Posted: Feb 2, 2023

Experienced Brewer

Stable Craft Brewing - Waynesboro, VA
Salary: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Beverage Producers- Winery, Distillery, Brewery

Brewer Full-Time - Immediate Opening
Interested in joining the craft beer revolution? Stable Craft Brewing is a rapidly expanding farm brewery located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains of central Virginia.
Stable Craft Brewing is a farm brewery located in Augusta County, Va.
Our brewery is a field-to-glass operation, growing our own hops and specializing in sustainable brewing practices.
We brew on a 10 bbl direct fire system with six 10-bbl and five 20-bbl fermentation vessels with associated brite tanks. We also have a ½ bbl pilot system for cultivating creative recipes and small-batch releases.
Stable Craft Brewing is looking for a Brewer with a background in beer - previous brewing experience required. If you are hard-working, motivated, responsible, and able to think on your feet, we would like to hear from you.
Benefits include paid time off and training/continued education expenses.
Stable Craft Brewing is currently expanding benefits: health insurance, 401K, and PTO
***Please be prepared to submit a UP-TO-DATE RESUME & 3 PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES for consideration.*** [email protected]
Position Responsibilities and Duties for Brewer
Report to Head Brewer and Operations Director
Assume the day-to-day responsibilities of the Head Brewer when working separate shifts or in the Head Brewer’s absence for professional and/or personal reasons (i.e. festivals, competitions, vacation, etc.)
Perform tank, wortway and packaging line CIPs
Filter beer
Dry hop beer
Carbonate beer
Take daily gravities, evaluate fermentation progress and schedule future tasks based on status of fermentations
Maintain cellar records, such as brew logs and weekly cooler inventory reports
Conduct Quality Assurance and Quality Control work, including gravity, cell counts, sampling, yeast dumps and pH checks
Harvest and pitch yeast
Clean kegs and casks
Fill kegs and casks
Work on the bottling line
Clean the brewery facilities
Clean and maintain the keg washing and milling areas
Maintain orderly inventory of malt, hops and other brewing supplies as needed
Assist in maintaining an inventory of brewery supplies and ingredients
Assist with maintenance and overall cleanliness of entire brewery and cellar, including tank exteriors and floors
Educate tasting room staff
Appear and be engaged at inside and outside events, festivals and competitions
Perform other duties as assigned
Education, Experience, and Skills for Brewer
Flexible schedule to work day, night, graveyard, holiday and weekend shifts
Ability to work at least 8+ hour shifts
1 or 2 years of production brewing experience
Brewing and industry certifications preferred (i.e. Cicerone)
Industry references
Strong understanding of brewing science
Strong understanding of the brewing process and procedures best practices
Strong mechanical and problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills. Must be comfortable speaking with someone one-on-one as well as presenting to large groups.
Experience and familiarity with Google applications, such as Docs, Sheets, and Slides preferred but not required

Physical Position Requirements for Brewer
The Brewer works primarily in a manufacturing environment, working in, on and around vessels and pipes under pressure containing air, CO2, water, beer, chemicals, steam, and hazardous materials. The nature of the position requires one to frequently reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, as well as to ascend and descend a staircase repeatedly throughout the shift. The brewer will do a significant amount of walking and work on wet, slippery surfaces. The brewer may encounter some level of dust from the handling of malt raw materials, will be frequently exposed to strong and sometimes disagreeable odors and will be occasionally exposed to caustic and acidic chemicals. The brewer will be expected to handle objects weighing up to 170 pounds occasionally and/or objects weighing up to 55 pounds frequently. The employee in this position must be able to operate a forklift.
Salary & Benefits for Brewer
Salary will be based on experience.
Benefits include paid time off and training/continued education expenses.
Stable Craft Brewing is currently expanding benefits: health insurance, 401K and PTO
Job Type: Full-time