Emma shows her pedigree.
CHEERS! Emma Gilleland has been appointed as Marston's head brewer - the first woman to take the helm in the company's 173-year history.
The bio-medical technology graduate is the new custodian bailee (custodian) n. a person with whom some article is left, usually pursuant to a contract (called a "contract of bailment"), who is responsible for the safe return of the article to the owner when the contract is fulfilled. of the secret recipes that give Marston's beers their distinctive flavour (jargon) flavour - (US: flavor) 1. Variety, type, kind. "DDT commands come in two flavors." "These lights come in two flavors, big red ones and small green ones." See vanilla.
2. The attribute that causes something to be flavourful. .
She will also be in charge of the guest ale programme at Burton-upon-Trent helping to create new beers.
Ms Gilleland said: "I am absolutely thrilled to be Marston's head brewer. Although beer is traditionally a man's world, making sure our ales go out in top condition is my absolute passion and being a woman hasn't got in the way of that.
"I enjoy the challenge of being in charge of a brand that people love and being partial to the odd pint of Pedigree pedigree
Record of ancestry or purity of breed. Pedigrees of domesticated animals are maintained by governmental or private record associations or breed organizations in many countries. is a distinct advantage in my new job!"
She joined Marston's straight from university in 1994, working her way up through the ranks.
"I do like to taste all of the beers and have a tasting session every day to ensure all the brands are up to scratch. I take my job very seriously."