Jay Cooper

Chemistry Laboratory Technician

Jay has been working in the brewing trade for over 11 years, 10 years of which were spent as a brewery laboratory technician for Everards.

He started working at Murphy’s in early 2018. During this time, he has gained a Diploma in Brewing through the Institute of Brewing and Distilling along with hands on experience in beer sampling techniques, chemical and microbiological analysis of beer as well as some experience in trade.

As Murphy’s Chemistry Laboratory Technician, his role involves analysis of beer for everything from alcohol content and gravity to ionic content and heavy metals analysis along with the analysis of products produced on site.

When not in our Lab, Jay spends a lot of time doing martial arts training and Chinese lion dancing!