The American Brew

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Overview

This documentary charts the history of beer's importance throughout American history. From Colonial times to the 21st century, beer has been a prominent aspect of life in the U.S.A., and the filmmakers showcase that by interviewing beer experts.
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Overview

This documentary charts the history of beer's importance throughout American history. From Colonial times to the 21st century, beer has been a prominent aspect of life in the U.S.A., and the filmmakers showcase that by interviewing beer experts.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Over 45 minutes of bonus footage, including "Cheese Wars," a battle between wine and beer to determine cheese's perfect match; conversations with restaurateur Danny Meyer, Premier Beer Critic Michael Jackson, and the Editors of All About Beer; A Look Inside the Hidden Cellar of New York City's Prohibition-era 21 Club; and Paul Brady's Breweriana Collection
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/13/2009
  • UPC: 841887010887
  • Original Release: 2007
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 79,486

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dick Cantwell Participant
Vinnie Cilurzo Participant
Ken Grossman Participant
Kim Jordan Participant
Jack Joyce Participant
Fritz Maytag Participant
Garrett Oliver Participant
Charlie Papazian Participant
George Reisch Participant
Dr. David Ryder Participant
Carol Stoudt Participant
Jennifer Talley Participant
Keith Villa Participant
Dick Yuenling Participant
Technical Credits
Roger M. Sherman Director, Cinematographer, Producer
Jesse Sweet Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Brew
1. Act I: Beer Nation [1:53]
4. Act II: The Germans Are Coming [2:07]
6. Act III: The Beer Barons [5:53]
9. Act IV: The Noble Experiment [2:58]
12. Act V: The Brew Renaissance [6:41]
1. Paul Brady, Breweriana Collector [6:03]
2. Carol Stoudt, Stoudt's Brewing Company [4:26]
3. The 21 Club [2:15]
4. Maureen Ogle, Historian [7:22]
5. Daniel Okrent, Historian [4:00]
6. Charlie Papazian, Brewers Association [2:49]
7. Daniel and Julie Bradford, Editors of 'All About Beer' [4:44]
8. Michael Jackson, Premiere Beer Critic [4:59]
9. Fritz Maytag, Anchor Brewing Company [3:31]
10. Danny Meyer, Restaurateur [2:02]
11. Cheese Wars, 'Beer vs Wine' [6:24]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- American Brew
   Play Film
   Chapter Selection
   Extras
   Audio Setup
      5.1 Surround
      Stereo 2-Channel
   Credits
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