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Join the Upper Hand Family: Now accepting applications for a Lead Brewer

We are hiring! Details are below. If interested, please apply here. JOB TITLE: Lead Brewer LOCATION: Escanaba REPORTS TO: Upper Hand Brewery Production Manager POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Salaried POSTING DATES: 05/05/2015- 05/24/2015 POSITION SUMMARY: Oversees daily operations in all areas of brewing, cellaring and packaging. Maintains inventories of raw materials and places orders when necessary…. Read more.
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Two new Upper Hand beers, UPX and Yooper Ale, coming soon

­Two new Upper Hand beers will be heading to bars and restaurants in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula soon. UPX (7.5% ABV) is a distinctly hopped strong Pale Ale – a hoppier version of UPA that was developed to focus on an explosive hop profile with a headier backbone. This new beer is similar to an India… Read more.
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Photo gallery: Da 22nd Ever Trenary Outhouse Classic

Our first sponsorship here in the U.P., da 22nd Ever Trenary Outhouse Classic, was co-sponsored with our sister brewery from Comstock and Kalamazoo, Bell’s Brewery. We came in 9th place in the Stinkers 18 – 35 category. Team Two Farted was led by Head Brewer, Sawyer Stevens, and Assistant Brewer, John Garrett.  Time was 1.10.31s… Read more.
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Internship opportunity at Upper Hand: Brewery Maintenance

LOCATION: Upper Hand Brewery, Escanaba, MI REPORTS TO: Brewer Mechanic POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Hourly (Paid) DATES OF INTERNSHIP: 06/01/2015-08/21/2015 POSTING DATES: 01/22/2015-02/22/2015 POSITION SUMMARY: The Brewery Maintenance Intern will provide support in the daily operations of the Upper Hand Brewery, as well as special mechanical projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Adheres to… Read more.
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Welcome to our new website; take a look around

The Upper Hand website is now live! Built and designed by Elegant Seagulls in Marquette, our new mobile friendly site features our event calendar, a photo gallery/tour, our blog and a frequently asked questions section (along with answers) plus contact information (email only for now). You can also see what we’ve been up to on… Read more.