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Offline denny

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Brewer wanted
« on: July 14, 2015, 11:29:36 am »
Oakshire brewing in Eugene OR is looking for a brewer.  If you're crazy enough to want to brew for a living, you couldn't do much better than working with these people.

http://oakbrew.com/brewery/positions
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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2015, 11:20:48 pm »
I'm only about 5 things away from wanting to fight for this job. If it was a year from now so I could draw retirement, and someone offered me 2006 housing prices, and the company paid for endless chiropractic visits, and I was 20 years younger, and if I had any pro brewing experience...

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2015, 10:01:26 am »
I'm only about 5 things away from wanting to fight for this job. If it was a year from now so I could draw retirement, and someone offered me 2006 housing prices, and the company paid for endless chiropractic visits, and I was 20 years younger, and if I had any pro brewing experience...

damn, buddy, you're almost there!
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2015, 10:12:41 am »
I'm only about 5 things away from wanting to fight for this job. If it was a year from now so I could draw retirement, and someone offered me 2006 housing prices, and the company paid for endless chiropractic visits, and I was 20 years younger, and if I had any pro brewing experience...

damn, buddy, you're almost there!
I know! Its pretty scary

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2015, 12:58:11 pm »
You are so cool that even when you sit next to a fermenter reading a magazine ester production will be influenced in a positive way.
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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2015, 05:45:04 pm »
...he said to the mirror as he straightened his bow tie.

Offline johnnyb

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2015, 07:49:01 pm »
Hard to believe people make more flipping burgers or waiting tables than brewing...

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2015, 08:38:21 pm »
Hard to believe people make more flipping burgers or waiting tables than brewing...
But it is a glamorous job in the Craft beer industry.

$12 hour *2000 hours/year = $24,000/year. More supply than demand for Brewers.
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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2015, 03:12:53 pm »
My entry level job out of college in 1986 paid more than that.

Offline Pinski

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2015, 03:54:11 pm »
It's about the music, dudes.
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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #10 on: July 27, 2015, 04:04:00 pm »
It's about the music, dudes.

Nice.  ;D 
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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2015, 09:54:37 am »
$12 and maybe benefits is about as good as it gets for an entry-level brewing job, *and* you get to work with Denny?!
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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2015, 10:00:24 am »
$12 and maybe benefits is about as good as it gets for an entry-level brewing job, *and* you get to work with Denny?!
Most would pay $12 an hour to brew with Denny

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2015, 10:03:27 am »
$12 and maybe benefits is about as good as it gets for an entry-level brewing job, *and* you get to work with Denny?!
Most would pay $12 an hour to brew with Denny

And many would pay $12/hr. not to!
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Brewer wanted
« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2015, 10:04:59 am »
$12 and maybe benefits is about as good as it gets for an entry-level brewing job, *and* you get to work with Denny?!
Most would pay $12 an hour to brew with Denny
But he counts it like a doctor where an hour is only 50 minutes.
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