A District of Columbia native,  Alex Lynch started brewing professionally after college in 2011, the same year he purchased his first wine barrel. Since that time he has worked as a brewer at Lost Rhino Brewing Company (Ashburn, VA), in Bear Republic’s (Sonoma County, CA) quality control lab, and then returned to Lost Rhino to manage the barrel program and quality control lab. Finally in 2018, Alex began Mieza Blendery, a beer blendery in the DC area.