CoHop Chicago

the CO-HOP is a cooperative brewing business model that partners with start-up brewers and growing regional players to solve many of the hurdles faced in scaling a craft beer business. Providing fully-equipped breweries in prominent urban locations, our goal is to remove the high barriers to entry and increase the profitability of our tenant brewers through a state-of-the-art shared brewing facility, high margin taproom, and retail storefront.

If you are interested in partnering with us, please call or e-mail our team using the information above. 

Associate Brewer

CoHop is seeking an energetic and motivated Associate Brewer to join our Brewery Operations staff.  CoHop is an exciting new startup beer and restaurant concept focused on empowering food and beer entrepreneurs and improving their chances of success.

The Associate Brewer will work closely with the Director of Brewery Operations to ensure process and product consistency as well as beer production goals.  They must regularly communicate with the Director of Brewery Operations to keep them informed of the activities in the brewery and any issues that may arise.  The Associate Brewer is ultimately accountable for meeting the production goals and objectives set by management that are consistent with the responsibilities outlined below.


  • Raw materials management

  • Yeast propagation

  • Wort creation

  • Fermentation management

  • Conditioning, packaging, and batch record-keeping

  • Cleaning and maintenance of the brewery area and brewing equipment


  • Bachelor's degree or 2 to 3 years' production brewing experience

  • Brewing and industry certifications preferred

  • Industry references encouraged

  • Strong understanding of brewing science

  • Strong understanding of brewing process and procedure best practices

  • Strong mechanical and problem-solving skills

  • Solid interpersonal communication skills

  • Frequently walk and occasionally bend over, twist, kneel, climb, stoop and crouch.  This position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 55 pounds and maneuver 170 pounds.  This position requires proper handling of hazardous materials and operation of complex moving machinery

  • Ability to work flexible hours is required, including off shifts

Salary based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, training expenses, and retirement benefits.

CoHop is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested in Applying? Please send your resume to