Matt Estrin

Matt is the owner and head distiller at Tower 56.  After nearly 15 years in various Christian ministries, Matt decided to open this business with his wife Trista.   He received all of his distilling training from Moonshine University in Louisville, KY.  Matt's favorite spirit is bourbon whiskey!  For all general business, wholesale and marketing questions,  please contact Matt at   

Trista Estrin

Trista is the owner and events manager at Tower 56.  Trista maintains several other jobs in fitness, social justice, and loves organizing events.  For any questions regarding renting our facility, using our private tasting room or having us work at your event, contact Trista at

Daniel Moody

Daniel is our General Manager and distiller.  In the summer Daniel is a Newport Beach Life Guard and has worked Tower 56 on several different occasions.   He is also a cousin to Matt and Trista.  Daniel has a background in bartending and management and is a vital part of our team.  If you have any questions regarding our tasting room, please contact Daniel at