203 Berg St., Algonquin, IL 60102 USA

224-209-8472 • info@scorchedearthbrewing.com



Scorched Earth Brewing Co, an award-winning brewery located in Algonquin, IL, a community located along the banks of the scenic Fox River located in the Chicago metropolitan area, brews styles intended to spark curiosity and passion of what beer is and can be. The brewery, situated within a small warehouse district, includes a 15 BBL Specific Mechanical brewhouse, fermentation vessels including open fermenters, a one-year old Cask ACS V5 canning line, and a pilot brew system. It also includes an industrial-farmhouse tap room and beer garden where locals come to chill, play a game of shuffleboard, grab a bite from a food truck, and relax. 

We are looking for a Head Brewer to manage the brewery’s day-to-day operations. The individual will work closely with the brewery’s founders to manage the production process, soup to nutz! We place enormous value on character traits such as being self-motivated and hard-working; having attention to detail; being highly organized, accountable, professional, a leader, and a self-starter (initiative); being thoughtful, friendly, optimistic, and clever. It’s important that the individual be open-minded, creative, and collaborative, with an eye towards innovation.  Additionally, the applicant must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be our Head Brewer including:

In addition to the bullets listed under the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section listed above, the Head Brewer will also have the following additional Duties and Responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

Physical demands at the brewery include, but are not limited to:

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding experience in one of the best metro areas of the country with an insatiable appetite for all things craft beer, then please contact Mike and Jen Dallas at info@scorchedearthbrewing.com.  Send your resume and a brief cover letter describing your interest in joining our brewery and how you can be an asset to our team. Compensation is dependent on experience and abilities.