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BrewDog Overview

Ellon, Scotland
1001 to 5000 employees
2007
Company - Public
Food & Drink Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Founded in 2007 by James Watt and Martin Dickie, BrewDog is on a mission to make people passionate about great craft beer from creative, irreverent brewers – our brothers and sisters in arms. We believe in liberation from monolithic mega-corporations. We are the ... Read more

Mission: We are on a mission to make other people as passionate about great craft beer as we are.

BrewDog Reviews

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    I have been working at BrewDog full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, fast paced, great beer, huge ambitions

    Cons

    Lack of communication, salaries sometimes quite imbalanced, high pressure.

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BrewDog Interviews

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    Regional Sales Manager Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at BrewDog in August 2017.

    Interview

    Two Skype interviews, supposedly followed by a face to face. First two went well, after several weeks of back and forth, I was told I would be having a face to face interview soon. This never materialised and I was told (two months later) that the role was no longer being hired due to a change in internal structuring.

    A company of this size should really be committing confidently to a plan and then sticking to it. Chopping and changing so significantly is, dare I say, quite unprofessional and really doesn't indicate great things for the brand.

    The people involved were pleasant enough, and I could have seen myself working there. However, based on this experience, it isn't somewhere I would apply to again as I worry that senior management are very fuzzy in their thinking.

    As part of my application, I went and met with a large number of bars and brand managers, the majority of whom seem to feel that the BrewDog wave of success will soon have had it's day and the decline will begin. I haven't made up my mind on this one just yet.

    I think the brand isn't always as it seems, the industry gossip is that BrewDog was started not with just loans from the bank as the founders would suggest, but more the bank of mum and dad. A fortunate luxury to have, not quite Punk though, is it? This, coupled with recent investment from a huge American private equity firm (£213 million), made me feel as though they want to appear to be one thing, but in reality they are a carbon copy of every other mainstream brewer.

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