brew·​mas·​ter | \ ˈbrü-ˌma-stər How to pronounce brewmaster (audio) \

Definition of brewmaster

: a person who supervises the brewing process of malt liquors

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Wild Ride Brewing in Redmond brewed the beer last week and will release it Dec. 4, brewmaster Paul Bergeman said. Kathleen Mclaughlin, The Seattle Times, "Central Oregon breweries make beer to benefit fire victims," 28 Nov. 2018 The upstarts sell everything from standard stouts, sours and pale ales to coconut curry wheat beer, avocado honey ale and beard beer, made with yeast brushed from a brewmaster’s whiskers. Robert Lee Hotz, WSJ, "Beer Makers’ Steps to Mitigate Climate Change Might Not Be Enough, Study Shows," 15 Oct. 2018 Seibt's journey Seibt has come a long way from home brewer to respected commercial brewmaster. Marc Bona,, "Willoughby Brewing Co. marks 20 years with specials and a lot of history," 19 Feb. 2018 The small brewery is a family affair: dad Dan Schey is the brewmaster, son Mike handles sales and mom Lori does the books. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "By boat, bike or foot, Horicon Marsh is a Wisconsin treasure," 31 May 2018 His talented staff—including his son, Greg, the brewmaster—turned Goose not only into a Chicago favorite but into one of the major players in craft beer. Benjamin Shull, WSJ, "‘Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out’ Review: Windy City Windfall," 5 July 2018 Scenes like this aren't especially rare at Sacramento-area taprooms, Sactown Union brewmaster and co-owner Michael Barker said. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Craft breweries are the new hangout spot for parents. Do kids belong there?," 30 May 2018 While SouthNorte’s core beers — Sea Señor Mexican Lager, Agavamente and No Güey IPA — will still be made in San Diego, brewmaster Ryan Brooks and Telefónica founder Antonio Gamboa will create new beers in Tijuana. Peter Rowe,, "In historic first, San Diego's SouthNorte partners with Tijuana brewery," 21 June 2018 The fruit lends color and character, but the brewmaster and his yeast did their jobs, because Isabelle definitely tasted like beer. Craig Laban,, "Sipping Delaware beer coast's colorful sours," 15 June 2018

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1871, in the meaning defined above

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