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Mythology is seeking a Head Distiller in Steamboat Springs, CO!

Scott Yeates

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Join our awesome team in the beautiful Colorado mountain town of Steamboat Springs! We recently completed a large expansion and developed this new campus that includes a state of the art Distillery, Rackhouse, Cocktail Bar, Whiskey Garden and Restaurant. We're seeking a Head Distiller to lead the production of Mythology's spirits and work with our existing production team to grow their knowledge. 



The Head Distiller is responsible for leading daily production including mashes, fermentations, distillations, barreling, proofing, blending and warehouse work.

Mythology has a core lineup of Whiskey, Gin and Vodka and continues to innovate in each category. Distiller will also be responsible to contribute to ideas, research and development for new Limited Releases and Core products as the company grows.

This role reports to Owner or Operations Manager.

The Fun Part!

  • Help create new Special Release whiskey, gin and vodka offerings while maintaining consistency for the production of the core Mythology brands.
  • Manage production of spirits
  • Manage blending of spirits
  • Operation of production equipment including boiler and chiller
  • Perform sensory evaluations
  • Accurately maintain and comply with all reporting processes

Prepare our Products for sale

  • Coordinate and perform bottling and packaging operations
  • Support preparation of outbound products

Keep our operation sanitary

  • Use best practice techniques for cleaning and sanitizing of and equipment, instruments and hoses
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the production space and customer facing areas in the production area.

Take pride in the products you make

  • Act as a resource and brand ambassador to provide brand awareness and education by liaising with consumers, and occasionally distributors.

What we’re looking for

  • 5+ years of spirits distillation or whiskey blending experience required
  • 10 years of spirits distillation or whiskey blending experience preferred
  • Have a passion for producing spirits and a trained sensory with spirits
  • Strong desire to live in Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of whiskey, gin or vodka.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to work within a small organization.
  • Demonstrable computer skill set to input all production data into Five x 5 software for distillery tracking.
  • Valid US Driver’s License.
  • This is a highly physical job and candidate should have the ability to safely lift, pull, roll and hoist 55 lbs. of grain bags, hoses, barrels of liquids on a hand truck, Lifting will possibility be above shoulder level to load grain into mash/lauter tun from a locking staircase accessed by climbing.
  • Must be 21 years of age and able to work in hot/cold climate changes, high places, wet/slippery floors, loud noise, fumes, gases, irritating substances, dust, exposure to solvents and chemicals and around mechanical and pressured vessels.
  • Work around and with electrical devices, such as motors, pumps, refrigeration equipment and hammer mills.
  • Ability to work early or late hours, including some night and weekend shifts as needed.
  • Judge and maintain acceptable standards of product quality as well as the efficient production of quality distilled spirits.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with the ability to communicate clearly and interact positively and professionally with employees and customers.

The Perks:

Great people and our culture drive the success of our company. We hire the best in our industry, and strive to reward and develop each team member. In addition to a competitive fulltime salary, we also offer

  • Paid Time Off
  • Ikon Pass on year anniversary
  • Flexible start on Powder days
  • Professional development & training
  • Health insurance – stipend to cover insurance
  • Cocktails!
  • Fun company gatherings

Mythology Distillery provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance

Please send resume and cover letter to Scott Yeates at Jobs@mythologydistillery.com 

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