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The IQ Brew: Evan Batt, Lockwood Distilling Company


The IQ Brew is a networking and educational series featuring short presentations from entrepreneurs, small businesses and subject-matter experts. The goal of The IQ® Brew is to share lessons learned and to have the Richardson business community hear about the successes and challenges faced while starting and growing a business. Come join us for coffee and conversation every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month!

On Thursday, July 28, The IQ® Brew will feature Evan Batt, Co-Owner of Richardson-based Lockwood Distilling Company. Evan is an experienced entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the beer and spirits industry. He is a strong entrepreneurship professional skilled in marketing management, spirits, market planning, consumer products, and beverage industry. Evan has been in the alcohol business since graduating from Texas A&M University in ’03. He’s worked on the distribution side, supplier side, and manufacturing side of both global and local brands. After trying his hand in most sides of the industry, his favorite is growing brands and finding a connection between brands and consumers. While Evan loves to work, he enjoys playing guitar and goofing off with his two red-headed kids even more.

Come hear from Evan about his successes and challenges growing a business and plans for an even bigger Lockwood presence in Texas.

About Lockwood Distilling Company
Lockwood Distilling Company opened in 2019 and was built upon Evan and his wife Sally’s love for the Richardson community. Inspired by family, friends, and neighbors, the Batts wanted to create a place where guests gather to enjoy crafted food and beverages with local flare. Since opening its Richardson location, Lockwood has found success (even during the pandemic) and opened a second location in Fort Worth’s Near Southside neighborhood. Last year, Lockwood also expanded its manufacturing space, and now this Richardson-brand of spirits are available in several area stores, including Total Wine, Spec’s and Kindred Spirits.

Thank you to our venue host, The Drawing Board!


8:30am – Coffee & Networking

9:00am – Opening Remarks

9:05am – Introductions

9:15am – IQ Speakers

9:45am – Q&A

Joining us online? Below is the Zoom link for the session:


Meeting ID: 814 6684 8232
Passcode: 829088

Connect with Evan Batt

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evan-batt-alcbev/

The event is finished.


Jul 28 2022


8:30 am - 10:00 am
The Drawing Board, 1900 Jay Ell Drive, Richardson, Texas 75081


The Drawing Board, 1900 Jay Ell Drive, Richardson, Texas 75081

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