Careers

Assistant Brewer Position

Abettor Brewing Company

Winchester, KY 40391

301 W. Lexington Ave.

128 N. Highland St. 

Summary: Abettor Brewing Company is one of the fastest growing breweries in Central Kentucky. Located in Winchester, about 30 miles east of Lexington, Abettor and its team is devoted to the county of Clark County first and foremost as well as being the last brewery experience leading into the Red River Gorge and Appalachia Kentucky. 

Launched in 2019, Abettor Brewing began with a 1.5 bbl brewhouse and is currently about to expand its production to a 10 bbl brewhouse and begin self distribution. This has opened up several new positions with the company. 

Professional experience isn’t necessary. This is an entry level position at a growing company with new positions coming online regularly. 

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to: 

Assistant Brewer Responsibilities

  • Must be flexible
  • Schedule requirement- available to work an 8-10 hour shift as needed per production schedule
  • Typically scheduled Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm but not limited to weekends based upon production schedule
  • Assist with brewing process (milling, mashing, lautering, wort boiling, and knockout to fermenters)
  • Help maintain necessary data collection for brewery operations.
  • Assist with routine sanitization and cleaning of brewery equipment and production facility.
  • Complete assigned tasks in accordance with company standard operating procedures and guidelines (SOP).
  • Follow all safety procedures.
  • Maintaining a sanitary and organized environment
  • Quality control testing and reporting
  • Brink CIP and sanitization
  • Line CIP and sanitization
  • Cellar maintenance and cleaning
  • Individual will be required to work with other team members to ensure that brewery operations are carried out properly and effectively
  • Keep accurate inventory and quality management of raw materials and chemicals.
  • Periodic handling of hazardous chemicals.
  • Continually maintain all beer production areas including equipment – (mill room, brewhouse, fermentation, and filtration, spent grain area, bulk grain and grain storage area, as well as all walkways and driveways around or leading to brewhouse and cellar).
  • Assist with equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Follow daily and weekly cleaning schedules to maintain a clean working environment.
  • CIP cycle of all fermenters and brite tanks
  • Yeast handling including cropping, storing, and pitching

Knowledge/Skill Requirement: 

  • Strong sense of organization
  • Ability to safely and properly handle and administer chemicals
  • Motivated and detail oriented
  • Maintain professional attitude at work and while representing Abettor Brewing Company outside of the brewery
  • Mechanical intuition
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently
  • Passion for the brewing industry and creating quality beer

Physical Requirements: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • The employee must regularly lift more than 50 pounds and maneuver 175 pounds
  • Employee may be exposed to temperature changes, wet or humid conditions, noise, vibrations, and other brew production-related hazards when in the brew production and storage areas
  • A passion for craft beer

Email Resume and Cover Letter to Tyler Montgomery, tyler@abettorbeer.com