Art & Science of Beer: An Educational Tasting
Hosted by Harpoon Brewery Boston


Thanks to all the guests who attended our Art + Science of Beer: Educational Tasting at Harpoon Brewery Boston. We hope you had as much fun as we did!

We enjoyed a range of freshly-brewed local craft beer samples while learning about how it's made from beer artists & scientists. We also invited our guests to check out our home brewing & craft beer art exhibits throughout the event.

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! Be sure to visit our sponsor, the Modern Homebrew Emporium in Cambridge, MA. for all your home brewing needs!

If you're interested in Gique coming to your venue to teach about the Art + Science of Beer, please contact us!


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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.