Saturday February 10th, 7 to 10pm.

Learn about the chemistry and science behind the entire beer brewing and bottling process.

$45 for Members; $55 non-Members; or $60 at the door the day of the event.

VIP Ticket: $75

  • No lines, first access to food and tastings at 6 pm
  • Opportunity to interact with vendors before the doors open
  • Valet parking

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This event features 80+ beer tastings, science demonstrations, live music and more!

This total sensory experience will let you be hands-on with some of beer brewing’s most popular ingredients. Experience molecular gastronomy with your favorite beer, discover how buoyant your beer is and many other science demonstrations.

Event highlights include:

  • Complimentary Parking
  • More than 80 beers to taste
  • 4 small tasting stations
  • Live Music

The Food Experience

Part of the evening’s experience is the great food prepared by the Saint Louis Science Center’s in-house catering team, Starlite Events, and our partners.

Food stations:

  • Deli Stars “Loaded Chips”– Bourbon BBQ pulled pork with traditional creamy cabbage and daikon radish slaw served on bed of house chips and garnished with pickled jalapenos. Proudly Serving Deli Star Pulled Pork
  • Bavarian Pretzel Station– Two Bavarian Pretzel sticks with house made Perennial South Side Blonde Beer mustard!
  • Science on Tap Jambalaya– Chicken and Andouille Sausage mixed with a rich tomato sauce onions, bell peppers, Serrano peppers, Cajun seasoning, served over Saffron Rice Pilaf.
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes / Clementine’s Ice Cream– Every vibrant red cake dances with chocolate chips and is topped with our signature cream cheese frosting. Try this scarlet batter of velvety rich cocoa and buttermilk with a bite of Clementine’s and 4Hands Chocolate Milk Stout Ice Cream.

Science of Beer

Enhance your beer-tasting experience and learn more about the beer-making (and drinking) process through our “Science of Beer” demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Vision Distortion Goggles AKA Drunk Goggles – Experience the disorientation of intoxication without the hangover afterward! Try playing a few simple games to challenge your hand-eye coordination. Witness how your brain can help you “correct” your perceptions in this fun, but sobering game.

Kernza – Beer Grain of the Future? This perennial grain is bubbling up in beer production around the U.S. Learn from Saint Louis University researchers how this grain plant is taking root and their efforts to help with domestication.

Amazing Science Demos – Center Stage
Sublime Science

Stay cool with all the states of matter in this sub-zero demonstration! We’ll delve into a world of solid dry ice and sublimating gases, color changing crystal balls, and bubbles that can be held without popping. Discover the cryogenic fun that can be had with carbon dioxide!


The Loot Rock Gang– The Loot Rock Gang gathers their diverse set of influences, and the most traditional elements of blues, country, jazz, and rock n’ roll, in such a striking, unexpected way, that it takes a form palatable to modern listeners, as well as traditionalists. Whether you are swinging along, and tapping your toes to an infectious rhythm, or being drawn in by the emotional power of a strong, blues ballad, you will be part of the chemistry that makes the Loot Rock Gang a refreshingly remarkable listening experience for all!



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