Bastion Brewing Company in Anacortes, WA is looking for a brewer to join the squad. We operate a 7bbl brewery on beautiful Fidalgo Island in the Salish Sea. We produce a wide variety of beer styles; kettle sours, barrel aged beers, lagers and ales of all sorts. We enjoy playing around in the brew house, experimenting with botanicals, different fruits, vegetables, teas and trees are all part of our interests. We also pride ourselves on making authentic styles using traditional ingredients as well as local malts from Skagit Valley Malting. Our brewpub features 14 taps and a 100 seat restaurant with live music and lots of special events.
We are looking for someone with a couple years experience working in a brewery who will be ready to hit the ground running. This position will require working weekends and having a flexible schedule. In order to meet our production goals we the candidate must be comfortable working on their own and performing nearly task that brewery work can offer, from wort production to cleaning kegs.
If you have any questions please feel free to ask.
Thanks!




Job Description
The position will be mostly full-time and require flexible hours. The assistant brewer will learn from the Head Brewer how to perform various tasks to facilitate daily production requirements at the Brewery, including brewing, packaging, cleaning, facility maintenance, raw materials/cooperage/packaging logistics, etc. Operation and upkeep of equipment, and maintaining quality control throughout all aspects of the Brewing and Cellar processes will be a focus for this position.
• Follow SOP’s and understanding of specific beer process terminologies
• Basic understanding of Brewing and Cellaring (Cellaring duties listed below) processes along with an understanding of CIP and sanitation techniques.
• Perform daily job duties including, but not limited to: CIP, malt milling, wort production, fermentation monitoring, general cleaning and sensory analysis.
• Monitoring of individual batches and fermentation of FV’s, records batch performance and raw material quality & performance.
•Comfortable working with chemicals of varying composition and maintaining adherence to safety standards at all times during routine cleaning of brewing equipment.
•Must be able and willing to work a variable shift schedule that is dependent upon the operational needs of the Brewery which may require working extended shifts and Holidays.
•Follow all company policies & procedures, reflect organizational core values and strive to maintain a clean and safe working environment at all times.
•Ability to frequently reach, twist, stoop, crouch, stand and walk for 8-10 hour shifts. Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and maneuver kegs that can weight up to 180 lbs.
•Perform duties under little or no supervision in a timely manner and with acceptable quality
•Performs other duties as assigned including but not limited to:
- cleans and organizes the draft cooler
- Assists in staff education
- Represents Bastion Brewing Company at local beer events
- Weekly line cleanings
- Discusses any and all brewery issues with Head brewer
- Other tasks as assigned

Cellar Operations:
- Racking 7 and 15 bbl batches
- Carbonating Beer/monitoring CO2 levels of product
- CIP for brite tanks and fermenters per brewery procedures
- Maintains a spotless brewery
- Keeps brewery equipment organized
- Keg cleaning
- Packaging beer (kegging)