Art & Science of Beer

 

Gique's Art & Science of Beer Event brings people together to celebrate the art & science of craft beer in an effort to raise money and awareness for our educational programs.

Our Art & Science of Beer Events include tasting a range of freshly-brewed local craft beer samples while learning about how it's made from beer artists & scientists. We also provide interactive exhibits featuring home brewing materials & craft beer art + design displays throughout the event. Finally, our host brewery provides guests will a tour of their brewery and an explanation of their unique history and approach to beer brewing.

If you're interested in hosting Gique's Art & Science of Beer event, please contact us! See below for more info on upcoming events near you.

 

Past Events:


Art & Science of Beer with Guinness

Cambridge Science Festival 2017

Gique's Art & Science of Beer Event during the 2017 Cambridge Science Festival included a private Guinness beer tasting experience, plus an art and history lesson with a Guinness Brewery Ambassador and Certified Cicerone. We ate delicious oysters from Glass House while enjoying our beer samples, enjoying great food & company, together! Thank you to all of the guests who purchased raffle tickets to support Gique's educational programs and to our wonderful event sponsors K2 Cafe and Mike from Guinness for hosting this event!

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Art & Science of Beer at Mystic Brewery

Cambridge Science Festival 2016

Gique's Art & Science of Beer Event during the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival included tasting a range of freshly-brewed local craft beer samples while learning about how beer is made from a panel of beer artists & experts. Guests also enjoyed an exhibit featuring portraits of local craft brewers by photographer Michael Penney. 

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Art & Science of Beer at Mystic Brewery

October 2015

 

Thanks to all who came out to Mystic Brewery to learn about beer science and Mystic's retro-artisinal approach to making distinctly regional, naturally beautiful beers using indigenous yeast cultures.

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Art & Science of Beer at Harpoon Brewery

July 2014 & August 2014

We enjoyed a range of freshly-brewed local craft beer samples while learning about how it's made from beer artists & scientists. We want to thank Harpoon Brewery's staff for giving our guests a tap talk and an up-close and personal view of their brew deck! 

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Facilitators

Ashli Davis

Ashli Davis graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from MIT. She is a former member of PROject Nailz, a Boston-area all-female competitive hip hop dance group. Throughout college, she was also a dancer and choreographer for several of MIT’s dance groups, including Mocha Moves and Ridonkulous. Ashli currently works as a Process Development Associate II at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, MA where she develops and optimizes molecular biology processes used for high-throughput and cutting-edge research. Ashli still and always will love the art of dance, however, and continues to choreograph in her spare time.

Sam Nicaise

Sam Nicaise is a graduate research assistant at MIT in Electrical Engineering.  His graduate research focuses on nanofabrication of 10-nm lithographic features for the templated self assembly of block copolymers.  He is interested in applications of this combined bottom-up and top-down approach for integrated circuits, solar cells, computing, and biological sensing.  Outside of the laboratory, Sam leads and competes with MIT’s Triathlon Club and is active with the MIT Cycling Club as the race director for the 2015 XPot Race.  His hobbies include cooking for parties, creative ferments, and cheering on University of Kentucky basketball.

Danielle Olson

Danielle Olson is a recent graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science & Engineering. While at MIT, Danielle served as a researcher for the MIT Media Lab, Captain of the MIT Cheerleading Squad, & the first Student Ambassador to the MIT Office of Minority Education. Danielle now works as a Program Manager at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center.

Phil Getzen

Phil Getzen is a Founder and developer for TempoRun, LLC, which produces iOS apps. He has worked as a Campus Representative for Apple at Michigan State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in 2013. He currently works as a Program Manager at Microsoft. Phil has extensive experience in mobile development as well as product design.