Head Brewer - Fredericksburg, VA

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Job ID:

19738

Location:

Fredericksburg, VA, US 

Salary:

negotiable
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Job Views:

387

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.20.2018
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Position Title:

Head Brewer - Fredericksburg, VA

Job Description:

Adventure Brewing Co is a small production brewery in Fredericksburg, VA with two tasting rooms. Our original location has a 3 bbl pilot brewhouse which releases new beers weekly and our production location has a 20 bbl brewhouse. 

Adventure Brewing Co opened in Stafford County Virginia in May 2014 with a 3 bbl brewhouse. In January 2016 we expanded and acquired a local brewery with a 20 bbl brewhouse to increase production and distribution capacity. 

The position is responsible for all aspects of brewing operations from cleaning to packaging and everything in-between with the help of an assistant brewer. Brewer will have wide latitude to create new beers on the 3 bbl pilot system and to scale them up if necessary. Brewer will be responsible for production scheduling to meet distribution commitments and tasting room needs.

Emphasis will be given to candidates with strong yeast management and microbiology background. 
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Additional desired skills:
Science/Lab background
Mechanical background or ability
Barrel/mixed fermentation experience
Recipe Formulation
Willingness to design and administer beer pairings
Willingness to make public appearances

Position reports directly to executive team and is responsible for managing assistant brewers and cellar positions. Successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of brewery functions with opportunities for off-site events such as brewfests. If you’re looking for a rewarding position and don’t mind hard work please send your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to jobs(at)adventurebrewing.com

Job Requirements:

Degree in Fermentation Science, Business, or completion of brewing-science program
3+ years production brewery or brewpub experience minimum
Experience in yeast handling
A self motivated, outgoing, enthusiastic and success driven personality
Strong work ethic
Team oriented but also independently driven
Strong problem solving ability
Strong attention to detail and ability to document and follow processes
Good cleaning and sanitizing abilities
Must be competent with MS Office or Google Docs
Must be able to work at multiple brewery locations


Physical requirements:
Ability to lift 55+ lbs repeatedly, and ability to fill, move, and occasionally stack full kegs
Ability to crouch, kneel, stoop, crawl and other brewing/cellaring maneuvers into tight spaces repeatedly
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to work in noisy environment
Ability to work in hot or cold environment for prolonged periods of time

 

Adventure Brewing Co

Adventure Brewing Co jobs
33 Perchwood Dr, Unit 101
Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Web Site: http://adventurebrewing.com