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From Brews To Booze

  • Wiseacre Brewing Co. 2783 Broad Avenue Memphis, TN, 38112 United States (map)

Do you like to catch a drink at the end of a long week? Ever curious how that alcohol came to be. Come hear head distiller, Alex Castle (Old Dominick) and a Wiseacre Brewing Co. Brewmaster, Davin Bartosch talk about how they make their craft drinks.




Doors will be open at 6:30pm. Enjoy the wise selection of beers on top at Wiseacre while chatting with new friends, but come prepared that food and other drinks may not be available.


Following a brief introduction to taste of science and thanks to our sponsors, we will hear from our speakers with plenty of time between for questions and refills.

Seating is limited; only a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the door. 


Spirited Taste

Alex Castle

Head distiller at Old Dominick Distillery. Studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Kentucky.

Exploring the various factors where flavors are originated in spirits - vodka, whiskey, gin. Grain, yeast, botanicals, distillation and barrels all contribute to final product.





Davin Bartosch

Brewmaster at Wiseacre Brewing Co.

Always a thorough expert at things off the beaten path, Davin excelled in origami and cooking as shorty, later navigating obscure college classes to become a double major in psychology and anthropology. Like a fish out of water he flopped around in career world gasping for air he could not breathe through his brewer gills before making his passionate, all-consuming homebrewing pastime into a legitimate career. This lead Davin to the World Brewing Academy (Siebel Institute of Technology – Chicago, IL & Doemen’s Academy – Munich, Germany) where he was salutatorian, 6+ Years Professional Brewmaster with Rock Bottom Chicago, award winning brewer in Great American Beer Festival, World Beer Cup, Festival of Wood & Barrel Aged Beer and more. Davin is also a B level racquetball player with a robotic backhand.


Meet our hosts...



I am originally from Chicago, went to school in Michigan and Texas and now I am a postdoc at St Jude




Avid cyclist, passionate microbiologist, and proud Memphis transplant, I enjoy bridging people and communities together.