Lead Brewer

Cerebral Brewing

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Cerebral Brewing is an award-winning craft brewery located in the heart of the Bluebird district of Denver, Colorado. Our goal is to combine scientific methodology with an artistic viewpoint to create extremely drinkable beers spanning a broad spectrum of styles - including, but not limited to, Foeder-Fermented Lagers, New England-inspired IPAs and Barrel Aged Stouts.


Cerebral Brewing is looking to add a talented and motivated Lead Brewer to our team to further the growth of our nationally recognized and award winning brand.


Job responsibilities include:

  • Manage team of 3 brewers - planning, training, hiring, etc.

  • Assist in planning of brew schedule and new recipe development

  • Ensure all preventative maintenance takes place on canning line, air compressor, mill, etc

  • Communicate with the production team and FOH on upcoming beers and new processes

  • Coordinate with Operations Manager on transportation of goods between facilities

  • Maintain inventory of raw ingredients (hops, grain, fruit, etc)

  • Monitor/balance draft system

  • Management of production-related tasks in Ekos

  • Assist in management of our ~250 oak barrels

  • Fill in as needed on the brew deck and with packaging

Required experience and abilities:

  • We are a small team of dedicated beer professionals - a positive attitude is a must

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant brewing experience

  • Brewing-related certification or degree preferred

  • Intensive attention to detail

  • Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards

  • Self-motivated with good time management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple processes at one time

  • Mechanically minded; able to fix problems as they arise

  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members throughout the brewery

  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends

  • Ability to meet physical challenges of working in a production brewery

  • Forklift experience preferred


Wages & Benefits:
  • Competitive salary

  • Paid time off

  • 50% health care coverage, vision, dental and 100% life coverage

  • Monthly beer allowance

  • 3% match for SimpleIRA contributions

  • Company cell phone plan

  • Potential for paid continuing education

This is a full time salaried position (35 to 40+ hrs/wk). To be considered, send your resume, cover letter, and references to info@cerebralbrewing.com with the subject “APPLICATION - Lead Brewer”.

Cerebral Brewing is an equal employment opportunity employer and implements policies and practices that do not discriminate against applicants and employees.

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