Today’s Proudly Not Made By Robots feature is a guy that a whole bunch of folks know and love. In fact, he’s so well known I call him Famous Seamus. I can’t think of a time when traveling with him that we haven’t run into someone who knows him. He is genuinely one of the nicest guys around, and he’s most definitely one of the hardest working gentleman we’ve had the pleasure to work with. Shay is a proud Irishman, hailing originally from Greeley, Nebraska. Both friend and partner, Shay plays an integral role here at SBC. Let’s get to know Shay:
What is your favorite SBC beer? Non-SBC beer? Wonder Twins DIPA. O’dell IPA.
Think back to your most memorable brewery experience: where and why? Aspen Brewing Company. It was my first step into the craft beer world.
What do you do at SBC? Owner, Cellarman, Assistant Brewer and Beertender. (Editor’s note: Shay is also a handy carpenter and has done quite a bit of work at SBC making it nice and purdy for you all).
What is your favorite SBC event? Beer suppers with Jubilee.
What is one hobby you enjoy in your free time? Gardening.
If you had a year to go on an adventure, where would you go and why? Ireland, to study Irish history, language, culture and customs.
Who is your favorite Star Wars character? Obi-Wan Kenobi.
What bit of advice would you give your 18 year-old self? Learn many skilled trades.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A brewer and a farmer.
What is your favorite thing to do in nature? Hike and snowboard.
What do you like best about SBC? The workplace and the mindset.