Head Brewer

Galena Brewing Co

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We are currently looking for a Head Brewer for a 10bbl brewery about 8 yrs old in historic and beautiful Galena, IL. We are very close to Wisconsin's southern border, and Iowas Eastern border.
Our brewpub is now in its 8th year of very successful operation in the beautiful and historic tourist town of Galena, IL, which receives 1.5 million visitors per year, from all over Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

We are a 10-barrel Premier Stainless Systems brewhouse with 80 bbls of fermentation and 30 bbls of Bright tankage. We sell in two states with most of our product sold at our Main Street 12 tap taproom. Pushing over 700 barrels/year, you must be nimble and able to multitask and troubleshot on your own. We’re looking for a real renaissance person- sours, NEIPA’s and barrel aging, to mention a few
The Galena Brewing Company brews 6 regular ales, seasonals every month, barrel aging, pilot brewing, bottled limited releases, tours every week, multiple brew fests every year, 7 National and International Awards….and the best live music in town every weekend! Our Brewery serves our in-house 24 tap bar/140 seat restaurant, and distributors in Illinois and Iowa.

If you are looking for a challenging and creative brewing environment in a small town who will adopt you as family, come and join our state of the art brewery and restaurant! If you are looking to become a brewing celebrity, advance your brewing career, with a creative liberty very seldom enjoyed by others, Galena Brewing Company is the place for you to be!
This position is for a Head Brewer who will manage the brewery alone except for admin assistance, and serve the bar as well as 3-4 distributors in Illinois, Iowa
COMPENSATION will depend on experience

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