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Missing Something

It’s safe to say that, given the relative constant of beer in my career choices, I have a meaningful attachment to beer. That’s not to say that I’m a crazy alcoholic (that period of my life known as “graduate school” has come and gone), but that I have spent a long time thinking about beer […]

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Beer Hello World! Travels

I Like Camping

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Beer Junk Laboratory Technique

An IPA of the Frozen North

Not really. The Norwegian kweik yeast has been a relatively new fad in the fermenting world, but I have had even less time playing with it myself. I’ve brewed with it for about half a year, playing with parameters and protocols, and while I’m comfortable with it, I wouldn’t necessarily call myself an expert – […]

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Go Get Some. Please.

The new Tivoli Rocky Mountain Radler is out. It’s closer to a snakebite, but it’s lighter and crisper – and a hell of a lot more crushable! Go buy some! Right now! This very instant!

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Beer Laboratory Technique Professional Developments

Spike Brewing: Ask A Pro

Well, it looks like our partnership with Spike Brewing is building up quite a bit! I’ll be authoring a couple of short articles for the novice homebrewer in their Ask A Pro series. Hopefully it comes out soon! ­čÖé All of us at Tivoli are excited to start direct research and piloting new experimental formulations […]

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Beer Laboratory Technique

Radler/Graff/Cider Experiment

One of the most recent brewing experiments taking place in the labs revolves around the current fad-but-not-really-fad drink: the radler.   A radler is traditionally lager that is split with a citrus soda, and is (in my opinion), incredibly delicious on ┬áhot day. It’s fantastic for quenching thirst after a long bike ride (hence the┬áradler […]

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Beer Junk

Upcoming Brewing Experiments

I’ve been experimenting with a few things lately: brut-style beers, session beers, kettle-souring. Hopefully I’ll be able to post some results soon, but I’m currently working on developing a brut DIPA, and I think it will turn out nicely! Most of the experiments are conducted at home, at MSU Denver’s Beer Industry Program labs, or […]