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Technical Brewer

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Technical brewers manage the process of making beer within a brewery and develop new recipes and products. They may be responsible for one or more of the stages in the process.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salaries for technical brewers are in the range £19,000 to £24,000 a year. Income can be increased through shift allowances and bonuses. With experience you could earn around £25,000 to £35,000 a year. As head brewer in a large brewery you could earn £45,000 a year or more. Salaries can vary depending on the size of the brewery.

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Getting In

You could work for a large, nationally known firm, or for one of the increasing number of small specialist breweries – even for a microbrewery (small craft brewery producing limited quantities of cask beer).

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
10176
2.3 %
RISE
2029
10406
  United Kingdom
2024
125592
3.3 %
RISE
2029
129749

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA)
Tel: 020 7627 9173
E-mail: contact@beerandpub.com
Website: http://www.beerandpub.com/
Twitter: @beerandpub

Institute of Brewing and Distilling
Tel: 020 7499 8144
Website: http://www.ibd.org.uk
Twitter: @IBDHQ
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBDHQ

Scotland Food and Drink
Tel: 0131 335 0940
Website: http://www.foodanddrink.scot
Twitter: @scotfooddrink
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scotfooddrink

The Scotland Food and Drink website is managed by Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

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