Minn’Ohana Brewing is a start-up brewpub located in Mankato, Minnesota. We have an immediate opening for a head brewer to help lead our production team. The Head Brewer will oversee all operations of a 2-bbl system, with a cellar comprised of 4 conditioning tanks, and 8 serving tanks. All beer is sold in-house, tank to tap.

Responsibilities and qualifications

2-5 years professional brewing experience
Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills are a must
Interest in, and passion for, recipe formulation
4 year degree or equivalent preferred
Mechanically inclined
Able to lift and maneuver 50+ lbs. in close quarters
Excellent computer skills
Proven brewing, filtering, tank cleaning, etc. skills
Work with our general manager to maintain all record keeping and filing of reports to both state and federal regulatory agencies associated with the brewhouse (excise tax, Brewers Report of Operations, etc.)
A strong self starter with a strong work ethic and be able to motivate others and innovate with minimal supervision
Inventory management
Implement QC and QA protocols
Development of new and innovative recipes to ensure Minn’Ohana stays fun and current, while ensuring flagship lines remain consistent
Be available as an ambassador for Minn-Ohana Brewing both on and off premise events. As such, additional weekend work to attend festivals, trade shows and participation in other events are required.

This is the basic outline of what’s required, but as you are no doubt aware, flexibility and teamwork are key in a small brewpub. If you have been looking for an opportunity to take the lead in the brewhouse, enjoy creative freedom in your brewing, and show the craft beer community what you’ve got, you have found your opportunity.


Competitive salary based on experience
Paid vacation, holidays
Bonuses based on performance goals
Beer allowances and discounts
Selected candidate will have an opportunity for future potential earnings in agreement for equity ownership

Still want to join our team, but don’t feel you are quite ready to take the lead? We are also always looking for smart, energetic, hardworking quick learners that want to grow their brewing experience. We would love to hear from you too!

Minn’Ohana Brewing is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter, resume and/or CV to minnohana@gmail.com.