Unfiltered Podcast

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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Scandinavian Death Metal and John C. McGinley Movies with Will and Chris at Banded Oak

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Episode 36: Scandinavian Death Metal and John C. McGinley Movies with Will and Chris at Banded Oak

September 11, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader Joined by our crew of flunkies, we headed to Banded Oak Brewing Company to talk shop with Will Curtin and Chris Kirk.

Episode 35: Books, Babies, and Brock at Fiction Beer Company

September 4, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader We bellied up with Ryan Kilpatrick (founder) and Brittany Portman (head brewer) of Fiction Beer Company to discuss family-friendly breweries and letting dogs drink alcohol.

Potty Mouths, Poop Jokes, and Love Stories (Twice) with The Hills at Odyssey Beerwerks

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Episode 34: Potty Mouths, Poop Jokes, and Love Stories (Twice) with The Hills at Odyssey Beerwerks

August 28, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader We sat down with Deana and Chris Hill, owners of Odyssey Beerwerks. We covered a lot of the stuff we usually cover (ex. beer) but we realized we really liked these two and as a result, potty humor and tasteless jokes crept into the show.

Real Estate, Production, and IPA Trends with Katie, Derek, and a Gaggle of Matts at River North

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Episode 33: Real Estate, Production, and IPA Trends with Katie, Derek, and a Gaggle of Matts at River North

August 21, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader Sam and Jay sat down with Katie Schroepfer, Derek Goodman, and Matt Sauerwein, part of the executive crew from River North Brewery. They discussed River North’s return to RiNo, meeting production demands, and trends in the industry.

Episode 32: Jay Eats His Mic While Sam and Dave Talk Euchre at Joyride Brewing Company

August 14, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader First off, sorry about Jay’s mic. We were outside on a very, very windy day. Second, enjoy the show. Dave Bergen, owner and brewer at Joyride Brewing Company was an awesome guest. We highly recommend heading over his way for some drink and Monday night euchre.

Organic Mattresses and Turkish Spices with The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project

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Episode 31: Organic Mattresses and Turkish Spices with The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project

August 7, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader Sam and Jay handle a 100-degree day in Denver by sitting down with the crew from The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project to talk about their roots, their beer, and their big changes.

Episode 30: Sam, Jeff, and Tamir Talk Soccer and Beer at Novel Strand

July 31, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader There is no Jeff. Tamir Danon, co-owner and brewer at Novel Strand Brewing Company did call Jay Jeff though. Great interview here with a great dude.

Episode 29: Charging Your RV with David Lin at Comrade Brewing Company

July 24, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader On a 100 degree day in Denver, we found a cold corner Comrade Brewing and talked shop with founder David Lin.

Drunk-ish History with Talnua Distillery's Patrick and Meagan Miller

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Episode 28: Drunk-ish History with Talnua Distillery’s Patrick and Meagan Miller

July 17, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader 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.

Rick Talley and Owen Locke Smuggled Us Some Locke + Co Rye So We Drank It

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Episode 27: Rick Talley and Owen Locke Smuggled Us Some Locke + Co Rye So We Drank It

July 10, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader 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.

At WeldWerks Trying to Figure Out if It's Christine, Christina, or Kristen

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Episode 26: At WeldWerks Trying to Figure Out if It’s Christine, Christina, or Kristen

July 3, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader 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.

Barrel Rooms and Balding Ponytails at Resolute Brewing

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Episode 25: Barrel Rooms and Balding Ponytails at Resolute Brewing

June 26, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader 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. 

Drinking Angry Cats with Hugh Grierson in Auckland, New Zealand

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Episode 24: Drinking Angry Cats with Hugh Grierson in Auckland, New Zealand

June 19, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader 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. 

Sauce Brewing's Mike Clarke Informs Sam That No One in Australia Drinks Fosters

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Episode 23: Sauce Brewing’s Mike Clarke Informs Sam That No One in Australia Drinks Fosters

June 12, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Rainy Day Beer with Willy Truettner at Zuni Street Brewing Company

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Episode 22: Rainy Day Beer with Willy Truettner at Zuni Street Brewing Company

June 5, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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. 

Episode 21: One Pony Tricks with the Gents from Call to Arms

May 29, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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. 

Episode 20: Mushrooms and Finnish Beer with Mockery’s Zach Rabun

May 22, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam and Jay do some day-drinking with Zach Rabun, owner and brewer at Mockery Brewing. Mushroom beer was consumed. You’ve been warned.

