The Minds Behind the Malt
Founder and owner of Grouse Artisan Malt, Twila is Queen of the Malt. Her devotion and excitement is infectious; and with her masters degree in food science and food safety she not only appreciates the chemistry within the art but she welcomes it. A mother, a musician, and our favorite maltstress-- nothing beats the passion and innovation this gal radiates.
Our very own southern belle, Jess has a background in ecosystem sciences and a thirst for knowledge. She's a true supporter of the farm-to-fork and grain-to-glass lifestyle and when she's not malting and roasting at Grouse you'll find her with a beer and her two dogs in the veggie garden out back.
With a focus on community outreach Alex handles our internal projects and strategic growth. She has a degree in marketing but it’s her history of working with artisans and craft-centric businesses that has built her reputation. Her aim is to benefit the community while fostering sustainable and environmentally friendly relationships.
Chemist, equipment specialist, and machine guru. Steve ensures that the Grouse Malt House equipment runs smoothly and that we’re secure in every facet. He’s a master in all things machinery and optimization and we’re lucky to have this resident joker on the team.
Fermentation Science student at CSU and hiker extraordinaire, Brandon embodies the Colorado spirit. He’s intuitive, organized, diligent, creative, and adventurous — plus he recently completed the Colorado Trail solo!
Calder has a background in electrical engineering and experience in automation and machining. With his can-do attitude and a plan, he provides support for malt production and our never ending equipment improvements. Calder is a craft brew enthusiast and the newest member of the Grouse Malt House Team.
WHO GROWS YOUR PINT?
We are proud members of the Craft Maltster's Guild
Our mission is to foster the growth of the craft malt industry through education, advocacy, and honest relationships intended to produce local malt of the highest quality.