Meet Patrick Lynch, our Lead Brewer. Patrick has worked at Upland for 7 years and when he’s not busy brewing, scheduling, forecasting, managing the brewhouse and cellar staff; he’s out traveling all over the states or across the pond, kayaking, or catching a hockey game or two. Patrick is an essential part of our team and we’re very lucky to have him be a part of the Upland family. Scroll on down to read more about Patrick!
Brewing & Inspiration
When did you start home brewing?
December 25th, 2008
When did you start brewing at Upland?
April 16th, 2012
What brought you to start brewing?
My grandfather was a brewer and I was always proud of the family tradition
How long have you been brewing for Upland?
About The Beer
What was the first beer you ever brewed?
I believe I home brewed an Irish Red
What is your favorite Upland beer you’ve brewed?
We did a collaboration with Broad Ripple Brewpub last year, called The Hills Have Ryes, that was all Indiana Ingredients: malt, hops, yeast, water which was really fun and unique
What is your favorite current Upland Beer?
Our Oktoberfest has always been a favorite, and I love that we were able to put it in 12oz cans this year
What do you like about being a brewer?
The creative process and the strong community
About The Brewer
If you were going to die tomorrow, what would your last meal & beverage be?
Bagel for breakfast. Chicken wings for lunch. A huge plate of seafood for dinner.
Where are you from?
Did you do the college thing? If yes, what was your major?
Notre Dame- History
What do you like to do when you aren’t brewing?