Episode 19: Mike and Greg’s Excellent (Declaration) Adventure

May 15, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Drinking Beer in an Elementary School with the Crew from Goat Patch Brewing

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Episode 18: Drinking Beer in an Elementary School with the Crew from Goat Patch Brewing.

May 7, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam and Jay made the trip down to Colorado Springs to talk shop with the team at Goat Patch Brewing.

Making Man-friends with Jason Reinhardt and Andy Nelson at Locavore Beer Works

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Episode 17: Making Man-friends with Jason Reinhardt and Andy Nelson at Locavore Beer Works

April 30, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam rides solo down to Locavore Beer Works in Littleton, Colorado to talk with co-founders Jason Reinhardt and Andy Nelson.

Branded Bills's Sam Coil Tells Us That Craft Beer and Snapback Hats Are Soulmates

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Episode 16: Branded Bills’s Sam Coil Tells Us That Craft Beer and Snapback Hats Are Soulmates

April 24, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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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.

Sam's Love of Beer and Iowa Finally Come Together Thanks to Big Grove Brewery

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Episode 15: Sam’s Love of Beer and Iowa Finally Come Together Thanks to Big Grove Brewery

April 17, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Episode 14: Steve Skalski Looks Like The Dude and Founded Guanella Pass Brewery

April 9, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

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

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Episode 13: Holidaily Brewing’s Karen Hertz Couldn’t Have Gluten, But Loved Beer So She Made Her Own

April 2, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Reuben's Brews Adam Robbings Destroyed His Car Self-Distributing

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Episode 12: Reuben’s Brews Adam Robbings Destroyed His Car Self-Distributing

March 26, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Rhetoric, Philosophy, and Belgian Saisons with Matt Lincecum of Seattle's Fremont Brewing

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Episode 11: Rhetoric, Philosophy, and Belgian Saisons with Matt Lincecum of Seattle’s Fremont Brewing

March 19, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam heads out to Seattle to talk with Matt Lincecum, co-owner and co-founder of Fremont Brewing.

Seinfeld Jokes While Drinking in an Alley with Billy Stewart from Colorado Sake Co.

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Episode 10: Seinfeld Jokes While Drinking in an Alley with Billy Stewart from Colorado Sake Co.

March 12, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam and Jay chat saké with Billy Stewart, co-owner of Denver’s Colorado Sake Co.

Eno Sarris Talks Beer and Baseball with Two Overserved Podcast Hosts from Denver

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Episode 9: Eno Sarris Talks Beer and Baseball with Two Overserved Podcast Hosts from Denver

March 5, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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 < a href="https://theathletic.com/author/eno-sarris/" target="_blank">The Athletic.

Kahlúa Mudslides and Incompetent Security Guards with Andy Sparhawk from the Brewers Association

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Episode 8: Kahlúa Mudslides and Incompetent Security Guards with Andy Sparhawk from the Brewers Association

February 26, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

German Gose and Old Denver Mansions with David and Meghan from Black Shirt Brewing

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Episode 7: German Gose and Old Denver Mansions with David and Meghan from Black Shirt Brewing

February 19, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Episode 6: Drinking in the View at Aspen Brewing Company

February 12, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam heads to Aspen, Colorado to talk shop with Aspen Brewing Company’s founder, Duncan Clauss.

Episode 5: Burning Couches at Bear Creek Distillery

February 4, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam and Jay drink hard liquor with Jay Johnson from Bear Creek Distillery. No additional information is needed.

Episode 4: Beer and Bee Movie with Grist Brewing Company

January 29, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Episode 3: Beer, Jazz, and Cauliflower Ear with Spangalang

January 21, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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.

Custom Wooden Tables and Punk Rock with Ratio's Jason zumBrunnen

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Episode 2: Custom Wooden Tables and Punk Rock with Ratio’s Jason zumBrunnen

January 14, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Sam and Jay have beers and talk brand with Jason zumBrunnen, brewer and co-founder over at Ratio Beerworks in Denver.

Episode 1: Hops and High Hurdles with Tivoli’s Nate Nicklas

January 7, 2019 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
Welcome to Unfiltered, a podcast featuring leaders in the craft beverage industry sharing their stories and 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.

Announcing Unfiltered

December 17, 2018 by Dr. Samuel Jay and Jay Schrader
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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