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

Definition of brewmaster

: a person who supervises the brewing process of malt liquors

Examples of brewmaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alan Taylor is a co-owner and brewmaster at Zoiglhaus Brewing in Southeast Portland. oregonlive, "Anticipation, trepidation and ‘no thanks’ as Portland breweries debate reopening," 19 May 2020 But in 2006, increasing competition prompted the brewery to change course under the creative guidance of brewmaster Ron Gansberg and take a path less traveled: sour beers. oregonlive, "Sour ales pioneer Cascade Brewing sold to local group including FlyBoy founders," 2 Apr. 2020 After serving a 10-year apprenticeship elsewhere in the region, Miller had become a full-fledged brewmaster in Sigmaringen, leasing the royal brewery in the castle of the Hohenzollern family. John Gurda, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Miller Brewing's founder is all but forgotten in his hometown, but one German brewery hasn't given up on 'Old Fred'," 27 Nov. 2019 Third and perhaps most impressive, Nile Zacherle, co-owner and brewmaster, sources and malts his own barley. Matt Villano,, "Beer nerds take note of Mad Fritz’s $32 brew," 18 Feb. 2020 MAD Brewing is looking for independent brewers to become part of its guest-brewmaster program. Marc Bona, cleveland, "MAD Brewing Co. to open in Medina’s Foundry Social," 4 Nov. 2019 From down in Mobile all the way up to Huntsville, Alabama serves up amazing homegrown beers from some of the best brewmasters in the country. Ben Flanagan |, al, "Last minute gift ideas for people who love Alabama," 23 Dec. 2019 Druid City Brewing Company co-owner and brewmaster Bo Hicks shares his tips on drinking responsibly during the holidays in Alabama. Ben Flanagan |, al, "Here’s a responsible Alabama holiday drinking guide to make the season extra jolly," 20 Dec. 2019 The founder and brewmaster didn’t take long to live up to his brewing reputation. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, "At Hopworks, good beer comes with a full pour of sustainability: Portland Breweries Series," 13 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of brewmaster

1871, in the meaning defined above

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“Brewmaster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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