Head Brewer - Ownership

Island City Brewing Company

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Island City Brewing Company is rapidly-growing and is in search of a Head Brewer to continue crafting and building upon our signature beers. ICBC is a craft brewery that produced 450BBLs in our first year of business. We are on pace for 750BBLs this year, and have a 5 year goal to grow to 2000BBLs! ICBC is located on the Mississippi River in scenic Winona, Minnesota. Winona's rich culture of music and art pairs perfectly with craft brew. Hosting Midwest Music Fest, Minnesota Beethoven Festival, Boats and Bluegrass, Frozen River Film Fest among others you will love being a part of the Winona culture and community.

This Head Brewer position is a unique opportunity as it offers a robust compensation package that will include OWNERSHIP of the brewery. Ownership will be shared in the form of stock that will vest over time. You will be working in a 15BB brewhouse with four 30BB fermenters. We are currently selling and distributing beer in MN and WI. 

Candidate will be responsible for:
Brewing and Cellaring
Production management
Inventory and purchasing
Brewing staff management and development
Coordination with management team
Recipe Formulation
Safety Protocols
Quality control

• 2-5 years of commercial brewing experience 
• Previous experience with cellaring, filtering and kegging beer
• Yeast Wrangling: Managing the process of harvesting and storing yeast
• Working with a Boiler, License Preferred
• Ingredient purchasing:  Understanding the best practices of ordering beer ingredients
• Knowledge of CIP and sanitation
• Flexibility of work hours and availability dependent on brewing schedule
• Ability to lift heavy objects repeatedly and safely

Learn more about:
• Island City Brewing Company at: http://islandcitybrew.com
• Winona, Minnesota at: https://visitwinona.com/  

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