and discuss what's next for one of the fastest-growing breweries in Colorado. 
32:14
April 2, 2019
Reuben's Brews Adam Robbings Destroyed His Car Self-Distributing (E12)
Sam heads to Reuben's Brews in Seattle to talk with Adam Robbings about how much beer a compact car can hold and the craft beer industry's need for more macro beer drinkers.    #craftbeer #craftbeers #craftbeersnob #craftbeernerd #craftbeerlove #craftbeergeek #craftbeerculture #craftbeerstagram #craftbeerlover #craftbeerporn #craftbeerlife #craftbeerdrinker #craftbeerlovers #craftbeerjunkie #craftbeernation #craftbeerbar #craftbrewery #craftbrewing #craftbrews #denver #denvercolorado #denverco #tivolibeer #drinklocal #comegetsometiv #unfiltered #podcast
39:38
March 26, 2019
Rhetoric, Philosophy, and Belgian Saisons with Matt Lincecum of Seattle's Fremont Brewing (E11)
Sam heads out to Seattle to talk with Matt Lincecum, co-owner and co-founder of Fremont Brewing. 
43:42
March 19, 2019
Seinfeld Jokes While Drinking in an Alley with Billy Stewart from Colorado Sake Co. (E10)
Sam and Jay chat saké with Billy Stewart, co-owner of Denver's Colorado Sake Co. 
36:42
March 12, 2019
Eno Sarris Talks Beer and Baseball with Two Overserved Podcast Hosts from Denver (E9)
Sam and Jay welcome baseball expert and beer aficionado Eno Sarris to the show to talk about ballparks with the best craft beer selection, potential MLB rule changes, and his move to The Athletic. 
30:42
March 5, 2019
Kahlúa Mudslides and Incompetent Security Guards with Andy Sparhawk from the Brewers Association (E8)
Sam and Jay sit down with Andy Sparhawk, the Brewers Association's Web Manager, to talk about craft beer in Colorado and beyond, the future of the industry, and much more. 
49:33
February 26, 2019
German Gose and Old Denver Mansions with David and Meghan from Black Shirt Brewing (E7)
 Sam and Jay head to Black Shirt Brewing to talk distribution, German gose, and old Denver mansions with Head Brewer, David Sakolsky, and Director of Communications, Meghan Howes. 
41:58
February 19, 2019
Drinking in the View at Aspen Brewing Company (E6)
Sam heads to Aspen, Colorado to talk shop with Aspen Brewing Company's founder, Duncan Clauss. 
29:43
February 12, 2019
Burning Couches at Bear Creek Distillery (E5)
Sam and Jay drink hard liquor with Jay Johnson from Bear Creek Distillery. No additional information is needed. 
45:16
February 4, 2019
Beer and Bee Movie with Grist Brewing Company (E4)
Sam and Jay sit down with Kevin Paquette and Nathan Wannlund from Grist Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado to discuss the brewery's new era, brand development, and the draw to beer that smart people tend to have. 
38:48
January 29, 2019
Beer, Jazz, and Cauliflower Ear with Spangalang (E3)
Sam and Jay sit down with Taylor Rees and Darren Boyd from Spangalang Brewery in Denver to talk about experimental brewing, Denver's jazz scene, and more. 
44:32
January 21, 2019
Custom Wooden Tables and Punk Rock with Ratio's Jason zumBrunnen (E2)
Sam and Jay have beers and talk brand with Jason zumBrunnen, brewer and co-founder over at Ratio Beerworks in Denver. 
34:21
January 14, 2019
Hops and High Hurdles with Tivoli's Nate Nicklas (E1)
Sam and Jay sit down with Nate Nicklas, Director of Brewing Operations at Tivoli Brewing Company in Denver to talk about style trends, canning, and the science of making a refreshing lager. 
29:15
January 7, 2019
Announcing Unfiltered, a new podcast from Tivoli Brewing Company
Welcome to Unfiltered, a podcast featuring leaders in the craft beverage industry sharing their stories and providing a behind-the-scenes look at what they do.  Hosted by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader and presented by Tivoli Brewing Company, Unfiltered is your go-to podcast for everything craft.
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December 17, 2018
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