We’re excited to have you brewing for this year’s Bootstrapped Brews! Did you participate last year?


Please introduce yourself…

Hosting a webinar shouldn’t be rocket science. Audio and web conferences aren’t brain surgery. And, customer care doesn’t include a system of beeps and prompts. It should be user friendly, reliable and supported by a team of professionals, which is exactly what we at ReadyTalk deliver.

How long has your startup been in Colorado?

While ReadyTalk was founded in 2001, we love our startup atmosphere.

How many people from your team are helping to brew your competition beer?

We have roughly 8 people participating in brewing, preparation, and random banter.

What beer(s) are you brewing?

HMS Skipjack (ESB): Brewing Method: All grain, Original Gravity: 1.056, Final Gravity: 1.012, ABV (standard): 5.78%, IBU (tinseth): 37.32, SRM (ebcmorey): 29.52

We’ll also be bringing a Pecan Porter inspired by 512’s Pecan Porter from Austin, it’s a toasty medium gravity beer with a subtle pecan flavor.

We’ll probably bring another beer of unknown style.

Have you brewed your own beer before?


How long have you been brewing?

Some of us have been brewing in excess of 15 years, others less than 2 years.

How did the brewing process go?

We are brewing all new beers for this event, but one of our participants did win gold in last year’s Startup Brew Challenge. Just sayin’.

Where did you brew your competition beer?

Garages and kitchens across the globe! Okay, just across the Denver metro area.

Why were you interested in participating in this year’s event?

We saw pictures from last year’s event and wanted to be in them this year (photos courtesy of 23rd Studios).

Where is your favorite place to grab a beer with your coworkers?

Any one of the six taps in our office, Freshcraft, Lucky Pie or Euclid Hall to name a few.