Quick facts
  • What we do:
    We brew amazing beer for punks!
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Brewdog Plc, Balmacassie Drive Balmacassie Commercial Park, Ellon, Scotland, AB41 8BX

About BrewDog

Established in 2007 by James Watt and Martin Dickie, BrewDog are a multinational brewery and pub chain based in Ellon, Scotland. Since their founding, they have opened 33 breweries and brew bars across the UK.

BrewDog want to make the public as passionate about craft beer as they are. They also aim for Punk IPA to be the number one craft beer globally by 2025.

Once a year, BrewDog open their doors to whoever wants to see inside the ‘chocolate factory’, with many people visiting the brewery, the offices and the warehouses.

The brewery’s mission to make people passionate about craft beer means having a ‘killer workforce’ where no one is carried; every person plays an integral part in the business; everyone acts as business owners; and everyone performs at an exceptional level.

BrewDog are dedicated to their employees’ wellbeing by offering free gym and workout classes and giving employees the option to work from home to suit their schedules.

What is it like to work for BrewDog

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The Cicerone Scheme is a world-leading system to advance knowledge of beer. All staff are encouraged to take part, working through the four levels to aid their career and help their customers. Serious study is required, but the company provides significant financial support along the way.
My Team
My Team
BrewDog organises a range of events for their people, including Christmas parties, Halloween parties and the Chaos Convention - a one-day excursion to an outdoor activity park for team-building, games, an evening BBQ and rock-eoke at night.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The company is committed to giving away 20% of its profits each year. The Unicorn Fund allows 10% of the company's profits to be shared equally among everyone, while the Unicorn fund 2.0 means 10% of the company's profit is shared among charities of the staff's choice.

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  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

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  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    61% / 39%

  • Earning £35,000+:


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