Top female brewers in the UK

Amy Cockburn, head brewer, Harviestoun

After graduating top of her class with a first class Honours degree in Brewing and Distilling from Heriot Watt in 2008, Cockburn joined Harviestoun as assistant brewery. After seven years of hard work, she was promoted to head brewer, overseeing the production of beers including Raspy Engine, a raspberry-flavoured porter.

Cockburn is a committee member of the Scottish section of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling and is secretary for the Heriot Watt Former Brewing Students Association.

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