We're looking to grow our team at the Chelsea brewery! If you have a meticulous, obsessive approach to brewing, we'd love to hear from you. More details about the job below:



Job Overview


Mystic Brewery is a four year old brewery located in Chelsea, MA focusing on using traditional methods to make American farmhouse ales, abbey ales, and wild ales. The brewery has led the movement towards indigenous, fermentation-focused brewing winning the first gold medal at GABF for a beer made with native American yeast and is one of the top ranked breweries in Massachusetts. Our traditional wild ale program has recently been blossoming with our house-developed complex fermentation cultures and nascent spontaneous program. We are seeking a Lead Brewer to manage shifts for floor operations and the expansion of our wild ale program.

The Lead Brewer will be responsible for executing all daily cellar and packaging tasks as well as brewing both independently and alongside the Head Brewer and Brewmaster. The Lead Brewer will be responsible for maintaining proper functioning, sanitation, and safe operation on the production floor.

At Mystic we are stubborn detail-oriented brewers. We brew with a strong resolve to capture our singular vision of the art and science of brewing. In doing so, we set a very high standard for ourselves, and expect the same of all our staff. A spirit of fortitude and passion has to continue through all aspects of representing our brewery.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Brew consistently excellent beer with accurate record keeping.

  • CIP tanks, clean fittings and equipment, clean kegs, clean, do some more cleaning.

  • Our beers are unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally conditioned - strict attention to sanitation is a MUST.

  • Represent the brewery at festivals and events.

  • Maintain an immaculately clean facility and equipment.

  • Troubleshoot with quickness and vigor.


Minimum Qualifications:



  • Experience: Must be have two years experience with brewing responsibilities.

  • Education: Must have a Bachelor of Science. Certificate from well recognized school of brewing a plus.

  • Must have experience in bottle refermentation.

  • Must have a strong ability to be organized, thorough, and have a passion for improving and mastering methods.

  • Must be able to lift sacks of grain and move 15.5 gallon kegs

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Must have valid drivers licence.

  • Must be reliable, communicate well and manage time well.



Work Environment


Often wet. Sometimes slippery. Loud at times. Cool in the winter, hot in the summer. Exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals which require proper safety equipment to handle. Some tasks highly repetitive.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience, ability and accomplishments.



Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@mystic-brewery.com for consideration.

Applications will be evaluated in the order received. Due to our small size vs. the typical number of applicants, responses will be restricted to the best qualified applicants. Thank for understanding we do appreciate the interest in joining us.