Saturday, August 29, 2009

Beer Wars

Beer lovers eager to learn the facts about their favorite brew are invited to follow filmmaker Anat Baron as she takes an insider's look at America's highly competitive hops industry. The story gets under way as innovative, independent brewers begin challenging the corporate monoliths for a greater share of the thriving American beer market.

Brewers Sam and Rhonda, in particular, are on the front lines in the battle against established industry giants that seem determined to put smaller breweries out of business. Is it possible for independent brewers like Sam and Rhonda to maintain their integrity while resisting the temptation to sell out?

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1 comment:

Matt said...

You should post the new documentary based on Naomi Klein's book "The Shock Doctrine". It makes some interesting and convincing arguments about the dangers of free market fundamentalism and the various ways that it's been implemented around the globe over the last 50 years.