Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A brewer, especially the head brewer at a microbrewery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person in charge of beer production at a brewery

Etymologies

brew +‎ master, a calque of German Braumeister. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In bigger breweries, the brewmaster is an overseer and the day-to-day task of making beer falls to the brewers.

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  • Beer information: A brewmaster is a male brewer of beer, while a brewster is a female brewer of beer.

    Quazen

  • Now they jot down their impressions on pre-printed pads, noting brewery, brewmaster, malts and hops used, aroma, taste, aftertaste and circumstances under which the beer was quaffed.

    Beer: 20,000 beers under their look-see

  • "I'll let you in on the secret of brewing beer," says brewmaster and friend Matt Arlauckas.

    The New York Cork Report

  • "Every time a new brewery opens, it has to create its own creative edge, and then the other breweries have to be creative to become relevant again," explains Bill Drew , owner and brewmaster at Craggie Brewing Co.

    Where the Action Is

  • Recently, Livingston and brewmaster Michael LaCharite examined their canning machine, capable of filling and seaming 30 cans a minute, the day before canning was to commence.

    Cans Take Hold In American Craft Breweries

  • That's what happens when two celebrity chefs open a wildly popular Italian-food wonderland and bring in Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione, a larger-than-life brewmaster with a TV show of his own.

    Raising a Beer Glass

  • The marketplace for beer in New York is now at a "tipping point," said Garrett Oliver , the brewmaster at the Brooklyn Brewery and editor of "The Oxford Companion to Beer."

    Finally, a Haven for the 'Beeroisseur'

  • The Sly Fox Brewery just outside Philadelphia makes tremendous British and Belgian-style ales, and brewmaster Brian O'Reilly is coming down to Birch & Barley and ChurchKey to show off some of his creations.

    Our cups overfloweth with fall beer events

  • As Uganda's first brewmaster, Musisi has a keen palette.

    Ugandan Home Brews Result In More Than Hangovers

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