Monday, March 4, 2019

Brewmaster--Tire Shack Brewing Co.-- Moncton, New Brunswick

Great opportunity to become brewmaster of a 15 BBL start-up brewery in Moncton, New Brunswick. We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating and producing fantastic beer. You will have the incredible opportunity to start on the ground floor of our company with us and grow a brand from scratch.
We are looking for someone who likes to brew with creativity and who is comfortable having a large amount of control over recipe design. We aim to create a variety of innovative brews with a lot of rotational products and a focus on heavily dry-hopped beers, IPA’s, sours, mixed-fermentation and barrel aged beers. We have a fantastic location! We are currently renovating a 4800 square foot auto garage in downtown Moncton.


  • Completion of a recognized brewing program. Combination of education and/or comparable brewing experience will also be considered.


  • Prepared to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends if necessary.
  • Appear at and/or participate in promotional/industry events.
  • Prepared to follow continuous training and keep up with industry innovations.
  • Focus on supporting, building and promoting the brand.
  • Follow all safety procedures and coordinate with company OHS to ensure safe working environment.
  • Brewhouse operations: milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, whirlpool, knockout, grainout, and brewhouse CIP.
  • Cellaring: to include fermenter/conditioning tank CIP and sanitation, gravity monitoring, fermentation monitoring(including glycol control), crashing, dry-hopping procedures, yeast management, record keeping, carbonation.
  • Packaging: kegging, bottling, canning.
  • Quality assurance: process sampling, yeast viability, yeast management, yeast harvesting, tasting etc...
  • Recipe formulation.
  • Create and manage a brew schedule.
  • Detailed record keeping(inventory, brew logs etc...)
  • Communicate and plan with management and staff.
  • Mentor and train junior brew floor co-workers.
  • Must be willing to pitch in on tasks that are outside core responsibilities.
  • Maintain equipment and troubleshoot any problems.
  • Handle procurement of all raw materials, packaging, chemicals.

Additional Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Experience in yeast handling.
  • Impeccable cleaning and sanitizing abilities.
  • Science/Lab background.
  • Mechanical ability. Ability to lift 55lbs with regularity. Comfortable standing for long periods of time.
  • Barrel/Wild/Mixed fermentation experience a huge asset along with a competency using fruit, spices, barrels, brettanomyces, lactobacillus and other adjuncts to create desired flavour profiles.
  • Familiarity with bottling equipment and canning lines.
  • Comfortable locating to Moncton, New Brunswick.

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