Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Head Brewer is $49,156
What Do Head Brewers Do?
Head brewers, also called master distillers or brewmasters, work in the beverage industry. The role typically involves managing production, scheduling, budgeting and inventory control for alcoholic beverage companies, usually companies in beer or distilled liquor.
Head brewers also maintain records and oversee employees. They manage daily functions of breweries to ensure safe, sanitary and quality production that will comply with FDA and other regulations as required.
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- Research, develop and test new recipes.
- Perform quality tests using pH meters, spectrophotometer, and other tools.
- Oversee all areas of brewing.
- Keep detailed notes and logs.