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How is the beer industry revitalizing Maine's economy? Where are the future opportunities? What role to potato farmers and economic development officers have to play in all of this? You're invited to join us tomorrow at Husson University for a panel discussion on craft beer's economic impact in Maine. ...

More Than Just Beer: How the Brewing Industry Impacts the State

April 27, 2017, 3:00pm - April 27, 2017, 3:00pm

The panel discussion will focus on the craft beer industry’s significant contributions to our state’s economy. According to a recent economic impact study released by the Maine Brewers’ Guild, the Maine brewing industry employed 1,632 people directly, and helped support the creation of 545 additional jobs in other industries. In addition, the study estimated that Maine’s brewing industry had an economic impact of nearly $228 million in 2016. Following the event, attendees are encouraged to stop by Nocturnem for a "Networking Happy Hour" with available members of the panel. Panelists Include: - Andrew Geaghan, Owner & Head Brewer, Geaghan Brothers Brewing Co. - D'arcy Main-Boyington, Director of Economic Development, Brewer - Gene Beck, Owner, Nocturnem Draft Haus & The Growler Bus - Jacob Buck, Co-Founder, Maine Malt House - Sean Sullivan, Executive Director for the Maine Brewers' Guild

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Blue Ox Malthouse is seeking to hire two more employees! More info:

Position 1- Assistant Maltster
Full time
Malt production focused activities (~80% of time)
Ensure QC standards of the malthouse are being met
Warehouse, facilities maintenance, and misc. projects (~20% time)
Physical work and heavy lifting required
Requires some nights and weekends
Compensation competitive for the industry

Position 2-Assistant Maltster/Malthouse Manager

Full time
Malt production focused activities (~50-60% of time)
Responsible for Malthouse Management (40-50% of time), including
Scheduling production activities (including cleaning)
Scheduling and managing production staff
Upholding high QC standards of the malthouse
Coordinate pulling and shipping out orders
Inventorying raw materials, finished product, and production materials
Scheduling maintenance (facility and equipment) and performing some maintenance
Improving process and documentation when/where needed
Sharing "on call" duties with Maltsters (i.e. Joel, Maltster/CEO and David, Maltster/Sales)
Physical work and heavy lifting required
Requires some nights and weekends
Compensation competitive for the industry
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Maine Brewers' Guild added 348 new photos to the album: New England Craft Brew Summit 2017 — at University of Southern Maine. ...

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Slots for runners are filled - but if you've never had the pleasure of visiting Airline Brewing Company and exploring the woods around Amherst, ME - make this your reason! Airline TrALE Run 5k/10k Benefitting Sarah's House ...

Airline TrALE Run 5k/10k Benefitting Sarah's House

April 22, 2017, 11:00am - April 22, 2017, 6:00pm

First ever...Airline TrALE Run 5K/10K Benefitting Sarah's House of Maine...Come run or walk on April 22nd. Hosted by Airline Brewing Company the 10K course takes you from the brewery to the scenic trails of the Amherst Mountains Community Forest, including the beautiful Ducktail Pond. Expect to be challenged with hills, mud and technical trails. The 5K course takes you through the scenic woods adjacent to the brewery and of course a drink will be waiting for your return👍😋. Sign up at www.runreg.com/airline-trale-5k10k ..Cheers🌲🌳🍻🍻

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