Alcohol Consultants

Alcohol Technologists

Alcohol Researchers

Minimum Bachelors degree in Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology

Minimum experience of 1 to 3 years

The tasks a Technologist, Alcohol is expected to perform include:

Conducting research for beverage alcohols, rectified spirits and by-products

Receiving cultures of different varieties of yeast from distilleries

Documenting various varieties of yeasts based on lab testing

Formulating lab results and sanctioning its use by public

Conducting technical instruction of distilleries to maintain efficiency at high level

Keeping technical control on fermentation, grinding and distillation

Advising distilleries and pharmacies in day to day technical problems

Advising excise department and government on technical matters connected with fermentation industries

Examining tools, equipment and premises, periodically

Training and building researchers for development

Knowledge of different varieties of yeast

Skilled in petrol mixing depots to examine preparation of petrol mixture

Proficient in taking up latest research problems connected with fermentation industries

Knowledge of properties of liquid fuels

Skilled in analysing final products drawn by various excise inspectors

Proficient in examining technical efficiency data furnished by various distilleries

Familiar with all the tools and equipment brought in use

Knowledge of all the new application of alcohol

Skilled in suitable denaturants and preserving samples

Masters in Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology


Analytical bend of mind

Attention to detail


Good communication skills

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers -INR14,000 toINR20,000 per month

For candidates with experience -INR16,000 toINR41,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Liquor Industry in India

The Indian liquor industry includes manufacturing, distribution, sale as well as research related to liquor. Its market can be divided into various categories like IMFL (Indian-made foreign liquor), imported liquor, beer and country-made liquor. This market is brimming with growth.

Indian Alcoholic Industry currently pegged at INR 507bn is stated to grow at a CAGR of ~29% to reach INR 1400bn by 2015. The alcoholic beverages industry, as they say is recession-proof. With a rising and promising GDP, the economic status of India is robust. Rising social acceptability, conspicuous consumption and high disposable income of the globalised consumer is pushing the industry to newer heights. Also, rapid urbanisation in metros and tier-2 cities, is contributing further to the growth.

So, it means that the job of a Technologist Alcohol who conducts research for beverage alcohols, rectified spirits and by-products has a lot of growth scope in the future.

Beverage production companies

Government research labs

Food processing units

Consulting firms

Cities and towns across India