Denver Beer Co. is hiring a Tap Room Head Honcho

Go sling beer at the newest brew house in town. Here’s the job description:

The Denver Beer Co is hiring a Tap Room head honcho.  We are Denver’s newest craft brewery, centrally located on beautiful Platte St. We brew and serve seasonal beers in our tap room and delightful beergarden.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Make guests smile
  • Assist in planning, organizing, marketing, and executing beer festivals and events
  • Schedule bar shifts for bartenders
  • Tend bar 3 or 4 shifts per week
  • Train all bar staff on POS system, pouring techniques, etc
  • Educate guests on beer styles, beer history, and beer flavors
  • Represent Denver Beer Co at off site beer festivals and events
  • Assist in hiring the rest of the FOH staff

Knowledge and Skills

  • 2 years bartending experience required, management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of POS
  • Beer knowledge (BJCP judge, cicerone certification preferred)
  • Physically fit enough to lug full kegs around behind the bar

Overall, we want someone with a great work ethic and a desire to grow with a young company.  Our candidate must be an advocate of good beer, with experience in managing groups of people.  We are a company that prides itself on a work-hard play-hard attitude and this person must lead by example.  We are serious about out beer so you must love to talk about beer, dream about beer, read poetry to beer, drink beer and do it responsibly.  We want someone who is full of good ideas and is not afraid to take a calculated risk.  We aren’t afraid to get a little dirty, so if washing a few dishes or pushing a mop gives you the chills, it is gonna be a bumpy ride.  Late nights, weekends and a flexible schedule are expected.  Our candidate must help us create a warm, open community among our co-workers and our customers.  We want someone with the stamina to answer the same simple questions thousands of times with a smile on your face 100% of the time.  We need you to confidently take charge and take responsibility when your assistance is requested. This is an opportunity to be challenged personally and professionally, and have a lot of fun.  Qualified candidates please submit a cover letter including a story about your most memorable or entertaining beer experience and resume to by 6/23/2011.


The idea behind Denver Beer Co is simple. Good beer is best enjoyed with friends, fresh air, and a bit of adventurous spirit to sharpen the palate. Our craft brewery specializes in artisan and seasonal varieties of premium ales and lagers made from the best ingredients around. Brewed with traditional methods and innovative spirit, our beer is always fresh and flavorful. Our beer is serious fun.

About PJ Hoberman

PJ likes beer. A lot. And whiskey. Gin. Wine. Cocktails. Um.. what were we talking about?