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We are hiring!

It’s expansion time here at Double-Barrelled and we need to grow our team along with it.

Therefore, we are currently recruiting for 2 new roles based at our brewery and taproom site in Reading.

Brewer - Packaging & Cellar manager

Full time role (Mon-Fri, some weekend work required)

We are moving forward with doubling our onsite fermentation capacity, reaching new markets with export, and focusing on building both our national and local distribution.

We need an extra pair of hands in the brewery to help us reach these goals; we anticipate that this role will be focused on packaging, cellaring and quality control.

In addition to the cellar management, there will also be some occasional wort production looking at recipe development on our pilot plant, helping drive our continuous improvement mentality and innovation.

Must have at least 2 years canning, kegging, cellaring and QC experience


Job Specification

Reporting in to our Head Brewer and director, ultimately you will be responsible all cold-side operations of the brewery. Your day to day responsibilities would include;

Managing and running canning and kegging operation

Quality control

Daily cellar checks including C02, DO recordings

Dry hopping & post-fermentation adjunct additions and forced carbing

Maximising efficiency and total yield of packaged product per batch

Yeast cropping, management and associated lab work

Following, developing & maintaining cold side brewery SOPs

Maintaining an excellent standard of cleanliness in our brewhouse

Communicating with management team on expected packaging timescales and production output

Maintain detailed records for all cellar, packaging and related activities – inputting into BMS

Overseeing goods dispatch for trade and wholesale

How to apply 

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Desired start date: Mid-September but we are happy to wait for the right candidate. First round interviews from mid-August.

If you think you are the perfect person for this role, but don’t have the right experience, or have have too much experience, we’d be still be interested to hear from you.  Just give us some more details about why you think you are right in your cover letter. 

Where are we based

Double-Barrelled is based 10 minutes from the town centre of Reading, in a 6400 square foot industrial unit with the opportunity for plenty of long-term growth.

Reading has a thriving independent food and drink scene, with more dedicated beer venues opening all the time.

With 24 minute direct trains into central London and then both the beauty of the Chilterns and fun of Bristol on your doorstep, it’s a fantastic place to have made our home and one we are very proud of.

About Double-Barrelled

Double-Barrelled are a small modern brewery, brewing on a 24hl kit, canning onsite with our own line and experimenting with a 1BBL pilot kit to innovate with.

In September 2020, we’ll be doubling our on-site fermentation capacity, and need some people to help us do that!

We currently have 5 full time members of staff, and 5 part time.

With a huge leap from where are founders began in a garage, we have an exciting few years ahead and we are looking for someone to join us on this journey.

This is an incredible, one-off opportunity to be at the foundations of something new, exciting and with growth potential.

Roles at Double-Barrelled are best suited to self-starters, with can-do attitudes, a focus on quality and improvement and of course a great sense of humour!

Double-Barrelled are an equal opportunities employer and it is important to us that we take a proactive role in creating a more diverse, welcoming space within the craft beer community.

We can’t wait to receive your application!

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