Immediate Opening for a Brewer in Ely, MN
Boathouse Brewpub in Ely, MN is hiring for a complete head brewer/cellar position. We are looking for a self-reliant, ambitious individual with the ability to do everything related to the brewery. This is a labor-intensive setting during the busy tourist season from May through September. The remainder of the year is dedicated to working on brewery improvements and to seasonal specialties at a more relaxed pace.
The responsibilities include performing every task associated with beer in a brewpub setting, but is not limited to:
*Operating and maintaining all aspects of our 3.5 BBL brewhouse (mashing, lautering, boiling, hop additions, whirlpooling, wort cooling)
*Complete cellar operations and maintenance (Wort transfer from brewhouse, oxygenation, yeast collection, management and pitching, perform beer transfers and carbonation, pre and post cleaning and sanitation of all transfer lines and ferment vessels.)
*Travel to represent brewery at beer festivals
*Conduct server education
*Complete paperwork for all brewing activities including internal and external record keeping.
*Maintain clean, safe, and orderly work areas in cellar and brewhouse.
Ideal candidates should have:
*Ability to work independently in the brewery as well as be a team player in the business.
*At least 1 year experience in a brewpub/brewery setting
*Strong mechanical ability
*Problem solving/troubleshooting skills
*Understanding of brewing science
*Good organizational skills
*Ability to multitask
*Safe chemical handling knowledge
*Heavy lifting over 55 lbs.
Prior professional brewing experience and/or formal brewing education are preferred. The ideal candidate will be dependable, self-motivated, detail oriented, with the ability to work well independently without supervision. The desire to be a part of and continue to grow a small brewery and to live in Ely, MN is a must.
Located near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area & Wilderness in Northern MN, Boathouse Brewpub is a 3.5 bbl brewpub currently producing about 160 bbls/year of draft only beer. Northern MN is great for the outdoor enthusiast providing excellent hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, downhill and cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling and more.
For consideration, please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: