Quick facts
  • What we do:
    We brew amazing beer for punks!
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • BrewDog PLC , Balmacassie Drive , Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 8BX

About BrewDog

Established in 2006 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
Staff are regularly put through BrewDog Bites training and exams consisting of training sessions tailor made for BrewDog staff, covering all aspects of the business. Once passed, staff will receive recognition in the director’s weekly update as well as an instant pay increase.
My Company
My Company
BrewDog promote peer-to-peer support with their Punk 2 Punk scheme. This is a mutual recognition of staff, where employees can acknowledge each other’s hard work, promoting a supportive atmosphere and building relationships.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Since the beginning, BrewDog have run The Unicorn Fund scheme in which 10% of the company's profits are shared equally among everyone. Most recently, Unicorn Fund 2.0 was introduced, sharing another 10% of the company's profits to charities chosen by staff.

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  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

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    Profit Related Payment

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Company Statistics

  • Average Age:


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  • Staff Turnover:


  • Male : Female:

    61% / 39%

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  • Earning £35,000+:



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