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Head Brewer

Job Details
Employer: Hammerton Brewery
Job Category: Brewing
Job Location: London (Islington)
Salary: Depends on experience
Date added: 27/08/2019
Job Description
We are looking for a new Head Brewer at Hammerton Brewery as Charlotte who currently has the reigns, is off to pastures new and moving to Manchester. She will be leaving the brewery in good shape, which means there is a great opportunity for someone to step into the role at Hammerton as we have some exciting plans for the 2019 /2020.

Our brewery is 15bbl and has received great accolades already and are well represented across London and the UK. We are looking someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about beer and wants to become part of the team and grow with us. Ideally candidates will be respected and well-known and with a portfolio/history that are looking for an opportunity to help create, shape and grow our business.

  • Day to day management and efficient running of brewery operations.
  • Recipe development of our core range and seasonal beers
  • Consistently brew our core range of beers.
  • Represent the brewery at a local and national level when needed at events around London and UK
  • Ability to experiment and create new beers with support of management
  • Ensure Brewery adheres to Health and safety standards (HCAPP)
  • Record Keeping & documentation
  • Sourcing of equipment

  • Ideally live locally to the brewery or within easy reach and/or wiling to reallocate to London
  • 3+ years commercial brewing experience
  • Formal brewing education preferred, although not required for consideration
  • Well-organized, able to manage brewery, brewing ingredients
  • Hands-on, our Brewer will be expected to be involved in all aspects from loading up the brewery equipment for brewing to cleaning and kegging/casking, canning/bottling etc. Heavy lifting of ingredients will be involved
  • Potentially the odd brewery tour
  • Self -motivated, organized, and energetic individual with good communication skills.
  • Great troubleshooting skills and attention to detail
  • Positive, proactive attitude

This is a great opportunity for the right person to be part of an exciting journey with Hammerton Brewery. If you feel you are up to the challenge we would welcome your application. Salary is dependant on experience.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

Please e-mail with your CV if interested.

How to apply: CV

Apply by email to: Hammerton Brewery on

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